He may look like a Fly-By-Night character, but he lights it up instead. Let's add this sweet Vampire Bat to the lighted ornaments collection. Great for Halloween, but cute enough, you'll want to keep him hanging around all year.
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Scrap amounts of any worsted weight #4 yarn.
HOOK & OTHER MATERIALS
Battery-operated tea light
2 - 10 mm wiggle eyes (optional)
2 1/4" x 6 1/4"
Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain gauge.
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
WINGS (make 2)
Row 1: With purple ch 13, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 4 ch, skip 2 ch, sc in next 5 ch, turn (10 sc)
Row 2: ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 3 st, skip next two st, sc in next 3 st, 2 sc in last st, turn
Row 3: ch 1, sc in first st, picot (ch 3, sl st in first ch made), sc in next 3 st, hdc in next st, picot, hdc in next st, sc in last 4 st, picot Fasten off leaving long tail for sewing.
Sew the wings on either side of the face on row 5.
Loop a piece of yarn or ribbon through top for hanger, secure.
Insert tea light in center of magic ring, using last round yarn tail, weave tail around last round, tightening to fit snugly around base of tea light, make sure on/off button is still operational. Weave in all ends. Using photo as a guide, glue on the wiggle eyes and use the white fabric paint to make the fangs, red fabric paint for the mouth and black for the eyebrows.
Make the whole collection of lighted ornaments by clicking 'Lighted Ornaments' on the menu at the top of the page!
May Your stitch count be true, and your frogs be few!
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