Saturday, August 5, 2017

Owl Ponytail Earwarmer/Headband...

Owl Ponytail Headband/Ear Warmer...

Here's a variation from my Basic Ponytail Earwarmer/Headband - it's the Owl Ponytail Headband/Ear Warmer...

--4.0mm (for the eyes and nose) and 5.0mm (for the Earwarmer/Headband) hooks
--Vanna's Choice yarns in Peacock, Aquamarine, Dusty Purple, Terra Cotta, White and Black
--ponytail holder
--tapestry needle for weaving

Stitch Abbreviations:
Ch: chain
HDC: half double crochet
SC: single crochet
MR: magic ring

1.  Follow the above link for the directions for making the Earwarmer/Headband.  (I used Peacock Yarn for this part.)

Eyes (make 2):
(4.0mm hook)
1.  With black yarn, 8 HDC into MR.  Slip stitch to join. Fasten off black yarn and join Aquamarine. Ch1.  (8)
2.  In Aquamarine, 2 HDC into each stitch around.  Slip stitch join. Fasten off Aquamarine and join Dusty Purple. Ch1.  (16)
3.  With Dusty Purple, 2 HDC in first stitch, 1 HDC in next stitch.  Repeat around.  Slip stitch join.  Fasten off Dusty Purple and join white yarn.  Ch1.  (24)
4.  With white yarn, 1 HDC in each stitch around.  Fasten off, leaving a long tail for attaching.  (24)

(4.0mm hook)
1.  With Terra Cotta yarn, chain 2.  1 SC in 2nd chain from hook.  Ch1 and turn.  (1)
2.  2 SC in st.  Ch1 and turn.  (2)
3.  2 SC in first stitch, 1 SC in next stitch.  Ch1 and turn.  (3)
4.  1 SC in each stitch across.  Ch1 and turn.  (3)
5.  2 SC in first stitch, 1 SC in next and 2 SC in last stitch.  Ch1 and turn.  (5)
6. 1 SC in each stitch across.  Fasten off, leaving a long tail for attaching.  (5)

Ears (make 2):
I joined 4 of the yarn colors together and made tassel ears by weaving yarn through a stitch and tying a double knot.

See pics for eyes, nose and ears placement.

Happy Crocheting...
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