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Issue 114

  • Spooky Wreath

Spooky Wreath

A large portion of this pattern was accidentally missed off – please accept our sincerest apologies. Here is the remainder of the pattern:

arm
Make two
Using 3.25mm needles and Yarn F cast on 11 sts
Note: change to Yarn D after Row 20
Rows 1-24: starting with a k row work in st st
Row 25: k1, (k2tog) to end. Six sts
Cut yarn leaving a long tail, thread tail onto tapestry needle and thread through rem sts, fasten off

shoe
Make two
Using 3.25mm needles and Yarn A cast on 21 sts
Row 1: p
Row 2: k
Row 3: p
Row 4: k7, k2tog, k3tog, k2tog, k7. 17 sts
Row 5: p5, p2tog, p3tog, p2tog, p5. 13 sts
Rows 6-7: k
Cast off

to make up
Fold Nose in half and sew row-ends tog. Attach to face, then embroider eyes and mouth. Sew Yarn E around edge of Hat section to make hair. Sew Hat Brim around Head above hair and sew Skirt around Body. Fold Legs in half and seam matching stripes, stuff as you go. Sew to Body and stitch lower seam of Skirt around Legs. Sew row ends of Arms tog matching colours, stuff as you go. Close cast-on edge and sew to Body. Fold Shoes in half, then sew across cast-on edge and up row ends, leaving cast-off edge open. Place on Witch’s feet. Using Yarn G, embroider shoe and belt buckles, then buttons. Weave in all ends

bat
body
Using 3.25mm needles and Yarn A cast on six sts
Row 1: p
Row 2: (kfb) to end. 12 sts
Rows 3-15: starting with a p row work in st st
Row 16: (k2tog) to end. Six sts
Row 17: p
Row 18: (kfb) to end. 12 sts
Row 19: p
Row 20: (k2, kfb) to end. 16 sts
Rows 21-24: starting with a p row work in st st
Row 25: (p2tog) to end. Eight sts
Cut yarn leaving a long tail, thread tail onto tapestry needle and thread through rem sts, fasten off

wing
Make two
Using 3.25mm needles and Yarn A cast on 12 sts
Row 1: k
Row 2: ssk, k to end. 11 sts
Row 3: k to last two sts, k2tog. Ten sts
Rows 4-7: rep Rows 2-3 twice. Six sts
Row 8: kfb, k to end. Seven sts
Row 9: k to last st, kfb. Eight sts
Rows 10-13: rep Rows 8-9 twice. 12 sts
Row 14: k
Cast off

ear
Make two
Using 3.25mm needles and Yarn A cast on three sts
Rows 1-2: k
Row 3: sl one, k2tog, psso. One st
Fasten off

to make up
Sew centre back seam of Body. Stuff, then gather cast-on edge and secure. Attach Wings either side of Body and sew Ears to Head. Using oddments of yarn, embroider face. Weave in all ends

skull
Make two
Using 3.25mm needles and Yarn B cast on eight sts
Row 1: (kfb) to end. 16 sts
Row 2: p
Row 3: (k1, kfb) to end. 24 sts
Row 4: p
Row 5: (k2, kfb) to end. 32 sts
Rows 6-12: starting with a p row work in st st
Row 13: k4, (k2tog) four times, k8, (k2tog) four times, k4. 24 sts
Row 14: p
Row 15: k3, (k2tog) three times, k6, (k2tog) three times, k3. 18 sts
Rows 16-20: starting with a p row work in st st
Row 21: (k2tog) to end. Nine sts
Cut yarn leaving a long tail, thread tail onto tapestry needle and thread through rem sts, fasten off

to make up
Sew centre back seam. Stuff, then gather cast-on edge and secure. Using Yarn A, embroider mouth and eyes. Weave in all ends

wreath cover
Using 3.25mm needles and Yarn C cast on 42 sts
Starting with a k row work in st st until work meas 103cm
Cast off

to make up
Place Wreath Cover over polystyrene wreath. Pin and sew in place so seam is at back. Weave in all ends. Pin all items on wreath and sew or glue in place using photo as a guide. Attach a ribbon loop at centre top