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« on: May 02, 2009 05:08:53 PM »

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So after doing numerous searches here, ravelry, google, everywhere I could think of... I've come up blank. I'm making a blanket for my sister's 16th birthday in June (because I'm just that cool) and I'm doing it in six and twelve inch squares.... And she loves skulls, so I thought I'd like to stick one on there. Problem? I cannot find one ANYWHERE. ><:; Tried to make one myself, and I"m just not that good. Anyone have any tips? Even just like... A solid square I could potentially do one ON? I'm at a total loss, and any help anyone would offer would make me love you forever... Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2009 09:39:25 PM »

There's a pattern for potholders with skulls on them in the Happy Hooker book.
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« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2009 07:07:19 AM »

There's a pattern for potholders with skulls on them in the Happy Hooker book.

Yeah, I've looked at that one. The problem there is that it comes out 9.5"x8" and I need a six inch square, and I sort of stink at trying to alter patterns. I may give it a try, but I was hoping for something that was a little less extra work, haha.
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« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2009 07:20:30 AM »

If you change hook sizes, add rows on the top/bottom or just make it wider it will come out the size you want.
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« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2009 09:34:51 PM »

There's a pattern for potholders with skulls on them in the Happy Hooker book.

Yeah, I've looked at that one. The problem there is that it comes out 9.5"x8" and I need a six inch square, and I sort of stink at trying to alter patterns. I may give it a try, but I was hoping for something that was a little less extra work, haha.

I hear you.  I'd never be able to make it change from 9.5 to 6 inches.  That's like, maths and stuff.
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« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2009 06:15:58 AM »

There's a pattern for potholders with skulls on them in the Happy Hooker book.

Yeah, I've looked at that one. The problem there is that it comes out 9.5"x8" and I need a six inch square, and I sort of stink at trying to alter patterns. I may give it a try, but I was hoping for something that was a little less extra work, haha.

Can you just add extra rows to the square to make it the size you need?
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« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2009 11:39:19 AM »

There's a pattern for potholders with skulls on them in the Happy Hooker book.

Yeah, I've looked at that one. The problem there is that it comes out 9.5"x8" and I need a six inch square, and I sort of stink at trying to alter patterns. I may give it a try, but I was hoping for something that was a little less extra work, haha.

Can you just add extra rows to the square to make it the size you need?

No, because I need a smaller square... *sigh* I just have to be tricksy. Heh. Well, if this doesn't work right, I may just make a 12" square, but.. yeah.
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« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2009 12:03:04 AM »

these are done with thread but should be about
the size you're looking for when done with yarn

http://donnascrochetdesignstheblog.blogspot.com/2008/08/skull-patch-free-crochet-pattern.html
 
http://www.freepatternsdonnascrochetdesigns.com/skull-w-heart-patch-free-crochet-pattern.html
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« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2009 08:19:59 AM »


Wow! Thanks! I'll definitely try these out. Smiley
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