Yellow Angry Bird


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Sorry this is so late. Apparently, the wine got the better me. Here it is and I’m sorry the pictures are so bad.

Copyright 2012: Drunken Aunt Wendy Designs
Materials, Notes and Abbreviations
Materials
I love this yarn – Yellow
I love this yarn – White
I love this yarn – Black
I love this yarn – Firered
I love this yarn – Orange
Size E crochet hook
Abbreviations
SC – single crochet
INC – 2 SC in next stitch
INC2 – 3 SC in next stitch

Instructions

In yellow, Ch 2
6 SC in 2nd chain from hook
(INC2, SC) 3 times (12)
2SC, INC2, 3 SC, INC2, 3SC, INC2, SC (18)
SC Row
3SC, INC2, 5 SC, INC2, 5 SC, INC2, 2 SC (24)
SC Row
4 SC, INC2, 7 SC, INC2, 7 SC, INC2, 3 SC (24)
SC Row
5 SC, INC2, 9 SC, INC2, 9 SC, INC2, 4 SC (30)
SC Row
6 SC, INC2, 11 SC, INC2, 11 SC, INC2, 5 SC (36)
SC Row
7 SC, INC2, 13 SC, INC2, 13 SC, INC2, 6 SC (42)
SC Row
8 SC, INC2, 15 SC, INC2, 15 SC, INC2, 7 SC (48)
CC to white for first and last stitch, SC remaining stitches in yellow [2, 46]
Note: White increases by 2 each row at the beginning and the end to create the white V portion on the front of the bird. Instructions list the amount of stitches per row with increases. I’ll also list the number of white/yellow stitches in [].
17. 9 SC, INC2, 17 SC, INC2, 17 SC, INC2, 8 SC (54) [4, 50] white in the first two stitches and last two stitches
18. CC to white for first three and last three stitch, SC remaining stitches in yellow [6, 48]
19. 10 SC, INC2, 19 SC, INC2, 19 SC, INC2, 9 SC (60), [8, 52] white in the first four stitches and last four stitches
20. CC to white for first five and last five stitch, SC remaining stitches in yellow [10, 50]
21. 11 SC, INC2, 21 SC, INC2, 21 SC, INC2, 10 SC (66), [12, 54] white in the first six stitches and last six stitches, fasten off yellow.
22. SC row white
23. 10 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 19 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 19 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 9 SC (66)
24. 9 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 17 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 17 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 8 SC (60)
25. 8 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 15 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 15 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 7 SC (54)
26. 7 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 13 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 13 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 6 SC (48)
27. 6 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 11 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 11 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 5 SC (42)
28. 5 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 9 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 9 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 4 SC (36)
29. 4 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 7 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 7 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 3 SC (30)
30. 3 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 5 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 5 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 2 SC (24)
31. 2 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 3 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 3 SC, DEC, SC, DEC, 1 SC (18)
32. SC, DEC, SC, DEC, SC, DEC, SC, DEC, SC, DEC, SC, DEC (12)
34. DEC 6 times
Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. Thread through last six stitches and pull up tight to close hole.

Eyes (make 2)

In black, Ch 2
6 SC in 2nd Ch from hook
CC to B, INC in each stitch (12), don’t cut the C color
(SC, INC) 6 times (18) CC to C
SL in each stitch (18)
Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing. Sew above the white section as in the picture below.

Eyebrows (make 2)

In red, Ch 7
SC in 2nd chain from hook, SC remaining stitches (6)
Ch 1, SC in each stitch (6)
Fasten off. Leave a long tail for sewing. Sew to bird over the eyes, slightly overlapping the eye.

Large feathers (make 2)

In black, Ch 2

4 SC in 2nd Ch from hook
(INC, SC) 2 times (6)
(INC, 2 SC) 2 times (8)
(INC, 3 SC) 2 times (10)
(INC, 4 SC) 2 times (12)
6-9. 4 rows SC
10. (DEC) 6 times (6)
Fasten off, see below for sewing instructions.

Small feathers (make 3)

Repeat instructions for Large Feathers through row 5
6-7. 2 rows SC
8. (DEC) 6 times (6).
Fasten off. Leave a long tail for sewing.
Feather sewing instructions
Using one small and one large feather sew to the top of the head.
Using two small and one large feather sew to back of the body with the large feather in between the two small ones.

Top Beak

In Orange, Ch 2
4 SC in 2nd Ch from hook
3 SC in each stitch (12)
SC row
SC, (3 SC in next stitch, 2 SC) 3 times, 3 SC in next stitch, SC (20)
SC row
2 SC, (3 SC in next stitch, 4 SC) 3 times, 3 SC in next stitch, 2 SC (20)
Fasten off, leave a long tail for sewing. Fold in half on the diagonal. Fold in half to make an open triangle for the beak.

Small Beak

Repeat instructions for Large Beak through row 5.

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