I brought the book Creepy Cute Crochet to Iraq with me, figuring I would enjoy doing some fun, simple projects but instead I am extremely frustrated. I had no problem with the basic body, but I can not get the head to come out right. I don't know if it's the 'sl st' or 'sc 1 in same' (or both) that's throwing me off. I place a stitch marker where I sl st and crochet the required number of sc, but I always end up short of the sl st - and on the diagram it appears that all the sl st are sl st to each other. Where am I going wrong? Has anyone made these patterns because I would be most appreciative of some guidance. Thank you.