- Red Heart yarn or Sugar and Cream cotton yarn
- Size H/8-5mm Crochet Hook
- Yarn needle
- Moving eyes
First Round - start with a magic ring and hook 6 sc into the first sc to join.
Second Round – Chain one and then hook 2 sc in each stitch. Slip Stitch into the chain one and join.
Third Round – Change colors and then chain two. Hook a sc in the first stitch and then chain one. SC in the next stitch and then chain one. Repeat until you get to the end of the round and slip stitch into the second of the chain two.
Fourth Round – Change colors and chain one. DC in the chain one space and sc in the single crochet stitch, repeating this until you get to the end of the round and slip stitch into the chain one.
Fifth Round – Chain two and dc into the same space. Then hook 2 dc into the next stitch, one sc into the next three stitches and then 2 dc in the next two stitches.
Now, slip stitch in the next stitch, sc in the next three stitches and then hook 2 sc in the fourth, repeating around the rest of the body ending with a slip stitch into the last sc stitch, a slip stitch in the chain two space and a slip stitch in the first dc.
To Finish the top of the owl, you will hook a hdc in the next stitch in the next stitch, dc , chain one, dc in the next stitch, hdc in the next stitch, slip stitch in the next two stitches, hdc in the next stitch, dc, chain one, dc in the next stitch, hdc in the next stitch and finishing with a slip stitch in the next stitch.
Leave a long tail of yarn and cut to finish. Pull the yarn all the way through the loop on your hook and pull tight. Use the yarn needle to weave the tail up to an ear.
For the eyes, make a magic ring with 3 sc. Slip stitch in the first sc and join. Leave a long tail to stitch the eye in place. Choose a dark color, make a french knot for the eye. Instead of making french not you can use buttons or moving eyes. The beak is embroidered with yarn.
Beth @ Mapunapuna BFC