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Halloween Dracula - Free Crochet Pattern

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Halloween Dracula

FP305

Easy Skill

 

Size:About 4" tall.

 

Materials:Crochet Cotton Thread Size 10 - Black (50 yds) & White (25 yds); Large Needle; Craft Glue, ⅛" Red Satin Ribbon 6" long, Pipe Cleaners (1 Black, 1 White); ¾" Wood Bead, Black Marker or paint (for face on bead).

 

Crochet Hook:Steel crochet hook # 7

Gauge: 8 dc = 1 inch.

 

Abbreviations

beg - beginning
ch - chain
CC - contrasting color
dc - double crochet
hdc - half double crochet
lp - loop
MC - main color
rem - remaining
rep - repeat
rnd - round
sc - single crochet
sl st - slip stitch
sp - space
st - stitch
tr - treble crochet
yo - yarn over

JOINING WITH SC

When instructed to join with sc, begin with sl knot on hook, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through both loops on hook.

 

DRACULA SUIT

Rnd 1:With Black, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring;  ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), 15 dc in ring; join with sl st to first dc. (16 dc)

DO NOT TURN EACH ROUND.

Rnd 2:Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, (2 dc in next dc) around; join. (32 dc)

Rnd 3:Ch 3, increasing 12 dc evenly spaced, dc in ea dc around; join. (44 dc)

Rnd 4:Ch 3, dc in next 5 dc, skip next 10 dc (for arm), dc in next 12 dc, skip next 10 dc (for arm), dc in next 6 dc; join. (24 dc)

Rnd 5:Ch 3, (dc in next dc) around; join. (24dc)

Rnd 6:(Leg)Ch 3, dc in next 11 dc, mark next st; join. (12 dc) Leave remaining sts unworked.

Rnds 7-9:Ch 3, (dc in next dc) around; join.

Rnd 10:Ch 3, 2 dc in next dc, (dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc) around; join. (18 dc) Finish off and weave in ends.

Other Leg

Rnd 6:Join Black in marked st of Leg Rnd 5, ch 3, dc in next 11 dc; join. (12 dc)

Rnds 7-10:Rep Rnds 7-10 of Suit. Finish off and weave in ends.

 

Shirt Front:

Row 1:With White, ch 3, hdc in 3rd ch from hook (skipped ch counts as first hdc). (2 hdc)

Row 2:Ch 2, turn, hdc in first hdc, 2 hdc in last hdc. (4 hdc)

Row 3:Ch 2, turn, hdc in first hdc, hdc in next 2 hdc, 2 hdc in last hdc. (6 hdc).

Row 4:Ch 2, turn, (hdc in next hdc) across. (6 hdc)

At end of Row 4, ch 1, do not turn, sc around next 2 outside edges of piece, working (sc, ch 1, sc) in corners. Finish off leaving long end.

- Using long end, sew to top center front of Suit.

 

Attaching Head:

With Black Marker or paint, draw dracula face and hair on Wood bead.

Fold Black Pipecleaner in half. Put glue on folded end and immediately insert folded end through Head bead from bottom to just below opening at top. Allow to dry. Feed 2 ends of cleaner through top of Suit Rnd 1, putting an end down through each leg. Cut ends 1" past end of Leg. Fold ends forward for feet.

 

SLEEVES

Row 1:With White, ch 13, dc in 4th ch from hook (skipped ch counts as first dc), (dc in next ch) across. (12 dc)

Rows 2-12:Ch 3, turn, (dc in next dc) across.

At end of Row 12, finish off leaving long end.

- Fold sleeve in half with long sides together. Using long end, stitch along long side of sleeve.

- Feed white Pipecleaner through Sleeve, extending 1" on each end. Cut off excess. Fold over and twist ½" on each end for hands.

- Feed Sleeves with pipecleaner through armhole opening of Suit.

 

CAPE

Row 1:With Black, ch 16, 2 dc in 4th ch from hook (skipped ch counts as first dc), (dc in next ch) across to last ch, 2 dc in last ch. (16 dc)

Rows 2-10:Ch 3, turn, 2 dc in next dc, (dc in next dc) across to last dc, 2 dc in last dc.

At the end of Row 10, there are 34 dc. DO NOT FINISH OFF.

 

Edging and Collar

Row 1:Ch 1, do not turn, working in sides of rows, sc evenly across to starting ch, working in opposite side of starting ch, ch 3, (skip next ch, hdc in next ch) across.

Row 2:Ch 3, turn, 4 dc in first ch-1 sp, (2 dc in next ch-1 sp) across to last ch-1 sp, 5 dc in last ch-1 sp.

Row 3:Ch 3, turn, 2 dc in next dc, (dc in next dc) across to last dc, 2 dc in last dc, ch 1, working in sides of rows, evenly sc along other side of Cape. Finish off and weave in ends.

 

Finishing

Weave in all ends.

Weave Ribbon through eyelet row at neck edge of Cape. Tie at center front of Suit.  

 

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