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I have a degree in Embroidered and Woven Textile Design from Glasgow School of Art and trained as a milliner after graduating.

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Silly Owl Brooch

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Silly Owl Brooch
Silly Owl Brooch
Silly Owl Brooch
Silly Owl Brooch
Silly Owl Brooch

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Magic rings, SC, DC, SC increasing and decreasing (US Terms)

Pattern Description:

A silly looking owl to perch on your lapel . . .

I have always thought that even the most miniscule amounts of yarn will come in handy one day and as a result I have acquired a very big basketful of leftovers. This is just a silly but fun pattern I designed as a way of using some of them up.

Generally I have used DK weight but sometimes I've used finer yarns and sometimes thicker, but I always use a 3.0mm hook. Sorry I never measured how much yarn I actually used but you won't need much. Only basic skills are required including forming magic rings, single crochet, double crochet and SC increasing and decreasing (US Crochet Terms); the tutorial gives full instructions as well as images.The PDF pattern is an instant download and once you get started I'm here to help if you need it.

You may NOT sell, redistribute, alter or publish the pattern. You may NOT sell finished products made with this pattern.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 5cm x 6cm approximately


  • Yarn, a crochet hook, hand sew needles

You Will Also Need:

  • 25mm brooch back bar with holes
  • 4mm black beads

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Any yarn leftovers