Monday, 20 July 2015

Boo The Owl ~ Free Crochet Pattern

Boo the Owl



The pattern is in US terms
Items required
4mm (6) hook. If you don’t have a 4mm hook use a 4.25mm (G) hook instead.
Manos Del Uruguay Alegria Butia & Ramblasur Hand-painted Yarn available from Xena Knits
Stitch marker
Stuffing
Wool needle
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Guidelines
At the end of each round just carry on, do not join with a slip stitch. 
Mark the start of each round and then move marker as a round is completed.
HK – hook                                           CH – chain                           SS – Slip Stitch
SC –                       Single crochet                                   
SC Inc –                Single Crochet Increase. Increase by placing 2 sc in 1 stitch.
SC Dec –               Single Crochet Decrease. Hook through 1st stitch, yarn over hook, pull hook through, hook through next stitch, yarn over hook, pull through. Yarn over hook and through all the loops.
HDC -                     Half Double Crochet
Gauge
11 sts & 12 rows = 2” (swatch of sc)


Yardage
Manos Del Uruguay Alegria Butia Yarn Approximately 105 yards
Manos Del Uruguay Alegria Ramblasur Hand-painted Yarn Approximately 10 yards

Size
Height - 19 cm (7 1/2")
Width - 13 cm (5")

Main Body & Head of Boo
Using 4mm (6) hook & Manos Del Uruguay Alegria Butia Yarn

Ch 2
Round 1) 8 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook (8)
Round 2) 8 sc inc (16)
Round 3) *1 sc, 1 sc inc* x 8 (24)
Round 4) *1 sc inc, 2 sc* x 8 (32)
Round 5) *3 sc, 1 sc inc* x 8 (40)
Round 6 - 16) 40 sc (40)
            
Round 17) *3 sc, 1 sc dec* x 8 (32)
Round 18 - 19)  32 sc (32)
Round 20) *1 sc dec, 2 sc* x 8 (24)  
Round 21 - 22)   24 sc (24)
Round 23) *2 sc, 1 sc inc* x 8 (32)
Round 24) 32 sc (32)
Round 25) *1 sc inc, 3 sc* x 8 (40)
Round 26) 40 sc (40)
Round 27) *4 sc, 1 sc inc* x 8 (48)
Round 28 – 42) 48 sc (48)
                           
Round 43) *4 sc, 1 sc dec* x 8 (40)
Round 44) 40 sc (40)
Round 45) *1 sc dec, 3 sc* x 8 (32)
Round 46) 32 sc (32)
Round 47) *2 sc, 1 sc dec* x 8 (24)
Round 48) 24 sc (24)
Round 49) *1 sc dec, 1 sc* x 8 (16)
Stuff (carry on stuffing till the body is fastened off)
Round 50) 8 sc dec (8)
Round 51) 4 sc dec, finish and close (4)




Wing x 2
Using 4mm (6) hook & Manos Del Uruguay Alegria Butia Yarn

Ch 2
Row 1) 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, ch 1, turn (2)
Row 2) 2 sc inc, ch 1, turn (4)
Row 3) 1 sc inc, 2 sc, 1 sc inc, ch 1, turn (6)
Row 4) 1 sc inc, 4 sc, 1 sc inc, ch 1, turn (8)
Row 5) 8 sc, finish (leave a long tail to sew wing to body) (8)



 Sew onto body on the neck on each side of the body


Eyes x 2
Using 4mm (6) hook & Manos Del Uruguay Alegria Ramblasur Hand-painted Yarn
Ch 2 
Round 1) 6 hdc in 2nd ch from hook, ss to join (6)
Round 2) Ch 2, 1 hdc in same st, 5 hdc inc, ss to join to top of ch 2, finish (12)


 Sew the eye to the Owl head

Pupils x 2
Using 4mm (6) hook & Manos Del Uruguay Alegria Butia Yarn
Ch 2
Round 1) 6 hdc in 2nd ch from hook, ss to join, finish (6)


 
Sew the pupils to the middle of the eyes.


Beak
Using 4mm (6) hook & Manos Del Uruguay Alegria Butia Yarn
Ch 6
Round 1) 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 2 sc, (3 sc in last ch), carry on crocheting down the other side of the starting ch, 3 sc, ss to join to 1st sc, finish (9)


 Sew the beak between the eyes on the head of the owl.

Ears x 2
Using 4mm (6) hook & Manos Del Uruguay Alegria Butia Yarn
Cut 4 pieces of 4” of yarn


Fold the pieces of yarn in half and pool the loop through the top of the head. One set on the left side, one set on the right side.

Then pull the end through the loop to create a knot to keep them in place. Your ear is now made. You can trim the ends so they are a matching length.


  
Your Owl is now finished



  
Patterns are just for your own personal use. Do not distribute the pattern without permission.  You may sell the items you make but please give credit to me for the pattern.
If there are any problems with the pattern or you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me. This pattern hasn’t been tested so please let me know if there are any errors.
Susand1408@gmail.com               http://www.crochetaddictuk.com/                                        ©Crochet Addict UK 2015


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