This reversible amigurumi pattern includes two variations – a simple skull and a sugar skull. Make both variations for a two-sided softie, or choose one to repeat on both sides, or keep one side blank in your version. This pattern was designed for the 2019 Halloween Crochet Along with CAL Central.
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, half double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
Crocheting flat in rows, crocheting in the round, increasing, crocheting in the back loop only, crocheting in the front loop only, skipping stitches, changing colors
Seaming using single crochet (with linked photo tutorials)
Through Rnd 9 = 4” (10 cm) diameter. Exact gauge is not critical for this project. Stitches should be small so that fiber filling doesn’t show.
Approximately 7” (18 cm) across at widest point before stuffing.
Red Heart Super Saver (100% acrylic, 7 oz/198 g, 364 yd/333 m) – 1 skein each in 311 White (CA), 312 Black (CB), and 319 Cherry Red (CC), or approximately 130 yd (119 m) in CA, 35 yd (32 m) in CB, and 20 yd (18.5 m) in CC in any medium weight yarn.
US Size F-5/3.75 mm crochet hook, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge.
15 mm black safety eyes – 1 pair.
Fairfield Poly-Fil Crafter’s Choice Dry Packing Fiber Fill.
Clover Quick Locking Stitch Marker Set.
Clover Chibi tapestry/yarn needle.
Skill Level: Easy
Design by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter.