Halloween Skull Ornament
ITEM # 3242817P69
Print Description
Crafting Time
Varies
Skill Level
Intermediate
DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion BrandĀ® Wool-EaseĀ® Fisherman 1 ball (A) & Black 1 ball (B) or colors of choice
  • Crochet hook size G-6
  • Stitch marker
  • Large-eyed blunt needle
  • Fiberfill stuffing

DIRECTIONS:

SIZE
About 2-1/2" tall
GAUGE
EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR THIS PROJECT.

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.

NOTE
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.

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" length of A, fold in half to form a loop and tie to top of Skull for hanging loop.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS
beg = begin(ning)
ch = chain
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat
rnd(s) = round
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip st
st(s) = stitch(es)

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REVIEWS +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion BrandĀ® Wool-EaseĀ® Fisherman 1 ball (A) & Black 1 ball (B) or colors of choice
  • Crochet hook size G-6
  • Stitch marker
  • Large-eyed blunt needle
  • Fiberfill stuffing

DIRECTIONS:

SIZE
About 2-1/2" tall
GAUGE
EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR THIS PROJECT.

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.

NOTE
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.

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" length of A, fold in half to form a loop and tie to top of Skull for hanging loop.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS
beg = begin(ning)
ch = chain
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat
rnd(s) = round
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip st
st(s) = stitch(es)