Crochet, Shawl, Skulls, Uncategorized

Fastest Skull Shawl on Record!

A few days ago I received an order from someone in the United States.  They are to be in a play and came across one of my items on Etsy that would be perfect for the character.

They wanted this skull shawl:

Aqua Acrylic b

…but in a variegated purple.

Not a problem as I had colour options available on my Etsy listing.

It was a rush order, as they needed it as soon as possible, so yesterday morning around 9am I started work on it.

Last night at midnight, I finished!

Variegated VioletNot sure how I managed it but I’m thinking it’s thanks to the beautiful day yesterday (nothing like sitting with some yarn and a book out on the porch!), the couple of hours of commuting I had to do for work (sometimes having to ride the subway is a productive thing), the few hours spent watching Back to the Future Part I & II last night (with friends who were cool enough to be down with my crocheting through the movie) and the fact that the shawl was made with a super bulky yarn 🙂

I think it’s the first time I have finished a complete project of this size in one day.  New record!

Accessories, Crochet, Pattern, Shawl, Skulls

The Mind’s Edge – A Skull Shawl without a pattern

I just finished blocking this shawl a couple of days ago and I’m pretty happy with it.

SIDENOTE: I’m not necessarily overly ecstatic about the photos though since the yarn is closer to purple than blue and the resulting shots seem to lean too far in a blueish direction.


Making this type of shawl is incredibly relaxing as the mesh body is a pretty simple repeat.  Not to mention, it crochets up fairly quickly.

The edging is where everything changes. Continue reading “The Mind’s Edge – A Skull Shawl without a pattern”

Crochet, Pattern, Skulls

Crochet Pattern – Solid Body Skull Scarf

Crocheted Solid Body Skull Scarf

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Versions of this scarf are often available in my Etsy store 🙂

Welcome to my very first available pattern!  Please, please let me know if you come across any mistakes or have any suggestions for changes.  This is the first time I have written out a pattern for others.

(Nov 2015: Pattern is now available in German/Deutsch!  PDF can be downloaded here
March 2016: Pattern is now available in French/Français!  PDF available here)

Continue reading “Crochet Pattern – Solid Body Skull Scarf”