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Topic: NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS-JACK SKELLINGTON- FREE CROCHET PATTERN!!!  (Read 20791 times)
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« on: November 10, 2007 02:00:53 PM »



http://aprildraven.blogspot.ca/search/label/Jack%20Skellington
the pattern's pics are in my blog under November 2007 free Jack Skellington pattern.

I hope you all can follow it. I did the best I could. This is my Christmas gift to you all Smiley

Jack Skellington
By: April Folts

Hook size: steel 2.75mm
Yarn: Acrylic
Approximate size:
Height: 15 inches

STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc dec) (Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook 1 sc decreased.
ss = slip stich
sc = single crochet
ch = chain
Rnd = round
YO = yarn over
FO = Fasten off

Materials:
Acrylic Yarn colors:
White and Black

NOTES:
Pattern is worked in rounds except when specified different.
Use marker to indicate beginning of Rnds.

Feet and Legs (make 2)
With Black ch 1
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc ( 8 )
Rnd 3: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc*, rep from * to * around (12)
Rnd 4-6: Sc in each sc around (3 rounds)
Rnd 7: Sc2tog 2 times, 8 sc (10)
(Stuff while crocheting. It is easier than stuffing at the end)
Rnd 8-35: Sc in each sc around (27 rounds)
FO

Body
I apparently didnt write the stitch count here so if anyone wants to help and tell me what it is I would be most grateful.
With Black
Rnd 1: Hold the two legs together and stitch the inner legs together (the crotch) and then sc around both legs for beginning the body.
Rnd 2-5: Sc in each sc around (4 rounds)
Rnd 6: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc*, rep from * to * around
Switch to White
Rnd 7: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc*, rep from * to * around
Rnd 8 & 9: Sc in each sc around (2 rounds)
Rnd 10: *Sc in next sc, Sc2tog*, rep from * to * around
Rnd 11: Sc in each sc around (1 round)
Rnd 12: *Sc in next sc, Sc2tog*, rep from * to * around
Lightly stuff
Rnd 13: Sc2tog around
Rnd 14-16: Sc in each sc around (3 rounds)
FO

Jacket Front (Make 2)
This is NOT worked in Rounds
Row 1: Ch 10, turn, sc in 2nd chain from hook
Row 2-9: Sc in each sc across ( 8 rows)
FO

Jacket Back
This is NOT worked in Rounds
Row 1: Ch 10, turn, sc in 2nd chain from hook
Row 2-11: Sc in each sc across (10 rows)
FO

(A) (see picture for construction)

Head
With White ch 1
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc ( 8 )
Rnd 3: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc*, rep from * to * around (12)
Rnd 4: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, rep from * to * around (16)
Rnd 5: *Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, rep from * to * around (20)
Rnd 6: *Sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc*, rep from * to * around (24)
Rnd 7-10: Sc in each sc around (4 rounds)
Rnd 11: *Sc in next 4 sc, Sc2tog*, rep from * to * around (20)
Rnd 12: *Sc in next 3 sc, Sc2tog*, rep from * to * around (16)
Rnd 13: *Sc in next 2 sc, Sc2tog*, rep from * to * around (12)
Stuff
Rnd 14: *Sc in next 2 sc, Sc2tog*, rep from * to * around ( 8 )
FO & weave hole shut

Eyes (make 2)
With Black ch 1
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc ( 8 )
Rnd 3: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc*, rep from * to * around (12)
Attach to face

Arms & Hands (make 2)
With Black ch 8 and join with a ss
Rnd 1: ch 1, Sc in each sc around
Rnd 2-20: Sc in each sc around ( 8 )
Switch to White
Rnd 21: Sc in each sc around ( 8 )
Squeeze flat and Sc closed
(4 stiches jack has 4 fingers)
ch 5, sc back down, ss to next space
ch6, sc back down, ss to next space
ch8, sc back down, ss to next space
ch6, sc back down, ss to next space
FO
Stuff
(Attach arms then sew the jacket around the arms)

Tails of jacket
With Black
Attach yarn to back of jacket starting at an edge
6 sc across the middle of the back of the jacket
Ch 1, turn, sc across
Ch 10, sc back down just like the fingers
ss over 1, sc back up the same piece 7 stitches, Ch 6 turn and go back down
ss next space, ch 13, sc down, ss in next space and ch1, 7 sc up, ch 4, sc back down
FO
(B)(see Picture)

Bat Tie
With Black ch 1
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc ( 8 )
Ch 1, 2 sc, ss 3, ch1, 2 sc, ss 4, ch 1, 2 sc, turn, sc2tog,
ss to other side and do the same
Sew white eyes on the head
(C)(see Picture)
Attach black yarn to the side of the bat head, ch 6 and work down like the tails of the jacket
ss next space over, ch1 and work up 4 sc, ch 5, sc down, ss over 1 space, ch 1, work back up
3 sc, ch 3, work back down
FO
Do the same to the other side.
FO with a long tail for wrapping around the neck to hold the tie on him.

« Last Edit: June 09, 2012 05:19:07 AM by fantasticmio - Reason: changed blog link to specific post link » THIS ROCKS   Logged
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« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2007 02:12:12 PM »

Awesome!!
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« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2007 02:21:10 PM »

THAT IS TOO COOL!
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« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2007 02:23:13 PM »

That is so cool, my son just saw it and asked if I can make one, and that I need to make him one.. for halloween he was jack skellington (i made his costume, here is a link in case you want to see it.. http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=205369.msg2192196).. and I made him a doll, I haven't finished it, it still need the jacket, but as soon as I finish it I will start with this one...

THANK YOU SOOO MUCH, for the pattern...
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« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2007 02:50:44 PM »

its awesome i cant wait to make it for my friend............. he is crazy about this movie....thanks
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« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2007 03:04:48 PM »

That is wicked awesome! Now I really wish that I could crochet better!
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« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2007 03:40:35 PM »

Wow, you totally just made my day!
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« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2007 04:15:42 PM »

see, cool things like this, is the reason why I need to learn to crochet. Not a lot of cool not clothing things come from knitting.
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« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2007 05:03:55 PM »

I love Jack Skellington!  You did a great job!
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