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Halloween Skeleton Granny Square Free Pattern


This crochet skeleton granny square is a part of my Halloween Blanket Crochet Along. Click here to see the other squares.

For Week #3 of the CAL we will be making 4 gray squares, 4 green squares, and 4 skeleton appliques that will be sewn onto the gray squares.

This skeleton is one of the easiest appliques! You'll get them done in no time. :) Watch the video to help you through and find the materials needed & free written pattern below!

Skeleton Applique Crochet Pattern

Materials

White and black yarn
G/4.00mm hook
Tapestry needle & Scissors

Notes
Abbreviations (US terms)
Ch = chain, hdc = half double crochet, st = stitch(es)

Using white
Round 1: Magic ring, 10 hdc in ring, join to first hdc (10)
Round 2: Ch 2, 2hdc in each st around, join to first hdc (20)
Round 3: Ch 2, *2hdc, hdc, repeat from * around, join to first hdc (30)
Round 4: Ch 2, *2hdc, hdc in next 2 st, repeat from * around, join to first hdc (40)
Fasten off and leave tail for sewing onto granny square

Eyes
Using black yarn
Round 1: Magic ring, 7 hdc in ring, join to first hdc
Fasten off, leave tail for sewing onto granny square.
Make 2 eyes

Sew eyes onto circle
Sew on mouth using a tapestry needle and black yarn

Learn how to Sew on Appliques to your granny square here!

Granny Square Crochet Pattern

Use J/6.00mm hook 

Chain 2 in beginnging of round does not count as stitch

Abbreviations (US terms)
Ch = chain, dc = double crochet, hdc = half double crochet, st = stich(es)

Dimensions: Approx. 6.5" square

Round 1: Magic ring, Ch 2, 10dc into magic ring, join to first dc
Round 2: Ch 2, 2dc into each st around, join to first dc 
Round 3: Ch 2, *dc, hdc into next 2 st, dc, [2dc, ch 2, 2dc] all in one st, repeat from * , join to first dc (8 st per side)
Round 4: Ch 2, *dc until you get to the ch 2 space from previous row, [2dc, ch 2, 2dc] all in ch 2 space, repeat from * , dc in next 2 spaces until you get to the beginning of the round, join to first dc (12 st per side)
Round 5: Ch 2, *dc until you get to the ch 2 space from previous row, [2dc, ch 2, 2dc] all in chain 2 space, repeat from * , dc in next 4 spaces until you get to the beginning of the round, join to first dc (16 st per side)
Fasten off and weave in all ends.

The video for the granny square is the same as the Christmas square EXCEPT use a J/6.00mm hook and fasten off after the 5th row. The square will be approx. 6.5"


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