This Free Crochet pattern teaches how to make a a cute owl motif that can be used on hats, afghans or anything you can think of!

 

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Owl Motif – Free Crochet Pattern

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Owl pic

 

 

For this Owl Motif project you’ll need:

HOOK: a 5 mm hook, US size H hook & a 3.50 mm hook or Us size E

YARN: Worsted weight yarn 4 ply US, 10 ply AU 

You will need small amounts of light purple, dark purple, black and white or any color you wish to use.

You’ll also need a tapestry needle

 

 

 

ch = Chain

sl st = Slip Stitch

st = Stitch

Ch = Chain

SC = Single Crochet

DC = Double Crochet

sts = Stitchs

sl st = Slip Stitch

*()* Repeat what is in brackets

 

 

 


 

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The Body

Using a 5 mm \ H hook 

 

 

Round 1

Ch 4 and sl st into beginning ch to form a ring.

 

 

Round 2

ch 2 [counts as first dc] dc 11 into ring, cut yarn and change colors.

 

 

Round 3

sl st on new color and ch 2 [counts as first dc] dc 1 into same beginning st, dc 2 into the remainder 11 sts (24 sts)

 

 

Round 4

ch 2 [counts as first dc] dc 1 into same beginning st, *(dc 1 into next st. dc 2 into next st, dc 1 into next st)* (36 sts)

cut yarn leaving a tail for sewing the head to the body.

 

 

 

 

 

The Head

Using a 5 mm \ H hook 

 

Round 1

Ch 4 and sl st into beginning ch to form a ring.

 

 

Round 2

ch 2 [counts as first dc] dc 11 into ring.

 

 

Round 3

ch 2 [counts as first dc] dc 1 into same beginning st, dc 2 into the remainder 11 sts (24sts)

cut yarn and sew body and head together.

 

 

 

 

 

The Eyes

Switch to your 3.50 mm \ E hook

 

 

Round 1

With black make the pupil by chaining 4 and sl st into beginning ch to form a ring.

 

 

Round 2

Sc 9 into center of ring. cut yarn and switch to white yarn now to make the rest of the eye. (9 sts)

 

 

Round 3

Sl st to attach yarn and sc 2 into all sts around (18 sts)

 

Cut yarn and leave a tail to sew eye onto head. [Make two]

 

Now before we sew on our eyes and make our beak, we want to make the border to the owl

 

 

 

 

The Border

Using your 3.50 mm \ E hook 

 

 

Attach the color you wish to use for the border onto the side of his head and sc 2, sc 1 sc 1 until you get to a good spot for the first ear.

 

To make the ear you need to do 2 foundation single crochets then sl st into the same space.

 

Sc 2, sc 1 sc 1 until you get to the next goo place for an ear and do 2 sc foundation crochets

 

now sc 2, sc 1 sc 1 until you get to the end of the head where the body starts and you want to sl st into the st before the body, then the first st of the body, then continue sc 2, sc 1 sc 1 until you get back to the other side of the body where the head and body meet and again do a sl st into the st before the head and sl st into the first st of the head. When you get to where you first attached your yarn, skip the last st and sl st into first st of border.

 

When done, sew on your eyes.

 

 

 

The Beak

We’ll be embroidering so grab a tapestry needle

To make the beak, grab your desired color and cut about 10 inches.

 

Tie a knot into one end and thread the other onto your needle. Embroider in a triangle pattern.

You will need to fill in the spaces between, until your happy with the way it looks.

 

 

 

 

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