Create a howling wolf Jack o' Lantern with this step-by-step guide

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Image: The pumpkin carving GIF guide

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If you’re all fingers and thumbs when it comes to pumpkin carving, fear ye not. Here’s our foolproof GIF guide to creating a fun flickering Jack o’ Lantern for Halloween. Tools you’ll need:

 

Children should be supervised at all times. 

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Pumkin carving tool kit

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Step 1

Use the large knife to cut a hole in the top that’s just larger than your fist. A hexagon is easier to cut than a circle and works just as well.

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Cut the top out of the pumpkin

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Step 2

Scoop out the flesh using the spoon.

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Scoop out the inside of the pumkin

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Step 3

Fix the design template on to the pumpkin using sticky tape, and score around the shape by poking a skewer along the lines.

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Fix the design template onto the pumpkin using sticky tape, and trace around the shape by poking a skewer along the line of the shape

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Step 4

Once you’ve scored the whole template, remove from the pumpkin.

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Once you've scored the whole template, remove from the pumpkin.

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Step 5

Carve the design using the small serrated knife. 

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Carve the design using the small serrated knife

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Step 6

Remove the cut-out pumpkin and neaten the edges. 

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Remove the cut-out pumpkin.

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Step 7

Done!

 

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Neaten the edges to your carved pumpkin

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