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Free Crochet Pattern: Pink Owl Amigurumi Doll

Updated on April 25, 2018
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Free Crochet Pattern: Pink Owl Amigurumi Doll

How cute is this little pink owl? Her sweet little face (and fluffy ears!) just makes you want to snuggle her! I love the way her eyes and beak are layered on her face for a cool dimensional effect and the embroidered feathers on her belly are just the the perfect finishing touches. And don't forget those little embroidered eye lashes!

This amigurumi owl is ready for some snuggles. So make one for someone who could use a little amigurumi hug. Your gift will be much appreciated!

Happy crocheting!

About This Pattern

This pattern has been translated and published in this article with permission of the original designer: Ana Artedetei. This super-crafty person has filled her aptly named "Hyperactive Mothers" website with examples and patterns of all her crafts, including fabric flowers and stuffed animals, bespoke t-shirts, bags and purses, surgical caps, knitted hats and scarfs, felted decorations, a wide array of Halloween costumes (including an AWESOME Tetris group costume, that you háve to check out!), costume jewelry, and (ofcourse!) really cute amigurumi crochet patterns. In short: her website is most certainly worth a browse, if only to get inspired to do a little more in your day... The "Pink Owl Amigurumi Doll" pattern featured in this article is available in the original Spanish on Ana's website. Go check it out!

Materials Needed

  • Yarn colors: light pink, fuchsia pink, yellow, and small amounts of black, blue and white.
  • Stuffing (artificial cotton or polifil).
  • Wooden button in the shape of a flower.
  • A "handmade" label.

Abbreviations

  • Sc = single crochet
  • Inc = increase
  • dec = decrease

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Head

Crochet in rounds, in light pink.

Round 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
Round 2: 1 inc in every stitch (12)
Round 3: Repeat (1 sc, 1 inc) (18)
Round 4: Repeat (2 sc, 1 inc) (24)
Round 5: Repeat ( 3 sc, 1 inc) (30)
Round 6: Repeat (4 sc, 1 inc) (36)
Round 7: Repeat (5 sc, 1 inc) (42)
Round 8: Repeat (6 sc, 1 inc) (48)
Round 9: Repeat (7 sc, 1 inc) (54)
Round 10: Repeat (8 sc, 1 inc) (60)
Round 11: Repeat (9 sc, 1 inc) (66)
Round 12 - 23: 1 sc in every stitch (66)
Round 24: Repeat (9 sc, 1 dec) (60)
Round 25: Repeat (8 sc, 1 dec) (54)
Round 26: Repeat 7 sc, 1 dec) (48)
Round 27: Repeat (6 sc, 1 dec) (42)
Round 28: Repeat (5 sc, 1 dec) (36)
Round 29: Repeat (4 sc, 1 dec) (30)
Round 30: Repeat (3 sc, 1 dec) (24)

Fasten off, but leave a long yarn tail for sewing the head to the body.

Stuff the head.

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Body

Crochet in rounds in light pink yarn.
Round 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
Round 2: 1 inc in every stitch (12)
Round 3: Repeat (1 sc, 1 inc) (18)
Round 4: Repeat (2 sc, 1 inc) (24)
Round 5: Repeat (3 sc, 1 inc) (30)
Round 6: Repeat (4 sc, 1 inc) (36)
Round 7: Repeat (5 sc, 1 inc) (42)
Round 8: Repeat (6 sc, 1 inc) (48)
Round 9: Repeat (7 sc, 1 inc) (54)
Round 10 -13: 1 sc in every stitch (54)
Round 14: Repeat (7 sc, 1 dec) (48)
Round 15-16: 1 sc in every stitch (48)
Round 17: Repeat (6 sc, 1 dec) (42)
Round 18-19: 1 sc in every stitch (42)
Round 20: Repeat (5 sc, 1 dec) (36)
Round 21-22: 1 sc in every stitch (36)
Round 23: Repeat (4 sc, 1 dec) (30)
Round 24-25: 1 sc in every stitch (30)
Round 26: Repeat (3 sc, 1 dec) (24)

Fasten off, leave a long yarn tail.

Stuff the body.

Wings

Make two, crochet in rounds with fuschia pink yarn.

Round 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
Round 2: 6 inc (12)
Round 3-4: 1 sc in every stitch (12)
Round 5: Repeat (1 inc, 1 sc) (18)
Round 6-7: 1 sc in every stitch (18)
Round 8: Repeat (2 sc, 1 inc) (24)
Round 9-16: 1 sc in every stitch (24)
Round 17: Repeat (2 sc, 1 dec) (18)
Round 18: Repeat (1 sc, 1 dec) (12)
Round 19: 6 dec (6)

Fasten off and leave long yarn tail.

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Eyes

Make two.

The eyes are crocheted in joined rounds, not in spirals. End each round with a slip stitch and start each round by chaining one stitch.

Round 1: In black, 6 sc in magic ring (6).
Round 2: In light blue, 6 inc (12)
Round 3: Switch to white. Repeat (1 dc, 1 inc) (18)
Round 4: Repeat (2 sc, 1 inc) (24)

With white yarn embroider a glitter in each eye. (See photo).

Sew or or glue the eyes on the face (in this case they are glued with a silicone gun).

Embroider three little eyelashes in black yarn on each eye (see photo).

Beak

In yellow.

Crochet in rows, not in rounds.

Round 1: Chain 5
Round 2: 4 sc
Round 3: 2 dec
Chain 1 and sc around the entire piece.

Sew or glue the beak between and on top of the eyes (see photo).

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Feet

In yellow, make two, crochet in rounds.

Each foot is made up of three little toes joined together.

Toes (3 per foot):
Round 1: 6 sc in magic ring (6)
Round 2-4: 1 sc in every stitch (6)

Put the 3 toes together like this:
Round 5: 3 sc in the first toe, 3 sc in the second toe, 6 sc in the third toe, 3 dc in the second toe, 3 sc in the first toe (18)
Round 6-7: 1 sc in every stitch (18)
Round 8: Repeat (1 sp, 1 dec) (12)
Round 9-10: 1 sc in every stitch (12)
Round 11: 6 dec (6)

Don't stuff the toes or feet, sew to close.
Sew or stick the feet under the body (see photo). This will also give more stability to the owl.

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Ears And Feathers

The ears are made in fuchsia pink by making little tassels on top op the head.

The easiest way to do this is by cutting some yarn stings and looping them in under a stitch on the head. You can then finish the tassels by knotting a smaller piece of yarn around it.

Embroider the little feathers on the belly in fuchsia pink.

Sew a pink fuchsia wood flower next to the owl's left ear.

And finally add a wooden button with the word "handmade" on the back.

Congratulations! You've finished your cute amigurumi owl!

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Decoration Alternatives

If you don't have a button to decorate your owl with, consider using other cute little ornaments. I have included two patterns for this purpose: a little crochet butterfly and a crochet bow. This way your owl will be the sweetest one out there!

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BONUS PATTERN: Little Butterfly!

Chain 8, close the loop with a slipstitch.
Chain 3, 2 dc, repeat (ch 3, 3 dc)*7.
Chain 3, slst in first set of chain 3, slst in second sc.
In the first and second "holes": 1 sc, 1 hdc, 4 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc.
In the third "hole" crochet 1 sc, 1 hdc, 2 dc, ch 3. Slst in first of the ch 3. Continue with 2 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc.
In the fourth "hole": repeat third hole.
In fifth and sixth hole crochet 1 sc, 1 hdc, 4 dc, 1 hdc, 1sc.
In seventh and eigth hole: repeat third hole.

You'll end up with a "flower" with two different kinds of petals (round and "pointy").

Fold this flower over, you can do this in different ways.

In a contrasting color chain 11, fasten off. Tie this piece around the folded flower to create the body of the butterfly and cut off leaving some ends as the antennae (see photo!).

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BONUS PATTERN: Little Heart Bow!

This pattern is worked in two loops. The stitches that are not worked in those loops are worked into the middle space. This is the part between the hearts.

Round 1: Chain 9. Slst in the 8th chain from the hook and slip stitch into the 1 remaining chain. Chain 8. Slst into 8th chain from the hook. Slip stitch into the middle of the two loops.

Round 2: Slst into the first loop. Into this loop crochet: 4 sc, 2 hdc, 1 dc, 1 hdc, 1 slst, 1 hdc, 1 dc, 2 hdc, 4 sc, 1 slst. Slst into the middle of the two loops again. Slip stitch into the second loop. Repeat the stitches you made into the first loop. Slst into the slip stitch from the previous round in the middle space.

Round 3: Slst into the first slip stitch you made in the previous round. Crochet 1 sc into the next 4 stitches, 2 hdc into the next 2 stitches, 2 dc into next stitch, 1 hdc in the next stitch, slip stitch into the loop.
Continue with 1 hdc, 2 dc in next stitch, 2 hdc in next 2 stitches, 1 sc in next 4 stitches, slst into slst of previous round. Slst into middle space. Repeat round 3 for the other loop (this will form the other heart). End with slst into the middle space.

Round 4: 1 slst in next 2 stitches, 1 sc into next 6 stitches, 2 hdc into next 3 stitches, 1 sc in next stitch, 1 slst on each side of slip stitch from previous round.
Continue with 1 sc, 2 hdc in next 3 stitches, 1 sc in next 6 stitches, slst in next 2 stitches. Repeat round 4 for the other half.

Finish off, but leave a long tail to wrap around the center.

Fold your bow in half length wise and wrap your long tail around the center.

Bonus Idea: Amigurumi Love Owls (In Spanish)

Bonus Idea: Little Owl Pillow

Bonus Idea: Amigurumi Owl Toy

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      Lourdes 

      3 weeks ago

      Very happy to see a pattern in English thanks

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      amvabecreations 

      3 months ago from Netherlands

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      bridgette.vantonder@gmail.com 

      3 months ago

      I just the little baby pink owl. Please could you add me to emailing list.

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      amvabecreations 

      4 months ago from Netherlands

      The designer doesn't specifically mention this. Size (and hook) always depends on the thickness of the yarn you use. Maybe try out a small piece (the eye circle for instance) in your chosen yarn and estimate the finished size from that? Happy Crocheting!

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      Sandy 

      4 months ago

      What size hook and size of finished owl?

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