Matilda the Owl by Svetlana Kochkina

Matilda the Owl

May 2021
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 20.5 rows = 4 inches
in sc through back loop (US terms)
3.0 mm
164 - 175 yards (150 - 160 m)
size depends on the yarn you choose
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The pattern contains photos and written description of work progress.

Pattern skill level: Easy.


• About 60 gr of Kartopu Baby Cotton yarn (260 m in 100 gr or similar), main color A (mint), a little of color B (beige) for beak and feet, color C (pink) for wings, eyes and tassels, and color D (yellow)
for wings,
• 3 mm crochet hook or any other size to gain the indicated gauge,
• Plastic safety eyes (not recommended for children under 3),
• Synthetic fiber for stuffing,
• Small details cut from thin felt: 2 circles of approx. 4.5 cm diameter for eyes, and a decorative
details for the body in the shape of a star,
• Tapestry needle for hiding tails, scissors.


To make the owl the following crochet skills are required:
Single crochet through back loop only (sc),
• Chain (ch),
• Slip stitch (slst),
• Double crochet (dc),
• Increase (incr) – work 2 sc into one stitch of the previous row,
• Decrease (decr) – sc2tog: crochet 2 stitches together.

This toy will become an amazing friend for your little one, it can also be a great decoration for the nursery.
Mix different colors to crochet one of the kind owl.