Wednesday, March 7, 2012

{DIY} Crochet Sugar Skull Applique Pattern


I just LOVE LOVE LOVE sugar skulls they are soo cute and girlie. This was actually one of the first things I EVER designed about 5 years ago!  Hard to believe it’s been that long since I started creating my own patterns.
Purdy Things Sugar Skull Applique Pattern
Tools and materials:
g hook
cotton yarn
ribbon (for mouth)
buttons (for eyes)
button or rosettes (for top flower)
hair clip or pin if desired
hot glue gun
stitches used:
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
sl st – slip stitch
  1. ch 3
  2. 12 dc in 3rd ch from hook sl st in 1st dc (12 stitches}
  3. ch3 2dc in each st around sl st in 1st dc {24 stitches}
  4. ch 3 dc in same st, dc in next 2 st, chain 3 sl st in next dc
  5. tie off weave in ends
  • use the chain 3 spaces on the mouth to insert the ribbon for the mouth, and glue them in the back.
  • sew or glue the buttons for the eyes
  • sew or glue the button on for the head embellishment
I hope you have lots of fun making this cute sugar skull!!! Have LOTS of fun with it and please comment and post pictures to the

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Cheal Snoke said...

This is so cute and was fun to make. I am doing my bathroom in skulls. I might try to size it up and make some bath scrubbies! If I do I'll send you pictures. :)