• Elisa

Linette the Bat Free Crochet Pattern

Updated: Oct 30


This Halloween is going to be great! My little Hector the Spider is super excited to have few new little friends keeping him company.

I have designed few more "spooky" characters and I'm so happy to share the first one for free with you all!

Let me introduce to the adorable...ops...super scary LINETTE the BAT!!!


It is such an easy design that works really fast and will make a big hit during this Halloween season! Display it in your house or gift it to your little ones. I'm sure they will be delighted!


Don't forget to leave a comment below...I'm curious to know what you all think about LINETTE.


***You can purchase an AD-FREE PDF of this pattern with step-by-step pictures on Etsy HERE.


Here's the FREE pattern!

YARN: Medium Worsted in Light Gray and White; Classic Cotton Thread in Black

MATERIALS: C2 -2.75 mm Crochet Hook; 10mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes; Poly Filling

DIMENSION: H. 4” x W. 8.5”

ABBREVIATIONS: stitch (st), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), fasten off (F/O)

SKILL LEVEL: Beginner

INSTRUCTION: join at the end of each round and ch1, unless otherwise instructed


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LEGS AND BODY (gray yarn)

Make two:

1) 8 sc in a mr (8)

2) *3 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (10)

3) *4 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (12)

4) *5 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (14)

5) *6 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (16); F/O

Do no cut the yarn once you have completed the 2nd leg, CH 8 INSTEAD.

Merge the two legs together:

6) join the yarn with a sl st to the 1st leg, ch1 and sc in the same st, crochet around 15 sc, work 1 hdc in each ch between the two legs, keep working on the 2nd leg, 16 sc, work 1 hdc in each ch between the two legs (48)

7) *5 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (56)

8-23) sc even (56); keep stuffing as you go

24) *5 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (48)

25-26) sc even (48)

Insert the plastic safety eyes between rounds #20-21, 11 stitches apart

27) *4 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (40)

28) *3 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (32)

29) *2 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (24)

30) *1 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (16); finish stuffing the body firmly

31) sc dec around (8); F/O, close the hole and hide the yarn.


Embroider the MOUTH (rounds #15-17; 10 stitches long) and the line underneath the EYES with black classic cotton thread.

Embroider the TEETH with white yarn.

Apply some pink blush underneath the eyes.


WINGS (gray yarn; make two)

Part #1:

1) 6 sc in a mr (6)

2) inc around (12)

3) sc even (12); F/O and cut the yarn

Part #2:

1) 8 sc in a mr (8)

2) *1 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (12)

3) *2 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (16); F/O and cut the yarn

Part #3:

1) 6 sc in a mr (6)

2) sc inc around (12)

3) *1 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (18)

4) sc even (18)

Do no cut the yarn once you have completed part #3.

Merge the three parts together:

5) work 9 sc, keep working on the part #2 and crochet 8 sc, keep working on the part #1 and crochet 12 sc, back to part #2, crochet 8 sc, and back to part #3 and crochet 9 sc (46)

6) 8 sc, 1 sc dec, 6 sc, 1 sc dec, 10 sc, 1 sc dec, 6 sc, 1 sc dec, 8 sc (42)

7) sc even (42)

8) *5 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (36)

9) sc even (36)

10) *4 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (30)

11) sc even (30)

12) *3 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (24)

13) sc even (24); do not stuff the wing

14) flatten the wing and work through both layers, 12 sc (12); F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to attach the wing to the side of the body, between rounds # 8-19.

Embroider three vertical lines with black cotton thread as shown in the picture.

EARS (gray yarn; make two)

1) 6 sc in a mr (6)

2) *2 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (8)

3) *3 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (10)

4) *4 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (12)

5) *5 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (14)

F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to sew the ear on top of the body between rounds # 26-29. Do not stuff the ear.

Embroider the three lines with black cotton thread as shown in the picture.


I can't wait to see your version of my LINETTE THE BAT! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like!


Elisa

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