Crochet Owl Pattern (UK Version)

I’ve got this new crochet owl pattern for you today. This is what the owl appliqué is going to look like.

Finished crochet owl group 1 portrait

If you would like to follow along with the crochet video tutorial for this pattern it’s available at Crochet Owl Tutorial.

This pattern will be using Uk terminology. If you would like to get the US version go to Crochet Owl Pattern (US Version).

Owl Crochet Pattern

Abbreviations

  • st –  stitch
  • sts –  stitches
  • ch –  chain
  • sl st –  slip stitch
  • dc –  double crochet
  • htr –  half treble crochet
  • tr –  treble crochet
  • dtr –  double treble crochet

Materials Used

  • A main colour, contrast colour, colour for beak, white and black crochet cotton or wool.
  • Crochet hook.
  • Scissors.
  • Thread to sew together.
  • Sewing needle.
  • Darning needle to weave in ends.

 

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Head

Make a magic loop.

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Row 1: 2 ch, 2 htr, 3 dtr, 6 htr, 3 dtr, 3 htr into circle.  Pull circle tight and join with a sl st in 2nd ch.
Row 2:  2 ch, 1 htr in next st, 2 htr in next st, work 2 dtr in each of next 3 sts, work 2 htr in next st, work 1 htr in each of next 4 sts, 2 htr in next st, work 2 dtr in each of next 3 sts, work 2 htr in next st, 1 htr in remaining sts.  Sl st in 2nd ch.
Row 3:  3 ch, 1 tr in each of next 4 sts, 2 tr in each of next 5 sts, 1 tr in each of next 8 sts, 2 tr in each of next 5 sts, 1 tr in each st to end.  Join with a sl st in the 3rd ch.
Row 4:  3 ch, 1 tr in same place as ch, 1 tr in each of next 2 sts, 2 tr in next st, (1 tr in next st, 2 tr in following st) 6 times, (1 tr in each of next 2 sts, 2 tr in next st) 2 times, (1 tr in next st, 2 tr in following st) 6 times, 1 tr in each of next 2 sts, 2 tr in following st. 1 tr into any remaining sts.  Sl st into 3rd ch.
Row 5:  3 ch, 1 tr in same place as ch, (1 tr in each of next 2 sts, 2 tr in next st,) repeat to end of row.  Sl st in top of 3 ch.  Fasten off.

Crochet owl head

Ears

Join for ear as in picture below.

Row 1:  2 ch, 1 htr in each of next 4 sts, 1 joined htr over same st as last htr and next st.  Turn.
Row 2:  2 ch, 1 joined htr over 1st 2 sts, 1 htr, 1 joined htr over last 2 sts.  Turn.
Row 3:  2 ch, htr cluster over all sts.  Fasten off.

Crochet owl head with first ear

Work the 2nd ear the same as the 1st.

Crochet owl head with ears

To Neaten Head and Ears

Join cotton at base of 1st ear.  1 ch, work 1 dc in each st around the head and ears.  Fasten off.

Crochet owl head and ears with neatened edges

Body

Make a magic loop.

Row 1: 2 ch, 2 htr, 3 dtr, 6 htr, 3 dtr, 3 htr into circle.  Pull circle tight and join with a sl st in 2nd ch.
Row 2:  2 ch, 1 htr in next st, 2 htr in next st, work 2 dtr in each of next 3 sts, work 2 htr in next st, work 1 htr in each of next 4 sts, 2 htr in next st, work 2 dtr in each of next 3 sts, work 2 htr in next st, 1 htr in remaining sts.  Sl st in 2nd ch.
Row 3:  3 ch, 1 tr in each of next 4 sts, 2 tr in each of next 5 sts, 1 tr in each of next 8 sts, 2 tr in each of next 5 sts, 1 tr in each st to end.  Join with a sl st in the 3rd ch.
Row 4:  3 ch, 1 tr in same place as ch, 1 tr in each of next 2 sts, 2 tr in next st, (1 tr in next st, 2 tr in following st) 6 times, (1 tr in each of next 2 sts, 2 tr in next st) 2 times, (1 tr in next st, 2 tr in following st) 6 times, 1 tr in each of next 2 sts, 2 tr in following st. 1 tr into any remaining sts.  Sl st into 3rd ch.
Row 5:  3 ch, 1 tr in same place as ch, (1 tr in each of next 2 sts, 2 tr in next st,) repeat to end of row.  Sl st in top of 3 ch.  Fasten off.

Crochet owl head

Outside of Eyes (Make 2)

Make a magic loop.

Row 1:  3 ch, work 12 tr into the circle.  Pull circle tight and join with a sl st in the 3rd ch.
Row 2:  2 ch, work 1 htr in same place as ch and then 2 htr in each st around.  Join with a sl st in the 2nd ch.  Fasten off.

Crochet owl outer eyes

Eyes (Make 2)

Make a magic loop.
1 ch, 8 dc into circle.  Pull the circle tight and join with a sl st.  Fasten off.

Crochet owl inner eyes

Beak

Make a magic loop.

Row 1:  3 ch, 2 tr into circle, pull circle tight but don’t join.  Turn.
Row 2:  3 ch, a tr cluster over all sts.  Fasten off.

Crochet owl beak

Wings (Make 2)

Make a magic loop.

Row 1:  3 ch, 2 tr into circle.  Pull circle tight but don’t join.  Turn.
Row 2:  3 ch, 1 tr in same place as ch, 1 tr in next st, 1 tr in top of ch.  Turn.
Row 3:  3 ch, 2 tr in same place as ch, 1 tr in each of next 2 sts, 1 tr in top of ch.  Turn.
Row 4:  3 ch, 1 joined tr over same place as ch and next st, 1 tr in each of next 3 sts, 1 tr in top of ch.  Turn.
Row 5:  3 ch, 1 tr in same place as ch, 1 tr in each st to last, 1 joined tr over last st and top of ch.  Turn.
Row 6:  3 ch, 1 tr in same place as ch, 1 tr in each st and top of ch.  Turn.
Row 7:  3 ch, 1 tr in same place as ch, 1 tr in each st to last 2.  1 joined tr over last 2 sts.  Turn.
Row 8:  3 ch, 1 tr cluster over all sts.  Don’t fasten off.

To Neaten Edges

1 ch work 1 dc in each st around the wing. Join with a sl st in ch.  Fasten off.
For the 2nd wing, after you finish the main part of the wing turn it over and dc in each st around. (This makes the wing slope in the opposite direction).

Crochet owl wings

To Make Up

Weave in ends. Embroider white spot on each eye.

Crochet owl inner eyes finished

Stitch outside of eyes together on one side.

Crochet owl outer eyes joined

Attach the eyes to the outside of eyes and embroider on eyelashes if desired.

Crochet owl finished eyes

Stitch the eye piece to the head and attach the beak partly over the eye piece as shown.

Crochet owl face with eyes Crochet owl face with beak

Join the head to the body and attach the wings.

Crochet owl body and head Crochet owl body with head and wings

Crochet on the claws.

Finished crochet owl landscape

Claws

Join cotton to bottom of body 3 stitches off centre.

(3 ch, 1 tr in same place as ch, 3 ch, sl st in same place as tr, sl st in next st) 3 times omitting the sl st in next st on last repeat.  Fasten off.

Make another claw to match.

Finished crochet owl group landscape

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