Friendly Owl Amigurumi Crochet

by leonardoamadeu

Welcome to the enchanting world of amigurumi, where you can bring to life a delightful Owl with your crochet skills. This Owl Amigurumi project is not only a joy to create but also results in a charming, whimsical creature that’s perfect for gifting, decorating, or as a cherished addition to your amigurumi collection. Whether you’re an avid bird lover or a crochet enthusiast, this pattern is designed to guide you through each step with ease.

Owl Amigurumi

Materials and Tools

Gather the following supplies before you start:

  • Yarn: Brown, white, and orange. Medium weight (4) yarn is recommended.
  • Crochet Hook: Size 3.5 mm.
  • Fiberfill: For stuffing.
  • Stitch Markers: To keep track of rounds.
  • Yarn Needle: For sewing parts together.
  • Scissors.
  • Safety Eyes: 9 mm, or use black yarn for embroidered eyes.

Skill Level

Intermediate. Basic knowledge of crochet stitches and amigurumi techniques is helpful.

Abbreviations

  • ch: chain
  • st(s): stitch(es)
  • sc: single crochet
  • inc: increase (2 sc in one st)
  • dec: decrease (sc 2 sts together)
  • sl st: slip stitch
  • [ ]: repeat instructions between brackets as directed

Owl Amigurumi Pattern

Body (Use brown yarn)

  1. Round 1: 6 sc in a magic ring (6 sts)
  2. Round 2: Inc in each st around (12 sts)
  3. Round 3: [Sc in next st, inc in next st] 6 times (18 sts)
  4. Rounds 4-12: Sc in each st around (18 sts)
  5. Round 13: [Sc in next st, dec] 6 times (12 sts)
  6. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Stuff the body firmly.

Head (Use brown yarn)

  1. Round 1: 6 sc in a magic ring (6 sts)
  2. Round 2: Inc in each st around (12 sts)
  3. Round 3: [Sc in next st, inc in next st] 6 times (18 sts)
  4. Rounds 4-10: Sc in each st around (18 sts)
  5. Round 11: [Sc in next st, dec] 6 times (12 sts)
  6. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Insert safety eyes between Rounds 8 and 9, about 4 sts apart. Stuff the head.

Wings (Make 2, use brown yarn)

  1. Round 1: 6 sc in a magic ring (6 sts)
  2. Round 2: Inc in each st around (12 sts)
  3. Rounds 3-5: Sc in each st around (12 sts)
  4. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Feet (Make 2, use orange yarn)

  1. Round 1: 6 sc in a magic ring (6 sts)
  2. Round 2: [Sc in next 2 sts, inc] twice (8 sts)
  3. Rounds 3-4: Sc in each st around (8 sts)
  4. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Beak (Use orange yarn)

  1. Row 1: Ch 2, sc in second ch from hook (1 st)
  2. Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in st (2 sts)
  3. Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across (2 sts)
  4. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Eyes (Make 2, use white yarn)

  1. Round 1: 6 sc in a magic ring (6 sts)
  2. Round 2: Inc in each st around (12 sts)
  3. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

Assembly

  • Sew the head to the body.
  • Attach the wings to either side of the body.
  • Sew the feet to the bottom of the body.
  • Attach the beak between the eyes.
  • Sew the white eye patches in place, and then attach the safety eyes or embroider the eyes.

Conclusion

Your adorable Owl Amigurumi is now complete! This cute and cuddly creature is a testament to your crochet skills and is sure to be a hit with anyone who sees it. Whether it’s perched on a shelf, given as a thoughtful handmade gift, or used as a cozy companion, this owl is bound to bring joy and a sense of accomplishment.

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