Little Owl Applique
by Elizabeth Mareno
Materials: worsted weight cotton-2 colors, small bits each. (I love this cotton was used)
Worsted or baby weight white, tiny bit
Worsted brown for beak
Lg eye needle
With color #1 and G hook, ch 4
-Join to make a circle, ch2
(Chain 2 does not count as hdc)
-Put 12 hdc's in center of circle.(12)
-Before finishing the last hdc, chg color to 2nd color, then sl st to first hdc to join.
- with new color, ch2 (not hdc), 2hdc in each hdc around (24)
- do not chg color, join with first hdc, ch2
EARS- hdc in sm sp as join & ch2,dc in the next st, ch2 and sl st in the second ch, dc in the sm sp as last dc, hdc in the next stitch, sc in the next, sl st in the next. Now just reverse that for the second 'ear'. Sc, hdc, dc-ch2-sl st-dc, hdc, then ch2 and sl st in sm sp as last hdc.
Basic owl is done.
EYES- with white and F hook, ch 2, put 6sc in 2nd ch from hook and finish off. See to face. Embroider small brown beak under the eyes.
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