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« on: April 20, 2011 12:44:40 PM »

I was reading in the discussions forum about wanting a pattern for an owl made of granny squares.  I googled crochet owl towel holder and thought I could improve on the look of these a little.  I used the folded granny for the head, made a round granny for the body (the last row is done only 3 quarters of the way to make wings) and the granny style corner for the tail.  It looked weird, so I rounded the granny square head .  I added the branch just for kicks. 

Do you think it's modernized enough?



I used yarns I had in stash, but would love to make one in homespun white for the body and some sort of fuzzy mottled thread for the head and wings.  Any suggestions for other colors?
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« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2011 04:53:18 PM »

Oh I like this! Mom adores owls, something like this would fit in anywhere on the wall at her place.
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« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2011 07:18:52 PM »

Owls are cool and mysterious.  Does your mom have a large collection of owls?
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« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2011 04:23:28 PM »

I've been following that discussion, also. I think what you came up with far exceeds any 70's owl pattern! Awesome!

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« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2011 06:12:55 PM »

Thank you so much Maria!!
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« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2011 12:38:03 PM »

I'm glad my request inspired you.  What a great job.
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« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2011 05:39:58 PM »

Owls are cool and mysterious.  Does your mom have a large collection of owls?
Sorry, I wasn't meaning to ignore you, got lost. My mother does have a large collection of owls though. It is her favorite type of creature. She has pictures and figurines and stuffed toys haha.
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