Wednesday, 23 January 2013

Easy Crochet Owl Tutorial

Hello Lovelies,
Wooo Hooo , or should that be To-Whit to Wooo Hooo :0) It's a  Happy Happy tutorial day! 




I simply LOVE these cute fellas and as you can see I've got rather carried away making them in lots of different colours.They are very easy to make and so jolly .
 I've seen a few similar cute crochet owls out there in blogland and on Etsy but they looked quite complicated to me.
 So for my version  I've tried to keep things as simple as possible. Hopefully  you lovelies will easily be able to enjoy making a colourful crochet Owl.......and who could resist :0)



If you are proficient at crochet you will be able to make one of these sweet little owls in no time at all. But if you are less confident do not worry. I've taken loads of pictures to illustrate each step so do give it a go.

This item is designed for decorative use and is not suitable for use as a toy for a small child.

The pattern is written in my usual format.....U.S. terms.
 Here is a list of the abbreviations used and a handy  conversion guide for U.K. terms..........

sc= single crochet................................U.K. double crochet
hdc = half double crochet..................U.K. half treble crochet
dc = double crochet................................U.K. treble crochet

And they are the only stitches you need to know for  this project.....is that O.K ? good ......lets get started then :0)

I've used double knitting ( worsted weight ) yarn .....it's my usual Stylecraft.........but you can use any weight with the appropriate hook size.......... gauge is not important.
The centre of your owl is made out of a modified sunburst granny circle , super easy to do and one of my favourite crochet motifs.

To begin chain 4


Then slip stitch into the first chain to form a ring........


ROUND 1 Chain 3 (counts as 1 dc) then find the middle of the ring ,can you see it in the photo, it's pretty small but it will open up as you work........


Work 13 dc into ring


and slip stitch into top of initial 3 chain . Fasten off.


ROUND 2 the next 2 rounds are worked between the stitches of round 1.

In this picture I've inserted my needle into the space used to work into a stitch ( there are 2 strands of yarn above the needle and 1 below)

In this photo I've inserted my needle into the space used when working between stitches ( there are 3 strands of yarn above the needle ) This is where you need to be working for rounds 2 and 3


So, between the stitches of round 1slip stitch to join a new colour and chain 3 (counts as 1 dc ) , work 1 dc into the same space.

Continue around , working 2 dc into each space so you end up with a total of 28 stitches ( 14 two dc clusters ) slip stitch into top of initial 3 chain and fasten off.


ROUND 3 for this round attach a new colour in any space between the 2 dc clusters of round 2  and chain 3 ( counts as 1 dc). work 2 further dc into the same space

then work 3 dc into each space around. 
In this photo I'm showing how I catch the tail of yarn under my work as I go. I don't do this for blankets as it's not as secure as weaving in , but for a decorative item it's a great time saver..........


here's what your circle should look like now. You should have 14 three dc clusters, then slip stitch to initial 3 chain and fasten off..........


and here's the back. Some of the tails I have crocheted over can simply be snipped off , others will need weaving in with a needle.

Crocheting over the initial centre tail allows you to pull the centre tightly closed so no stuffing shows through.
I always weave this end in securely too.


Next make another circle for the owls back. You can use any colours you like , or just one colour. I chose to use the same colours as the front, just in a different order. That way they co-ordinate and if you prefer the second circle you can use that for the front instead :0).........


ROUND 4 in this round we will start to shape the owls head. The stitches of this round are worked into the stitches of round 3 ......I'm showing with my needle where your hook needs to go in this picture......



Attach a new colour using a slip stitch and chain 2. NOTE the picture shows the wrong stitch to join into! sorry about that . You need to join between the clusters i.e one stitch to the left of the one shown....


in the next stitch make 2 dc


make 1 dc in each of the next 2 stitches, then 2 dc in the next stitch......

1 dc in each of next two stitches , then 2 dc in next stitch. 1 hdc in next stitch then 1 sc in each remaining stitch around..........


Slip stitch into initial 2 chain ......


ROUND 5 chain 1 and work 2 dc in next stitch.......


1 dc in next stitch.......


1 hdc in next stitch, 1 sc in each of next 3 stitches.......


1 hdc in next stitch, 1 dc in next and 2 dc in next.........


then in the next stitch make 1 hdc, chain 1 then slip stitch into next stitch. Fasten off......



Repeat rounds 4 and 5 on the other circle. On the second side leave a long tail to use for joining..........


Right we are getting there now.
Next onto the eyes. These are easy too.
simply chain 3 then work 11 hdc into the first chain. The picture shows me making the first hdc......


as you add more stitches the chain will open up quite a lot. Don't worry , just hang on to the tail to stop the whole thing coming apart........


Here's what mine looked like when all 11 hdc were made.......


Then you simply pull on the initial yarn tail and a nice neat little "eye" will appear..........


Slip stitch into the the initial chain 3 and fasten off leaving a long chain for joining..........


make a second eye in the same way then pull the centre as tightly closed as possible and securely weave in the centre tail on both eyes.........


Next sew a beak using contrasting coloured yarn to cover the middle cluster of round 3 in the "head" section of your owl, fasten off and weave in ends...........


Using the long tail of yarn left when making an eye , attach both eyes using a small running stitch around each eye where shown........


For the pupil of the eyes I've used black beads, as it's what I had and they will not be used as toys, but safety eyes would be good too..........



If you are using beads sew them on , using thread , in the centre of each eye.......


There , doesn't that make a difference, suddenly your owl looks much better.........


Next to join the two sides and stuff.
With the wrong sides together ( right sides out ) and using the long tail of yarn sew around your owl, leaving about 5cm open to add stuffing........


Stuff lightly and close the gap.........


Now he's almost finished , but still  needs his all important ear tufts........


take some yarn in the same colour as the edge of your owl ( or any colours you like really ) , enough to fold into 4 and have a about 8 inches ( 20 cm ) to work with........



find the middle of your bunch and insert your hook through several stitches in the corner of your owls head. The hook needs to be inserted from the back to the front. Pull through a loop and feed the yarn through this and pull tight........


Repeat at the other corner and your owl should look like this........


Then simply trim the yarn to make his tufts......That's better !


For fuller tufts you could use more strands of yarn. You could also use a mixture of colours as I have done here........

Next onto the wings. These are optional. I think these guys look cute without them too......


But if you like the wing look , here's how its done.

To begin chain 8 then insert your hook  in the second chain from the hook ( I've indicated the correct spot with my needle)
and make 1 sc.......


 make 1 hdc in each of the next 2 chains,  , 1 dc in each of the next 3 chains, at this point you should have 1 chain left 
In this final chain make 1 hdc, chain 1 , slip stitch , chain 1 and make 1 more hdc.This make the top of your wing. The chain will have opened up a bit by now like this first picture, but you can pull the tail of yarn and it will close up like I've done in the second picture..........

Now you are working your way down the other side of the initial chain. Make 1 dc in each of the next three stitches ( first picture ) then 1 hdc in each of the next 2 stitches ( second picture )

Slip stitch into the final stitch and then fasten off leaving a long tail to sew the wing onto your owl.
 Make a second in the same way. The narrower end is the bottom of the wing. 

Here is this cute owl in the snow.....the only other thing I've done in this picture is to add a hanging loop made by chaining 25 and stitching to the centre  of his head...........


Awwwwwwwwww, so cute :0)


As usual I hope there are no mistakes in this tutorial. It's taken me quite a while to get right .
But if you do have any problems, need any further explanation or notice any mistakes please let me know.

Enjoy hooking up a little crochet fun lovelies.And please tell me how you get on . I would love to see your creations.
Jacquie x

Edited to Add on the 5th April 2013 :-
Thank you all for the wonderful comments ....it's amazing how popular this pattern is and it's always lovely to see how your owls have turned out so thank you for the links as well.
I've had a few comments asking if it's O.K. to make these to sell......the answer is yes, I'm happy for you to sell owls made from my pattern.
Jacquie x

268 comments:

  1. Oh, they are so beautiful!!! and your tutorial is excellent, even a beginner like me can follow this one. Thank you
    Love
    AMarie

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  2. They are so funny and cute! :)) Excelent tutorial!

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  3. Thank you for the tutorial. They are so cute.

    Lisa

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  4. I can't wait to make this! They are soooo cute. Thanks for the tutorial!

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  5. Adorable! Thanks for this fab tutorial. The detailed pics will be very helpful :D

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  6. Ok, these are to darn cute, I can't wait to make some. Thanks for the tut:)

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  7. Love these!! Your tutorial looks great x

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  8. very cute. thanks for sharing the tutorial. Sue

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  9. Aw they are so sweet. Thanks for the wonderful tutorial.
    Ali x

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  10. Thank you! My daughters love owls....one day I'll make one of these, not sure when my skills will be up to it, but one day! :) x

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  11. These are adorable. I have added them to my "to do" list and posted this and a few of your other tutorials on crochetatplay.com
    They will go live on the recently added page on Friday, January 25th.


    we also have a button on our main page for you to use on your site if you would like!

    Megan

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  12. Such cute little owls! Thank you and well done on writing up such a fab pattern x

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  13. Simply wonderful, thank you for taking the time to write this one up, so clear and so detailed.

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  14. Thank you so much for sharing!!.
    Hugs

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  15. So cute thank you for the tutorial :)

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  16. How lovely! I've read through your tutorial, thanks for keeping it nice & easy, I like that in a project :) The little ear tufts are really cute, every owl definitely needs wings though so if I get round to making one I'll be doing that bit for sure :)

    Thanks for sharing and taking so many pictures!!

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  17. what a great tutorial, thanks for sharing this.

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  18. exclente tutorial, hermosas, me encantaron!!!
    felicitacione,s q talento!
    besos.

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  19. love love love them. Particularly their big eyes.
    xxx

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  20. ooo, they are too cute to resist! Must make at least one of these pretties...
    The tutorial looks really clear; thanks a lot! Love from Mirjam.

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  21. merci merci merci pour ce magnifique tutoriel !! tout est bien expliqué, je vais essayer et ne manquerais pas d'informer toutes les copines
    elles sont trop chou !!
    bises
    Nicolette

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  22. Thanks for the tutorial. I'll give it a go this weekend!

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  23. Simple, easy lovely little owl pattern. They are everywhere these days, I love them !

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  24. Oh my goodness, how cute are they!! These will not even make it on to my 'to do' list as I think I will go and make one right now!
    thanks for sharing the tutorial!

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  25. Generosity beyond compare. Thank you so much xx

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  26. Oh I love them. My littlest jammer is creating an owl nest having coincidentally been given a couple of owl sewing kits for Christmas. Now I'm a complete non crocheter (is that a word?) and wondered if you were willing to part with an owl for some pennies or even as swap of some sort? Hope you don't mind me asking but I'd love to get one for her.
    Ellie
    x

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  27. Oh Jacquie, what a fantastic tutorial! So many photos! My step-son's girlfriend loves owls, I think I'm going to have to make one for her! They are way too cute not to! Thanks so much for sharing the pattern with us all, big hugs, xx

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  28. Cuuuuuuttttttttttteeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!! xxx

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  29. oh i love them!! they look so cute and funny hanging out there, im gonna try making some!!!thanks for another great tutorial and ny the way i posted a link to your daisy granny squares tutorial on my blog (hope you dont mind).
    have a great rest of the week!

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  30. These are gorgeous! Thanks so much for the tutorial, I'm new to crochet and can only do the basics so far, but I'll have a go at these :-) I love hoew you've photographed them on your washing line!

    Rose xx

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  31. These are adorable, Jacquie! Thank you for the excellent tutorial. I think I might make some for my daughter's bedroom, which has an owl theme.

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  32. Super cute...perfect use for those little left over bits of stylecraft.
    Love the simplicity of their sweet faces, well I love it all really!xxxxx

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  33. Thanks Jacquie - I've been looking forward to this tutorial. Now to get crocheting! Thank you! x

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  34. How beautiful they are! thanks for sharing, you are such a lovely person.

    Have a great time!

    Lluisa x

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  35. They are absolutely the sweetest owls I have seen!!! I want to take them all home with me. Definitely a project I shall be trying out this weekend. Many thanks for sharing your tutorial.

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  36. Very CUTE! and a great tutorial. My issue is I'm a lefty and will have to reverse everything to make one of these...

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  37. Hi, I've just started following your blog and love these owls. One of my grand-daughters loves owls so guess who will be crocheting one up very soon.
    Thanks for sharing your ideas, x

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  38. I loved visiting your blog today!! You made everything easy to understand...for those that are learning.....and an awfully sweet little project for those of us that can just whip something up....so cute for a quick gift! I will certainly visit back to enjoy so much more that you have to offer all of us! I do follow your blog, and would be honored...if you would follow mine too! www.sanderellas1.com Sandy

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  39. What a cute tutorial!! Love those little owls :) Thanks for doing such a detailed job and sharing :)

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  40. What a wonderful tutorial for those fantastic little owls! They're so cheerful looking and would make lovely gifts to anyone! Thank you so much for going to so much trouble with all those very helpful photos and written explanations. I shall look forward to making my first little owl really soon!

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  41. What cute owls - I love them. On my 'to do' list, and hopefully soon. Thank you for the tutorial.

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  42. Aww these are amazing!! I found your blog yesterday and made your granny heart and blogged it. It's fab..I'm planning more!!

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  43. Your owls are gorgeous! Thank you for sharing the pattern :)

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  44. Awesome! Thanks for the tutorial!! I love owls!! Hugz

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  45. Absolutely ADORABLE, and I'd love to try making a few of these! Thanks for sharing how! ~tina

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  46. Thanks for posting such a brilliant tutorial. These are very cute and I think even I might (just) be able to have a go at one of these!

    Gillian x

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  47. Why thank you for posting. You went through a lot of work. If I get started now I can around 12 made for co-worker gifts for Christmas this year!!

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  48. Oooohhh! Beautiful owls!!! Many thanks for the tutorial!!!

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  49. Adorable owls - I love the tufty little horns. :)

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  50. These are so adorable and I reckon even I can do it! I'll have to grab out some yarn and try. I can do granny squares and simple stuff, but this looks very achievable even to a total novice. Thanks Jacquie!

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  51. Owl cute are they? Fantastic!!!!
    Thank you so much for sharing,
    xoxo Ale

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  52. I love the little owls, your are delicious!
    Thanks for the tutorial.
    Have a nice day.
    Cinzia

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  53. Wow Bert lovely and cute :) Nice blog also. Greetz Janny
    Creatiefmetmij.blogspot.nl

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  54. Hi Jacquie, the owls made me smile!! They are so funny looking!! I bet they make wonderful toys! I just made my daughter a felt owl and she takes it everywhere!

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  55. Lovely little owls, thank you for sharing! I know someone who would love one (or two or three!) of these so best get crocheting!
    Angie x

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  56. Magnificent! I will be crocheting up a batch of these little guys for grandchildren! Thank you!

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  57. Jacquie! YOu really need to have a way to subscribe (via email/RSS/etc). I would have signed up for emails immediately! It's in your blogger layout and SO easy to install! I'm sure there are loads of people who would subscribe!!

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  58. Good grief - what a fantastic tutorial! Thank you so much for sharing. I loooooove these owls and am having some 'I've got to make one of those straight away' feelings. My daughter's birthday is coming up - okay so she's going to be nineteen but who wouldn't want one of these cheeky chaps. Off I go to search my stash ..... x

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  59. what dear little owlies! you are so clever, thank you for taking time time (and it must have been a lot!) to write up this tutorial, i can't wait to have a go
    love jooles xxx

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  60. So perfectly sweet Jacquie. I really appreciate that this must of taken a huge amount of time to make this tutorial and want to say thank you for sharing. Your owlies are too sweet indeed xox Penelope

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  61. Many thanks for the lovely pattern. Mine is on Ravelry here http://www.ravelry.com/projects/louisewh/little-owl

    Are you going to Yarndale?

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  62. Great tutorial as usual, Jacquie!! I´m anxious to give it a try!! :)

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  63. These owls are sooo cute! Thank you for such a great tutorial! I've already made two :)) I put dried lavender inside one of them and some soap in the second so they smell :)))) And I'm going to try to make coin purses of them too... You are the inspiration!!! Thank you! (Anna)

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  64. Olá Jaquie, muita paz
    Ficou lindo seu trabalho, magnifico!!
    Obrigada por compartilhar o tutorial. beijoss no coração!!

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  65. Olá Jaquie, muita paz
    Ficou lindo seu trabalho, magnifico!!
    Obrigada por compartilhar o tutorial. beijoss no coração!!

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  66. These are so cool I'm almost to get done with mine right now wish I could show you a picture to you I think I'm going to be making a lot of these Christmas present this year thanks a lot for posting♥♥

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  67. The owls look great! Thank you for sharing. And the design seems easy to make.

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  68. I LOVE owls and these are so cute!! I feel the silly, happy urge to make it right now but I have to get my kids to school!! I will come back today and make at least one to start. THANK-YOU!!!! You are one of my fav blogs and one of the reasons I started blogging!! I would love for you to pop over one day!! Thanks again for all your hard work and your wonderful blog!!

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  69. Thanks for this tutorial I have just finished my first little owl and love him. Think I might try putting the wings on the next one to make it look like it is flying. Would be great in Christmas colours for tree decorations too.

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  70. Thanks for this tutorial I have just finished my first little owl and love him. Think I might try putting the wings on the next one to make it look like it is flying. Would be great in Christmas colours for tree decorations too.

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  71. lindas e fofas suas corujas LOVE!
    BEIJOSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!

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  72. I was just thinking I wish I could crochet and now I will try to make an owl with your wonderful lesson. Thank you

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  73. Well I've been and gone and made one - I love him! Would you mind if I put him on my blog - with credit to you of course? Don't worry if you'd rather I didn't I'm just glad to have made him ( he's called Squinty as I'm not quite as accurate with eyes as you are!) Thanks again xxx

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    1. I'd love to see Squinty on your blog :0)
      Jacquie x

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    2. He's here!
      http://plainjane66.blogspot.co.uk/
      Thank youhooo x

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  74. thank you so much. I have been trying to find a nice easy owl pattern. love these. thank you so much for the tutorial- cos I cant read crochet patterns! thank you for sharing.

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  75. I just finished crocheting your owl.
    I used cotton instead of wool and had no beads or dark buttons for the eyes, so I made a blue-eyed owl. ;) You can see it here http://xelenacrochets.blogspot.ru/2013/01/blog-post_26.html
    Thanks for the tutorial, it was really easy to follow your instructions.

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  76. You can see mine here:
    https://picasaweb.google.com/aniaPa2007/2013#5837864200198690178
    The smallest one is made with thread.
    Anna

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  77. too cute love them and thanks for the tutorial

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  78. Wheeeeeee! These are G O R G E O U S ! But then I am a bit of an owl fan! Thanks so much for the tutorial, Jacquie, I'm definitely going to give these a go :)
    Jones x

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  79. Aww these are so cute! And they look like the perfect procrastination project from getting on with my neglected granny square blanket :P Thanks for the tutorial!
    Alex

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  80. I just love love your owls they are so cute , thank you so much for the tutorial, Jacquie. I made one and your directions are right on. thanks again

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  81. I am new to crochet and this tutorial is great. these are so cute. thanks for sharing how to make them.

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  82. Gosh Jacquie, this tutorial of gorgeous little owls is so popular! I wanted to tell you that I have just finished my first owl and he looks wonderful! The tutorial was so well explained and the photos are always so helpful! Now I've nearly finished my second owl in different colours. I found some really pretty coloured wooden beads to sew on the eyes. I use the colour to fit (or contrast) with the 'feathers'! Thank you for sharing this easy and lovely pattern on your blog. It's much appreciated! Sandra

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  83. Thank you for sharing such a lovely little project :) Here's mine. http://bikeswoolandkids.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/owl-love.html

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  84. Fantastyczne sowy!!! Ja niedawno zrobiłam czapkę sowę dla córeczki:)

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  85. Thankyou for taking so much time to do this tutorial.
    I have just found your blog and will be returning often.
    Now, where is my hook and yarn, must go straight down and make one of these lovely little owls, my Grand daughter would love one.
    Briony
    xx

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  86. I wanted to thank you for this wonderful pattern! I have posted a picture of the owl I made on my blog and posted the link to your blog so people could come visit you and try to make an owl for themselves!! Here is the link to my blog if you would like to come take a peak! Cheers!!

    http://staceykokot.blogspot.ca/2013/02/is-it-springtime-yet.html

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  87. I am in love! These are just awesome and just the perfect size! Can't wait to make a few! Thanks for sharing! ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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  88. OMGosh! These are just to darn cute... thank you so much for sharing the pattern and the inspiration.
    Hugs from a new follower...
    Beth P

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  89. Thank you so much for sharing this adorable pattern!! I've made one already, and am sure I'll be making more!
    Kate :}

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  90. The cutest EVER!!! My very pregnant daughter was just showing me a picture of a very cute owl painting for my future grandbaby's room...this will be perfect! So now I just have to finish the blanket I'm knitting, the quilt I'm stitching, the painting I'm making and sneak at least one of these little guys' in by April...

    I truly can't thank you enough for your kindness in sharing!

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  91. Hi Jacqui,

    Thank you so much for this wonderful tutorial. I made 4 of them over the weekend to use as School Bags charms. The Kids absolutely love them! I have posted about them on my Blog today if you would like to have a peek. Many many thanks!

    Mel x

    http://coalvalleyview.blogspot.com.au/2013/02/52-weeks-of-happy-552_5.html

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  92. Here's a German relative: http://haekelmonster.wordpress.com/2013/02/09/easy-owl/
    Thank you for the wonderful tutorial!

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  93. Thnxx for the great tut!
    see my "carnaval" owl on http://pinterest.com/pin/139119075961435996/

    Anne-Marie

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  94. Hi Jacquie! I've just made a couple of this owls for my daughters. I love them(both girls and owls)! :)) Your tutorial is so great! Thank you very much!
    ~Olga~
    Xx

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  95. Dear Jacqui,
    Thank you so much for sharing your tutorial. I am new to crochet and have self taught by reading and following a couple of selected blogs over the last month. I tried these owls and they look so cute. I used a single stitch for closing all around and also some scrap wool that I felted for the filling. I think I will add some beads too :-). These make such easy and cute little gifts for kids! Once a again thank you for making crochet look so simple.
    Cheers from Vienna
    Jo

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  96. Hi Jacquie,
    Thanks so much for the tutorial. I have now made 5 of these! (My daughter has oan order in for 6 of them!) I have made some minor modifications to suit me which you can see on my blog if you'd like to pop by - http://mississhippi.wordpress.com .

    I think these little owls are going to be a great stash buster!
    Regards,
    Elaine

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  97. Me gusto mucho gracias por el tutorial esta buenisimo

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  98. I have just finished making one of these and it turned out perfectly. The instructions were simple to follow, thanks!

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  99. Thank you for this pattern!
    Greetings, Petra

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  100. Thank you so much for sharing this easy to follow tutorial, I made a couple - first one looked a bit like a mutant owl LOL but the second is quite a cutie - I have blogged them both with a heads up to you
    Thanks again
    http://nicksartystuff.blogspot.co.uk/

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  101. Achei as corujas lindas!!!! e muito fofas... vou fazer muitas. E obrigada por compartilhar o tutorial

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  102. This tutorial is great, when I get a spare few minutes I'm going to make one for my daughter x

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  103. Hi! I write from Italy and I have just discovered your wonderful blog ... (sorry for my english ...!) I will follow you with great pleasure! These owls are too beautiful!
    A hug and see you soon!
    Marzia

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  104. Thank you for such a great tutorial. I finally made an owl over the weekend, here he is http://sugarplumtart.blogspot.com.au/2013/03/happy-owl.html
    xx

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  105. Thanks for the great tutorial!!! Can't wait to make one of these cute owls...gonna try one this evening!

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  106. Stumbled upon your blog while searching for instruction on edging my granny square blanket. I love your color combinations and since I am a new Nonna (grandmother) with a second on the way this summer, I hope to make the owls with embroidered eyes for little hands to hold as cuddlies. Thank you for the instruction!!

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  107. Stumbled upon your blog while searching for instruction on edging my granny square blanket. I love your color combinations and since I am a new Nonna (grandmother) with a second on the way this summer, I hope to make the owls with embroidered eyes for little hands to hold as cuddlies. Thank you for the instruction!!

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  108. I stumbled upon your blog while searching for edging for my granny square blanket. I love your color combinations. As a new Nonna (grandmother) with another due the summer, I hope to make these owls with embroidered eyes so little hands can clutch as cuddlies. Thanks for the instruction!

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  109. I stumbled upon your blog while searching edging for my granny square blanket. I love your color combinations. As a new Nonna (grandmother) with another due this summer, I hope to make these with embroidered eyes so little hands can clutch the owls as cuddlies. Thanks for the instruction!

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  110. Excellent , amazing , and so nice .... thank u a lot..

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  111. Thank you so much for this tutorial!

    I made some in varying yarn weights, from DK to crochet cotton to the very finest crochet cotton. GREAT fun and very very very cute. Thank you again.

    Here's a link to my photos if you would like to see (though I daresay you are sick of owls by now!)

    http://hyotenka.blogspot.jp/2013/03/and-then-february-26th.html

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  112. Thank you for making and sharing such detailed tutorial. I am sure I'll be making bunch of them soon.

    Cheers
    Annie

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  113. A flock of mini owls! 14 of them for my son and his classmates graduating from Elementary school!

    http://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=28538907#editor/target=post;postID=8205233057429758198

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  114. Thanks for the tutorial, these owls are so cute! I am a complete beginner at crochet but managed to muddle through and make two! I then got more adventurous and made a baby one! I'm also a complete beginner at blogging but they are on my blog with a link back to your site.
    They are here if you would like a look.
    http://becomingastayathomemum.com/lovely-spring-walks-and-more-cute-crochet-owls/
    Thanks again!

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  115. I never thought an owl was something that I would make until I saw the cuteness of the owl you had made. I tailormade the owl to suit the sitting posture that I wanted...but want to tell you that I was so very inpspired by your owl, You can find mine at http://livingwell231.blogspot.com/2013/03/woody-owl-and-woolly-owl.html
    Thanks for all that you do.

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  116. Fantastically beautifully! Very fine!

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  117. I think there will be many owls around our house at Christmas. These are so darn cute!!!

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  118. Fantastic, thanks for sharing!

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  119. Thank you for this fabulous tutorial - I have made a cute crocheted Ollie Owl (hope you like most post www.thestitchsharer.com). Totally love him!

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  120. Thanks for a fantastic tutorial - I've made an owl and linked back to you!

    http://dinkidots.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/pink-owl.html

    Maria x

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  121. Lovely!!!
    thanks!!!! ♥♥♥

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  122. DID IT :) Just posted a pic, over at mine. Thank you so much for the clear tutorial, Jacquie. These owls are simply adorable! And a Hoot to make (sorry, couldn't resist!),
    Jones x

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  123. Such a cute pattern. Thanks so much for sharing. I'm off to hook up a few.

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  124. Really cute design. Thank you for the tutorial!

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  125. Thank you for sharing your pattern with us. I will have a go at one over the Easter holidays - thank you again :)

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  126. Thank you for sharing this pattern. I've just had a go at making one today which I'm really pleased with and now my children are rummaging through my yarn to pick out which colours they want for theirs! I've blogged it if you want to see :-)
    Evelyn x

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  127. Wow! Just found your blog. Can't wait to read more of it and crochet the super cute owls. Thank you! Helen

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  128. Love the owls!! I put a link for them and the tutorial on my site. http://craftyalleycat.com

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  129. Thank you very.much for your fabulously easy to follow tutorial. I'm completely addicted to making these little owls

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  130. This is so cute. Great tutorial. Thanks.

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  131. Just finished two of these and I'm so pleased with them.
    I found your tutorial via Attic 24.
    Thanks xxx

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  132. Fabulous owls! I've made a few and wonder if you would mind if I sold them at our Big Chocolate Tea Party for the Sick Children's Trust? http://www.sickchildrenstrust.org/bigchocolateteaparty/

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  133. Wow girlee what a great tutorial.
    Happy Easter.
    Hugs
    donna

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  134. the owls are so cute, I have started collecting cute owls and these are on my list to do

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  135. Have just followed your tutorial, now a proud owner of a very cute owl, thank you.

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  136. gracias por compatir el tutorial...hermosos los buhos!!! tratare de tejerlos.recibe saludos desde argetina...

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  137. Hi..fantastic and fun tutorial...had to make one as soon as I saw the photo...i have three now...too hooked to give up..anyways..question: may i sell my finished owls? thank you for sharing...and check my blog out for photos of my owls...http://monika-crochets-knits.blogspot.com.au/

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  138. I made one for my daughter's 13th birthday. She loved it!

    You can see it here: http://www.houseofhodgepodge.blogspot.com/2013/04/birthday-owl.html Thank you so much for the pattern. Very easy to follow!

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  139. Yes!It's beautiful !
    Maddalena

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  140. Thanks for the adorable Owl pattern ;-) I just wanted to ask if we are allowed to sell items made from your pattern or if it is for personal use only? No worries either way and it is so kind of you to share your creations with all of this....I know lots of friends who will love getting these as gifts xxx

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  141. Thank you so much for this very cute pattern and very thourough tutorial. I have made three so far and posted them on my blog slog with at little catoon with one of the owl ;) It's in Danish, so you probably won't understand much. It's about the owl who loves nutella but unfortunately has no wings, so it can't open the jar ;)

    http://detlilleblaahus.wordpress.com/2013/04/05/ulla-den-nuttede-buttede-ugle/

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    1. Hi Caroline, this made me laugh....so cute :0)
      Jacquie x

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  142. OMG...toooo nice...
    I'llhave to do it absolutely
    Thanks

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  143. Wauwwww I,ve been searching for those little cuties for days :-). Started at onceand have lots of fun making them. They come in my grandsons crib on the head-protector, and while his crib is in my bedroom, I've a very good reasen to decorate a large part of it with the "owl-theme" A big crochet tree in the corner, with lots of these little buddies sitting on it's branches.
    So thanx a lot, for this amazing pattern.

    gr. martine

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  144. Very beautiful owls... Thank you very much for the pattern.
    I had made one for my birthday... It can be seen here
    http://madametrico.canalblog.com/archives/2013/04/09/26883828.html

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  145. Hi Jacquie just wanted to say I really enjoyed this tutorial. I've made two owls so far. I'd love to get your seal of approval on them also I hope you don't mind me mentioning you on my blog all singing of praises forgetmenotsblue.blogspot.co.uk

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  146. I simply adore these little cuties, may have something to do with loving owls. Have seen them all over the net and have wanted the pattern so i could make some. And POOF here it is...WoOHOO! Thank you sweetie very much. Also I want to tell you what a wonderful tutorial this is. I've been crocheting over 40 yrs, and I'm not ashamed to say I have big problems with a LOT of patterns. No problems at all understanding your pattern. With me pictures are more help than words, of course both together is even better.
    BIG huggggggg
    LindY G

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  147. thank you very much for the tuto... i was very happy to make it. Excuse my english
    Danièle from France
    http://memere89.canalblog.com/archives/2013/04/13/26915754.html

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  148. I just can't stop making these owls, have made about 40 over the weekend!
    Mary from Worcs, England

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  149. Jaquie, te felicito por tu bella creación, los buhos estan maravillosos.
    Gracias por compartir el tutorial.
    Tienes el gráfico disponible (graphic available)
    Bye,
    VERO

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  150. Loved making this as my first little character. Up to now I've only made blankets (granny & ripple) and this has been a lovely break from my ripples. It was so simple to make and has made me feel like I can do more then the basics. Only took me a day (in between looking after my 7 months daughter)... just need to get some beads and stuffing. Thank you!! The pictures have been brilliant. So easy to follow.

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  151. I'm so making these this weekend!! They are adorable!!! TFS!

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  152. Thank you for sharing the cute crochet Owls and love the Birds too! I have not mastered changing yarn colors but its worth trying it. they are so cheerful and make me smile.

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  153. Thanks for your pattern. I can't seem to get my circle to not curl. I've tried two different hook sizes, but it still curls. What am I doing wrong?

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  154. Thank you! Made one as a present for my sister. Super pattern! Thanks again, much appreciated

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  155. I love this owl ! It’s so cute and I have made my own owl!! Thanks for sharing!
    Look : http://desdeotempodavovo.blogspot.com.br/2013/03/corujita-coruja-em-croche.html
    Hugs from São Paulo – Brazil

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  156. I used your owl as an applique to a chunky ripple afghan. Now he's a double threat - cute and cuddly :D

    http://everylittlethingblog.wordpress.com/2013/04/30/ripple-afghan-owl-completed/

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  157. This pattern is so easy...I immediately made a couple. I even made a micro one that is only an inch tall with thread to hang in my bonsai. By far the best owl pattern I have seen.

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  158. I love these little owls and have made so many. Its a great pattern and I love that you have added so many images, it makes it so easy to follow.
    I have just posted a few pictures of my finished owls on my blog if you fancy having a little look.

    I was really relieved to see that you have granted permission for owls made using your pattern can be sold. I am holding a Christmas craft fair and hope to sell some little owls there :)

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  159. Thank you for this lovely pattern, I only learnt to crochet this year and this was the first pattern I followed.

    I am now making a few for my daughter to sell in aid of the world wildlife fund, I hope that is ok.

    Thanks again

    Jo

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  160. Thank you so munch for the tutorial! I made some cute owls upon your description...
    I would like to express, how appriciated I am for all your work!!

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  161. Awesome tutorial!It's so detailed!I am goinng to to try my hand at this!Thank you for sharing!!!

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  162. Great tutorial! thank you!

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  163. I need more yarn and fiberfill to make a bunch of these for friends!

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    1. BTW, I'm working on my 2nd owl now. They are fun! I didn't have beads or safety eyes so I found dark brown yarn. I chained 3 and slip stitched to the 1st stitch and just fastened off. It made a knot like thing. I pushed it through the hole of the white eye and pulled the yarn tight to close the hole. Then I wove the brown ends in the back to keep the little knot in place.

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  164. This is so cute, I must make it right now, I just love your site, very pretty things.

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  165. so cute! I can´t wait to try it! ;)

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  166. I realy love your owls...
    Thanks voor the tutorial.
    http://goudhaartje.blogspot.nl

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  167. Hi,

    Thank you for the pattern he is lovely, I have made a few to sell in aid of World Wildlife Fund. I hope that is ok.

    Thanks

    Jo

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  168. hermoso trabajo felicitaciones y gracias por compartir tu hermoso búho

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  169. My Granddaughter has just informed me that she loves Owl's, so I am going to make her a little 'bunting' out of these!
    Hugs Cheryl xxx

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  170. The Owls are so cute, that I made one by myself: http://projekt-sviloprejka.blogspot.com/2013/06/wyzwanie-foto-dzien-4-zrobione-przez.html#comment-form

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  171. The owl is very very cute :)

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  172. These are adorable and its the first crochet item I've been able to complete, I've been trying to learn crochet for ages and thanks to your great instructions I've made an owl ( although a bit wonky).
    thanks so much.

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  173. Thanks for the tutorial!! I will do it one soon *__*

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  174. Thanks for this lovely pattern. It turned out great!

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  175. Just wonderful thank you for sharing!

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  176. it's very lovely, thanks for the pattern. and I do it quickly,
    cathy

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  177. I wanted to make an owl for a friend so googled for a pattern and found your blog. This pattern is perfect and so easy to make up. Thanks so much for the post. I've saved it and will definitely be making more! Hope you don't mind me tweeting my owl- have linked it back to you. https://twitter.com/fatmonica/status/350546749691138049

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  178. Wow, cute owls! :) Thanks for the tutorial!

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  179. mE ENCANTO!!!1 GRACIAS LO HICE!!!PUEDES PASARTE X MI BLOGG Y CHEKEAR!! SOY NUEVA EN BLOG Y EN CROCHET!!! SLUDOS!!

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  180. Your tutorials are wonderful! I'm in the process of making your owl and I'm having a problem with my circles curling. Any suggestions to help with this would be appreciated!!
    Thanks,
    Angel

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