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Nesting Rainbow Owls

Here’s a set of wide-eyed Rainbow Owls and a mossy nest for them to snuggle up in. Of course you don’t have to stick with the rainbow theme. These little guys would look good in any color combinations. The owls and the leaves that decorate the nest are made with light worsted weight/DK yarn (worsted weight would work just as well) while the nest itself is crocheted up in lightening fast time with super bulky yarn. I like the contrast between the two different weights of yarn. The heavy yarn looks kind of like bark so the nest really did end up looking  like it was straight out of the forest. I think you’ll agree this family of owls look very comfy in there!


I’ve nicknamed the green owl Kevin as he definitely enjoys being home alone!

nest owl


Have fun with this pattern but please don’t re-publish it in any way. I am happy for you to make and sell the finished articles from both my free and paid for patterns. A credit for Moji-Moji Design as the pattern creator would make me very happy and a link to my blog or my Ravelry shop (listed in the sidebar >) would be much appreciated! In order to keep the handmade love going please note that wholesale manufacturing of items from any of my patterns is not permitted. Thank you 🙂

314 thoughts on “Nesting Rainbow Owls

  1. where is the pattern

    • If you click on the button that says ‘download’ you should be able to access it. A few people have some technical troubles with this – for reasons I haven’t quite worked out yet – so if that is the case for you let me know and I’ll email you a copy instead.

      • Hallo, ik tracht in te loggen en de leuke uiltjes te downloaden, krijg melding dat ik geen toegang heb, want niet uitgenodigd. 🙁

      • I’m having problems downloading the nest of owls too could upend me a printout. I would really appreciate the help… Thanku Joy

      • I’ve sent a copy over to your email just now. Wishing you happy crocheting!

      • Hello
        I am unable to download the pattern. I’d very much like the little owl one if that’s possible.
        Thank you.

      • Hi there. Would you mind emailing me a copy please? I am having trouble downloading it in a printable form. Thanks so much! I love your pattern! I have posted my email address in the pop up form. Thanks!

  2. I’ve tried to get your pattern but it wont let me download …it says website not known …could you help me please as I’d love to make him for a new born xx thankyou

    • I just emailed you a copy 🙂 No idea why the website is unknown in this case! Anyway, I hope you have fun hooking them up 🙂

  3. Hello, can you clarify Round 1 in the Head and body section please? I can’t understand what is trying to be achieved here. Thanks

    • Hi Grace, on round 1 you have to crochet around both sides of the foundation chain so that your first round makes more of an oval than a circle. On the first side you crochet into the back loops only of the foundation chain, then turn the work 180 degrees and crochet down the leftover front loops on the opposite side. I have a little photo tutorial for this. If you would like me to email you a copy just let me know.

      • Hello, I am a beginner and would love the tutorial as well as the pattern! Thank you! Dominique McGrady

      • Hi Dominique, I only have the written pattern available right now. I found YouTube was a great place to learn when I first started out. All the basics are there in video form so maybe that would help you.

      • I am having trouble with this step (round 1) when you turn. I get a twist, and it isn’t oval or spiral!

      • Hi Joy, it sounds as if you may be flipping the chain over rather than turning it by rotating 180 degrees. I could send you a photo tutorial I made about crocheting around a chain if that would help. Let me know if so and I’ll email it off to you.

      • Hi, could you send me the tutorial, please? Also, could you explain what “working in continues spiral rounds mean?

      • Could you email me the tutorial please? thank you!

      • Could you send me the photo tutorial as well please? Thanks!

      • Just sent you the document a few moments ago. I hope it helps!

  4. I would have loved to have made the nesting owls but when I clicked on the UK download it said the site wasn’t secure.. 🙁

    • It is completely secure and hosted by Box, which is a very reputable file sharing platform. My download is a simple PDF file and so I don’t know why you got that message, sorry about that. I can email you a copy if you would prefer. Let me know if you do and I’ll get one sent off to you.

  5. Can you email me a copy of the pattern? It will not download for me.

  6. Hi, your owls are really cute. I do not see where to download the pattern in English. Would you email me a copy of the pattern? Thank you 🙂

  7. Hi, I have tried to download the pattern six times but I get two pages of blank. Can you email it to me? I adore it and want to make it as a gift. Thank you.

  8. These are so adorable. 😍 Thank you for the great tip about the colored eyes. As a side note… I had no problem downloading your pattern. 😁

  9. I can’t get the pattern. I’ve tried in Raverly and Pinterest

  10. Can i please have the pattern for the nesting owls?

  11. I love your little owl pattern but have a problem with Dl. I am in Canada. I am making my granddaughter a little animal scene of amigurumi forest animals and the owl would be priceless. Could you send me a copy of the pattern in English please?

  12. Could you email me a copy of the nesting owl pattern in English please. As I am unable to print it

  13. Do you have this on video at all?

    • No, sorry, I don’t. At the moment I am concentratiing on creating new written patterns but maybe that’s a project I could embark on in the future when I get a little more spare time.

  14. Could you email a copy?

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  16. I can’t print the sweet little owls pattern. Can you send me a copy please…

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  18. Hi there love this pattern but as a newbie really struggling with instructions for row 1 for the head and body. I read you have picture tutorial for this, would you mind sending to me ?

    • Hello, I haven’t made this particular pattern but….. you start by making a chain (13 sts) and then you make an sc in the second stitch from the hook, continue with an sc in each of the remaining 11 sts so you have 12 stitches. Then you turn the work and make an sc in each of them again but down the other side making a total of 24 stitches. You will have a long skinny shape. It’s a way or starting off but a flat edge rather than a circle shape. Hope that helps.

  19. Where is the pattern?????? I clicked on the pictures of the owls on your website. I searched the 4 suggested pattern shops. I still can’t find the pattern. Please send me a copy of the pattern via email. Thank you!

  20. Thank you for the free designs

  21. HI
    I am struggling with the head and body, when it states chain13 then work down the otherside,is that an increase as how do you get 24 stitches and how do you work in continuous round, how do you connect the chain to make this confused??? please can you help??? thank you

  22. could I too get a copy of pattern by e-mail. cannot download. They are so cute. Thank you.

  23. Hi ! I would love to make the little owls, can I get you to e-mail pattern, please ? Thank you !

  24. Hi, I was wondering if I could get the pattern emailed to me as I can not seem to access it? Thanks SC

  25. I have downloaded the box app and I cannot get this to download at all. Can you please email me a PDF at Morningstar thank you

  26. I am unable to download the pattern. Please email it to me.

  27. hi would love the owl pattern but unfortunately it isn’t working, could you email a copy to me please.
    Thank you

  28. Hi cannot DL your pattern😥 was sooooooo excited when I seen this I jumped up and grabbed my needles only to find out it’s it’s my reach… Plz email me copy. I’d appreciate it so very much🙏🙏💞 and if you have one in ENGLISH, thad be even better!!
    Best regards, Happy Crocheting
    Marlene aka Moji-Mum

  29. Ive not been able to download the little owl pattern in leaf basket. They are just adorable. Can you email me a copy please

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  31. These are adorable! I’m a beginner and hoping I can make them. Where did you get the eyes. I can find them on Amazon, but I don’t see a pack that has all of the colors included.

  32. Cannot find the english download. Please email it to me.

  33. Hello beautiful owls I clicked download but cannot access the pattern may you send it to me?

  34. Hello, I love the owls! Great job! 😍 I try to download them but I can’t safe it??
    Could you send me the patern please?
    Thank you so much XX

  35. Hi,
    Could you email me the picture tutorial for row 1 please? Thank you.


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  37. These owls are adorable! Your pattern is great. Thank you for sharing it.

  38. hola, tenes el patron dibujado ? para mi es mas practico y facil.. gracias !

  39. Where is the pattern??

  40. Can you email me the pattern pls? Thank you

  41. hi could you possibly tell me how much yarn of each color was used? trying to get an idea of how much yarn i will need. thank you

  42. Could you please send me the pattern in English? Thanks.

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