Final Product

Bowtruckle

Supplies

Worsted weight yarn, medium brown
US/F (3.75mm) hook
Darning needle
Brown pipe cleaners
2 googly eyes
Poly-fil
Glue

Abbreviations

ch - chain
sc - single crochet
ss - slip stitch

Instructions

Cut pipe cleaners into 2 4-inch (10.16cm) lengths, 2 2-inch (5.08cm) lengths, 2 3-inch (7.62cm) lengths, and 2 1.5-inch (3.81cm) lengths.

Body

Ch 2.

Round 1: 6 sc in 2nd chain from hook, but do not join.

Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around.

Round 3: Working in back loops only for this round, 1 sc in each stitch around.

Round 4: 1 sc in each stitch around.

Continue working Round 4 until piece measures about 8 inches.

Stuff with poly-fil.

Next round: Working in back loops only for this round, 1 sc in each stitch around.

Last round: 1 dec over every 2 stitches.

Fasten off, leaving long tail.

With darning needle, weave tail through last stitches to pull closed and secure. Weave in end.

Shape so that both ends are flat.

Legs

Take 1 4-inch (10.16cm) length of pipe cleaner and 1 2-inch (5.08cm) length. Bend the 2-inch (5.08cm) length in half and wrap one end of the longer piece around the middle.

Attach to the bottom of the bowtruckle with the other end.

Repeat for second leg.

Arms

Take 1 3-inch (7.62cm) length of pipe cleaner and 1 1.5-inch (3.81cm) length. Bend the 1.5-inch (3.81cm) length in half and wrap one end of the longer pice around the middle.

Attach to side of bowtruckle with other end.

Repeat for second arm.

Glue eyes on.

Credit

Dragonsinger's tutorial was taken with permission from Dragonsinger's Dragoncrafts.

 





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