This is Sleepy owl from the book Cuddly Amigurumi Toys. Currently the pattern is available only in the book, however, I will soon start photographing the pattern, so in the near future you can buy an online version of Sleepy owl.
I waited for so long to make this owl again. I had totally forgotten how amazing the design actually is. I love the soft pillow shape, the multicolored body, and those expressive sleepy eyes. After so many years, it felt as if me and the owl were strangers. As if it wasn`t me who designed this awesome cuddly animal. I was following my own pattern without remembering how it felt to make it. I´m not sure if you understand the mixed feelings I´m having.
I tried a new color combination: forest green and mint green mixed with mustard and beige. Lovely! I`ve still got quite many skeins of Drops Paris bought years ago, so making the owl was a great project to use the yarn leftovers. It isn`t my favorite yarn, but it works so well for this toy. I will be making more of them.