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Holiday Dove Ornament
Lion Brand® Vanna's Glamour®
Pattern Number: 80976AD This adorable amigurumi bird ornament is perfect for any Christmas tree.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 4 in. (10 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

861-170 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Topaz

Light gold with metallic gold


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

861-134 Vanna's Glamour Yarn: Copper

Golden brown with metallic copper


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

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
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.



Bird is worked with 2 strands of yarn held tog.

Wind each ball of A and B into 2 separate balls before beg.


INSTRUCTIONS



DOVE
HEAD AND BODY
Beg at top of head, with 2 strands of A held tog, 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 sc around - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.


Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 18 sts.


Rnds 4-5: Sc in each st around.


Rnd 6: Sc in each of first 9 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 21 sts.


Rnd 7: Sc in each of first 9 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.


Rnd 8: Sc in each of first 9 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, rep from * around - 27 sts.


Rnd 9: Sc in each of first 9 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 5 sts, rep from * around - 30 sts.


Rnd 10: (Sc2tog, sc next st) 3 times, *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 6 sts, rep from * around - 30 sts.


Rnd 11: (Sc2tog) 3 times, sc in each of next 11 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc to end - 29 sts.


Rnd 12: Sc in each of next 15 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc to end - 31 sts.


Rnd 13: Sc in each of next 16 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc to end - 33 sts.


Rnd 14: Sc2tog, sc in each of next 15 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc to end - 34 sts.


Rnd 15: Sc2tog, sc in each of next 15 sts, 2 sc in each of next 2 sts, sc to end - 35 sts.

Begin to stuff piece, continue to stuff as work progresses.


Rnd 16: Sc2tog, sc in each of next 14 sts, sc2tog, sc to end - 33 sts.


Rnd 17: *Sc2tog, sc in next st; rep from * around - 22 sts.


Rnd 18: *Sc2tog; rep from * around - 11 sts.

Fasten off.



WINGS (make 2)
With 2 strands of A held tog, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch.


Rnd 2: Sc in each of first 3 sts, hdc in each of next 2 sts, sc to end.

Fasten off.



BEAK
With 2 strands of B held tog, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.


Rnd 2: Sc in each st around.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Sew Wings to body, sew Beak to head.

With 1 strand of B, embroider French knot eyes.

Knot a length of A to top of Ornament for hanging loop.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together


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