Egbert The Owl – Free Amigurumi Pattern

It’s been a jolly whirlwind of a fortnight!

Mr Makeables and I have been working hard building the extension (we almost have a roof, yay!) and I’m still recovering from back-to-back colds. I am in the process of making that furoshiki tutorial- it will happen, I’m just waiting for Mr Makeables to have some spare time to help with editing. Also, a friend from high school got in contact with me about making a very special hat for her four year old daughter (more on this in a future post!)

Then I went and bought a Harry Potter purse for myself, because CHRISTMAS!

So with little further ado, I give you- Egbert.

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Egbert likes to perch on top of my antique book collection- the cheek!

Egbert is such a sweet little guy, though he caused me a great deal of trouble trying to work out the pattern. This is only the second pattern I have designed though, so I am counting this as a victory!

I used three different coloured yarns, worked together, to achieve the mottled look. I also want to experiment with some different colours and textures with the same pattern, for a future post.

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All photos by Mr Makeables

 

Master 3 has been dying to get his hands on Egbert for the past few days. After all, his love of owls was what inspired me to make him.

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His body and head are one joined piece, with wings, feet, eyes, beak and “weird ear bits” sewn on afterwards. He doesn’t sit up very well at the moment, though I can manipulate him to sit . He is a bit top heavy and would benefit from some beads or rice to make him more balanced.

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I see you, Dumbledore!

Egbert the amigurumi owl is a free pattern for anyone who subscribes. I am still formatting the pattern, and will have it ready in the next week.  I also have plans to make some tutorial videos to show any tricky parts, although someone with even a little experience in crochet should have no trouble.

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Hoot

I loved making Egbert. It was great to be able to experiment with different ideas to come up with a pattern. Please comment and share your patterns and ideas too, or just anything you are working on at the moment!

Please subscribe/follow my blog to receive your copy of this pattern for free! Once you have subscribed, post an email address as a comment here, and I will send the pattern in the next week! Happy making!

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