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Free Crochet Pattern: Halloween Bat Ornament

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Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern #: L0254AD
Rating: *****4.6 (based on 5 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 2 1/2 in. (6.5 cm) wide

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Make this adorable amigurumi bat for Halloween!
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Color (A)
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Natural Heather Fisherman Ranch Red Blush Heather Blue Heather Navy Denim Blue Mist
Seaspray Mink Brown Cocoa Cranberry Dark Rose Heather Rose Heather Grey Heather Oxford Grey
Black Mustard Blossom Eggplant Gold Sage Avocado Chestnut Heather
Forest Green Heather Paprika Denim Twist Pumpkin Wood Multi White/Multi Wheat Mushroom
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*Wool-Ease® (Article #620).
  • Solid, Heather, Twist: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
  • Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 86% acrylic, 10% wool, 4% rayon
  • Glitter/Multi-colors: 78% acrylic, 19% wool, 3% polyester
  • Frosts: 70% acrylic, 20% wool, 10% polyamide
  • Prints: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
; package size: Solid, Heather, Twist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Glitter/Multi-colors: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
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•  620-167 Wool-Ease Yarn: Eggplant
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Note: (C)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 6 mm diameter
Fiberfill stuffing
 

Halloween Bat Ornament

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.

NOTES:

Head/Body is worked in continuous rnds; do not join and do not turn at beg of rnds. A marker is used to indicate the beg of rnd. Move marker up as each rnd is completed.

HEAD/BODY
Beg at top of Head, with A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.
Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 18 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 24 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnds 5-13: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 14: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 18 sc at the end of this rnd.
Following package directions, attach safety eyes just below Rnd 14.
Begin to stuff piece and continue to stuff until piece is complete.
Rnd 15: *Sc2tog, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 12 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 16: (Sc2tog) 6 times - 6 sc at the end of this rnd.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Weave tail through sts of last rnd and tighten to close opening. Knot end.

EARS (make 2)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.
Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Change to A.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around - 8 sc at the end of this rnd.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

WINGS (make 2)
With C, ch 8.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 7 sc at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in first sc, 2 hdc in next sc, sc in next sc, sl st in next sc, sc in next sc, 2 hdc in next sc, sc in last sc - 9 sts.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in first sc, (hdc, dc) in next hdc, (dc, hdc) in next hdc, sk next sc, sl st in next sl st, sk next sc, (hdc, dc) in next hdc, (dc, hdc) in next hdc, sc in last sc - 11 sts.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

FINISHING
Sew Ears to top of Head. With C, embroider straight st smile on face. With B, embroider fangs at corners of smile. Sew Wings to sides of Body. Cut a 3 in. (7.5 cm) length of A, fold in half to form a loop and tie to top of Head for hanging loop.
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch st(s) = stitch(es)


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.6 (based on 5 reviews)
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Halloween Bat Ornament Reviewed by Stephanie Ripley on 2011-11-09 *****
Super cute! We used orange for the body and black for the wings! My daughter gave this little bat to her teacher for Halloween! She loved it!


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