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Halloween Bat Ornament
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: L0254AD Make this adorable amigurumi bat for Halloween!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 2 1/2 in. (6.5 cm) wide

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-167 Wool-Ease Yarn: Eggplant

Deep plum purple


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (A)

620-184 Wool-Ease Yarn: Aloe

Medium pea green


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Note: (B)

620-182 Wool-Ease Yarn: Cilantro

Medium olive green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 6 mm diameter Fiberfill stuffing
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.


INSTRUCTIONS



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
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
foll = follow(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
meas = measure(s)
ndl(s) = needle(s)
p = purl
pat = pattern
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sk = skip
sl = slip
sl st = slip stitch
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
wyib = with yarn in back
wyif = with yarn in front
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
st(s) = stitch(es)
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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