DROPS Extra / 0-1044

Mr. Fang by DROPS Design

DROPS Halloween: Crochet DROPS bat in "Cotton Merino".

DROPS design: Pattern no cm-015
Yarn group B
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Measurements: Height: approx. 16 cm
Materials:
DROPS COTTON MERINO from Garnstudio
50 g colour no 02, black
Some left-over yarn colour no 01, off white
Accessories: Some cotton wool for filling and 2 paper clips for wings.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK SIZE 2.5 mm – or size needed to get 24 dc = width 10 cm.

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
CROCHET INFO 1:
Replace first dc at beg of every dc round with 1 ch. Finish every round with 1 sl st in ch from beg of round.
Beg every round with htr with 2 ch (do not count as 1 htr). Finish round with 1 sl st in 2nd ch at beg of round.

CROCHET INFO 2:
Replace first dc at beg of every dc row with 1 ch.
Beg every row with tr with 3 ch (do not count as 1st tr).

CROCHET DC TOG:
Crochet 2 dc tog into 1 dc as follows: Insert hook in first st and pull yarn through, insert hook in next st and pull yarn through, make a YO and pull yarn through all 3 sts on hook.

COLOUR CHANGE:
To get a nice transition between the colour changes, work last sl st on round with the new colour as follows: Insert hook in last ch from beg of round, get the new yarn, make a YO with the new colour and pull it through st on hook.

SAFETY INFO:
If the bat will be used as a toy for small children, do not use the paper clips.
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BAT:
Crochet in the round from bottom up. Fasten off the strands when working.

BODY:
Work 3 ch on hook size 2.5 mm with black and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: READ CROCHET INFO! Work 8 dc in ch-ring.
ROUND 2: Work 2 dc in every dc the entire round = 16 dc.
ROUND 3: Work 1 dc in every dc the entire round.
ROUND 4: Work alternately 2 and 1 dc in each dc the entire round = 24 dc
ROUND 5: Work * 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of the next 5 dc *, repeat from *-* 3 more times = 28 dc..
ROUND 6: Work 1 dc in every dc.
Continue to work 1 dc in every dc until piece measures approx. 13 cm.

LEFT EAR:
Worked back and forth with black.
ROW 1: READ CROCHET INFO 2. Work 1 dc in each of the first 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of the next 5 dc = 12 dc. Turn.
ROW 2: Work 1 dc in each of the first 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of the next 5 dc = 13 dc. Turn.
ROW 3: Work 2 dc tog - read CROCHET DC TOG - 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc, work the next 2 dc tog = 12 dc. Turn.
ROW 4: 2 dc tog, 1 dc in each of the next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, work the next 2 dc tog = 11 dc. Turn.
ROW 5: 2 dc tog, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, work the next 2 dc tog = 10 dc. Turn.
ROW 6: 2 dc tog, 1 dc in each of the next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, work the next 2 dc tog = 9 dc. Turn.
ROW 7: 2 dc tog, 1 dc in each of the next 5 dc, work the next 2 dc tog = 7 dc. Turn.
ROW 8: 2 dc tog, 1 dc in each of the next 3 dc, work the next 2 dc tog = 5 dc. Turn.
ROW 9: 2 dc tog, 1 dc in next dc, 2 dc tog = 3 dc. Fasten off.

RIGHT EAR:
Beg by working on last round of body after first row on left ear but skip 3 dc before beg on right ear. Work as left ear.

RIGHT WING:
Worked back and forth with black. Work 6 ch, 1 tr in 4th ch from hook, 1 tr in each of the next 2 ch = 3 tr. Turn.
ROW 1: REMEMBER CROCHET INFO 2! 2 tr in first tr, * 2 ch, 2 tr in next tr *, repeat from *-* 1 more time = 6 tr and 4 ch. Turn.
ROW 2: 1 tr in first tr, 2 tr in next tr, * 2 ch, 1 tr in next tr, 2 tr in next tr *, repeat from *-* 1 more time = 9 tr and 4 ch. Turn.
ROW 3: 2 tr in first tr, 1 tr in each of the next 2 tr, * 2 ch, 2 tr in next tr, 1 tr in each of the next 2 tr *, repeat from *-* 1 more time = 12 tr and 4 ch. Turn.
ROW 4: 1 tr in each of the first 3 tr, 2 tr in next tr, * 2 ch, 1 tr in each of the next 3 tr, 2 tr in next tr *, repeat from *-* 1 more time = 15 tr and 4 ch. Turn.
ROW 5: 2 tr in first tr, 1 tr in each of the next 4 tr, * 2 ch, 2 tr in next tr, 1 tr in each of the next 4 tr *, repeat from *-* 1 more time = 18 tr and 4 ch. Turn.
Now work an edge row as follows: Work 7 ch, 1 dc in 3rd ch from hook, 1 dtr in first tr, 1 tr in next tr, 1 htr in each of the next 2 tr, 1 tr in next tr, 1 dtr in next tr, * in next ch work as follows: 1 dtr, 3 ch, 1 dc in 3rd ch from hook and 1 dtr, work 1 dtr in next tr, 1 tr in next tr, 1 htr in each of the next 2 tr, 1 tr in next tr, 1 dtr in next tr *, repeat from *-* 1 more time, finish with 3 ch, 1 dc in 3rd ch from hook, 1 dtr in same tr as last dtr was worked in.

LEFT WING:
Work to and with first row as right wing.
ROW 2: Work 2 tr in first tr, 1 tr in next tr, * 2 ch, 2 tr in next tr, 1 tr in next tr *, repeat from *-* 1 more time = 9 tr and 4 ch. Turn.
ROW 3: 1 tr in each of the first 2 tr, 2 tr in next tr, * 2 ch, 1 tr in each of the next 2 tr, 2 tr in next tr *, repeat from *-* 1 more time = 12 tr and 4 ch. Turn.
ROW 4: 2 tr in first tr, 1 tr in each of the next 3 tr, * 2 ch, 2 tr in next tr, 1 tr in each of the next 3 tr *, repeat from *-* 1 more time = 15 tr and 4 ch. Turn.
ROW 5: 1 tr in each of the first 4 tr, 2 tr in next tr, * 2 ch, 1 tr in each of the next 4 tr, 2 tr in next tr *, repeat from *-* 1 more time = 18 tr and 4 ch. Turn.
Now work an edge row the same way as on right wing.

EYES:
Work 3 ch on hook size 2.5 mm with black and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: REMEMBER CROCHET INFO! Work 8 htr in ch-ring, switch to white - READ COLOUR CHANGE.
ROUND 2: Work 1 sl st, 1 sl st in back loop of every dc the entire round.
ROUND 3: Work 2 dc in every sl st = 16 dc.
Work another eye the same way.

MOUTH:
Work 6 ch on hook size 2.5 mm with white. * Work 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, 1 htr in next ch, 1 tr in next ch *, 11 ch, repeat from *-* 1 more time.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew on eyes and mouth. Fill the head and ears with some cotton wool, then crochet the top of head tog as follows: Work 1 dc in every row/dc through both layers, fasten off. Fasten wings on each side of body. Unfold the 2 paper clips and thread one through the top of each wing to stiffen. Read SAFETY INFO.

Comments (2)

Elena 29.05.2015 - 11:22:

Ich habe die Fledermaus mit derselben Maschenanzahl und vergrößerter Länge in Eskimo für meinen Sohn gehäkelt. Ergibt eine gut 30 cm große Kuschelfledermaus, die hier heiß geliebt wird. Vielen Dank für die tolle Anleitung.

Birgit Christensen 22.10.2014 - 14:55:

Hej jeg kan ikke få omg. 4 til at passe

DROPS Design 22.10.2014 kl. 15:54:

Hej Birgit, det skal vi få set på med det samme :)

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