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Here you'll find a list of all my free patterns. If you make something, let me know! I love to see my patterns out in the real world! Tag @samsqueak on instagram or link to your project to the pattern page on Ravelry.

Amigurumi Patterns

I love designing these little animal patterns. I'm slowly making my way through my archives and writing up my patterns.

Ollie the Owl - Free amigurumi pattern

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Mini Crochet Owl Pendant

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I hear that kids these days are into owls. And mustaches. (at least this kid is). (am I still allowed to call her a kid at 14?). So I decided to try something new and design an owl necklace. And I'm really happy with how it turned out! (Hopefully she will be too...)



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Ollie the Owl - Free Crochet Pattern

Who doesn't love owls? I know there are tons of crochet owl patterns out there - but I'd like to take a moment to add my own little hoot to the crochet owl community.

So without further ado, I would like to introduce you to Ollie.
He's just about 2.5 inches tall and possibly my favorite thing to make. I've been making Ollie's and sending them out into the world since 2008. I used to sell his pattern, but I've decided that the world needs more of these little hoots flying around. So I'm making his pattern free. Lucky you!

This little Ollie above is made of cotton yarn. But I have a soft spot for felted Ollie's. They shrink up to about 2 inches tall and are just the sweetest fuzzy little things.
You want to make one, right? Well here you go!

Ollie the Owl - Free Amigurumi Crochet PatternAdd this pattern to your favorites or queue on RavelrySkill Level: Beginner. Requires basic crochet skills. Finished Size: Felted - 2" tall; Not felted - 2.5" tall

Crochet Mustache Bracelet

A few days ago I showed you the tiny owl pendant I made for my niece's 14th birthday. As the second part of her present, I whipped up this super fast mustache bracelet. Seriously. This took maybe 15 minutes. And I think that's an exaggeration. 
I have to admit, I don't really understand the whole mustache thing. But apparently they're in. If you have a teenager who's into mustaches - here's the free pattern for you!
Crochet Mustache Bracelet
Supplies
Small amount of black worsted weight yarn (cotton yarn pictured)
3.5mm crochet hook
Yarn needle

Stitch Abbreviations
SL ST = Slip Stitch
CH = Chain
SC = Single Crochet
SC2Tog = Single Crochet Two Together
HDC = Half Double Crochet
DC = Double Crochet

Mustache Instructions
CH 20
SL ST in 2nd CH from hook
SC2Tog, SC2Tog, SC, HDC, [2DC, HDC], SC,
SL ST, SC, [HDC, 2DC] HDC, SC, SC2Tog, SC2Tog
SL ST
CH 20*, SL ST into the beginning of the mustache
Fasten off and weave in ends.

*To increase or decrease the size of the brace…