Tuesday, May 27, 2014

How to make a Angry Bird Crochet Toy - Written Instructions by Crochet Geek




How to make a Angry Bird Crochet Toy


Written by Teresa Richardson


Skill Level - Intermediate



Abbreviations
DC - Double Crochet
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch



Materials
Size H/5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Fiber Fill or stuffing to stuff the ball

Stitch Instructions and Definitions

Single Crochet Decrease :  Insert your hook through the next stitch, wrap the yarn over and pull it through, leave the two loops on the hook.  Insert your hook in the next stitch, wrap the yarn over, pull through, there are 3 loops on the hook.  Wrap the yarn over and pull through all 3 loops.


Chain 3, join.


Round 1: Work 9 single crochet through the ring. Work in a continual round.


Round 2:  Work 2 SC in each stitch around. (18 single crochet total)


Round 3: 1 SC in each stitch around.  (18 single crochet total)


Round 4:  *1 SC in each of the next 2 stitches, 2 SC in the next stitch. Continue around from *. (24 single crochet total)


Round 5: *1 SC in each of the next 3 stitches, 2 SC in the next stitch. Continue around from *. (30 single crochet total)


Round 6: *1 SC in each of the next 4 stitches, 2 SC in the next stitch. Continue around from *. (36 single crochet total)


Round 7-12: 1 SC in each stitch around. (36 single crochet total)
SL ST in the next stitch. Cut the yarn and change color.
Round 13: Attach new color in any stitch *1 SC in each of the next 4 stitches, Work a single crochet decrease, continue around from *.   (30 single crochet total)  See above for Single Crochet Decrease


Round 14: *1 SC in each of the next 3 stitches, Work a single crochet decrease, continue around from * (24 single crochet total)  See above for Single Crochet Decrease
Stuff the ball with fiber fill.


Round 15: *1 SC in each of the next 2 stitches, Work a single crochet decrease, continue around from * (18 single crochet total)  See above for Single Crochet Decrease


Round 16: *1 SC in each stitch around.  (18 single crochet total)  


Round 17: Slip Stitch, skip a stitch (9 slip stitch total)  


Sew the top shut, knot, secure and sew in the tail.  You may need to stuff after 4-5 slip stitches and then finished after that.


Eyebrow - Black Yarn
Work a chain of 12,  Work 1 SC in each of the next 5 chains, work 3 SC in the next chain, work 1 SC in each of the next 5 chains.
Pupil
Using the same color, attach the yarn to the 5th single crochet from the edge, chain 3 slip stitch to the same single crochet.  Repeat the same steps for the opposite eye.


Eyeball - White Yarn - Make 2
Chain 3 join.
Row 1: Work 5 Single Crochet, do not join, turn
Row 2: Work 2 SC in each stitch (10 Single Crochet) 
Sew to the eyebrow making sure the pupil is on top.  The pupil will be sewn in place.


Once everything is sewn in place, work a single crochet edging around both eye sections. You will start by attaching the yarn to the eyebrow and then work the single crochet.


Beak
CH 3, join
Round 1: Work 6 SC through the ring.  Work in continual round.
Round 2: *Work 1 SC, Work 2 SC, complete 3 times total from *. (9 single crochet total)
Round 3-4: Work 1 SC in each stitch around. (9 single crochet total)
Round 5: *Work 1 SC in each of the next 2 stitches, work 2 SC in the next stitch.  complete 3 times total from *. (12 single crochet total)
Round 6: *Work 1 SC in each of the next 3 stitches, work 2 SC in the next stitch.  complete 3 times total from *. (15 single crochet total)
Round 7:  Work 1 SC in each stitch around.  (15 single crochet total)  
Stuff and sew the beak below the eyes.  Sew everything on to the ball.  







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