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Ready to get started, but you don’t want to spend a lot of money? Consider purchasing the Graduation Owl kit. It includes all the yarn you need, plus a little extra. You’ll also get the right size of eyes without having to go searching your local craft stores! All you’ll need to add is stuffing.

Add on the starter kit for only $2.50 and you’ll receive the 4.5mm hook, 2 locking stitch markers and a tapestry needle! Perfect for beginners to try out crocheting.


Worsted Weight Yarn.

  • Light Brown
  • Brown
  • Black
  • White
  • Yellow

4.5 mm Size G Crochet Hook
2 10mm black craft eyes
Stuffing (fiberfill, polyfill, etc.)
Tapestry Needle


[American English Terms]
slst – slip stitch
ch – chain stitch
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
hdc – half double crochet
inc – increase (2 single crochet stitches in the same stitch.
dec – decrease (single crochet 2 stitches together)
f/o – fasten off
[ ] – repeat instructions between [ and ]
( ) – the total number of stitches for row
CC – change color
MC – Magic Circle (Please see special instructions)

Finished Size:

Finished size is about 7” tall. Size varies based on yarn, crochet hook, and how tightly you crochet.

Special Stitch Instructions:

Most pieces begin with a “ring.” Use any type you feel comfortable with (i.e. Magic Circle, chain 2 and single crochet in second chain, etc). You’ll be working most pieces in a continuous spiral, as indicated by the MC. If your row starts with CH then you’ll be working in regular rows unless otherwise indicated.

The use of a marker is very useful if you’re not used to working in continuous rounds. It’s also great if you have to stop midway.

About the Pattern:

Patterns MAY NOT be publicly distributed or sold in print or digital form.

This pattern is an original pattern by ArtisticGaming (December 2016). Please do not claim this pattern as your own.

You’re more than welcome to sell items made from this pattern, so long as it is not mass produced. Please indicate that it is an ‘ArtisticGaming Design’ (on the tag) or link to ArtisticGaming.com (if listing is online.)


With brown yarn.
1. MC – 6sc (6)
2. 6inc (12)
3. [1sc, 1inc] x 6 (18)
4. [2sc, 1inc] x 6 (24)
5. [3sc, 1inc] x 6 (30)
6. [4sc, 1inc] x 6 (36)
7-12. 36sc
13. [2sc, 1dec] x 9 (27)
14. [1sc, 1dec] x 9 (18)
15. [1sc, 1dec] x 6 (12)
f/o and stuff. Set aside.


With white yarn.
(Make 2)
1. MC – 6sc (6)
2. 6hdc increases (12)
f/o. Attach craft eyes. Attach to head.

With yellow yarn.
1. CH2 – 1sc (1)
2. 3sc in same stitch (3)
f/o and attach in between eyes.

graduation owl pattern
graduation owl pattern


With brown yarn.
1. MC – 6sc (6)
2. 6inc (12)
3. [1sc, 1inc] x 6 (18)
4. [2sc, 1inc] x 6 (24)
5. [3sc, 1inc] x 6 (30)
6. [4sc, 1inc] x 6 (36)
7. 36sc
8. 12sc, cc to light brown 12sc, cc to brown 12sc (36)
9. 11sc, cc to light brown 14sc, cc to brown 11sc (36)
10. 1dec, 4sc, 1dec, 2sc, cc to light brown (2sc, 1dec, 4sc, 1dec, 4sc, 1dec), cc to brown 4sc, 1dec, 4sc (30)
11. 8sc, cc to light brown 13sc, cc to brown 9sc (30)
12. 3sc, 1dec, 3sc, cc to light brown (1dec, 3sc, 1dec, 3sc, 1dec, 1sc), cc to brown 2sc, 1dec, 3sc, 1dec (24)
13. 7sc, cc to light brown 10sc, cc to brown 7sc (24)
14. 1dec, 2sc, 1dec, 1sc, cc to light brown (1sc, 1dec, 2sc, 1dec, 3sc), cc to brown 1dec, 1sc, 1dec, 2sc (18)
15. 5sc, cc to light brown 8sc, cc to brown 5sc (18)
16. 1sc, 1dec, 2sc, cc to light brown (1dec, 1sc, 1dec, 1sc, 1dec), cc to brown 1sc, 1dec, 2sc (12)
f/o, but leave a long tail for easy attaching. Stuff body. Attach to head.

graduation owl pattern
graduation owl pattern

Body Details

With light brown yarn.
(Make 2)
1. MC – 6sc (6)
2. 6inc (12)
3. 1hdc inc, 1dc inc
f/o. With brown yarn, make a sc border. Make sure for one of your wings you sc border with the back side facing you. Attach to body.

With yellow yarn.
(Make 2)
1. CH2 – 3sc in same stitch (3)
2. 3inc (6)
f/o and attach under body.

Head Details

With brown yarn.
(Make 2 if you prefer not to use the graduation cap)
1. CH2 – 1sc (1)
2. 3sc in same stitch (3)
3. 3sc (3)
f/o and attach to head.

With black yarn.
1.CH9 – 8sc (8)
2-8. 8sc
f/o and set aside.

With black yarn.
1. CH3 – 2sc (2)
2-17. 2sc
f/o. Attach rows 17 and 1 together. Attach to the bottom of the prevoius piece.

With yellow yarn.
Set aside a long piece of yellow yarn. Cut 4 smaller pieces of yellow yarn. Loop them over the longer piece. Cut another long piece of yellow and tie the smaller pieces together. Trim pieces to the same length. Take your first long piece and tie it to the top of the hat. Attach hat to body.

graduation owl pattern

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