Horton the Hoot Owl

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Hello, hello and happy Tuesday!

It is a gorgeous seventy degrees (my exact favorite temperature) and we have just returned from a brisk stroller walk– all over town! Lovely, lovely day.

As promised, I have a friend to introduce today. Everybody loves owls, it seems, and I had a request for a purple one! It was sweetly simple, and he turned out soooo adorably, don’t you think?

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First, I crocheted a rectangle twice as tall as I wanted. Added a few stripes toward one end to accent his belly. Folded it in half, whipstitched the edges and stuffed him to plumpness.

His eyes are made of two circles, one black/purple and the other white. I sewed them together, then sewed them to the body.

His beak is a little heart, and his feet are made of shell stitches.

Tassels on the corners make his ears, and for his wings…well, I winged it (hee hee), making a half circle shape and then sewing them at a slight angle to the sides.

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Such a fun little project, and in just a few hours.

His new little owner was delighted.

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Sweet sleeping babe. And happy Horton! He was glad to go to his forever home.

Although he might look like an owl, he isn’t much for the out-of-doors. 😀

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Happy hooking! May your yarn feed evenly and free of tangles. 😉

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