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Amigurumi Momma Bird
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 80220AD This amigurumi mother bird cares for her baby chicks.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 3 in. (7.5 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-123 Wool-Ease Yarn: Seaspray

Soft sea-foam green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (A)

620-129 Wool-Ease Yarn: Cocoa

Warm medium brown


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (B)

620-171 Wool-Ease Yarn: Gold

Bright goldenrod yellow


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 6 mm diameter Fiberfill stuffing
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.


INSTRUCTIONS



BIRD
BODY
With A, 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: Work 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 each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.


Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 30 sts.


Rnd 6: Sc in each of next 14 sts, (2 sc in next st) twice, sc in each of next 14 sts - 32 sts.


Rnd 7: Sc in each of next 15 sts, (2 sc in next st) twice, sc in each of next 15 sts - 34 sts.


Rnd 8: Sc in each of next 16 sts, (2 sc in next st) twice, sc in each of next 16 sts - 36 sts.


Rnd 9: Sc in each of next 17 sts, (2 sc in next st) twice, sc in each of next 17 sts - 38 sts.


Rnd 10: Sc in each of next 18 sts, (2 sc in next st) twice, sc in each of next 18 sts - 40 sts.


Rnd 11: Sc in each of next 19 sts, (2 sc in next st) twice, sc in each of next 19 sts - 42 sts.


Rnd 12: Sc in each of next 19 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in each of next 19 sts - 40 sts.


Rnd 13: Sc in each of next 18 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in each of next 18 sts - 38 sts.


Rnd 14: Sc in each of next 17 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in each of next 17 sts - 36 sts.


Rnd 15: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 30 sts.


Rnd 16: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.


Rnd 17: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 18 sts.

Stuff body firmly.


Rnd 18: *Sc2tog, sc in the next st, rep from * around - 12 sts.


Rnd 19: *Sc2tog around - 6 sts.


Fasten off.



HEAD
With B, ch 2.


Rnds 1-3: Work same as Rnds 1-3 of Body - 18 sts.


Rnds 4-6: Sc in each st around.


Fasten off.



WINGS (make 2)
With B, ch 2.


Rnds 1-3: Work same as Rnds 1-3 of Body - 18 sts.


Rnd 4: Sc in each of next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st, 2 half double crochet in next st, 2 sc in next st, sc in each st to end.


Fasten off.



BEAK
With C, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 3 sc in first ch.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.


Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 6 sts.


Fasten off.



FINISHING
Following package directions, attach safety eyes to Head.

Stuff Head firmly.

Sew Beak to Head, and sew Head to Body.

Sew on Wings.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rev = revers(e)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
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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