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Home : Patterns : Amigurumi Love Birds
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Amigurumi Love Birds

Lion Brand« Wool-Ease®
Pattern #: 80015AD
Rating: *****4.2 (based on 33 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
3 in. (7.5 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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These beautiful love birds make perfect gifts for Valentine's Day.
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Color (A)
Wool-Ease®

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Color (B)
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•  620-138 Wool-Ease Yarn: Cranberry
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Note: (B)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 6 mm diameter
Fiberfill stuffing
 

Amigurumi Love Birds

Lion Brand« Wool-Ease®

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTES:

Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.


HEAD AND BODY
With A or B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around - 18 sts.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 30 sts.
Rnds 6-15: Sc in each st around. Following package directions, attach safety eyes.
Rnds 16 and 17: Sc2tog, sc in next 12 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in next 12 sts, sc2tog - 30 sts.
Beg stuffing Head and Body firmly.
Rnd 18: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts.
Rnd 19: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 18 sts.
Finish stuffing Head and Body.
Rnd 20: *Sc2tog, sc in next st; rep from * around - 12 sts.
Rnd 21: (Sc2tog) around - 6 sts. Fasten off.

WINGS (make 2)
With A or B, ch 2.
Rnds 1-3: Work Rnds 1-3 of Body - 18 sts. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Fold Wings in half to form a semi-circle, sew closed. Sew Wings to Body. With same color yarn as Wings, embroider a straight st beak. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.2 (based on 33 reviews)
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Amigurumi Love Birds Reviewed by Sandra Colby on 2014-01-19 **
Amigurumi are usually small and to do it, I generally use a C or D hook. Not a G. It would be pretty big.

I am going to try this with the smaller hook and see how it works.


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