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« on: August 22, 2007 10:18:47 PM »

 i made this owl today:



and the free pattern is here:
Materials:

g hook

ww yarn ( i used simply soft in plum for the body, and black, pink and beige for the eyes)

felt

glue

Body/Head:

6 sc in ring

rd1: 2 sc in each sc around (12 sc)

rd2: 2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc around (18 sc)

rd3: 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 2 sc around (24 sc)

rd4: sc in each sc around (24 sc)

rd5: 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc around (30 sc)

rd6: 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 4 sc around (36 sc)

rd7-11: sc in each sc around (36 sc)

rd12: dec1sc over first 2 sc, sc in next 4 sc around (30 sc)

rd13-16: sc in each sc around (30 sc)

rd17: dec1sc over first 2 sc, sc in next 3 sc around (24 sc)

rd18: sc in each sc around (24 sc)

rd19: dec1sc over first 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc around (18 sc)

rd20: dec1sc over first 2 sc, sc in next sc around (12 sc)

rd21: dec1sc around (6 sc)

stuff whenever, fasten off.

Eyes (make 2)

4 sc in ring (with black)

rd1: 2 sc in each sc around (8 sc)

rd2:(switch to pink) 2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc around (12 sc)

rd3: (switch to beige/white) 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 2 sc around (16 sc)

rd4: 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc around (20 sc)

fasten off.

Finishing:

sew or glue eyes to the head, cut out a small triangle for the beak and glue in between eyes, also cut out rounded triangles for the feet, and sort of a heart shape for the wings.

I used orange felt for the feet and beak, and black for the wings.

Enjoy!!

Nathalie

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« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2007 12:09:20 AM »

Thank you for sharing your pattern!  He looks like a very sweet and innocent soul.

I was wondering if you have any suggestions about which glue to use when gluing felt to crochet?.  I was using Sobo and it soaked through the felt and into the yarn and was gone before it could do it's job!
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« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2007 12:38:01 AM »

I have 2 different glues here: the first one is "Crafter's Pick Fabric glue". it's washable, it dries clear but you have to use a good drop of it cause it does soak in.  The second one is in a silver tube, it has the number '3000' or '300' on it, i bought them both at walmart, and the tube one says 'industrial strength craft glue' on the label. I like this one the most cause you don't need that much at all, it dries really quick and clear, but it stinks super bad!!  When i use this one the smell stays for a good couple days, but it's the best one i have found so far.  it's also washable. 
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« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2007 10:15:27 AM »

Thank you, thank you!
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