Milli Owl

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Supplies:
5.0 H crochet hook with worsted yarn
5.5 I crochet hook with chunky yarn
Scissors
Needle
Stitch Marker
Poly fill stuffing (or stuffing of choice)

Yarn colors used in this pattern:
Color A:  Body
Color B:  Top Body, Wing border, V detail
Color C:  Eyes (white)
Color D:  Wing
Color E:  Eye detail (black)
Color F:  Nose

Abbreviations:
Ch- chain
SC – single crochet
DC – double Crochet
SCTOG- SC 2 together
SL – slip
ST – stitch
NXT – next

Notes:
Chain 1 does not count as stitch

Body
With Color A
Magic Ring
Row 1:  6 sc in ring, join sl st, ch 1 (6)
Row 2:   2 sc in each st around, join sl st, ch 1 (12)
Row 3:  *2 sc in 1st st, 1 sc in nxt st*  repeat around 5 more times, join sl st, ch 1 (18)
Row 4:   *2 sc in 1st st, 1 sc in nxt 2 st*  repeat around, join sl st, ch 1 (24)
Row 5:  *2 sc in 1st st, 1 sc in nxt 3 st *  repeat around 5 more times, join sl st, ch 1 (30)
Insert stitch marker at 1st stitch and begin crocheting without joining each round
Row 6-12:  30 sc around


Pause here and using color B sew tummy “V” details

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Change to color B
Move stitch marker to last stitch of color A and continue crocheting without joining each round
Row 13-18: 30 sc around


Row 19: DECREASE ROW *1 Sc in nxt 3 st, 2sctog* repeat around 5 more times (24)
Row 20: 24 sc around
Fasten off and leave long tail for SC closure later
DO NOT FILL YET

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Eyes (Make 2)
With Color C:
Magic Ring
Row 1:  6 sc in ring, join sl st, ch 1 (6)
Row 2:   2 sc in each st around, join sl st, ch 1 (12)
Fasten off and leave long tail for sewing to body
Using Color E sew eye lid details

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Wings (Make 2)
With Color D:
Magic Ring, 6 sc in ring, DO NOT JOIN
Ch 1, turn, 1 sc, 2sc, 1sc, 1sc,  2sc, 1sc, (8)
Ch 1, turn, 1 sc, 1sc,  2 sc, 1 sc, 1sc, 2sc,  1sc, 1sc, (10)
Fasten off and eave a long tail in this color for sewing


Attach Color B:
1 SC in each st (10)
Fasten off and leave a long tail in this color for sewing


Sew to body using each color for appropriate edge

 

Finishing:
Stuff body to desired firmness
Bringing the opening together in a long line and using Color B begin to SC across
(if your fold is not near where your 1 sc is just bring it to where you want to begin and crochet over the tail)
1 sc in nxt 4 st, 1 sctog, 1 sctog, 1 sc in nxt 4 st
Fasten off and weave in ends

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Nose
Using color F
Sew back and forth in a triangle pattern between eyes to create a puffy nose. I picked a point at the bottom an many points to bring the yarn through at the top.

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Enjoy your new little owl!


Disclaimer: This pattern is my design and any similarities are purely coincidental and not at all purposeful. I am open to communication about any similarities that needs discussed. Please just email me.

This pattern is free to all who want to use it. You may sell your items made from this pattern. Please do not copy this pattern and sell it as your own. 

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