Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Orson Owl
Lion Brand® Vanna's Palettes
Pattern Number: L40277 The owl lover on your list will appreciated this amigurumi for their growing collection. Designed by Amy Gaines.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 3 1/2 in. (9 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: (applied Oct 3, 2014)
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. HEAD/BODY … Rnd 9: With D, sc in each sc around. Change to A B.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

865-205 Vanna's Palettes: Essential

eight mini skeins of yarn in dark brown, medium purple, medium pink, cream, bright yellow, golden yellow, warm medium brown, and chartreuse.


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.99

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, 9 mm diameter Fiberfill stuffing
NOTES:
1.

Owl is worked in the round.

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

2.

Eyes, Wings and Beak are worked separately, then sewn to Owl.


INSTRUCTIONS



Colors of VANNA'S PALETTES Chocolate (A) Pea Green (B) Dusty Rose (C) Dusty Purple (D) Toffee (E) Beige (F) Mustard (G) HEAD/BODY With A, ch 2.

Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.

Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around – you will have 16 sc at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 3: *2 Sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around – 24 sc.

Rnd 4: *2 Sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around – 32 sc.

Rnd 5: *2 Sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around – 40 sc.

Rnd 6: *2 Sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around – 48 sc.

Change to B.

Rnd 7: With B, sc in each sc around.

Change to C.

Rnd 8: With C, sc in each sc around.

Change to D.

Rnd 9: With D, sc in each sc around.

Change to B.

Rnds 10-18: Rep Rnds 7-9.

Change to E.

Rnds 19–24: With E, sc in each sc around.

Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail.



EYES (make 2) With C, ch 2.

Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; place a marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.

Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around – 12 sc.

Change to F.

Rnd 3: *(Sc, 2 hdc, sc) all in next st, sl st in next st; rep from * around.

Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail.

BEAK With G, ch 2.

Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.

Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around – 8 sc.

Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail.

WINGS (make 2) With D, ch 3.

Row 1: Work 4 hdc in first ch.

Row 2: Ch 2, turn, work 2 hdc in each st across – 8 sts.

Row 3: Ch 2, turn, *work 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next st; rep from * around – 12 sts.

Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail.

FINISHING Push stem of one safety eye through center of one crocheted eye.

Following package directions, attach eyes to Owl.

Stuff the body firmly then, with yarn tail, sew top of body closed.

Sew Beak between eyes, sew a Wing to each side of body.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
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ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
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
st(s) = stitch(es)


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