September/October 2010

Wicked Witch

Cast a crochet spell and whip up this tried-and-true Halloween classic. Pair it with simple black clothes, and you’re ready for fright night.
By Linda Cyr

RED HEART Super Saver, 7 oz/198g skeins, each approx 364yd/333m (acrylic)
• 1 skein #0776 Dark Orchid (A)
• 1 skein #0312 Black (B)
• 1 skein #0661 Frosty Green (C)
• 1 skein #0341 Light Grey (D)

RED HEART Fiesta, 6oz/170g skeins, each approx 316yd/289m (acrylic/nylon)
• 1 skein #6661 Meadow (E)

• Size H/8 (5mm) crochet hook or any size to obtain correct gauge

• Purchased belt buckle
• Yarn needle


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Belt Buckle

Try local thrift/resale stores. I find all my purse handles there for $3 or less. I'm sure you'd find tons of cool belt buckles (with the belt attached of course).

belt buckle

What size of belt buckle are people using? Does anyone have a suggestion as to where to find a belt buckle. I've looked at my local craft stores, along with and and have not found any round belt buckles.