Skull Embellishment

We've still got some time to make some Halloween Treats! Check out this step-by-step tutorial to make these Skull Embellishments, a great addition to your halloween decor.






What you need:

This pattern is flexible and can be made with any type of yarn and the matching hook size on the yarn packaging.



Materials:

· Any skull colour you like. White is "traditional" but i mixed it up with pink and other awesome colours. I like Red Heart Super Saver Yarn for projects like these because they’re a great price, durable and come in LOADS of colors.

· Size 5.5MM crochet hook


Pattern:

Row 1 – chain 14, join with sl st in first ch to form a ring, ch 14 again, join with sl st to form figure 8.



Row 2 – sc 19 into first ring, sl st in center, sc 19 in second ring, sl in center and fasten off.



Row 3 – join in 7th sc st from center, sc 7 on first ring, jump over to second ring and sc 7, total 14 sc, turn.





Row 4-7 – decrease both ends of row as follows: sc2tog, sc across, sc2tog, turn (6 sts remain)



Row 8 – to crochet bottom part of skull turn it updside down and join thread in 8th sc in first ring from the center, sc 5, skip 3 sc, ch 3, jump to next ring, skip 3 sc, sc 5, turn.




Row 9 – skip 1st sc, sc in next 4 sc, sc 3 in 3-ch space, sc in next 4 sc, total 11 sc, turn.


Row 10 – crochet teeth as follows: ch 4, sk 1 sc, dc in next sc, (ch1, skip 1 sc, dc in next sc) 4 times, turn.

Row 11 – ch 4, dc in next dc, (ch 1, dc in next dc) 4 times, turn,


Row 12-14 – decrease both ends of row as follows: sc2tog, sc across, sc2tog, turn (7 sts remain)


Row 15 – sc in each sc around, fasten off.