Saturday, September 3, 2011

Hootie Tutorial

 Hootie Owl

Size F Crochet Hook
Scraps of worsted weight acrylic yarn
Giggly Eyes


increase = 2sc in the sc of the previous row
decrease = insert hook in the sc of previous row and pull up loop, insert hook into next sc of previous row and pull up loop, pull up loop through two loops on hook. 

Body (make two)

chain 6

Row 1:  sc 5, ch1, turn

Row 2: Increase, sc in next 3 sc, Increase, ch1 and turn


Row 3: Increase, sc in next 5 sc, Increase, ch 1 and turn

Row 4 - 7:  sc in each sc, ch 1 and turn

Row 8:  Decrease, sc in next 5 sc, decrease, ch 1 and turn

Row 9:  Decrease, sc in next 3 sc, decrease, ch 1 and turn

Row 10:  sc in each 5 sc, tie off and 

Sandwiching the two bodies together, sc the two together 

Wings

On one side of the body at about the fifth row from the top, insert hook and pull of loop in a contrasting color of yarn.  Ch 1, 4 sc in next 4, ch 1 and turn.

5 sc in each sc of previous row, tie off and weave in the ends.



Repeat this on the other side of owls body.


Beak

Locate placement for beak (about midway between top of wings).  Make a loop on the hook, wrap loop over hook and insert hook into post of sc on the owl body and pull up a loop, pull up a loop and pull through first two loops on hook.  Insert hook into post of next sc post on body and pull up loop, wrap loop around hook and pull up through two loops on hook, pull up loop through remaining loops on hook.  Tie off and secure it to the owls body by weaving in the ends.




Feet

Locate placement for feet.  Insert hook and pull up a loop, chain 3.  Slip stitch in second chain from hook, sc into place where the first loop was pulled up.  Chain 2, slip stitch in second chain from hook, sc into same stitch of previous single crochet.  Chain 2, slip stitch in second chain from hook, sc into same stitch of previous single crochet.  Tie off.  Weave in ends.

Repeat this on the other side for the second foot.



Finishing Touches!

Cut three lengths of yarn in your wing color and make a little tie on tassel at each side of head.  Attach giggly eyes....and your done!!!

Get creative and have fun!!!


7 comments:

Mereknits said...

Hootie, is adorable, thanks for posting this for all of us.

MrS. :d (eLLeN) said...

LooK "wHO"s talkin'! Very cute Dawn & thank you for the tut :')

Debbie said...

Thanks so much, love this.....

DaCraftyLady said...

Hootie is really cute. :0

KnittingBelle said...

So cute. :) I may have to break down and pull out my hook and make him...he's that cute! :)

☆*Ashleigh*☆ said...

Such a cute pattern, thanks so much for sharing.

Wendy said...

oh he is cute! Thanks for sharing the pattern.