Amigurumi Owl

Crochet, project 305. Completed 7/18/2011

PATTERN
Adapted from instructions from the awesome “Owls Two Ways” (knit or crochet) pattern by Ana

SIZE
About 5″ tall and 10″ around

MATERIALS
Yarn:
Main color: 1.2 oz, 61.7 yds worsted yarn

  •     1 ball Kraemer Yarns: Tatamy Tweed Worsted (40% Cotton 60% Acrylic), 3.5 oz / 100 g, 180 yds / 165 m. Color: 1202, Walnut Tweed. About $6.25

White yarn for eyes: 0.05 oz, 3.1 yds yarn

  •     1 ball Plymouth Yarn Company: Jeannee Worsted (51% Cotton, 49% Acrylic), 1.75 oz / 50 g, 110 yds. Color: 00008, White. About $3.99

Yellow yarn for beak: Small amount (less than 2 yds) worsted weight yarn

  •     Partial ball: 3.3 oz from Cascade 220 Superwash (100% superwash wool), 3.5 oz / 100 g, 220 yds. Color: 824, Pale Yellow.

Crochet Hook: US Size G-6 (4 mm)

Other: 100% polyester fiberfill for stuffing. Safety eyes (as shown: a pair of 15 mm “doll joints”) or buttons. Stitch marker, yarn needle, and scissors.

NOTES
You could make almost 3 owls from 1 ball of the brown yarn (the third might be a little shorter).

For children under 3, do not use buttons or safety eyes, which could be a choking hazard. Use sewn-on eyes instead.

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