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Free Crochet Pattern: Halloween Tombstone Ornament

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Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern #: L0257AD
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 3 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 3 in. (7.5 cm) tall


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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 620-151: Wool-Ease Yarn: Grey Heather
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*Wool-Ease® (Article #620).
  • Solid, Heather, Twist: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
  • Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 86% acrylic, 10% wool, 4% rayon
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; package size: Solid, Heather, Twist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
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Glitter/Multi-colors: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
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•  620-151 Wool-Ease Yarn: Grey Heather
$ 3.75  
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Fiberfill stuffing
small amount of black yarn

Halloween Tombstone Ornament

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®


Exact gauge is not essential to this project.


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.


Tombstone 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.

Ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 8 sc in first ch.
Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc - 12 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc - 16 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 4: 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next 2 sc, sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc - 20 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnds 5-16: Sc in each sc around.
Fasten off.

Ch 9.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 8 sc at the end of this row.
Rows 2 and 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Fasten off.

Stuff Tombstone firmly. Sew Base to bottom of Tombstone. With black yarn, embroider straight st "RIP" on front of Tombstone. Cut a 3 in. (7.5 cm) length of yarn, fold in half to form a loop and tie to top of Tombstone for hanging loop.
Weave in ends.

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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)

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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 3 reviews)
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Halloween Tombstone Ornament Reviewed by aoife cullen on 2010-09-25 *****
very easy to follow pattern with great results great for holloween

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