Angry Birds - Red Bird

Angry Birds - Red Bird
Angry Birds Red Bird
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Crocheted Angry Birds are a lot of fun to make and very popular these days.  The free crochet pattern can be made up quick and easy.  Your kids will love these!  These little crocheted creations will make the perfect gift for the Angry Bird lover at your house (adults included!). The pictured sample is made from Caron brand yarn and is about 5 inches wide.

 

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Difficulty: Easy

Materials: Googly Eyes, Poly-Fill Stuffing, Darning Needle, Caron Simply Soft yarn colors; Autum Red, Sunshine, Black, Bone, and a Size H Crochet hook.

CH = Chain

SL = Slip Stitch

SC = Single Crochet

HDC = Half Double Crochet

SC2tog = Single Crochet 2 together

SC4tog = Single Crochet 4 together

 

Instructions:

Back of Bird: Red

Base: CH 5

Row 1: 4 SC, CH 1, turn.

Row 2: 2 SC in 1st sp, 2 SC, 2 SC in last sp, Ch 1, turn.

Row 3: 6 SC, Ch 1, turn.

Row 4: 2 SC in 1st sp, 4 SC, 2 SC in last sp, Ch 1, turn.

Row 5: 8 SC, Ch 1, turn.

Row 6: SC2tog, 4 SC, Sc2tog, Ch 1, turn.

Row 7: 6 SC, Ch 1, turn.

Row 8: SC2tog, 2 SC, Sc2tog, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 9: 3 SC, 2 SC in next sp,  6 SC, 2 Sc in next so, 2 SC, 2 SC in next sp, 7 SC, Sl to 1st SC made, Ch 1 turn.

Rnd 10: *3 SC, 2 SC in next sp, Rep from * around, SL to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 11: *4 SC, 2 SC in next sp, Rep from * around, SL to 1st SC made, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 12: *5 SC, 2 SC in next sp, Rep from * around, SL to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 13: *6 SC, 2 SC in next sp, Rep from * around, SL to 1st SC made, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 14: SC around, Sl to 1st SC made, CH 1, turn (48 sts).

Rnd 15: *7 SC, 2 SC in next sp, Rep from * around, SL to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 16-19: SC around, Sl to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn (Row 19-end by tieing off and hiding string). (54 sts)

 

Bird Face: Part 1- Red

Base: Ch 5

Row 1: 4 SC, Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: 2 SC in 1st sp, 2 SC, 2 SC in last sp, Ch 1, turn.

Row 3: 6 SC, Ch 1, turn.

Row 4: 2 SC in 1st SC sp, 4 SC, 2 SC in last sp, Ch 1, turn.

Row 5: 8 SC, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 6: SC2tog, 4 SC, SC2tog, 2 SC in same as last sp, 2 SC, 2 SC in next sp, 2 SC, 2 SC in next sp, 3 SC, 2 SC in next sp, SL to 1st SC made, CH 1, turn.

Row 7: *3 SC, 2 SC in next sp, rep from * 3 more times, CH 1 turn.

Row 8: *4 SC, 2 Sc in next sp, Rep from * 3 more times, CH 1, turn.

Row 9: *5 Sc, 2 SC in next sp, Rep from * 3 more times, CH 1, turn.

Row 10: *6 SC, 2 SC in next sp, Rep from * 3 more times, Ch 1, turn.

Row 11: 2 SC in 1st sp, 6 SC, 2 SC in next, 7 SC, 2 SC in next sp, 7 SC, 2 SC in next sp, 7 SC, 2 SC in last  sp, CH 1, turn.

Row 12: 2 SC in 1st sp, 34 SC around to last sp, 2 Sc in last sp, CH 1, turn.

Row 13: 2 Sc in 1st sp, 36 SC around to last sp, 2 SC in last sp, tie off hide string.

 

Bird Face: Part 2: Bone

Base: CH 7

Row 1: 6 SC, Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: SC2tog, 2 SC, SC2tog, tie off

Tie yarn to right side of motif at the bottom right side of base row.

Row 3: 2 SC, 2 SC in next sp, 2 SC,  2 SC in next sp (corner), 2 SC, Ch 1, turn.

Row 4: 3 SC, 2 SC in next sp, 3 SC, 2 SC in next sp, 2 SC, CH 1, turn.

Row 5: 4 SC, 2 SC in next sp, 4 SC,  2 SC in next sp, 2 SC, CH 1, turn.

Row 6: 5 SC, 2 SC in next sp, 5 SC, 2 SC in next sp, 2 SC, Ch 1, turn.

Row 7: 6 SC, 2 SC in next sp, 6 SC, 2 SC in next sp, 2 SC, Ch 1, turn.

Row 8: SC2tog, 5 SC, 2 SC in next, 7 SC, 2 SC in next sp, SC2tog, CH 1, turn.

Row 9: SC2tog, 14 SC, SC2tog, CH 1, turn.

Row 10:SC2tog, 12 SC, SC2tog, Tie off and hide string.

Take part 1 and 2 of the Bird’s face and sew together with red yarn.

Then take the Birds Face and back of bird and sew them together. Don’t forget to fill the bird with Poly-Fill stuffing before you finish sewing the head shut.

 

Beak: Sunshine

Base: CH 18, SL to 1st Ch made for form a loop, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 1: In CH 18 sp: 18 SC, Sl to 1st SC made, CH 1 turn.

Rnd 2: 18 SC, Sl to 1st SC made, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 3: 5 SC, SC2tog, 5 SC, SC2tog, 4 SC, SL to 1st SC made, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 4: SC2tog, 4 SC, Sc2tog, 4 SC, SC2tog, 2 SC, Sl to 1st SC made, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 5: 3 SC, SC2tog, 3 SC, SC2tog, 3 SC, SL to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 6: SC2tog, 3 SC, SC2tog, 4 SC, SL to 1st SC made, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 7: 2 SC, SC2tog, 2 SC, SC2tog, SC, SL to 1st SC made, Tie off and leave a long tail.

Take the tail from Rnd 7 and weave in and out of row 7, pull the string to close the opening.

Stuff with Poly-fill.

Glue on the googly eyes just above the beak.

 

Eyebrows: Black

Base: Ch 17

Row 1: 6 SC, SC4tog, 6 SC, Tie off and leave long tail.

Sew the eyebrows into place and use a glue gun over the eyelids.

 

Tail Feathers: Black

Base: Ch 5

Row 1: SC, CH 5, Working back down chain; 4SC, SC onto base row, Ch 6, Working back down chain; 5 HDC, SC onto base row, CH 5, working back down chain; 4 SC, SC onto base row, CH 1, turn.

Row 2: 4 SC, 4 SC in next sp, 9 SC, 4 SC in  next sp, 9 SC, 4 SC in next sp, 4 SC, tie off leave long tail.

Take tail of yarn and sew the tail onto the back side of the bird.

 

Head feathers: Red

Base Ch 3

Row 1: SC, Ch 4, working down ch sp; 3 SC, SC onto base row, Ch 5, working down ch sp, 4 SC, SC onto base row, Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: 4 sc, 4 SC in next sp, 6 SC, 4 SC in next sp, 3 SC tie off and leave long tail.

Take tail of yarn and sew the tail onto the head of the bird.  And you should be finished!

 

About The Author

Esther Leavitt is a pattern designer and craft editor for Craftown.com.  About herself she says "Crafts are a way for me to unwind but at the same time keep my hands busy so I don't go crazy."  She is also the owner and proprietor of Crafts by Starlight