Halloween Heads 2 by Squibbly Bups

Halloween Heads 2

September 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
135 yards (123 m)
7-12cm (2.75-4.5 inches)
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Four more hair-raising Hallowe’en Heads - Skull, Witch, Frankenstein’s Monster and its Bride - perfect for sweetly spooky decorations or giving to children as treats instead of candy.

The heads are knit flat and are between 7 and 12cm (2¾ - 4½ inches) tall.

You will need:

  • Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK: 53m of Pure Black (402), 23m of Slate Grey (406), 18m of Light Caramel (409), 13m of Champagne White (403), 8m each of Pistachio Green (425) and Seafoam Blue (432) and a little Pillar Red (415) for sewing the features.
  • 3mm (US 2.5) knitting needles.
  • A tapestry needle and a sharp sewing needle.
  • Toy stuffing.
  • A hole punch and small pieces of blue, green and black felt.
  • Glue or black sewing thread.

Techniques you should be familiar with before using this pattern:

  • Increases and decreases.
  • Sewing seams using mattress stitch.
  • For Frankenstein’s Monster and its Bride: intarsia.