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Halloween Skull Ornament
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: L0255AD Make this amigurumi skull to decorate for Halloween!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 2 1/2 in. (6.5 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-099 Wool-Ease Yarn: Fisherman

Natural cream


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (A)

620-153 Wool-Ease Yarn: Black

True black


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (B)

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


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


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

Additional Materials
Fiberfill stuffing
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) 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.

NOTES:
Skull is worked in continuous rnds; do not join and do not turn at beg of rnds.

A marker is used to indicate the beg of rnd.

Move marker up as each rnd is completed.


INSTRUCTIONS



SKULL
Beg at top of Skull, with A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.
Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 18 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 30 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnds 6-11: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 12: (Sc2tog) 6 times (this forms the back of the skull), sc in last 18 sc - 24 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnds 13-15: Sc in each sc around.
Begin to stuff piece and continue to stuff until piece is complete.
Rnd 16: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 18 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 17: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 12 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 18: (Sc2tog) 6 times - 6 sc at the end of this rnd.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Weave tail through sts of last rnd and tighten to close opening.

Knot end.



EYES (make 2)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work (2 sc, 2 hdc, 2 sc) in first ch; join with sl st in first sc.
Fasten off leaving a long tail for sewing Eye to face.



FINISHING
Sew on Eyes.

With B, embroider straight st teeth and nose.

Cut a 3 in.

(7.5 cm) length of A, fold in half to form a loop and tie to top of Skull for hanging loop.
Weave in ends.



ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
cn = cable needle
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
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k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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