Life Sized Owl

This free Knitting project shows you how to knit your own life size owl. Perfect for scaring away the birds.

Life Sized Owl

What you need

2x 50 g balls of cassowary brown Fashion yarn
Size 8 US or 5mm needles.
Small amount of white felt
Small amount of tan felt
2 buttons
Size 10 inch or 25cm



Instructions

Cast on 23 stitches
Knit into the back of every stitch
Knit twice into every stitch. (46)
Knit 6 rows
Knit twice into every stitch (92)
Knit 8 rows
(Knit 6 knit 2 together) to the last 4 stitches knit 4 (81)
Knit 4 rows
(knit 6 knit 2 together) to the last 2 stitches knit 2 (72)
Knit 4 rows
(knit 6 knit 2 together) to the end (54)
Knit 4 rows
(knit 6 knit 2 together) to the end (48)
Knit 4 rows
(knit 4 knit 2 together) (40)
Knit 18 rows
(knit 2 together) to the end
(knit 2 together) to the end
Cast off.

Wings-
Cast on 8 stitches
Knit into the back of every stitch
Knit 4 rows
Knit twice into the first stitch of the next 2 rows (10)
Knit 2 rows
Knit twice into the first stitch of the next 2 rows (12)
Knit 2 rows
Knit twice into the first stitch of the next 2 rows (14)
Knit 2 rows
Knit to the last 2 stitches knit 2 together.(12)
Knit 2 rows
Knit to the last 2 stitches knit 2 together (10)
Knit 1 row
Knit to the last 2 stitches knit 2 together (8)
Knit 2 together to the end (4)
Cast off

Make up -
Draw up the. Cast on stitches (this is the base) and bring the two sides together, this will be the back seam.

Leave a gap for filling.

Now you can fill with wadding. Approximately judge where you want your head to begin and run a small running stitch which you can draw up slightly.

To make up cut out your pieces from the felt. And stitch into place.

All done!

owl-bottom

owl-in-garden

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