This may be just the inspiration I need t learn to crochet. Crochet Pattern-Day of the Dead Skull hanging ornaments- 2 sizes PATTERN ONLY. $3.90, via Etsy.
I love the brassy colour to this stone - hard to believe it's not metal isn't it?! It's called chalcopyrite and I LOVE it, especially contrasted with the scarlet red yarn from my stash of vintage crochet cottons. Almost egg shaped, it's nearly 3cms/
I jokingly sent this to my mother a year ago and asked her to get started :-) She is a great chrocheter but was terrified of tackling the project... :-) Vintage Crochet Pattern PDF 174 Vogue Wedding Dress by wonkyzebra, $2.00