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Shrunken head

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Shrunken head
Shrunken head
Shrunken head
Shrunken head
Shrunken head

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basc skills only needed

Pattern Description:

This fun shrunken head mascot is an easy little pattern which is knitted flat on 3mm needles with no complicated shaping or stitches.

Here are the materials needed and the abbreviations used.

MATERIALS NEEDED

DK /8ply/ worsted weight yarn
Medium brown or chosen colour for the head and nose = less than 25g
Approximately 25g of your chosen colour for the hair.
Scrap of white/cream for plaits
A pair of 3mm needles.
2 x bamboo skewers.
Dental floss or white embroidery floss for sewing up the eyes and mouth.
Black eye shadow or black colouring pencil
Small odd beads (optional)
Clear multi-purpose glue

Abbreviations
k = knit
p = purl
k2tog/p2tog = knit/purl the next two stitches together (decreases 1 st)
Ss = stockinet stitch (knit one row, purl one row)
st/sts = stitch/stitches
inc1 = (increase) by knitting into front and back of same stitch. PLEASE NOTE: if you use any other method of increasing, your stitch count will not work out.

Gauge:

Really not important, but for guidance I knitted this sample at 7st and 11 rows to and inch.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • actual head is 4 1/2 inches long, hair the length of your choice

Materials:

  • Please see the main description for materials needed
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IT IS WITH REGRET THAT DUE TO THE NEW EU TAX RULES WHICH I CANNOT COMPLY WITH, I AM CLOSING MY CRAFTSY STORE.

THIS WILL TAKE EFFECT FROM DECEMBER 31ST 2014

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