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Halloween Owl Ornament
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: L0256AD Make this amigurumi owl to decorate for Halloween!

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

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-099 Wool-Ease Yarn: Fisherman

Natural cream


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Note: (A)

620-182 Wool-Ease Yarn: Cilantro

Medium olive green


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Note: (B)

620-159 Wool-Ease Yarn: Mustard

Medium dijon yellow


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Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 6 mm diameter Fiberfill stuffing
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) 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 - 1 st decreased.

NOTES:
1.

Head, Body and Wings are worked in continuous rnds; do not join and do not turn at beg of rnds.

A marker is used to indicate the beg of rnd.

Move marker up as each rnd is completed.
2.

Eye Circles are made first, so they will be ready to be attached when working Head.


INSTRUCTIONS



EYE CIRCLES (make 2)
With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch; join with sl st in first sc.
Fasten off.

Set aside Eye Circles.



HEAD AND BODY
Beg at top of Head, with 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: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 18 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 4: Sc in first 3 sc, 2 sc in next 3 sc, sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next 3 sc, sc in last 3 sc - 24 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 5: Sc in first 3 sc; working through back loops only, (sc2tog) 3 times; working through both loops, sc in next 6 sc; working through back loops only, (sc2tog) 3 times; working in both loops, sc in last 3 sc - 18 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnds 6-8: Sc in each sc around.
Following package directions, attach safety eyes, through Eye circles, to face.
Rnd 9: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 12 sc at the end of this rnd.
Begin to stuff piece and continue to stuff until piece is complete.
Rnd 10: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 24 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnds 11-15: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 16: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 18 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 17: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 12 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 18: (Sc2tog) 6 times - 6 sc at the end of this rnd.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Weave tail through sts of last rnd and tighten to close opening.

Knot end.



WINGS (make 2)
With C, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 4 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 - 8 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 12 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnds 4-8: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 9: (Sc2tog) 6 times - 6 sc at the end of this rnd.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.



FINISHING
Sew Wings to sides of Body.

With C, embroider straight st beak and eyebrows on face.

Cut a 3 in.

(7.5 cm) length of B, fold in half to form a loop and tie to top of Head for hanging loop.
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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