Make lots of fun crochet sugar skull appliques with this step by step tutorial. Instructions are included to make the skulls with beads or without. The pattern works with just about any size yarn or thread. Be sure to check out all the photos to see examples made with different types of yarn! These can be used as appliques, key chains or jewelry, or anything else you can think of. American crochet terms used. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Basic Crochet Skills SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS The size of the finished skull appliques will depend on the type of yarn or thread you use. The DK weight, fingering weight and size 3 crochet thread skulls will measure about 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 inches in diameter and the worsted weight skulls will measure about 2 inches.