Crochet Pattern: Skull MotifBy Candace – 4 Comments
|Halloween is creeping up, and it’s time to decorate. Skeletons and skulls are popular seasonal symbols, and they are everywhere. What’s more fun than making your own to add to the mix? This skull motif is versatile and can be used as an applique, an accessory, or anything you need to add a spooky touch to your outfits or decorations.|
Finished Size: 2″ (5.1 cm) diameter, 2.5″ (6.4 cm) tall
Fine Weight Yarn (20 yards)
Contrasting Yarn (Any weight, 1 yard)
Crochet Hook F (3.75mm)
Rounds 1-4 measure 2″ (5.1cm) in diameter
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Crochet Pattern: Skull Motif
Round 1: Make an adjustable ring, ch 1, make 8 sc in ring, sl st into beginning ch-1: 8 sc
Round 2: ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around, sl st into beginning ch-1: 16 sc
Round 3: ch 1, (2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc) around, sl st into beginning ch-1: 24 sc
Round 4: ch 1, (2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc) around, sl st into beginning ch-1: 36 sc
The following instructions will be worked in rows, rather than rounds. Do not finish off, continue with pattern.
Row 1: ch 1, sc in first 8 sc: 8 sc
Rows 2-3: ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across: 8 sc
Using a yarn needle and contrasting yarn, embroider the skull’s facial features.
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Looking for more Halloween motif patterns? Check out the Halloween Applique Set!