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Owl Picture Frame
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: L0207AD Cut, wrap, and glue -- those basic skills are all it takes to make this adorable picture frame.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
About 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-131 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Grass

Medium grass green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.59
Note: (A)

640-112 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Raspberry

Rich purplish-pink


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.59
Note: (B)

640-099 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Fisherman

Natural cream


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.59
Note: (C)

640-136 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Apricot

Medium orange


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.59
Note: (D)
Additional Materials
2 buttons, about 3/4 in. (2 cm) diameter Stiff cardboard Craft glue
NOTES:
MATERIALS NOTE
Yarn amount is sufficient to make multiple Frames - you'll just need additional cardboard and buttons.


INSTRUCTIONS



FRAME
Make Base
From cardboard, cut the following: 2 circles, each 2 in.

(5 cm) in diameter for eyes
One circle 3 1/2 in.

(9 cm) in diameter, then cut this circle in half for wings
One 3 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.

(8.5 x 12 cm) rectangle for frame backing
One 1 in.

(2.5 cm) wide strip, 9 1/2 in.

(24.5 cm) long for easel

Print out owl shape template.

Cut out shape, then cut out the center portion of the shape for the Frame opening.


Lay template onto cardboard and, with a pencil, trace around shape onto cardboard.

Cut out cardboard shape.



Wrapping
Frame
Cut a 24 in.

(61 cm) length of A to begin, then cut additional lengths as needed.

Apply a small amount of glue to both front and back of one section of owl shape.

Wrap section with A, going through center opening and around Frame.

Continue applying glue, wrapping with A, and cutting additional lengths of A until entire Frame has been wrapped.


Wings
Apply glue to both front and back of a section of one cardboard wing semi-circle.

Wrap section with B.

Continue applying glue and wrapping with B until entire semi-circle is covered.


Repeat with second semi-circle.


Eyes
Apply a small amount of glue to one side of a cardboard eye circle.

Glue C in a spiral over one side of the circle.


Frame Backing
Glue one strand of A along edge of both long sides and one short side of cardboard frame backing.

Remaining short side of frame backing is the top.


Allow all pieces to dry.



Assembly
Lay wrapped owl shape face down.

Apply a small amount of glue to yarn strand on cardboard frame backing.


With the top (unglued) edge of the frame backing piece towards the top of the owl shape, lay the backing piece over the cut out opening on the back side of the owl and press firmly to adhere.


Glue eye circles to front of owl, then glue a button onto each eye circle.


Glue a short length of D, folded into a loop, between eyes.


Glue wings to owl.


Lap one end of cardboard easel strip slightly over other end (so strip forms a loop) and glue.


Apply glue to about 4 in.

(10 cm) of strip.

Center strip onto frame backing piece, with beginning of glued section at bottom of backing piece, and press firmly to adhere.


Allow Frame to dry, then insert photo through unglued top edge of backing piece.

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