Making Stuff: Crocheted Granny Skull Cap

by This is Carrie on November 2, 2010

Instead of buying something to donate to the Kindergarten “Baby” themed auction basket, I decided to make something.

This little crocheted skull cap came together really quickly while the kids ran around the cul de sac and I sat outside enjoying a perfect Southern California fall afternoon.

Hat Pattern: Granny Skull Cap from (free)

Flower Pattern: from Crocheted Flowers by Nicky Epstein

Yarn: Lily Sugar ‘n Cream in Potpourri

Hook: US H8/5mm


{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

carey November 2, 2010 at 1:10 pm

that is so cute! i love the giant flower. :)


Shannon November 2, 2010 at 7:39 pm

Beautiful! You are a very quick crocheter:)


Des November 2, 2010 at 8:44 pm

I LOVE it when you talk crochet!! I love how you give me all the links and yarn and hook info!!! I’m so glad “this mama crochets” :)


Jessica November 2, 2010 at 10:42 pm

This is SO cute! My cousins would ADORE something like this!!


Lynn November 3, 2010 at 4:27 pm

That flower baby hat is so sweet. It makes me want to take crochet lessons. I can do a few stiches, but can’t read the patterns. i just wing it when I make stuff. Your blog is excellent, very inspirational. thanks!


countryhungry January 10, 2011 at 8:53 pm

I just got the flower book. Which flower did you use? I didn’t see any that looked like this. Thanks


This is Carrie Reply:

I wish I could tell you! My girlfriend bought the book and brought it over one day and we crocheted a bunch of flowers. Hopefully you find one that works!


Amanda Reply:


I bought the book as well. I browsed through it and the flower that most resembles this picture is the beaded irish rose on page 52-53. Obviously the beads were left out. I hope this helps.


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