Skull Pincushion (Amigurumi)

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I’ve been meaning to crochet a skull for some time, but haven’t gotten around to finessing the anatomic details of a larger version. This mini skull is a simple pattern, perfect for all your goth sewing needs. It made a perfect replacement for the boring fabric-store tomato I’ve been using as a pincushion.  See?

Skull pincushion 3

More views:skull side viewSkull top viewskull bottom viewskull over viewMaking this little pin-head is quick and easy, and suitable for beginners. Stitches used are single crochet (sc), increase (inc), invisible decrease (invdec), finish off (FO).

You’ll need:

  • white or off-white yarn (I used Red Heart Super-Saver cheapo yarn, worsted weight)
  • size F/3.75mm crochet hook
  • stuffing
  • black embroidery thread for teeth and/or cranial sutures
  • safety eyes (or buttons, or felt…) 10mm used here
  • small piece of black felt for bottom (or just crochet the bottom closed if you’d rather)

Pattern:

  • 1) sc x 6 in magic ring (6)
  • 2) inc x 6 (12)
  • 3)…

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