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Orson Owl

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand®:
    • Vanna's Palettes, Essential 1 package or color of choice
    • Chocolate (A), Pea Green (B), Dusty Rose (C), Dusty Purple (D), Toffee (E), Beige (F), Mustard (G)
    • Crochet hook size G-6 (4.25 mm)
    • Stitch markers
    • Large-eyed blunt needle
  • 2 plastic safety eyes, 9 mm diameter
  • Fiberfill stuffing

SIZE:

About 3-1/2" (9 cm) tall

DIRECTIONS:

GAUGE:
EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR THIS PROJECT

NOTES:

Owl is worked in the round. Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.
Eyes, Wings and Beak are worked separately, then sewn to Owl.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

HEAD/BODY
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around – you will have 16 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: *2 Sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around – 24 sc.
Rnd 4: *2 Sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around – 32 sc.
Rnd 5: *2 Sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around – 40 sc.
Rnd 6: *2 Sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around – 48 sc.
Change to B.
Rnd 7: With B, sc in each sc around.
Change to C.
Rnd 8: With C, sc in each sc around.
Change to D.
Rnd 9: With D, sc in each sc around.
Change to A.
Rnds 10-18: Rep Rnds 7-9.
Change to E.
Rnds 19–24: With E, sc in each sc around.
Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail.

Eyes (make 2)
With C, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around – 12 sc.
Change to F.
Rnd 3: *(Sc, 2 hdc, sc) all in next st, sl st in next st; rep from * around.
Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail.

Beak
With G, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around – 8 sc.
Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail.

Wings (make 2)
With D, ch 3.
Row 1: Work 4 hdc in first ch.
Row 2: Ch 2, turn, work 2 hdc in each st across – 8 sts.
Row 3: Ch 2, turn, *work 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st; rep from * around – 12 sts.
Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail.

FINISHING:

Push stem of one safety eye through center of one crocheted eye. Following package directions, attach eyes to Owl. Stuff the body firmly then, with yarn tail, sew top of body closed. Sew Beak between eyes, sew a Wing to each side of body.

ABBREVIATIONS:

beg = begin(ning)
ch = chain
rep = repeat
rnd(s) = round
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)

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