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Make It Crochet | Your Daily Dose of Crochet Beauty | Free Crochet Pattern: Day of the Dead Pillow

This colorful pillow was inspired by the sugar skull tradition that is a part of the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos.

Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and acknowledged around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and help support their spiritual journey. (Quote from Wikipedia HERE.)

The three-day celebration starts on October 31 (All Hallows Eve) and ends on November 2 (All Souls Day). There are parades down the street, many times, ending at the cemetery for more celebrations. It’s not a day to be associated with death; but rather, it’s a day to celebrate with the living.

Sugar skulls are usually gifts made of sugar, festively (and boldly) decorated. Brenda Anderson has designed this brilliant pillow for Red Heart Yarns and it’s a perfectly beautiful sugar skull that can be used for several seasons to celebrate the lives of those loved ones who have passed.

You can pick up your free pattern download from Red Heart Yarns HERE.


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