PLT31_1
PLT31_2
Category Pretty Little Things 31 - Halloween, Children, Soft Toys
Suggested yarn Catona 10g, Catona 25g, Catona 50g
Type music box
Technique crochet
Sizes 17 x 13 cm (excluding hanging cord)
Languages dutch english-uk
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Little Bat Music Box

By Nienke Jongstra

Crafters who adore amigurumi will go batty for this clever design by Nienke Jongstra. The body, ears and bell cover are all crocheted using the spiralling technique, while the face and wings are worked in rows. It may be that most bats are nocturnal, but this one won’t keep your little one awake at night. Safely concealed in its tummy is a secret box that plays a gentle melody to lull them to sleep when the cord is pulled. The Little Bat Music Box is made using 100% Mercerised Cotton Scheepjes Catona. This baby-friendly yarn with soft sheen is available in an enormous choice of shades, so guaranteed to co-ordinate with any nursery colour scheme.

Materials

Scheepjes Catona (100% Mercerised Cotton; 50g/125m)

  • Yarn A: 253 Tropic x 1 ball

Scheepjes Catona (100% Mercerised Cotton; 25g/62.5m)

  • Yarn B: 385 Crystalline x 1 ball
  • Yarn C: 105 Bridal White x 1 ball
  • 2.5mm crochet hook
  • Stitch marker
  • Polyester stuffing
  • 1 x music box
  • 2 x 6mm black safety eyes
  • 1 x 24mm enclosed bell for baby toys
  • Small amount of black yarn for embroidered features

Pattern

This pattern appears in Pretty Little Things 31 – Halloween, published by Scheepjes. The Pretty Little Things booklet is available in print in both UK English and Dutch language via Scheepjes retailers. It is also available as an eBook via Ravelry.

Our monthly publication Pretty Little Things (Klein Maar Fijn) showcases 3 multicraftual patterns made with Scheepjes yarns. Colourful projects that are beginner-friendly, affordable, and appealing to all crafters thanks to the adorable aesthetic. Who doesn’t love a pretty ‘weekend’ project?

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