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Spider Web Ghost

Image of Spiderweb Ghost Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

This ghost pattern is fast and easy to make. It is made with Baby Pompadour yarn that has a shiny strand going through it. If you cannot find this type of yarn, any baby weight white yarn will do.
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Materials Needed
Baby Pompadour Yarn in white, one small skein should make 3 or 4 ghosts.
About a 30" scrap of black worsted weight acrylic yarn
Size F5 or 3.75mm aluminum crochet hooks
Small amount polyester fiber fill to stuff the head
Yarn needle for weaving in ends and for stitching face on
Nylon thread to hang your ghost with

Yarn Thickness: 2mm
Gauge: 6dc=1"
Finished Size: 10" x 2" overall.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Special Stitch, Decrease 1 [dec1]: (Yo, insert hook in next stitch, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 lps on hook.) Rep bet () once. Yo, pull through all 3 lps on hook.

Instructions
RND 1: Ch4, join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch3, 15dc in ring. Join w/slst to top of ch3. (16dc)

RND 2: Ch3, dc in same st as slst. 2dc in each dc around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. (32dc)

RND 3: Ch3, dc in same st as slst. Dc in next dc. *2dc in next dc. Dc in next dc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. (48dc)

RND 4 & 5: Ch3. Dc in each dc around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. (48dc)

RND 6: Ch3. Dec1. *Dc in next dc. Dec1. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. (32sts)

RND 7: Ch3. Dec1. *Dc in next dc. Dec1. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. (16sts)

RND 8: Ch2, dc in next dc. *Dec1. Rep from * all the way around so you end up with 16 sts. Join w/slst to first dc. (16sts)

RND 9: Ch3, dc in same st as slst. 3dc in each st around. (48dc)

RND 10: Start of "Spider Web". Ch3. Dc in next dc. Ch4. Sk 2 sts. *Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Ch4. Sk 2 sts. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 11: Ch3. Dc in next dc. Ch5. *Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Ch5. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 12: Ch3. Dc in next dc. Ch6. *Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Ch6. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 13-20: Ch3. Dc in next dc. Ch7. *Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Ch7. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. At the end of RND 20, fasten off and weave ends into back of work.

Finishing

Step 1: Stuff head with polyester fiberfill.

Step 2: With black yarn and yarn needle, stitch eyes and mouth to front of head of ghost.

Step 3: Attach nylon thread to top of head for hanger.

Design written on Friday, October 12, 2012. Copyright ©2012 By Julie A. Bolduc p116023

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