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Bat Superhero: FREE Crochet Pattern


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Yarn: All yarn is worsted weight (4). I use Brava Worsted Weight from Knit Picks and Bernat Satin - Camel for the skin, but any acrylic worsted yarn will work. -Black: 150 yards -Grey: 125 yards -Beige/Skin Colour: Less than 50 yards -Yellow: Less than 15 yards Hook: 4.25mm (G) *Darning needle *Polyester stuffing *Scissors *1 sheet of black, yellow and white felt *Hot Glue Gun *Black embroidery thread *Optional: Wooden Dowel/Foam Hair curler for head/neck support Gauge: Not needed, doll works up to approximately 12-15 inches depending on yarn and tension used. Abbreviations: sc – single crochet hdc – half double crochet ch - chain sc2tog – single crochet two together/invisible decrease slst – slip stitch Rnd – round st(s) - stitch(es) dc - double crochet Ps - Puff Stitch: Yarn over (yo), insert the hook in the stitch, yarn over, draw the yarn through the stitch, yarn over, and draw the yarn through the 2 loops on the hook. In the same stitch, repeat the preceding step three times. Yarn over and draw the yarn through all 5 loops on the hook. BLO – back loop only FLO – front loop only FP - Front Post FO - fasten off by slip stitching in the next stitch Pattern Notes & Special Techniques: * Total number of stitches in round will be listed at the end of the round instructions in brackets * You can use Magic Circle in place of “Ch2, Xsc in 2nd ch from hook” * For a video on Face Shaping/Sculpting, check out my video tutorial at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3AZS8TxkzM *For a video on Thread Jointing, check out my video tutorial at https://youtu.be/2mSVP6cEn2Q

Head/Body: Working with Black yarn in continuous rounds Rnd 1: Ch2, 6sc in 2nd ch from hook (6) Rnd 2: 2sc in each st around (12) Rnd 3: (1sc, 2sc in next st) x6 (18) Rnd 4: (2sc, 2sc in next st) x6 (24) Rnd 5: (3sc, 2sc in next st) x6 (30) Rnd 6: (4sc, 2sc in next st) x6 (36) Rnd 7: (5sc, 2sc in next st) x6 (42) Rnd 8: (6sc, 2sc in next st) x6 (48) Rnd 9: 10sc, 2sc in next st, 25sc, 2sc in next st, 10sc, 2sc in next st (51) Rnd 10-18: sc in each st around (51) Rnd 19: Working in FLO - 9sc, 1hdc, (2dc+ch1+slst in FP in previous dc+1dc) in next st, 1hdc, 39sc (52) *After Rnd 19, ch1 & turn and begin working in rows*. Row 1-4: 30sc across, ch1 & turn (30) Row 5: 1sc, sc2tog, 11sc, sc2tog, 11sc, sc2tog, 1sc, ch1 & turn (27) Row 6: 1sc, sc2tog, 10sc, sc2tog, 9sc, sc2tog, 1sc, ch1 & turn (24) Row 7: 1sc, sc2tog, 8sc, sc2tog, 8sc, sc2tog, 1sc, ch1 & turn (21) Row 8: 1sc, sc2tog, 6sc, sc2tog, 7sc, sc2tog, 1sc, ch1 & turn (18) Row 9: 1sc, sc2tog, 5sc, sc2tog, 5sc, sc2tog, 1sc, ch1 & turn (15) Row 10: 1sc, sc2tog, 4sc, sc2tog, 3sc, sc2tog, 1sc, ch1 & turn (12) Row 11: 1sc, sc2tog, 2sc, sc2tog, 2sc, sc2tog, 1sc (9) FO, leaving a 14 inch tail for sewing. *Flip the flap of rows up so it lays flush against the outside of the head. Join Beige yarn on 1st BLO stitch of Rnd 20.* Rnd 20: Working in unworked BLO - sc in each st around (51) Rnd 21-24: Working in BOTH loops - sc in each st around (51) Rnd 25: 10sc, sc2tog, 25sc, sc2tog, 10sc, sc2tog (48) Rnd 26: (6sc, sc2tog) x6 (42) Rnd 27: (5sc, sc2tog) x6 (36) *Start stuffing* Rnd 28: (4sc, sc2tog) x6 (30) Rnd 29: (3sc, sc2tog) x6 (24) Rnd 30: (2sc, sc2tog) x6 (18) Rnd 31: (1sc, sc2tog) x6 (12) *Switch to Grey yarn* Rnd 32: (1sc, 2sc in next st) x6 (18) Rnd 33: (2sc, 2sc in next st) x6 (24) Rnd 34: (3sc, 2sc in next st) x6 (30) Rnd 35-37: sc in each st around (30) Rnd 38: (4sc, 2sc in next st) x6 (36) Rnd 39-42: sc in each st around (36) Rnd 43: (5sc, 2sc in next st) x6 (42) Rnd 44-46: sc in each st around (42) Rnd 47: (6sc, 2sc in next st) x6 (48) Rnd 48: sc in each st around (48) Rnd 49: (7sc, 2sc in next st around) x6 (54) Rnd 50-51: sc in each st around (54) *Insert dowel hook up into head and switch to Black yarn* Rnd 52-53: sc in each st around (54) Rnd 54: (7sc, sc2tog) x6 (48) Rnd 55-56: sc in each st around (48) Rnd 57: (6sc, sc2tog) x6 (42) Rnd 58: sc in each st around (42) Rnd 59: (5sc, sc2tog) x6 (36) Rnd 60: (4sc, sc2tog) x6 (30) Rnd 61: (3sc, sc2tog) x6 (24) Rnd 62: (2sc, sc2tog) x6 (18) Rnd 63: (1sc, sc2tog) x6 (12) Rnd 64: sc2tog x6, FO, use remaining tail to sew close any leftover gap. Hide tail within body. *Using black yarn or thread, embroider a side smile on Rnd 23/24 under left eye.* Ears: Working in Black yarn in continuous rounds (Make 2) Rnd 1: Ch2, 4sc in 2nd ch from hook (4)

Rnd 2: (1sc, 2sc in next st) x2 (6) Rnd 3: sc in each st around (6) Rnd 4: (2sc, 2sc in next st) x2 (8) Rnd 5: sc in each st around (8) FO, leaving 6-8 inch tail for sewing. *Flatten ears and place on either side of Rnd 7 of head. Sew along base of Rnd 5 into head to secure into place.* Arms: Working in Black yarn in continuous rounds (Make 2) Rnd 1: Ch2, 6sc in 2nd st from hook (6) Rnd 2: 2sc in each st around (12) Rnd 3: (5sc, 2sc in next st) x2 (14) Rnd 4-5: sc in each st around (14) Rnd 6: 1sc, 1PS, 12sc (14) Rnd 7: sc in each st around (14) Rnd 8: (2sc, sc2tog) x3, 2sc (11) Rnd 9: sc in each st around (11) Rnd 10: 5sc, 2sc in next st, 5sc (12) Rnd 11-12: sc in each st around (12) Rnd 13: (5sc, 2sc in next st) x2 (14) Rnd 14: sc in each st around (14) Rnd 15: Working in FLO - (6sc, 2sc in next st) x2 (16) Rnd 16: Working in BOTH loops - sc in each st around (16) *FO after Rnd 16. Weave in any remaining tail. Begin to stuff arm and continue to stuff as you finish working up arm. Switch to Grey yarn and join on 1st BLO stitch in Round 14.*

Rnd 17: Working in BLO - sc in each st around (