Free Knitting Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Felted Halloween Bat
Lion Brand® Lion® Wool
Pattern Number: 80768AD Knit a rectangle of fabric, felt it in the washer, then cut out the bat shape. This easy, creepy Halloween creature will make a spooky addition to any house. Featured in BK4K.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 7 x 20 in. (18 x 51 cm)

PUBLISHED IN: By Kids, For Kids


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

820-153 Lion Wool Yarn: Ebony Intense, true black
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.99

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10 [6 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 4.95

Additional Materials
Chalk Craft wire, about 30 in. (76 cm) Sewing needle and thread
NOTES:
Diagram is for half the bat.

Cut out diagram and trace one side onto the felted piece, then flip over the dotted line to trace other half of the bat.

Diagram should be enlarged onto a piece of letter-size paper.


INSTRUCTIONS
BAT Cast on 48 stitches.

Work in Stockinette stitch (knit on right side, purl on wrong side) for 25 in.

(63.5 cm).

Bind off.



FELTING Wash by machine on a hot wash/cold rinse cycle with detergent and several pieces of clothing to agitate.

Gently pull into shape and allow to dry flat.



FINISHING With chalk, trace bat pattern onto felted piece.

Cut out on marked line.

Fold wire in half and twist at fold to form a small loop.

Center wire onto wrong side of felted piece, with loop extending above bat’s head.

Shape each end of wire to follow wing contours.

Whipstitch over wire to hold in place.




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