Halloween Craft – Nightmare Before Christmas

Final Halloween craft post. One of my favourite Halloween films is Nightmare Before Christmas. I couldn’t resist making a crochet Zero, Jack’s pet dog. Pattern available here.

I’ve taken lots of photos of the creation process, so check out my flickr if you need to see more angles.

I started with the main body, the odd heart shaped bit. Then the under-body, jaw, and finally head. I blocked, or flattened, out all the pieces but the head.

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This made them easier to work with, because they were curling an awful lot beforehand.

The head looked quite odd during the process. Led do some weird questions while I was working on it during my lunch hour!

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The project came together relatively quickly and was easy to put together. The pattern was well written and there are quite a few examples of other projects on Ravelry, which is always helpful when you’re a bit confused.

Overall, I’m happy with the final result:

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Best part is, it can be a Halloween AND Christmas decoration.

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Written by Pilbeam