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Home : Patterns : Skull Magnet

Free Crochet Pattern: Skull Magnet

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Pattern #: L0639
Rating: ****4.0 (based on 1 review)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

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


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This Halloween, make an eerie skull magnet to decorate for the holiday!
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Skull Magnet

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Exact gauge is not essential to this project.


1. Work in continuous rnds, with RS always facing you. Do not join rnds, and do not turn.
2. Yarn quantities are sufficient to make multiple magnets.

With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1 (RS): Work 8 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beginning of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in each of first 3 sc, 2 hdc in each of next 2 sc, 2 sc in each of last 3 sc - 16 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: (2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc) 3 times, 2 hdc in next sc, hdc in next 2 sc, 2 hdc in next sc, (2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc) 3 times - 24 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 4: (2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts) 3 times, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 4 sts, 2 hdc in next st, (2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts) 3 times - 32 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 5: (2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts) 3 times, 2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 6 sts, 2 hdc in next st, (2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts) 3 times - 40 sts at the end of this rnd.
Fasten off.

EYES (make 2)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: (2 sc, 2 hdc, 2 sc) in first ch - 6 sts.
Fasten off.

Sew Eyes to Skull. With B, embroider a straight st mouth. Glue magnet to back of Skull. Weave in ends.

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ch(s) = chain(s) hdc = half double crochet
rnd(s) = round(s) RS = right side
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)

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Pattern Average Rating: ****4.0 (based on 1 review)
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Skull Magnet Reviewed by Susan Hunt on 2011-10-17 ****
It's so cute I'm going to make them for my kids! =)

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