Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Amigurumi Graduation Owl

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by Lion Brand Design Team

Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Amigurumi Graduation Owl

A wise gift idea for a graduate of any age!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    An exact gauge is not necessary for this project. Finished owl measures approximately 6 inch tall. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Special Abbreviation: sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook. Note: Work in continuous rnds; do not join rnds or turn unless otherwise instructed.
  • 2
    Head: With Chocolate, ch 2. Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed. Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around–12 sts. Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around–18 sts. Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around–24 sts. Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around–30 sts. Rnds 6–13: Sc in each st around. Rnd 14: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around–24 sts. Rnd 15: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around–18 sts. Fasten off.
  • 3
    Body: With Linen, ch 2. Rnds 1–5: Work Rnds 1–5 of Head–30 sts. Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * around–36 sts. Rnds 7–15: Sc in each st around. Rnd 16: *Sc2tog, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * around–30 sts. Rnd 17: *Sc2tog, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around–24 sts. Rnd 18: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around–18 sts. Fasten off.
  • 4
    Outer Eye (make 2): With Linen, ch 2. Rnds 1–3: Work Rnds 1–3 of Head–18 sts. Fasten off.
  • 5
    Inner Eye (make 2): With White, ch 2. Rnds 1 and 2: Work Rnds 1 and 2 of Head–12 sts. Fasten off.
  • 6
    Wing (make 2): With Chocolate, ch 2. Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch. Place marker for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed. Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around–8 sts. Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around–12 sts. Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around–16 sts. Rnds 5–11: Sc in each st around. Rnd 12: (Sc2tog) 8 times–8 sts. Fasten off.
  • 7
    Beak: With Mustard, ch 2. Rnds 1 and 2: Work Rnds 1 and 2 of Wings–8 sts. Fasten off.
  • 8
    Ear: With Chocolate, ch 2. Make as for Beak.
  • 9
    Cap: With Navy, ch 2. Rnds 1–4: Work Rnds 1–4 of Head–24 sts. Rnd 5: Sc in each st around. Fasten off.
  • 10
    Mortarboard (make 2): With Navy, ch 9. Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across–8 sts. Rows 2–8: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across. Fasten off.
  • 11
    Feet (make 2): With Chocolate, ch 4. Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across–3 sts. Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in last st–4 sts. Row 3: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 3 sts–5 sts. Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 3 sts; leave remaining sts unworked–3 sts. Fasten off.
  • 12
    Finishing: Layer Inner Eyes on Outer Eyes. Following package directions insert safety eyes through center of Eyes and attach to Head. Firmly stuff Head. Stuff Beak and sew to Head. Stuff Body firmly and sew to Head. Sew Wings to sides of Body. With shaped edge at front, sew Feet to bottom of Body. With wrong sides of the 2 Mortarboards together and working through both thicknesses, join Navy with sl st edge and work sc evenly spaced around outside edge. Sew Mortarboard to center of Cap, then sew hat onto one side of Head, Ear to opposite side. Sew a strand of Mustard to top of Mortarboard for tassel, fray end of strand. Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Chocolate 104213510
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Linen 104213501
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn White 104213502
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Mustard 104213520
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Navy 104213507
  • Lion Brand Crochet Hook Size G-6/4.00 mm 104239367
  • Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers 24 pc. 104239331
  • Lion Brand Blunt End Needles Large Eye 6 pc. 104755288
  • Fairfield Processing Poly-fil Fiber 32 oz. 104238553
  • Safety Eyes 8 mm (2)
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