Owl Amigurumi – Mr Murasaki

free owl amigurumi pattern

Mr Murasaki is an introvert through and through. He finds it exhausting to be around people. His favorite pastime includes napping in the hollows of newly-discovered trees – just to “test them out”, he says.

Owl Amigurumi: Mr Murasaki

By Guest Tutor: Lee Mei Li of AmiguruMEI

Skill level: Easy Duration: About 2 hours

Abbreviations
Ch: chain
Sc: single crochet
Dc: double crochet
Inc: increment stitch / 2sc in a stitch
Inv dec: invisible decrease

Materials
2.3mm hook
Similar-sized yarn in purple, cyan and white
Crochet thread in black 2 x 4mm pink brads
Yellow felt seal
Darning needle
Polyester fiberfill

Body
With purple yarn:
Round 1: Sc 6 in magic ring {6}.
Round 2: [Inc] around {12}.
Round 3: [Inc, sc 1] around {18}.
Round 4: [Inc, sc 2] around {24}.
Round 5: [Inc, sc 3] around {30}.
Round 6: [Inc, sc 4] around {36}.
Round 7-18: Sc around {36}.
Round 19: [Inv dec, sc 4] around {30}.
Round 20: [Inv dec, sc 3] around {24}.
Round 21: [Inv dec, sc 2] around {18}.
Stuff body.
Round 22: [Inv dec, sc 1] around {12}.
Round 23: [Inv dec] around {6}.
Fasten off and weave in ends.

Eyes
Make 2 with white yarn:
Round 1: Sc 6 in magic ring {6}.
Round 2: [Inc] around {12}.
Round 3: [Inc, sc 1] around {18}.
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.
Cut a strand of black crochet thread and sew a diagonal eyelid across each eye. Knot off ends at the back.

Wings
Make 2 with cyan yarn:
Round 1: Sc 6 in magic ring {6}.
Round 2: [Inc] around {12}.
Round 3: [Inc, sc 1] around {18}.
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Ears
Make 2 with purple yarn:
Round 1: Sc 3 in magic ring {3}.
Round 2: [Inc] around {6}.
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing.

Assembly
1. Sew eyes onto the body.
2. Fold each wing through the center to make them look like semi-circles. Sew them onto the sides of the body, near the bottom corner of each eye.
3. Cut a strand of cyan yarn and sew a series of upside down Vs on the body, below the eyes. There should be 3 on the first row, 2 on the second, and 1 at the bottom.
4. Sew ears onto the top of the head.
5. Cut out a small egg-shaped beak from the yellow felt seal. Cut it in half through the center. Glue it onto the point where both eyes meet.
6. Glue pink brads to the bottom corners of each eye. Tada!

As this is an original amiguruMEI pattern, kindly do not claim it as your own. You may place a link to this pattern from your site, but please do not repost it onto your page. Remember to share a picture of your own kawaii Mr Murasaki with us!

basic circle1. Start by crocheting in the round.
body2. From Round 7-18: Sc around [36].
stuffing3. At the end of Round 21, stuff body with polyfill fibre.
eyes4. Make 2 eyes and embellish with a strand of black crochet thread.
sew eyes5. Sew eyes onto the body.
sew wings6. Make 2 wings and sew onto the sides of the body.
sew feather7. Add some feathery designs onto Mr Murasaki’s tummy.
owl ears8. Top off with a pair of ears.
make owl beak9. Make a cute beak out of yellow felt seal.
complete owl face10. Glue in place.

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  1. Hello, I would love handmade products stuffed in her sweater. Currently I am looking to do first hung crib bedding, including animals pretty small in size, but again I do not know how. Your chart for animals larger size. Look forward to her guidance. Thank you very much!

  2. Hello! This owl is so lovely. I have been planning to start crochet for a while now, and I am finally attempting it using this pattern. I will share how it comes out once done! If you have any blog post/tips for beginners, do drop me a line. I also shared your website on my blog so others can pick this up from here as well. Thanks for sharing, much love and light!

  3. My version of Mr Murasaki:
    http://qlkowaodnowa.blogspot.com/2015/01/sowka-dla-mai.html
    I know it was the first of many, many owls:)
    Greetings!

  4. What kind of yarn is used for this owl?

  5. Muchas gracias por el tutorial, está muy bueno

    Translation (by Google):
    Thank you very much for the tutorial is very good

  6. Hi, I would like to try to make your owl. I guess its a small one?
    I’m surching for a nice little owl thats easy to make, becouse I’ll have to make about 80 off them.
    I like your owl, so thank you I can use your design.

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  8. These are sooooo cute! Is it okay if I make these to sell at a local craft show? I will give you credit for the pattern on the label. Please let me know.

    Thanks,
    Amy

  9. just finiahed my 1st owl, OMG I loved it, I’m working on another one btw
    Thank you soooooooo soooooo mutch for this pattern it was so easy to follow and I made it in only 2 hours.

  10. WOW! You look like my sister, Keiko!

  11. I’ve started making this, but I’m confused about how the ears are attached. The photos aren’t quite clear enough for me.

  12. Gracias por compartir, aquí te dejo el mío:
    http://www.miskekos.com/2015/03/buho.html

    Translation (by Google):
    Thanks for sharing, here I leave mine:
    http://www.miskekos.com/2015/03/buho.html

  13. Hi!! I’ve just finished my first owl… so cute!! thanks for sharing this pattern!! 😀

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  15. Thank you very much for your tutorial very easy to follow.

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  17. Hi! I was wondering about how big is the owl supposed to be? I’m making mine right now and it seems larger than what it should be. Let me know as soon slash possible, thanks!:)

  18. I saw this cute little owl and thought I’d try it out. Now I’d never crocheted before but the pattern was so easy I had a blast learning. However I decided to use tshirt material and a size 10 hook so mine turned out alot bigger. 8″ x 5″ to be exact. Thanks for the free pattern!

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  20. Hi I am for the first time going to try and make this owl but I have come to a stand still right at the beginning I have got 12 stitches on my magic circle but don’t get it when you write inc,sc1 to make 18 stitches is that in every other stich because it dont say. awaiting a reply
    lorraine.

  21. Hi, thank you for the lovely design. Loved how cute it turned out. How can I share a photo of my owl?

  22. need pattern thank you val

  23. bonjour
    j’aimerais bien les faire pour mes petites filles, mais je suis la grand mère et aimerais avoir les explications en français, les auriez vous ?
    merci beaucoup et félicitations !

    Translation (by Google):
    Hello
    I’d like to do for my girls, but I’m the grandmother and would like to have explanations in French, you would have them?
    thank you very much and congratulations!

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  30. Hola muy hermoso trabajo mis felicitaciones desde Montevideo Uruguay ¡

    Translation (by Google):
    Hello very beautiful work congratulations from Montevideo Uruguay

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  32. Wow! This is so cute! Thank you for sharing.

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