Halloween Bat

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Halloween Bat

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The wings are held stiff by a pipe cleaner, which gives these bats their iconic in-flight look in Lily Sugar 'n Cream.

Measurement

Single Size
Approx 10½" [26.5 cm] wide.
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Approx 10½" [26.5 cm] wide.

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Main Color (MC)

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Black, 00002Edit Color
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Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4mm
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Materials not included in this kit:

1 black pipe cleaner.

2 small red beads for eyes.

Small amount of white yarn for teeth.

Stuffing.

The materials for this project cost $5.48

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

hdc = half double crochet

rem = remain(ing)

rnd(s) = round(s)

sc = single crochet

sc2(3)tog = draw up a loop in each of next 2(3) stitches. yoh and draw through all loops on hook.

Sl st = Slip stitch

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 10½" [26.5 cm] wide.

MATERIALS

Bats
Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Main Color (MC) Black (00002) 1
Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. 1 black pipe cleaner. 2 small red beads for eyes. Small amount of white yarn for teeth. Stuffing.

GAUGE

15 sc and 16 rows = 4" [10 cm].
 

INSTRUCTIONS

Body
Note: Stuff Body as you work.

Ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. 6 sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc
3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc) twice. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 17 sc.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc) twice. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 22 sc.
5th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc.* 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Rep from * to * once more. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 26 sc.
6th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 29 sc.
7th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 9 sc) twice. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 32 sc.
8th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 13 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 18 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 33 sc.
9th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
10th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 18 sc. Draw up loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw loop through all loops on hook – sc2tog made. 1 sc in each of next 13 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 32 sc.
11th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. (Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 9 sc) twice. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 29 sc.
12th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 26 sc.
13th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. *Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc.* Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Rep from * to * once more. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 22 sc.
14th rnd: As 9th rnd.
15th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. (Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc) twice. Sc2tog. 1 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 17 sc.
16th rnd: As 9th rnd.
17th rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog. 1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc) twice. Sc2tog. 1 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.
18th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc2tog) 3 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 9 sc.
19th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog) 3 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 6 sc. Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Finish stuffing. Thread tail through rem sts and draw tightly.

Wings (make 2 alike).
Ch 14.
1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch across. Turn. 13 sc.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 14 sc.
3rd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 12 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 16 sc.
4th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 14 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 18 sc.
5th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 17 sc. Turn. 19 sc.
6th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 17 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 21 sc.
7th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 20 sc. Turn. 22 sc.
8th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 20 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 24 sc.
9th row: Sl st in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc. 1 hdc in next sc. (1 dc. Ch 3. Sl st in first ch – picot made. 1 dc) in next sc. 1 hdc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 18 sc. Turn.
10th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 15 sc. Sl st in next sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
11th row: Ch 1. Miss first sl st. 1 sc in next sc. 1 hdc in next sc. (1 dc. Picot. 1 dc) in next sc. 1 hdc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 11 sc. Turn.
12th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. Sl st in next sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
13th row: Ch 1. Miss first sl st. 1 sc in next sc. 1 hdc in next sc. (1 dc. Picot. 1 dc) in next sc. 1 hdc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Fasten off.

Ears (make 2).
Ch 4.
1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 2 ch. Turn. 3 sc.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. Draw up loop in each of next 3 sc. Yoh and draw loop through all loops on hook – sc3tog made. Turn.
4th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first st. Fasten off.

Feet (make 2).
Ch 5.
1st row: (Sl st. Ch 3. Sl st) in 3rd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 2 ch.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Sew Wings tog at center back. Sew a pipe cleaner across top of Wings. Sew Wings, Ears and Feet to Body as shown in picture. Sew on beads for eyes as shown in picture. With white yarn, embroider fangs with straight stitch.
Optional: Loop a 5" [12.5 cm] piece of yarn in back of head and tie into a knot for hanging.