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Amigurumi Tombstones
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 80745AD Make a decorative Halloween cemetery with these amigurumi tombstones. This pattern was featured in the 2011 Halloween Caption Contest on the Lion Brand Notebook.

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: Varies
Small Tombstone is about 3 1/2 in. (9 cm), Large is about 4 in. (10 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-152 Wool-Ease Yarn: Oxford Grey

Light and medium iron grays


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Small amount of black yarn Fiberfill stuffing
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.


INSTRUCTIONS



SMALL TOMBSTONE
FRONT
With A, ch 16.


Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 15 sts.


Rows 2-13: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.


Row 14: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc2tog, sc in each of next 7 sts, sc2tog, sc2tog - 11 sts.


Row 15: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts, sc2tog, sc2tog - 7 sts.

Fasten off.



BACK
Make same as Front.



SIDE STRIP
With A, ch 5.


Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across - 4 sts.


Rows 2-37: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.

Fasten off.



BASE
With A, ch 21.


Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across - 20 sts.


Rows 2-10: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.

Fasten off.



LARGE TOMBSTONE
FRONT
With A, ch 11.


Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 10 sts.


Rows 2-14: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.


Row 15: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 6 sts, sc2tog - 8 sts.


Row 16: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sts, sc2tog - 6 sts.


Row 17: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, sc2tog - 4 sts.

Fasten off.



BACK
Make same as Front.



SIDE STRIP
With A, ch 5.


Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across - 4 sts.


Rows 2-41: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.

Fasten off.



BASE
With A, ch 15.


Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across - 14 sts.


Rows 2-9: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.

Fasten off.



FINISHING
Sew Side Strip along side and top edges of Back and Front.

Stuff firmly.

Sew Base to Tombstone, allowing edges of Base to extend beyond Tombstone.

With black yarn, embroider straight st letters 'RIP' Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
t-ch = turning chain
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
k = knit
p = purl
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
p3tog = purl 3 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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