Free Pattern – Calavera

SONY DSC MATERIALS:

  • Hook – G [4.0 mm]
  • Yarn – Off white [or color of your choosing] worsted weight yarn
  • Yarn needle
  • Safety eyes [optional]
  • Embroidery thread [optional]
  • Stitch marker [optional]

GAUGE:

  • Not important with this project.
  • Calavera works up to approximately 2.5″ tall x 2″ wide

STITCH ABBREVIATIONS:

  • SC – Single crochet
  • Dec – Decrease [*Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop* twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook]
  • BLO – Back loops only

NOTES:

  • Rounds are worked in continuous spirals; do not join. Do not turn work at the end of each round.
  • For best results, be sure to crochet your stitches tightly.

INSTRUCTIONS:

R1 – SC 6 in magic circle
R2 – *2 SC in each st* 6 times [12 sts]
R3 – *2 SC in next st, SC in next st* 6 times [18 sts]
R4 – *2 SC in next st, SC in next 2 sts* 6 times [24 sts]
R5 – *2 SC in next st, SC in next 3 sts* 6 times [30 sts]
R6-R10 – SC around [30 sts]
R11 – Dec 6, SC 18 [24 sts]
R12 – Dec 3, SC 16, Dec [20 sts]
R13 – Dec, Sc 16, Dec [18 sts]
R14 – Sc around [18 sts]
R15 – BLO Sc around [18 sts]
Place eyes 9 rows from top & embroider design [optional]
Begin stuffing
R16 – *Sc, Dec* 6 times [12 sts]
Stuff firmly
R17 – Dec 5 [6 sts]

Finish off (I use the Planet June method – www.planetjune.com/blog/the-ultimate-finish-for-amigurumi)

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3 comments

  1. Lois says:

    THANK YOU. Seriously. Thank You!!

  2. Jazz says:

    Thanks for sharing!!