Yarn Needed: worsted weight scraps
Hook Size: I
Begin with the circle portion of the owl's body.
Round 1: With Colour A, work 6 hdc in a magic ring. Join to with slip stitch to magic ring ch 1.
Round 2: Ch 2. 2hdc in 1st hdc, 1 hdc in next hdc. Repeat 3 times. Join with slip stitch to top of ch 2.
Round 3: Join Colour B. Ch 2. 2 hdc in each hdc around. Join with slip stitch to top of ch 2.
Round 4: Join Colour C. Ch 3. dc in each hdc around. Join with slip stitch to top of ch 3.
Round 5: Ch 1. sc in each dc around. Join with slip stitch to ch 1.
Now for the head.
Row 6: Ch1, 12 sc across.
Row 7 (worked on the backside): Ch1, turn. 12 sc across
Row 8: sl in 1st stitch, sc in next stitch, 2hdc in next stitch, shell (2dc, tc, 2dc) in next stitch, hdc in next 4 stitches, shell in next stitch, 2hdc in next stitch, sc in next stitch, sl in last stitch.
Row 9: ch1, turn. sc in first 5, sl next 2 together, ch1, 2sc, sl, 2 sc, sl, 2sc, sl 2 together, ch, sl in same stitch, 3sc
Row 10: ch 1, turn and sl in each stitch around, sl 2 tog in the points of the 'ears'
Round 1: 8hdc in magic ring. Join.
Round 2: ch 1. 5 sc in next 5 stitches. fasten off. (Make two.)
Lay the eyes on your appliqué. When you're happy with their placement, stitch them down.
Attach three pieces of yarn to the tip of each "ear." Hold them together as one strand and tie on the fringy pieces with a slip knot.
Now he's looking much more owly. Just a few stitches to finish this off.
Finally, use black yarn to stitch on some eye detail and a little beak.
...And (in honour of Valentine's Day), make your owly guy a friend!