Feathered Owl Friends by Irene Strange

Feathered Owl Friends

August 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 14 rows = 2 inches
in sc in round, keep stitches close amigurumi-style, adjust for your yarn
3.5 mm (E)
71 - 77 yards (65 - 70 m)
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Aren’t owls the most magnificent birds in the world? Maybe it’s their big expressive eyes, beautiful feathers or quirky calls - I absolutely adore them all!

In this 2in1 pattern you will find two of my favourite owls - a Snowy White Owl and a Barn Owl. These owls are quick to make, with simple bodies and stitched details added over the top to add character. Both owls measure roughly 11cm/4inches tall when made with 4-ply cotton yarn and 3.5mm hook.

The pattern instructions are written in US crochet terms, with plenty of step by step photos detailing how to make the pieces and finish the project.

You’ll need to know how to:

・make a Magic Ring
・work in a round
・single crochet
・invisible decrease (decreasing in front loops only)
・half double crochet
・double crochet
・crab stitch (aka reverse single crochet)
・working in front loops only or back loops only
・chain stitch
・slip stitch
・some embroidery stitches - V-stitch, blanket stitch to decorate.

You will need:

A selection of 4-ply cotton yarns. Both owls are made in Drops Safran.
Each owl needs about 20gr/65m of main colour yarn and small amounts of other colours.
3.5mm hook
21mm yellow safety eyes for Snowy White owl
10mm black safety eyes for Barn Owl
Toy Stuffing
Darning Needle