Crochet Owl Free Pattern

Create Autumn Magic with Crochet Owl Pillows! Are you ready to infuse your home with the warmth and charm of autumn? Look no further than my Crochet Owl Free Pattern!

Crafted with love and designed to bring a touch of seasonal whimsy to your decor, this adorable crochet owl in pillow form is the perfect DIY project for enthusiasts of all skill levels.

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My Crochet Owl Pillow captures the essence of autumn with its warm, earthy colors and intricate stitchwork. This unique piece serves both as a cozy decoration and a huggable companion during the crisp fall evenings. Picture it nestled on your sofa, bringing comfort and style to your home.

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Ready to get started? Gather your materials and tools as we embark on this crochet adventure. In the next sections, I’ll cover everything you need, including abbreviations and important notes, to ensure your crochet owl turns out just as you envision.

Let’s begin crafting a world of crochet owl magic!

Crochet Owl Free Pattern

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Materials and Tools

  • I use yarn with colors: linen, light blue, teal, dark green, black, lime, purple, grey.
  • Hook: Size 2.3mm.
  • Scissors.
  • Pins and needles for sewing.
  • One pair of safety eyes size 16mm.
  • Stuffing (polyfill, cotton wool, etc.).

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Abbreviations –US TERMS

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  • Rnd/rnds: Round/ Rounds
  • R: Row
  • MR: Magic ring/ Magic circle
  • Ch: Chain
  • Sc: Single crochet stitch (cross stitch)
  • Inc: Single crochet increase stitch
  • Hdc: Half double crochet stitch
  • Dc: Double crochet stitch
  • Ss: Slip stitch
  • St/ sts: Stitch/ Stitches
  • Sk st/sts: Skip stitch/stitches
  • WS: wrong side
  • […] … x time: Repeat instructions x times
  • (…): Number of stitches of each round
  • {…}: Work instructions within brackets into the same stitch

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Body

Start with teal yarn, change to grey yarn on BOLD stitches

Ch 55, and stitches are now working on both sides of the foundation chain.

  • Rnd 1: sc into the second chain from the hook, sc 7, sc 38, sc 7, {sc 3}, sc 52, inc (110sts)
  • Rnd 2: sc 7, sc 40, sc 63 (110sts)
  • Rnd 3-4 (2 rnds): sc 6, sc 42, sc 62 (110sts)
  • Rnd 5-6 (2 rnds): sc 6, sc 43, sc 61 (110sts)
  • Rnd 7-10 (4 rnds): sc 6, sc 44, sc 60 (110sts)
  • Rnd 11-13 (3 rnds): sc 7, sc 43, sc 60 (110sts)
  • Rnd 14-15 (2 rnds): sc 8, sc 42, sc 60 (110sts)
  • Rnd 16: sc 9, sc 41, sc 60 (110sts)
  • Rnd 17: sc 9, sc 40, sc 61 (110sts)
  • Rnd 18: sc 10, sc 39, sc 61 (110sts)
  • Rnd 19: sc 11, sc 37, sc 62 (110sts)
  • Rnd 20: sc 12, sc 35, sc 63 (110sts)
  • Rnd 21: sc 13, sc 33, sc 64 (110sts)
  • Rnd 22: sc 15, sc 29, sc 66 (110sts)

From now, work with teal yarn only

  • Rnd 23-46 (24 rnds): sc 110 (110sts)

Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing.

Stuffing and sew to close the opening.

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Eyes (x2)

Part 1 

Use lime yarn

  • Rnd 1: dc 12 into MR (12sts)
  • Rnd 2: ch 2, inc 12 (24sts)
  • Rnd 3: ch 2, [dc, inc] 12 times (36sts)

Part 2

Use light blue yarn – use WS

  • Rnd 1: hdc 10 into MR (10sts)
  • Rnd 2: ch 2, inc 10 (20sts)

Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing.

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EYEBROWS

Use dark green yarn

Work in flat rows. Ch 1 and turn at the end of each row.

  • Ch 2
  • R1: sc into the 2nd chain from the hook (1st)
  • R2: inc (2sts)
  • R3: inc 2 (4sts)
  • R4: inc, sc 2, inc (6sts)
  • R5: inc, sc 4, inc (8sts)

First wing

  • R6: inc, sc 3 (5sts)
  • R7: sk 1st, sc 3, inc, ch 3 (5sts)
  • R8: sc 7 (7sts)
  • R9: sk 1st, sc 6, ch 4 (6sts)
  • R10: sc 8 (8sts)
  • R11: sk 1st, sc 7, ch 4 (7sts)
  • R12: sc 8, ss (9sts)

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Second wing

  • Join the yarn to the first stitch of row 5
  • R6: inc, sc 3 (5sts)
  • R7: sk 1st, sc 3, inc, ch 3 (5sts)
  • R8: sc 7 (7sts)
  • R9: sk 1st, sc 6, ch 4 (6sts)
  • R10: sc 8 (8sts)
  • R11: sk 1st, sc 7, ch 4 (7sts)
  • R12: sc 8, ss (9sts)

Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing.

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Strap (eyes) 

Use dark green yarn

  • Ch 75
  • Ss into the 2nd chain from the hook, ss 73 (74)

Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing.

Nose

Use grey yarn, don’t stuff

  • Rnd 1: sc 6 into MR (6sts)
  • Rnd 2: [sc, inc] 3 times (9sts)
  • Rnd 3-6 (4 rnds): sc 9 (9sts)
  • Rnd 7: [sc, dec] 3 times (6sts)

Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing.

Wings (x2)

Use dark green yarn, don’t stuff

  • Rnd 1: sc 6 into MR (6sts)
  • Rnd 2: {sc 3}, sc 5 (8sts)
  • Rnd 3: inc 2, sc 3, inc, sc 2 (11sts)
  • Rnd 4: inc, {sc 3}, inc, sc 8 (15sts)
  • Rnd 5: inc, sc 3, inc, sc 6, inc, sc 3 (18sts)
  • Rnd 6: inc, sc 3, inc, sc 9, inc, sc 3 (21sts)
  • Rnd 7: inc, sc 3, inc, sc 12, inc, sc 3 (24sts)
  • Rnd 8-10 (3 rnds): sc 24 (24sts)
  • Rnd 11: [sc 2, dec] 6 times (18sts)
  • Rnd 12: [sc, dec] 6 times (12sts)
  • Rnd 13: dec 6 (6sts)

Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing.

Legs (x2) 

Use grey yarn

Part 1, 2

  • Rnd 1: sc 6 into MR (6sts)
  • Rnd 2-4 (3 rnds): sc 6 (6sts)

Fasten off.

Part 3 

  • Rnd 1: sc 6 into MR (6sts)
  • Rnd 2-4 (3 rnds): sc 6 (6sts)

Do not fasten off, continue joining part 1&2

  • Rnd 3: sc 3 (part 3), sc 3 (part 2), sc 6 (part 1), sc 3 (part 2), sc 3 (part 3) (18sts)
  • Rnd 4: [dec, sc] 6 times (12sts)
  • Rnd 5: dec 6 (6sts)

Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing.

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Scarf

Use purple yarn

Work in flat rows. Ch 1 and turn at the end of each row.

  • Ch 8
  • R1: sc into the 2nd chain from the hook, sc 6 (7sts)
  • R2-71 (70 rows): BLO, sc 7 (7sts)

Fasten off, leave a long tail, and sew stitch by stitch from row 71 to row 1.

ASSEMBLY

  • Place the safety eyes at the middle of part 1&2 of the eyes. Sew part 2 to part 1.
  • Sew the eyes from round 26 to round 39 of the body.
  • Sew the strap around the eyes.
  • Sew the nose between the eyes, and from round 26 of the body.
  • Sew the eyebrows to the eyes.
  • Embroider the pattern on the belly.
  • Embroider some strips on the wings.
  • Sew the wings to the body from round 5 to round 20 of the body.
  • Sew the legs under the belly.
  • Wear the scarf for the owl.
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Congratulations, crochet enthusiasts, on completing your Crochet Owl Pillow! As you put the final stitches in place, you’ve not only created a delightful piece of decor but also woven a piece of autumn magic into your home.

I’m eager to see your finished crochet owl creations! Share your masterpieces on Instagram, Facebook, or YouTube using the handle @lennutas. Your creations inspire my community to keep crocheting and crafting wonderful memories.

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