[Photo Tutorial] Beautiful Crochet Owl Rug (Bathroom Set)- With A Twist!

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UPDATE: Thanks to Lauren, we now have the English written version for this beautiful Owl Rug. To get the free pattern please go to the next page or scroll down to the comments area and read the pattern translated and posted by Lauren. Thank you Lauren, you’re AMAZING! 😉

I have been looking for this pattern for a while now and finally I came to realize that is a very popular pattern in Brazil and all the written patterns or video patterns I could find are in Portuguese. Now, the good news is that I was able to find a photo tutorial with written instructions on each picture. With a bit of patience and with the help of Google translate, you may be, actually, able to translate each step and complete this project. For more help, on the next you’ll find a video tutorial, still in Portuguese, however, I hope, even if you don’t understand the language, just seeing how the pattern is being done, is going to help.  If, by any chance, I’m going to find the En version for this pattern, I’m going to add it here and let you know.

You can find the photo tutorial here: Tapete de coruja em crochê courtesy of Janelice Bastiani.

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58 Comments to [Photo Tutorial] Beautiful Crochet Owl Rug (Bathroom Set)- With A Twist!

  1. Welcome @[100002769108100:2048:Toni]! I’ll still be looking for the En version or maybe now someone may be willing to actually create a video tutorial in En! Thanks for inspiration! 🙂

  2. I am working on translating the pattern to English from the picture tutorial. I’ve done so for several other patterns in other languages, so why not give Portuguese a try. I love owls and pineapples, so I *have* to have this pattern workable for myself; and I will share when I get it figured out. I will consider a video tutorial after I get the written pattern done and working.

    • Owl Rug
      This gorgeous pineapple owl rug was found at http://www.crochelinhasagulhas.com it was originally a picture tutorial written in Portuguese. While easy to follow, I personally prefer a written pattern in standard American English notation.

      Body.
      With MC:
      Ch 10 join with sl st to form ring.
      1: ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc, ch 5, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc
      (there should be a small gap in the ring. this is ok and will be needed later for outer rounds)
      2: ch 3, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, 13 dc in ch 5 sp, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp; turn.
      (don’t connect to previous row, this creates the ‘scalloping’ edge on the pineapple later)
      3: ch 3, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, 1 dc in ea dc (13 dc), 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp; turn.
      4: ch 3, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, ch 1, (dc, ch 1) x13, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp; turn.
      5: ch 3, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, ch 3, (1 sc in dc, ch 3)x13, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp; turn.
      6: ch 3, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, ch 3, (1 sc in ch 3 sp, ch 3)x12, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp; turn.
      7: ch 3, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, ch 3, (1 sc in ch 3 sp, ch 3)x11, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp; turn.
      8: ch 3, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, ch 3, (1 sc in ch 3 sp, ch 3)x10, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp; turn.
      9: ch 3, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, ch 3, (1 sc in ch 3 sp, ch 3)x9, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp; turn.
      10: ch 3, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, ch 3, (1 sc in ch 3 sp, ch 3)x8, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp; turn.
      11: ch 3, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, ch 3, (1 sc in ch 3 sp, ch 3)x7, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp; turn.
      12: ch 3, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, ch 3, (1 sc in ch 3 sp, ch 3)x6, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp; turn.
      13: ch 3, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, ch 3, (1 sc in ch 3 sp, ch 3)x5, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp; turn.
      14: ch 3, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, ch 3, (1 sc in ch 3 sp, ch 3)x4, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp; turn.
      15: ch 3, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, ch 3, (1 sc in ch 3 sp, ch 3)x3, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp; turn.
      16: ch 3, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, ch 3, (1 sc in ch 3 sp, ch 3)x2, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp; turn.
      17: ch 3, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, ch 5, 1 sc in ch 3 sp, ch 5, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp; turn.
      18: ch 3, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in ch 2 sp. Bind Off.

      With C2 start at bottom in starting ring.
      Rnd 1: ch 3, 2 dc, ch 2 3 dc, *3 dc, ch 2, 3dc in ch 3 sp that started each row* repeat *’d section around pineapple. (19 ‘fans’ total)
      Rnd 2: sl st in first 3 dc, ch 3, 2 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, *3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, ch 1* repeat between *’s around. (19 ‘fans’ total)
      Rnd 3: sl st in first 3 dc, ch 3, 2 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, *3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, 1 dc in ch 1 sp, ch 1, 1 dc in same ch 1 sp* repeat *’d section 17 more times, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp. (all but the base of the pineapple should have ‘V’ sections between the ‘fans’); sl st in next 3 dc, bind off.
      Rnd 4: Starting in the middle of the 3rd ‘fan’ from the base (where you just ended the last row) we’ll start this row.
      Ch 2, 2dc, ch 3, 1 sc in middle of V, ch 1, 3 dc in ch 2 sp, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch 2 sp, *1 dc, 1 ch, 1 dc in center of V, 3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc in center of fan* repeat *’d section ending with ‘half fan’ in appropriate spot on other side.
      Rnd 5: just as rnd 4, only 3 dc in first and last half fans.
      Rnd 6: 3 sc, ch 2, 1 sc in ch section before fan, {ch 1 *1 dc, 1 picot* repeat 6 times, then 1 sc in V} repeat what’s in brackets around to last half fan, ch 2 from last sc, 3 sc in half fan. Bind off.
      Tidy up your ends. The hard part is done.

      Eyes (make 2)
      1: With Black: Make a Magic Circle. Ch 3, 14 dc around, sl st to join and bind off.
      2: With Eye Color: 2 dc in ea dc around. (30 dc total). join w sl st
      3: 2dc in one, 1 dc in one all the way around (45 dc total) join w sl st and bind off.
      4: With Black: 2 dc in, 1 dc in 1 x3 all the way around. sl st and bind off.

      With Black: Join the eyes with 10 sc. I think. There needs to be a small space between them while they’re solidly joined. It looks weird if they’re joined the normal way.
      With C2:
      dc around the eyes. I suggest 3 dc then 2 dc in 1 dc. follow the pictures, it’s hard to explain. I may revise this section for my own personal reasons.

      The Beak:
      So, in the picture she starts with 12 stitches at the ‘top’ of the eyes and somehow used dc’s to decrease and it looks solid. Even with my tight tension, I had holes all over the place. so I switched to sc and it worked a lot easier. Just wing it. so long as it’s a triangle and it’s solid it’s all good.
      The Brow:
      start in the crotch opposite the beak. sl st up the side then do recommended dcs, sl st to join (obviously)
      1: 3 sl st, 4 dc
      2: 3 sl st, 7 dc
      3:3 sl st, 15 dc

      The Ears:
      Count 14 dc from brow section, this is the outside stitch of the ear.
      the ear starts with 9 dc and decreases down by skipping each dc on the edges (9, 7, 5, 3, 1). Don’t really know how to explain this either.

      Attach that cute little face to that cute little body and you’re done. It’s a lot easier than it looks.
      But, the good news is, you have the pictures from the original blog to look at until I create my own to better explain this. but this works out in my head, so it should translate fairly well to yours.

      • Hi I was following you pattern and I believe you made a mistake between rows 16 an 17 you must bring that pineapple down to 1 for it to look right you brought it down to 2 and went on with the ending row of the pineapple, I have fixed this in mental notes to self, so when you go to make the color change you should have 20 fans not 19 … I just thought I would bring it to you attention…. Thank you for listening…..

      • Paula Brooks

        Lauren, my sister is retired so now one of her hobbies is crochet. She is not able to follow along on the video tutorials. Could you please send her the written instructions for the whole bathroom set. Thank you very much.

      • Thank you for this pattern. I, too, would like the whole set. It looks like cotton weight on a roll. So a small hook to match?

    • Where can I get the whole pattern–toilet cover,and rug Crochet Version i meant to let you know the style of this pattern since i dont knit i prefer the crochet lay out? i am interested in the pattern of english terms you can either send me an email or go to my facebook page and leave me a message of the link to this gorgeous bathroom set

      Here is my email address huntress@venustel.com

      Here is my facebook page https://www.facebook.com/catherine.renfrew

      Not sure if this gets to you i hope it does i dont know where to go for this pattern thank you in advance for this opportunity to communicate a message too you

    • where is the rest of the set? it says owl bathroom set, everyone is asking and no one is answering. the only pattern is for the rug

  3. I am sooooo happy!!! I collect owls and have drooled over these patterns
    I so appreciate the patterns. I can’t begin to express my gratitude. You are a real gem.

    Bonnie

  4. I would love to find the toilet lid cover and the lid cover if you have any please email me I have your rug one that you translated would love the whole set if possible thanks

  5. Like Sharon, I would also LOVE to have the patterns for the Owl toilet seat and the Owl toilet tank covers.

    Is there any way possible to get those please?

    Thank you so much for sharing the pattern for the owl rug! I can hardly wait for my yarn to come in so I can start making it.

  6. Doris Santiago

    I would also love to have the patterns of the Owl Toilet Seat, Owl toilet tank cover and the toilet paper cover.
    Thanks for sharing written instruction for Owl Rug.
    God Bless You.

  7. Betty Radcliffe

    I too say thank you for translating this darling pattern, you’re talented to be able to do that just from a picture. Also, I would love the pattern for the other pieces of the bathroom set if you’re up to it! Thanks again, Betty Radcliffe

  8. Marta Taylor

    would love to have to have the set, would it possible for you to mail it to me ? Does any of the stores have a book with instructions?

  9. I am having problems in doing the brow I’m not understanding how to do it. Any way to try explain it any better even tried to follow the video and didn’t make since

  10. Nancy Orkman

    Can you get other bathroom sets by this lady in English, I have been trying to find them in English.
    Thank you Nancy
    Just email.

  11. Yvonne Behnke

    love this pattern where is the rest bowl and lid cover etc please reply this is the cutest pattern i,ve ever seen

  12. Veronica Neu

    i love this i have several family members who loves owls and they would love to have the set but all i can find is the rug is there a pattern out there for the rest i would love to make the set for Christmas for some of them could you please let me know where i can get it if you dont have i can only read and speak English thank you so much for your time in doing this and also what size needle do i need to use for this pattern

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