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Shrunken Head
Shrunken Head by Ruth Jepson
Crochet
Sean's Dad
Needle and yarn
3.5 mm (E)
110 yards, 1 skein
Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted Weight
220 yards in stash
0.6 skeins = 66.0 yards (60.4 meters), 30 grams
69822
Brown
Knit Picks
Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted Weight
0.4 skeins = 44.0 yards (40.2 meters), 20 grams
Purple
Notes

Followed the directions. If I were to do it again, I might do more stitches through the back loop so it was easier to crochet the hair on. But only the back of the head, so the beginning of round wasn’t so prominent on the front. And, maybe a different, more rounded nose. But the directions are very good as written!

I made this for a co-worker/ex-boyfriend’s Dad who is going through cancer treatment right now. He used to make fake shrunken heads and sell them on eBay.

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January 3 2014
January 5 2014
 
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Wool of the Andes Worsted Weight
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Worsted / 10 ply
100% Wool
110 yards / 50 grams
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  • Project created: January 6, 2014
  • Updated: January 8, 2014