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MichelleMalice
« on: October 16, 2013 08:46:16 PM »

You all have probably seen the popular free hand crochet skull shawl circulating around pinterest and tumblr and stuff just in time for Halloween season. Well, I saw several requests for it's pattern on facebook so I tried to make a realistic skull motif {?} similar to it. This is my 1st try.  Embarrassed It could be better but Im out of yarn. I also think it would look 178% better if I blocked it or readjusted it here and there.



Hope you like it!
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stillatthetop
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2013 09:29:09 PM »

Out of yarn??? Unheard of!!!! I think the bit of the wonky adds character to the piece. Looks a bit like he could have died in a car crash, or some other horrific catistrophic event!  Grin Just kidding. It does not look that wonky. I like it. Very Halloween-y. I like the spiderweb you did on the top of the forehead part of the skull. Now for a black  crochet spider there??? Just an idea. Also, I love the new color that is popular...that acid green/neon green color. This project would look cool in that! Or orange (though I don't like that color at all...but very Halloween-y). Just some more ideas. I think you are on to something here, and great for a made up pattern of your own! Wonderful job!

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« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2013 09:53:01 PM »

That is a really good skull. I like the way you did the teeth as an outline in filet crochet so you could still have the jawbone attached to the skull.  A very neat bit of crochet.
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« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2013 10:27:33 PM »

Wow! Looks awesome! Did you make  the jaw  part separately?
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« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2013 06:20:34 AM »

Love it  Smiley
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StormyGail
« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2013 07:13:43 PM »

I keep seeing these neat little skulls, but this one is the best yet. Very well done! And unique, since all the other ones I've notice only have the top half.
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