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African Flower Owl

Here’s another of the crocheted creatures I made, plus a triangle that was going to be a mantilla until I ran out of yarn (motif pattern here)…

African Flower Crochet

Here’s a photo of my progress on my third Heidi Bears creature:

africancrochet

I’m still using leftover yarn.  The white yarn is a bit thinner than I would like but hopefully it will look alright with the white stuffing behind it.  I’m using a join-as-you-go method using the crochet hook rather than sewing the pieces together at the end.  I’d like to say it’s because it’s a better method but it’s really because I’m impatient and I like to see the creature forming as I go.

If you want to know how to crochet this “African Flower” motif, and you like video instructions like I do, then here’s a couple of great videos to follow: