Halloween Heads 1 by Squibbly Bups

Halloween Heads 1

Knitting
September 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
81 yards (74 m)
7-9cm (2.75-3.5 inches)
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Four horrific Hallowe’en Heads - Zombie, Mummy, Vampire and Voodoo Doll - perfect for sweetly spooky decorations or giving to children as treats instead of candy.

The heads are knit flat and are between 7 and 9cm (2¾ - 3½ inches) tall.

You will need:

  • Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK: 23m of Pure Black (402), 13m of Slate Grey (406), 10m each of Pistachio Green (425), Light Caramel (409) and Misty Grey (404), 8m of Coffee Bean (411) and a little Champagne White (403) and Pillar Red (415) for sewing the fangs.
  • 3mm (US 2.5) knitting needles.
  • A tapestry needle and a sharp sewing needle.
  • Toy stuffing.
  • Four 1cm buttons.
  • A black permanent marker pen or acrylic paint.
  • 1m of bandage.
  • A hole punch and a small piece of yellow felt.

Techniques you should be familiar with before using this pattern:

  • Increases and decreases.
  • Sewing seams using mattress stitch.
  • For Vampire only: intarsia.