Now a funny term for a spouse, but back then, a not so funny term to the prisoners in a dungeon.
This pattern is also a part of a larger ebook. It contains 14 patterns of classic horror film fun. See it here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/105253935/crochet-pattern-wonderfully-horrific?ref=listings_manager_grid
175 yards of each color used in bulky weight yarn.