repeating skull stitch pattern

repeating skull stitch pattern

After spending time looking for a repeating skull pattern and not finding one i came up with this repeating skull stitch pattern.

I am left handed, so i thought i would  give you a written pattern as well as a chart. i found this pattern a lot of fun, and wanted to share this pattern with all of you.

I found my self wanting a sweater right way.

repeating skull sweater

 

i could see this pattern used in so many ways, i had to share it 🙂

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ok now that you see the finished picture  lets get to it.

American terms used.

Hook J  and worst weight is what i used. I  know you will find the yarn and hook that works for you best.

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Here is the Chart if you rather, it is  in right hand.

 

repeating skull stitch chart

repeating skull stitch chart

 

Stitched used

ch~ chain

sc~ single crochet

dc~ double crochet

sk sts~ skip stitches

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Row 1: chain 18, dc in 4th from hook.

Ch 5, sk 4 sts, dc in next 4 sts, ch 5, sk 4 sts, dc in last 2, Turn

right hand row 1

right hand row 1

 

 

left hand  row 1

left hand row 1

 

Row 2: ch 1, sc in same space as chain and next st, 5 sc in chain space loop, sc first dc, ch 3, sk 2 sts, sc in last dc, 5 sc in chain space loop sc last 2 sts. Turn

right hand row 2

right hand row 2

 

 

left hand row 2

left hand row 2

 

Row 3: ch 1, sc in same space as chain, ch 3, sk 3 sts, sc next st, ch 5, sc in chain 3 space, ch 5, sk 3 sts, sc last st. Turn

right hand row 3

right hand row 3

 

 

left hand row 3

left hand row 3

 

Row 4: ch 1, sc in same space as chain,

ch 3, sc next sc, 4 sc in chain space loop, sc in next sc, 4 sc in chain space loop, sc next sc, ch 3, sc in last sc. Turn

right hand row 4

right hand row 4

 

left hand row 4

left hand row 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Row 5: ch 1, sc in same space as chain, ch 5, sk 3 sc, sc next 5 sts, ch 5, sc in last sc.

 

 

right hand row 5

right hand row 5

 

 

left hand row 5

left hand row 5

 

 

 

 

 

   One skull now complete.

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 Work Row 6 to start another set of skulls.

Row 6: ch 3, dc in same space as chain, ch 5, sk 1 sc, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, dc next st, ch 5, 2 dc in last st. Turn

right hand row 6

right hand row 6

 

 

left hand row 6

left hand row 6

       now repeat row 2 threw 5 to complete another skull.

           and that is it. 🙂

 

 

 

 

now your on your way to making Repeating skulls 🙂

 

i hope this Inspires  you to make repeating skull the next time your looking for a stitch to play with 🙂

 

 

2 repeating skulls

2 repeating skulls

 

2 repeating skull so you can see how the next skull will look if your making more than one in a row.

Notice 5 stitches skipped on the head with a chain 5, and 5 sc on top for row 5.

 

~ chain for repeating skulls~

chain ~18  = one skull  repeating.

chain ~ 26 = 2 skulls repeating

both are counting the chain only as 2 for your starting chain.

 

Repeating skull stitch sweater~ was made with 3 skeins of super savers red heart in worst weight yarn, with ~ J hook. chain was 58 counting my starting chain.  worked 8  sets of repeating skulls with 6 skulls in each row. 4 skulls in a sleeve row,9 sets on a sleeve.  worked flat in 4 pieces. sc ch 1, up sides and over shoulders. as well as along sleeves up to shoulder , then worked on to shoulder starting at arm pit to attach sleeves.

there you have it. 🙂  i hope to see your projects soon.  Happy hooking Shell 🙂

 

 

 

left hand

left hand

right hand

right hand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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