A family of four snowy owls - a male (all white), a female (with black markings), a sleeping owlet and a wide awake owlet.
If crocheted using Cascade 220 yarn and a 3.5mm hook the adults are approximately 25cm (10 inches) tall and the chicks 10cm (4 inches) tall. If you use a different yarn and/or hook the size may differ.
Most terms used in this pattern are the same in American and British. The only American terms used are ‘sc’ and ‘sc2tog’, which are ‘dc’ and ‘dc2tog’ in British.
Techniques you should be familiar with before using this pattern: