Happy Halloween! Have you gone to the pumpkin patch? Will you be trick-or-treating? Halloween party? Whatever it is, I want to wish you all a happy and SAFE Halloween!
Let’s celebrate with a FREE Halloween #crochet pattern! I’m sure everyone already has their home decorated with pumpkins, ghosts, witches…and all sorts of Halloween-related spookiness. But if you happen to have some very last minute decorating to do, give this little bat a try!
This Halloween Bat Amigurumi crochet pattern is easy & quick to work up. You can quickly crochet a bunch and hang them on a tree for some spooky fun!
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- Crochet hooks G/4.00mm
- Yarn needle (I use Clover Chibi Bent Tip Needle Set)
- Fiberfill for stuffing
- Stitch marker (optional)
- Any worsted weight yarn in two colors, I used the following for the samples:
- You may easily adjust the size of the bat by using a smaller hook or lighter weight yarn.
- This Halloween Bat Amigurumi measures approx. 6.75″ wide x 2.5″ in height.
- The head/body of the bat is worked in the round, do not join or turn unless stated.
- Gauge is not essential – just keep your tension consistent throughout.
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
sc2tog = single crochet 2 together / sc decrease
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
tr = treble crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
rep = repeat
* – * = repeat instructions between asterisks as many times as directed
sc3tog = *Insert hook in next st, yarn over, pull loop through st *, rep * 2 more times. You should now have 4 loops on the hook. Yarn over and pull through all 4 loops on hook.
dc3tog = *Yarn over, insert hook in next st; yarn over and pull up a loop; yarn over and pull through 2 loops *, rep * 2 more times. You should now have 4 loops on the hook. Yarn over and pull through all 4 loops on hook.
With color A, work magic ring, ch 1 to secure ring.
Round 1: Work 6 sc in magic ring (6 sts)
Round 2: 2 sc in each st around (12 sts)
Round 3: *2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next st*, rep * around (18 sts)
Round 4: *2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next 2 sts*, rep * around (24 sts)
Rounds 5-7: sc in each st around (24 sts)
Round 8: *sc2tog, 1 sc in next 2 sts*, rep * around (18 sts)
Round 9: *sc2tog, 1 sc in next st*, rep * around (12 sts)
Round 10: sc2tog around (6 sts)
Fasten off and leave a long tail. Weave tail through last 6 sts and pull tight. Use the yarn tail to create a loop for hanging 🙂
WINGS (make 2)
With color A, ch 14.
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 4 sts, sc3tog, sc in next 5 sts (11 sts)
Row 2: ch 1, turn; sc2tog, sc, hdc, dc3tog, hdc, sc, sc2tog (7 sts)
Row 3: ch 1, turn; sc, [tr, dc] in next st, [hdc, sc] in next st, 3 tr, dc, 2 sc, sc (12 sts)
Sl st to the beginning sc in Rnd 1.
In same st, work 2 sc. Then, sl st and fasten off. Leave a yarn tail to sew wings on sides of head/body.
EARS (make 2)
With color A, work magic ring, ch 1.
Row 1: Work 4 sc in magic ring (4 sts)
Row 2: ch 1, turn; 2 sc in first st, [sc, dc, sc] in next st, 2 sc in next st, sc in last st (8 sts)
Row 3: ch 1, turn; sc in next 4 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts (10 sts)
Fasten off, leaving a yarn tail to sew ears on sides of head.
With color B, embroider the eyes and mouth. I placed the eyes approx. 5 stitches apart.