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Saturday, February 21, 2015

Bear Skull n Bones Applique

Bear Skull n Bones Applique
Need/Need to Know
  • H hook
  • Red Heart with Love yarn
  • needle to sew in ends
  • picot = chain 3 slip stitch in 1st ch
  • ( ) holds needed info and # of stitches
  • [ ] repeat whats inside
  • with h hook finished applique is 6 1/2in x 5 1/2in if wanting smaller use smaller hook size

Abbreviation
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
hdc – half double crochet
ch – chain
sl st – slip stich
st(s) – stitch(s)
sk – skip
sc dec – single crochet decrease
hdc dec – half double crochet decrease
picot – picot

Head
1. ch 8, sl st into 1st ch (1st eye made)
2. ch 8, sl st into 1st ch (2nd eye)

3. ch 1 (does not count as hdc), hdc in 1st ch 8 circle, sc into ch 8 circle 9 times, hdc in ch 8 circle
continuing on into the 2nd ch 8 circle, hdc in 2nd ch 8 circle, sc into 2nd ch 8 sp 9 times, hdc in 2nd ch 8 sp, join to 1st hdc (22sts)
4. now continue around in a circle, ch 2(does not count as dc), 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 dc in each of the next 6 sts, 3 dc in the next st, sk next 4 sts, 3 dc in next st, 2 dc in each of the next 6 sts, 1 dc in each of the next 2 sts, join to 1st dc (34 dc)
5. ch 1, 1 sc in each of the next 5 sts, 2 sc in each of the next 6 sts, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, [picot, hdc in next st] repeat 1 more time, hdc dec across next 2 sts, [hcd in next st, picot] repeat 1 more time, 2 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, 1 hdc in each of the next 2 sts, 2 sc in each of the next 6 sts, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sts, join to 1st sc, tie off (53sc, 15hdc, 4picot)

Ears – make 2
  1. ch 4, trc in 4th ch from hook 8 times, ch 3, sl st in same sp, tie off
Bones – make 2
1. ch 13, sc in 2nd ch from hook, and each st across (12sc)
2. ch 1, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, sl st, ch 1, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, ch 1 sl st all into side of last sc, now sl st all the way across the bottom of sc in row 1
3. ch 1, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, sl st, ch 1, hdc, 3 dc, hdc, ch 1 sl st all into side of sc, tie off
  • now sew ears to side of skull
  • sew in all ends
  • and your done your applique is ready to be sewn on to anything!



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