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Make your very own amigurumi caped crusader
Rid your city of crimes! Make this amigurumi Batman for yourself, your friends and family and be a hero in their eyes. This popular comic book superhero makes a perfect gift for children and grownups alike. The finished amigurumi is a little over 6.5 inches tall.

Posted by Tales of Twisted Fibers from Kathmandu, Central Region, Nepal • Published See Tales of Twisted Fibers's 18 projects »
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  • Step 1

    BOOT (Make 2)
    Round 1: With black yarn, ch 6. Starting from second ch from hook, sc 4, 3 sc in the last ch. Working on the underside of the foundation chain, sc 3, 3 sc in the last ch. (13)
    Round 2: sc 4, inc in the next 3 st, sc 3, inc in the last 3 st. (19)
    Round 3: sc 6, inc in the next 3 st, sc 7, inc in the last 3 st. (25)
    Round 4: Working in BLO, hdc around. (25)
    Round 5-6: sc around. (25)
    Round 7: sc 4, dec X 6, sc 9. (19)
    Round 8: sc 3, dec X 4, sc 8. (15)
    Round 9-10: sc around. (15)
    Round 11: Using FLO, sc 3, hdc, dc, tr, dc, hdc, sc 7. (15)
    Slip stitch into the next st. FO and weave in ends. Stuff.

  • Step 2

    LEG (make 2)
    Fold the boot top outwards to reveal the back loops of Round 11. Join dark grey yarn.
    Round 1-6: sc around. (15)
    FO. Stuff.
    Follow Round 1-6 for the other leg but do not FO. We will join the legs in the next round.

  • How to make a character plushie. Batman - Step 3
    Step 3

    BODY
    Round 1: Hold both legs together. Make sure the shoes face away from you. With the leg with the ‘live’ stitch on the right and the second leg on the left, find and mark the stitch on the second (left) leg that would be the middle of the left inner thigh. Insert hook in this stitch and make an sc. Now sc in the remaining 14 stitches of the left leg. Next, sc in all 15 stitches on the right leg. (30).
    Round 2: inc in the first two st, sc 12, inc in the next two st, sc 12, inc in the last two st. (36)
    Round 3-5: sc around. (36)
    Round 6: (sc 4, dec) X 6. (30)
    Round 7-8: sc around. (30)
    Round 9: (sc 3, dec) X 6. (24)
    Round 10-13: sc around. (24)
    Round 14: (sc 2, dec) X 6. (18)
    Round 15: (sc 1, dec) X 6. (12)
    FO. Weave in ends. Stuff.

  • How to make a character plushie. Batman - Step 4
    Step 4

    UNDEROOS
    Round 1: ch 36. Join to the first ch with a sl st. ch 1 and sc around. Join with a sl st, ch 1. (36)
    From here, we will work in rows.
    Row 1: dec, sc 6, dec, ch 1, turn. (8)
    Row 2: dec, sc 4, dec, ch 1, turn. (6)
    Row 3: dec, sc 2, dec, ch 1, turn. (4)
    Row 4: dec X 2, ch 1, turn. (2)
    Row 5-6: sc 2, ch 1, turn. (2)
    Row 7: inc X 2, ch 1, turn. (4)
    Row 8: inc, sc 2, inc, ch 1, turn. (6)
    Row 9: inc, sc 4, inc, ch 1, turn. (8)
    Row 10: inc, sc 6, inc. (10)
    FO, leaving a long tail.
    To make the waistband: Join yellow yarn on Round 1 and sc around. FO. Weave in ends.
    Finishing up: Slip the piece up the legs. Position the top half of the ‘hourglass’ on the front of the body (Figure 1). Push the lower half of the piece through the legs to the back, and with a yarn needle and black yarn sew it to the waistband (Figure 2).

  • Step 5

    GLOVE (make 2)
    Round 1: With black yarn, 6 sc in a magic ring. (6)
    Round 2: Inc in all 6 st. (12)
    Round 3: (sc 1, inc) X 6. (18)
    Round 4: sc around. (18)
    Round 5: cluster stitch*, sc 17. (18)
    *If you are unfamiliar with this stitch, ee the section on How to make a Cluster Stitch at the end of this Step.
    Round 6: (sc 1, dec) X 6. (12)
    Round 7: sc around. (12)
    Round 8: Using FLO, (sc 1, inc) X 6. (18)
    Round 9: sc around. (18)
    FO. Weave in ends.

    HOW TO MAKE A CLUSTER STITCH
    YO, insert hook in the next st, YO, draw up a loop, YO, pull through the first two loops on your hook. *YO, insert hook in the same st, YO, draw up a loop, YO, pull through only the first two loops**. Repeat * to ** 2 more times. YO and pull yarn through all 5 loops on your hook to close the cluster.

  • Step 6

    ARM (make 2)
    Fold the glove outwards to reveal the back loops of Round 8. Join dark grey yarn.
    Round 1-5: sc around. (12)
    Stuff glove.
    Round 6: (sc 2, dec) X 3. (9)
    Round 7-11: sc around. (9)
    Stuff arm.
    Round 12: dec X 4, sc. (5).
    FO, leaving a long tail. With a yarn needle, weave the tail through the front loops of all remaining 5 st and pull it tight to close. Weave in ends and attach arms to the body.

  • Step 7

    HEAD
    Round 1: With black yarn, 8 sc in a magic ring. (8)
    Round 2: Inc in all 8 st. (16)
    Round 3: (sc 1, inc) X 8. (24)
    Round 4: (sc 2, inc) X 8. (32)
    Round 5: (sc 3, inc) X 8. (40)
    Round 6: (sc 4, inc) X 8. (48)
    Round 7: (sc 5, inc) X 8. (56)
    Round 8-14: sc around. (56)
    Round 15: sl st in the next 26 st, working in FLO (hdc, dc, tr, dc, hdc), sl st in the remaining 25 st.
    Round 16: In this round, we will work on the visible loops of Round 14 on the wrong side of the head. Join light peach in one of the visible loops and sc around. (56)
    Round 17-18: sc around. (56)
    Round 19: (sc 5, dec) X 8. (48)
    Round 20: (sc 4, dec) X 8. (40)
    Round 21: (sc 3, dec) X 8. (32)
    Round 22: (sc 2, dec) X 8. (24)
    Round 23: dec X 12. (12)
    FO, leaving a long tail.
    Stuff head.

  • How to make a character plushie. Batman - Step 8
    Step 8

    Now we work on the remaining section of the mask.
    Mark the center of the head at the back on the last round worked in black (Figure 3). Count 12 st from this point to the left and mark the last st. Count 12 st from the center to the right and mark the last st. Now we will work on these 25 st (including the st marked as the center) to complete the remaining section of the mask.

  • How to make a character plushie. Batman - Step 9
    Step 9

    With the neck opening facing away from you, join black yarn on the st marked on the right (Figure 4).
    Row 1-4: sc across, ch 1, turn. (25)
    Row 5: sc across.
    FO, leaving a long tail. Sew flap to head.

  • Step 10

    EYE
    Sew eyes on either side of the nose, making sure the eyes stay within the last round of the mask.

  • Step 11

    EAR (make 2)
    Round 1: With black yarn, 3 sc in a magic ring. (3)
    Round 2: inc in all 3 st. (6)
    Round 3-4: sc around. (6)
    FO, leaving a long tail. Sew ears between Round 5 and 7, aligning them with the eyes.

  • Step 12

    LOGO
    OVAL FRAME
    Round 1: With yellow yarn, ch 6. Starting from second ch from the hook, sc 4, 3 sc in the last ch. Working on the underside of the foundation chain, sc 3, 2 sc in the last ch. (12)
    Round 2: inc in the next st, sc 3, inc in the next 3 st, sc 3, inc in the last 2 st. sl st to join to the first st. (18)
    FO, leaving a long tail to sew.

    BAT LOGO
    With embroidery floss or crochet thread in black, create an outline of the Batman logo (you can search online for a sample). Fill it in with straight stitches. Sew the logo patch on the chest. Finally, sew the head to the body.

    Your little superhero is now ready to fight crime.

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Karin A.
Karin A.
Love TOTALLY LUV IT!!!! Gota make this for myself... hardly ever make stuff for myself.
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