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I have been knitting since I was about 8 years old. My mother taught me to knit and my parents encouraged me to explore all kinds of arts & crafts activities by providing me with the materials that ...

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Ole the Owl

from Fifty Four Ten Studio
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Ole the Owl
Ole the Owl
Ole the Owl
Ole the Owl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • how to cast-on stitches
  • knit and purl stitches
  • cast off stitches
  • knit two stitches together
  • basic sewing skills

Pattern Description:

This cute little owl knits up really quick! Add some felt applique for wings, eyes and a beak. Stitch it to a note card and you have a one-of-a-kind card for a child or grandchild, Valentine's Day, a new baby or someone special.

You could also frame the owl in an inexpensive craft store shadow box for a cute wall decoration.

Or, turn the little owl into a hanging ornament by stitching two pieces of felt together, adding a little stuffing and a piece of yarn for a hanger.

Or, stitch the owl onto a hat or other knitted project.

You get the idea....there's lots of ways you can use this little knitted owl pattern.

This pattern works will work with any worsted weight yarn.


5 sts & 7 rows = 1"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • finished size of knitted owl: approximately 2.5" tall x 2" wide
  • finished size when sewn to felt: about 3.5" tall x 3" wide


  • 5-6 yards of worsted weight yarn to knit owl
  • Size 5 knitting needles
  • felt (wool blend suggested)
  • DMC embroidery floss
  • tapestry needle
  • embroidery needle
  • cardstock or blank note card if you would like to make a card
  • pins, scissors, needle & thread

Suggested yarn:

6 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Martha Stewart Crafts Extra Soft Wool Blend or any worsted weight yarn