Saturday, June 20, 2015

Swoop Pattern

Abbreviations
ch-chain
sc-single crochet
inc-increase
dec-decrease
fo-fasten off

Supplies
2.5mm crochet hook
Patons Astra yarn in medium tan, black, orange, and light cream
Stuffing
Needle, scissors

Finished Size
When standing 6.5 inches

Head and Body
Rd1: Starting at the top of your Swoop's head with tan yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2: Inc x 6 (12)
Rd3: Inc x 12 (24)
Rd4: Sc x 24 (24)
Rd5: [Sc x 3, inc] x 6 (30)
Rd6-11: Sc x 30 (30)
Rd12: [Sc x 4, dec] x 5 (25)
Rd13: [Sc, inc]  x 12, sc (37)
Rd14: Sc x 2, inc x 4, sc x 31 (41)
Rd15: Sc x 2, inc x 8, [sc x 2, inc] x 10, sc (59)
Rd16: Sc x 7, inc x 4, sc x 48 (63)
Rd17-25: Sc x 63 (63)
Rd26: Dec x 31, sc (32)
Rd27: Dec x 16 (16)
Rd28: Dec x 8, stuf your Swoop firmly (8)
Rd29: Dec x 4 (4)
Rd30: Dec x 2, fo (2)

Wing (Make 2)
Rd1: Starting at the tip of the wing with tan yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2: [Inc, sc x 2] x 2 (8)
Rd3: Sc x 8 (8)
Rd4: [Sc, inc] x 4 (12)
Rd5-6: Sc x 12 (12)
Rd7: Inc x 4, sc x 8 (16)
Rd8: Inc x 7, sc x 9 (23)
Rd9-12: Sc x 23 (23)
Rd13: [Sc x 2, dec] x 5, sc x 3 (18)
Rd14-19: Sc x 18 (18)
Rd20: [Sc, dec] x 6 (12)
Rd21: [Sc x 2, dec] x 3, fo (9)

Leg (Make 2)
Rd1: Starting at the top of your leg with orange yarn ch x 7 and join (7)
Rd2: Sc x 7 (7)
Rd3: Dec, sc x 2, dec, sc (5)
Rd4-12: Sc x 5, fo at the end of Rd12 (5)

Talons (Make 3 per leg)
Rd1: Starting at the tip of the talon with orange yarn sc x 5 in an adjustable ring (5)
Rd2-5: Sc x 5, fo at the end of Rd5 on the first two talons (do not fo when you are working on the third talon, see the instructions below and carry onto to Rd6) (5)
Rd6: Once you are done all three talons hold them all together and continue single crocheting around all of the talons working in the round in once piece sc x 12 (12)
Rd7: Sc x 12 (12)
Rd8: Dec, sc x 4, dec, sc x 2, dec (9)
Rd9: Dec x 4, sc (5)
Rd10: Dec x 2, fo (2)
Ankle (make 2)
Rd1: With orange yarn ch x 13 (13)
Rd2: Turn, sc x 12 (12)
Rd3: Turn, ch, sc x 12, fo (12)

Upper Beak
Row1: With Orange yarn ch x 5 (5)
Row2: Turn, sc x 4 (4)
Row3: Turn and work down the opposite side of your work sc x 4 (4)
Rd4: Sc x 8 around the entire piece (8)
Rd5: Inc, sc x 3, inc, sc x 3 (10)
Rd6: Sc x 10, fo (10)

Bottom Beak
Rd1-4: Work the same as the upper beak, then fo

Eye (Make 2)
Rd1: Starting in the middle of the eye with black yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2: Inc x 6 (12)
Rd3: [Sc x 4, inc] x 2, sc x 2 (14)
Rd4-5: Sc x 14, fo at the end of Rd5 (14)

Assembly
Sew the foot onto the bottom of your leg, sew the ankle onto your leg. Then sew the legs onto the body. Sew the wings onto your Swoop. Sew half of each eye onto your Swoop, then add a little bit of stuffing and sew the rest of the eye onto your body. Sew the upper and lower beak onto your Swoop. With cream coloured yarn sew on two little stitch marks onto the top of the head. Weave in all ends and trim them.

Feel free to sell finished items that you make using my patterns. But please do not distribute my patterns without my permission. If you have any questions please feel free to email me at amidorablecrochet@gmail.com

1 comment:

  1. So excited to find your patterns for Swoop and Oddsock! My grandson loves these characters. I made Toggle with fabric for Christmas gift last year. This year Swoop! Thank you for posting these!

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