Ollie O'Owl Pattern

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Ollie O'Owl Pattern

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Toy

Item:

Animal

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round with dp needles.

Pattern Description:

A gift to you, I hope you enjoy making Ollie! bj

The "owl" is one of the most popular and beautiful birds in the world. "Ollie" is a handsome fella, full of fun & happiness. He stands just about 10.5 to 11 inches tall, the perfect size for hugging. A wonderful gift for the collector, and perfect for any child or youngster.

"Ollie" is knit in the round, so the only sewing will be his eyes, beak, and on his feet.
Skill Level: Advanced beginner/ Intermediate

Gauge: is not crucial, but the knitted fabric needs to be firm.

All of my patterns are for knitting with dp needles and knitting in the round. No more wasted time trying to sew all those little pieces together. Knitting in the round is really quite easy and much faster than flat knitting. My patterns are written so that they are easy to follow, and include photos and instructions to help you. If you haven't tried making a toy yet, give it a try, your in for a very pleasant surprise!

If you have questions, I have also added a couple of how to videos to my blog at:
http://bjfromnv.blogspot.com/p/info-tuts-links.html

Copyright (c) 2010 bjfromnv all rights reserved

Gauge:

For this project gauge is not crucial, although it is important to create a very firm fabric so that your stuffing will not show through. If your stuffing is showing through, you need to change to a smaller needle.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • He stands just about 10.5 to 11 inches tall, the perfect size for hugging.

Materials:

  • Materials needed: worsted weight yarn, approx. 3.5 oz. Main Color for body. Approx. 1.5 oz Second Color for head . Small amount of 3rd color for knitted eye discs. Small amount of contrast or 4th color for eye discs. Small amount of 5th color to embroider the beak.

You Will Also Need:

  • Set of 5 size US 4 - 3.5 mm dp needles Tapestry needle Stitch markers Safety eyes 15mm or whatever size you prefer Small amount of denim or heavy material for backing the eyes Shredded foam Polyester fiber filling 6-point protectors

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Red Heart or any good synthetic yarn, we want this toy to last a long time!!

Colorway:

Any color you want!!!!

About Designer

About Designer

bjfromnv on craftsy.com

Bj was born and raised in Ca. she worked as a cosmetologist for 30 years, moved to Nevada and worked 15 years for the Yerington Paiute Tribe. Now residing in Idaho, she enjoys her lifelong hobby of needlework. “Designing my critters has become a passion; I wish everyone would give it a try, they really will be in for a very pleasant surprise."

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