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Spool Knit Jolly Pirate Jack o' Lantern Hot Pad
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Chunky - Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: BK4K-0609003 Yo Ho! Haul up the Jolly Roger! Ready for Halloween, this cheery piratical pumpkin hotpad brightens any table! Can also be used as a decorative potholder. Made using a spool knitter (superknitter)

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size
6 inches [16 cm] diameter

PUBLISHED IN: By Kids, For Kids



630-133 Wool-Ease Chunky Yarn: Pumpkin

Warm burnt orange

Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 8.79
Note: (A)

630-127 Wool-Ease Chunky Yarn: Walnut

Dark, cool brown

Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 8.79
Note: (B)

620-153 Wool-Ease Yarn: Black

True black

Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (C) - used for embroidery -- very small quantity required

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

Giant 5 inch Plastic Red Superknitter (Large Spool Knitter)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.95

Yarn is used doubled throughout (2 strands).


With 2 strands of (A) held together (use both ends of skein) make a 44 in [112 cm] cord, leaving a tail of about 24 inches at the beginning.

Change to B, Continue for 2 inches [5 cm].

Cut yarn and fasten off.

Starting with the orange end (A) coil the cord, into a flat oval shape.

Thread a tail onto the needle and use this to sew the coil in place as you go.

When you reach the point where the cord changes color, that is the stem.

Stop sewing, tie off the end and weave in.

Note: If you want to change the angle at which the stem attaches to the pumpkin, you may want to take a few small, invisible stitches to position it as you wish.

Thread the black wool-ease (C) onto the large-eyed blunt needle and embroider a face of your choice.

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