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Free Crochet Pattern: Owl Bib

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Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease®
Pattern #: 90157AD
Rating: *****4.5 (based on 16 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 6 x 6 in. (15 x 15 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Color (A)
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Almond Snow Cherry Taupe Seaspray Hazelnut Cactus Plum
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*Cotton-Ease (Article #830). 50% Cotton, 50% Acrylic; package size: 3.50oz/100.00 gr. (207yds/188m) pull skeins

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Owl Bib

Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease®

GAUGE:

16 sc = 4 in. (10 cm) with A. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.
hdc2tog (hdc decrease) Yarn over, insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 4 loops on hook.

BIB
With A, ch 17.
Row 1: 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across to last ch, 2 sc in last ch – 18 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook (increase made), sc in each sc across to last sc, 2 sc in last sc – 20 sts at end of row.
Rows 3 and 4: Rep Row 2 – 24 sts at end of Row 4.
Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Rows 6-14: Rep Row 5. At end of Row 14, cut A, change to B.
Rows 15-20: With B, rep Row 5.
Row 21: Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each of next 6 sts, sc in each of next 8 sts, hdc in each of next 6 sts, hdc2tog – 22 sts remaining at end of row.
Row 22: Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each of next 5 sts, sc in each of next 8 sts, hdc in each of next 5 sts, hdc2tog – 20 sts.
Row 23: Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each of next 4 sts, sc in each of next 8 sts, hdc in each of next 4 sts, hdc2tog – 18 sts.
Row 24: Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each of next 3 sts, sc in each of next 8 sts, hdc in each of next 3 sts, hdc2tog – 16 sts.
Work 1 rnd sc evenly spaced around entire outside edge of Bib. Fasten off.

INNER EYES (make 2)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Fasten off.

OUTER EYES (make 2)
With C, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed. Work in continuous rnds, do not join or turn.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts at end of rnd.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 18 sts. Fasten off.

BEAK (make 1)
With D, ch 9.
Row 1: Sc2tog in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 4 sts, sc2tog – 6 sts at end of row.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, sc2tog – 4 sts.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc2tog – 2 sts.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog – 1 st. Fasten off.

WINGS (make 2)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed. Work in continuous rnds, do not join or turn.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 16 sts at end of rnd.
Rnds 3-7: Sc in each st around – 16 sts.
Rnd 8: Sc2tog around – 8 sts. Fasten off.

TIES (make 2)
From right side, join B with slip st at one upper corner of Bib. Ch 40. Fasten off. Rep on opposite corner.

FINISHING
Sew Inner Eyes to Outer Eyes. Sew Eyes, Beak and Wings to Bib. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)  


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.5 (based on 16 reviews)
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Owl Bib Reviewed by Casey Skaarup on 2013-10-28 ****
I changed this pattern a little. Instead of attaching the strands separately, I included them in the crochet around. So they ended up being a chain and a row of single crochet. I also went all the way around with the second color. And I didn't like the 3D wings, so I just made semi-circles to attach. I think next time, I would make it double sided, so that there isn't a "right" and "wrong" side.


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