Oscar Owl- Free Pattern!

                             





knit owl


materials:


cascade 220 superwash sport (any color – I used Dark Blue 854 lot# 4133), Fresco in baby blue 5304 lot# 0275, Simplicity in Electric Blue 011 lot#02, Encore worsted in gold.


4 size 5 dpns


Size H hook


measuring tape


scissors


tapestry yarn for weaving


Begin from bottom up:


-co 9 sts. Join in the round


-k


-kfb in all sts


-k


-kfb in all sts


-k


-k to last 2 sts, kfb in 2 sts


-k


-k to last 2 sts, kfb in 2 sts


-k


-k to last 2 sts, kfb in 2 sts


-k


-k to last 2 sts, kfb in 2 sts


-k until body measures 1 1/2″ from cast-on edge


-On first needle k5 (change to electric blue) k7 (change back to dark blue) , k remaining sts. Next 2 needles, k to end.


-On first needle k1, (change to electric blue), k to last st, (change to dark blue) k1. On remaining 2 needles, k to end of row.


-Repeat last steps until body measures 3″ from cast on edge.


-On first needle k5 in dark blue (change to electric blue) k7, (change to dark blue) k remaining sts. On remaining two needles, k to end of row.


-K (in dark blue) to last 2 sts at the end of first needle. k2tog. Repeat for remaining two needles.


-Repeat until there are 8 sts on each needle.


-Move 4 sts from 2nd needle onto 1st needle and 4sts from second needle onto 3rd needle.


From now on you will be working back and forth on two needles
-kfb in first 2 sts. k to last 2 sts on first needle, kfb in those 2 sts. Repeat for 2nd needle


-k


– Repeat last two steps until there are 20 sts on each needle.


k even until the head measures 2″.


stuff lightly and close with kitchener st.


Ears



with light blue, fold 8″ of yarn over five times.


using a crochet hook, insert hook through the corner of the owl’s head. Grab the yarn in the middle and pull through hole. Pull a large loop big enough to pull ends of yarn through. Pull yarn tight to form a sort of knot. Trim to about 1″.


Eyes


with a size j hook using light blue yarn make a magic circle. Make 12 dc in the mc. break yarn. attach to face.


using any color button you choose- sew the buttons to the center of the eyes.


Beak


with gold yarn and 2 size 5 knitting needles


co 6


k turn


p turn


k2tog, k 2, k2tog turn


p turn


k2tog twice turn


p turn


k2tog


close


attach to front of face.


Wings



The wings are made with the crocodile stitch. I will be adding an instructional video for the crocodile stitch to my youtube channel soon.


with electric blue and size H hook. ch 5. Make a slst in the first st on the foundation ch wich will join your ch into a circle. Ch 3 and work 5 dc into the center of the ring. Ch 1 and work 5 dc into the center again. Move all 10 dc sts as close together as possible, ch 3. Dc into the 2 loops below the ch. thid will turn your work to the side. Ch 1 and dc into center ring. Ch1 work a double crochet into the side of the FIRST dc ch you made in the first “shell” work another dc into the same st. Turn your work around and work 5 dc sts around the edge st. ch1 turn your work so the dc sts you just made are facing away from you. Work 5 dc around the next dc st “bar.” Slst into the top of the middle dc st. Then make 5 dc around the “bar ” of the next dc. Ch1 Spin work and work 5 dc around the last bar. Cut yarn and pull end through the last ch on your hook. attach the wing to the side of the body.

Enjoy!

Crochet bow-tie

Chain 5.

join the chain to the first chain with a slip stitch. (this will form a ring)

Ch 4

Work 5 Triple (AKA Treble) crochet into the center of the ring.

ch 4

slip stitch into the center of the ring

Move all the Triple crochet stitches to one side of the bow.

On the other side of the ring, make 5 Triple crochet into the ring.

Ch 4 and slip stitch into the center of the ring.

Cut about 12 inches of yarn and close the loop.

Wrap your length of yarn neatly around the center of the bow.

Tie neatly in the back so you cannot see it from the front.

Attach the bow to the owl!

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Rabbecca “Becky” Bunny- FREE PATTERN!

I made this bunny for my Grandmother’s 77th birthday, which is on Easter Sunday. I named her Rabbecca (lol) “Becky” Bunny. Enjoy!

Materials:

Cascade 220 Yarn in white, light pink and blue. Any color for the bow.

4 US size 5 double-pointed knitting needles.

Tapestry needle for weaving

Poly-fiber stuffing.

Measuring tape

Measurements: 

10″ tall and 4 1/2″ wide

Scissors

Abbreviations:

K-knit

KFB- Knit in the front and back of a single stitch

K2tog- knit two stitches together.

BO- Bind off

Starting from the bottom of the body, working up:

With white- Cast-on 9 stitches. Spread those 9 stitches over 3 needles and join in the round. You should have 3 stitches on each needle. Place a stitch marker at the slip-knot. This will be the beginning of each round.

 K

KFB in all sts

K

K4, KFB in last two stitches on the first needle. Repeat for the following two needles

K6, KFB in last 2 sts on first needle. Repeat for the following two needles

K

K9, KFB of last st on first needle. Repeat for following two needles

K 10, KFB on last st on first needle. Repeat for following two needles.

Place a stitch marker at the beginning of the next round:

K until body measures 4″

K to last 2 sts on first needle, K2tog. Repeat for the following two needles.

Repeat 2 times.

K 2 rounds

K to last 2 sts on first needle, K2tog. Repeat for the following two needles.

Repeat 2 times

K

K to last 2 sts on first needle, K2tog. Repeat for the following two needles.

Repeat 1 time

K 2 rounds

Begin stuffing the body

K to the last st on the needle, KFB in last st. Repeat for following two needles.

Repeat until there are 12 stitches on each needle.

K for 1″

K to last 2 sts, K2tog on first needle. Repeat for the following two needles.

Repeat until there are 3 sts on each needle.

Cut yarn tail and weave onto a tapestry needle. Weave through the remaining sts and close them. Weave ends into the body.

ARMS:

Pick up 3 stitches each on three needles in a triangular pattern. Refer to pictures for arm placement. Place a stitch marker at the beginning of the round.

k for 1 1/2″

K1, K2tog on the first needle. Repeat for the following two needles.

lightly stuff the arm

Cut yarn, weave onto a tapestry needle. Weave through remaining stitches and close tight.

LEGS:

Pick up 4 stitches each on three needles in a triangular pattern. Refer to pictures for leg placement. Place a stitch marker at the beginning of the round.

K until leg measures 2″

K2, K2tog on first needle. Repeat for the following two needles.

K1, K2tog on the first needle. Repeat for the following two needles.

Cut yarn, weave onto a tapestry needle. Weave through remaining stitches and close tight.

EARS:

Refer to photo for ear placement and how to pick up sts. On one needle, pick up 5 sts. Directly behind the first needle, pick up 5 sts. Knit from front to back.

On front needle, K1 with White, With pink K3, change to white- K1

On the back needle- always use white- k all 5 sts.

KFB in 1st 2 sts (making sure to use the right color) K to last 2 sts, KFB in last 2 sts. On back needle KFB in 1st 2 stitches, K to last 2 sts, KFB in last 2 sts.

K each round from now on even. Be careful to knit the first 2 and last two stitches in white and the rest in pink on the front needle.

Refer to this video for how to knit the ear:

Cotton-tail:

Pick up 4 stitches each on three needles in a triangular pattern. Refer to pictures for tail placement. Place a stitch marker at the beginning of the round.

K 3 rounds

Stuff lightly

K to last 2 sts, K2tog on first needle. Repeat for the following 2 needles.

repeat until there are 2 sts left on each needle.

Cut yarn, weave onto a tapestry needle. Weave through remaining stitches and close tight.

Bow:

With one needle, Cast on 12 sts

K turn

P turn

K turn

P turn

K turn

P turn

K2tog, K to last 2 sts, K2tog turn

P turn

K2tog, k to last 2 sts, K2tog turn

P turn

K2tog, K to last 2 sts, K2tog turn

P turn

K2tog, K to last 2 sts, K2tog turn

P turn

Work in I cord (with 4 sts) for 2″ turn

P turn

KFB of 1st, K to last stitch, KFB turn

P turn

Repeat last two rounds until there are 12 sts on the needle.

P turn

K turn

P turn

K turn

P turn

K turn

BO

Tie bow in the middle twice and attach to the ear.

Embroider a face onto your bunny any way you like!

Enjoy!