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❤︎ Pirate Skull Pouch

pirate skull pouch - free knitting pattern

Finished Project Size

Width: 8cm | 3 inch
Height: 12cm | 5 inch

Essential To Know

• Knit in the round
• Purl in the round
• bind off
• how to read a chart

Find YouTube video tutorials at the bottom of the page for:
• Judy's magic cast on
• Jogless stripes color changing
• duplicate stitch aka. swiss darning

Materials & Tools

• Ice Yarns - Peru Alpaca Light in black & red, Master Alpaca in white
• Circular needles 3.5mm
• Tapestry needle 
• Markers 
• Scissors
• Beads

NOTE: You can use any yarn you like just adjust the needle size


CO - cast on
K - knit
P - purl
K2tog - knit two together
P2tog - purl two together
*..........* - repeat between

Let's get started!

Co 40 stitches {20 stitches on each needle} with circular needles using black yarn and Judy's magic cast on method.

Rows 1­ to 30: K all stitches around
Change yarn color to red 
with Jogless Stripes method in row 31.

Row 31: K all stitches around
Rows 32­ & 34: K2, P3 till the last stitch
In row 35 we will make holes to thread tape or yarn later on.

Row 35: 
K2, * bring yarn to front like for purl, then wrap yarn around the needle again, P2tog, P1, 
don't move the yarn back, K2tog*. Repeat from * to * till the last stitch.

Rows 36­ & 37: K2, P3 till the last stitch Bind off.

With white yarn using duplicate stitch aka. swiss darning method let's create the skull embroidery from the chart.

Skull chart source

Finish by weaving 2 long strings of red yarn or tape through the holes, tie knots near 2 holes where strings are coming from, place beads, tie knots after beads again to keep them in place. Cut the yarn.

It’s Done!

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Helpful Youtube video tutorials

How to make a Judy's magic cast on
How to make a Jogless stripes
How to make a duplicate stitch aka. swiss darning

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