Introduction: How to Origami a Crane

This is a worldwide well-known model.

When opening up the finished model, avoid crushing the back.

Step 1: White Side Up

White side up, fold in half diagonally.

Fold right corner to the left.

Step 2: Open Top Layer and Squash

Open top layer and squash fold left corner to the bottom corner.

Fold right flap all the way to the left.

Open top layer and squash fold left corner to the bottom corner.

Step 3: Fold Top Raw Edges

Fold top raw edges to the center crease.

Fold top corner down along folded egdes and unfold.

Step 4: Petal Fold Bottom Corner

Petal fold bottom corner to the top using existing creases.

Fold raw edges to the center and unfold.

Petal fold bottom corner to the top using existing creases.

Step 5: Fold Lower Folded Edges

Fold lower folded edges to the center.

Step 6: ​Inside-reverse Fold Left Point Up

Inside-reverse fold left point up.

Fold in progress.

Step 7: Inside-reverse Fold Right Point Up

Inside- reverse fold right point up.

Inside-reverse fold left point to form head.

Step 8: ​Inflate Into Small Hole

Inflate into small hole at bottom and/or pull wings apart to open up crane.

Step 9: Model Complete!!

You finished!!

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deba168 made it!(author)2015-01-16

Great origami instructable.I will definitely try it future.

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MUSTACHE+QUEEN made it!(author)2014-12-29

I love making them

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ishiyasu made it!(author)2015-01-03

Thank you!! The Origami is fun!! :)

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