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Twitter Bird Crochet Pattern

Twitter has become a worldwide tool for people to communicate with just about anyone online. I always thought the Twitter bird had a very simple but cute design and thought it would be neat to bring it to life with crochet into the 3D world. Since it’s autumn, I even gave it a cute flowery hat to match the season!

Materials

  • Hook: 2.5mm and 0.75mm
  • Cotton Yarn: Baby Blue, Sky Blue & Yellow [la mia Conttony (3/Light)]
  • Lace Yarn: Grey, Dark Green, Yellow, Black & White
  • Tapestry Needle & Sewing Needle
  • Sewing Pins
  • Scissors
  • Stitch Marker
  • Polyester filling

Abbreviations

  • ch(s) = chain(s)
  • MR = Magic Ring
  • ard = around
  • st(s) = stitch(es)
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • sc = single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • tc = treble crochet
  • Inc = 2sc in next st
  • Dec = join next 2 sc together
  • sc .. = sc in next .. sts
  • {instructions} x .. = repeat instructions in {} as stated number

Head & Body

Start with sky blue yarn,
R 1: MR [7]
R 2: 2sc in each st ard [14]
R 3: {sc, Inc} ard [21]
R 4: {sc 2, Inc} ard [28]
R 5: sc ard [28]
R 6: {sc 3, Inc} ard [35]
R 7: sc ard [35]
R 8: {sc 4, Inc} ard [42]
R 9 – 10: sc ard [42]
R 11: {sc 5, Inc} ard [49]
-Add baby blue yarn from R 12
(B) = baby blue, indicate to change yarn color from sky blue to baby blue
R 12: sc 24, (B)sc, sc 24 [49]
R 13: sc 23, (B)sc 3,sc 23 [49]
R 14: {sc 6, Inc} x 3, sc, (B)sc 5, sc Inc, {sc 6, Inc} x 2, sc 5, Inc [56]
R 15: sc 23, (B)sc 9, sc 24 [56]
R 16: sc 21, (B)sc 13, sc 22 [56]
R 17: sc 20, (B)sc 15, sc 21 [56]
R 18: {sc 7, Inc} x 2, sc 3, (B)Inc, (B)sc 15, (B)Inc, sc 3, Inc, {sc 7, Inc} x 2 [63]
R 19 – 20: sc 21, (B)sc 19, sc 23 [63]
R 21: sc 3, Dec, sc 7, Dec, sc 7, (B)Dec, (B)sc 15, (B)Dec, {sc 7, Dec} x 2, sc 3, Dec [56]
R 22: sc 19, (B)sc 17, sc 20 [56]
R 23: {sc 6, Dec} x 2, sc 4, (B)Dec, (B)sc 11, (B)Dec, {sc 6, Dec} x 2, sc 3, Dec [49]
R 24: {sc 5, dec} x 2, sc 5, (B)Dec, (B)sc 8, (B)Dec, {sc 5, Dec} x 2, sc 2, Dec [42]
R 25: {sc 4, Dec} x 3, (B)sc 5, (B)Dec, {sc 4, Dec} x 2, sc 3 [35]
-Stuff filling
R 26: {sc 3, Dec} ard [28]
R 27: {sc 2, Dec} ard [21]
R 28: {sc, Dec} ard [14]
R 29: Dec ard [7]
-Stuff more filling, cast off and weave in ends


Wings

Right Wing
Use sky blue yarn and apply crochet rounds in this part
R 1: MR, sl st [7]
R 2: ch 1, 2sc in same st, 2sc in each st ard, sl st [14]
R 3: ch 1, sc in same st, Inc, {sc, Inc} ard, sl st [21]
R 4: ch 1, sc in same st, sc Inc, {sc 2, Inc} ard, sl st [28]
R 5: ch 1, sc in same st, sc 2, Inc, {sc 3, Inc} ard, sl st [35]
Next, fold the circle into a semicircle,

Step 1

Step 2

Fold the circle into a semicircle

Step 3

Skip 1st st

Step 4

ch 1 (count as a st), hook goes through sts on both sides (e.g. 2nd st and last st, work as a pair), then make a sc

Step 5

sc along the edge of the half circle [18]
**17sc plus ch 1 at the beginning

Step 6

Then, turn, ch 1, sl st into next 15 sts,
ch 3, sl st into 3rd ch from hook, sl st into next st;
ch 4, sl st into 3rd ch from hook, sc in next ch, sl st into next st;
ch 5, sl st into 3rd ch from hook, sc in next 2 chs, sl st into last st

Left Wing
Use sky blue yarn and apply crochet rounds in this part
R 1: MR, sl st [7]
R 2: ch 1, 2sc in same st, 2sc in each st ard, sl st [14]
R 3: ch 1, sc in same st, Inc, {sc, Inc} ard, sl st [21]
R 4: ch 1, sc in same st, sc Inc, {sc 2, Inc} ard, sl st [28]
R 5: ch 1, sc in same st, sc 2, Inc, {sc 3, Inc} ard, sl st [35]
Then apply Step 1-5 as Right Wing,

Step 6

ch 5, sl st into 3rd ch from hook, sl st into next st;

ch 4, sl st into 3rd ch from hook, sl st into next st;

ch 3, sl st into 3rd ch from hook, sl st into next st;

sl st into next 14 sts

-Leave a tail and cast off


Beak

Use yellow yarn,
R 1: MR [4]
R 2: {sc, Inc} ard [6]
R 3: {sc, Inc} ard [9]
-Leave a tail and cast off


Eye (Make 2)

Use black lace yarn with 0.75mm hook,
MR [5],
sl st,
-Leave a tail and cast off


Hat

Use grey lace yarn with 0.75mm hook and works in crochet rounds.
R 1: MR, sl st [6]
R 2: ch 1, 2sc in same st, 2sc in each st ard, sl st [12]
R 3: ch 1, sc in same st, Inc, {sc, Inc} ard, sl st [18]
R 4: ch 1, sc in same st, sc, Inc, {sc 2, Inc} ard, sl st [24]
R 5 – 7: ch 1, sc ard, sl st [24]
R 8: ch 1, sc in same st, sc 2, Inc, {sc 3, Inc} ard, sl st [30]
R 9: ch 1, sc in same st, sc 3, Inc, {sc 4, Inc} ard, sl st [36]
R 10: ch 1, sc in same st, sc, Inc, {sc 5, Inc} x 5, sc 3, sl st [42]
R 11: ch 1, sc in same st, sc 2, Inc, {sc 6, Inc} x 5, sc 3, sl st [48]
R 12: ch 1, sc ard, sl st [48]
-Leave a tail for assembling later and cast off

Leaf

Use green lace yarn with 0.75mm hook,
leave a long tail at the beginning for final assembly.
ch 10,
sc into 2nd ch from hook, hdc, dc, tc into next 2 chs, dc, hdc, sc, sl st, ch, skip next ch, sc, hdc, dc, tc into next 2 chs, dc, hdc, sc, picot stitch
**picot stitch: ch 3, sl st into 3rd ch from hook, sl st into next st/ch
-Secure the end, cast off and weave in ends

White Flower

Use white lace yarn with 0.75mm hook,
Start withe a magic ring [8],
sl st into 1st st,
{ch 3, tc 3 in same st, ch 3, sl st into same st, sl st into next st} x 4
-Secure the end, leave a tail and cast off


Final Assembly

  1. Sew the wings accordingly in each side of the body.
  2. Sew the beak on the head/body (counting fro the top of the baby blue triangle part, at around the 3rd and the 4th row position).
  3. Sew the eyes onto the head accordingly.
  4. Assemble the leaf and the white flower on the hat.
  5. Finally, sew the hat on the top of the head.

Happy Crochet!! 😀

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2 thoughts on “Twitter Bird Crochet Pattern

  • MargaretSeptember 30, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    I love your twtter bird. Thanks for sharing this pattern. This is a great gift for soms of my friends who tweet a lot.

    Have a great day, Margaret

    Reply
    • OneZeroCrochetOctober 1, 2019 at 8:04 am

      Thanks, Margaret!

      Reply

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