Batty Knitting Patterns
To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.
These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
All links on this site are for informational purposes, but please note that some links are to affiliate sellers that pay me a small commission on purchases.
Free Knitting Patterns
Dancing Batty Shawl
This version of a bat lace shawl includes options for the lace edging, number of bats, and adding nupp ears and bead eyes to the bats. Available in English and German. Designed by Meta Libenter. Pictured projects by bethanyh and 2bev
Bitty Bat Hat
Adorable baby hat is transformed with a few extra pieces to a bat. Web pattern for size 12 months is free. More sizes and a printable pdf are available on Etsy. Designed by Cassie at Little Red Window.
Bat Cloth or Bib
Easy cloth or bib comes in two designs with cute bat in knit and purl. Designed by Elaine Fitzpatrick. Click on the link below and the links to the patterns are on the right side of the page.
Violet the Bat
This small bat softie can be used as a toy or decoration. Designed by Lynn Finsterwalde. Available in English and German. Pictured project by Isis
Masquerade style mask easily creates a bat shape with wing shaped eyes and bat face at the top. Designed by Lorraine Hearn
You’ll go bats for this colorwork beanie from Monica Gausen
Bat Toy and Candle Cozies
MillaMia’s bat decoration / softie uses a tennis or polystyrene ball for the body and a pipecleaner to provide a bit of structure to the wings. Candle cozies feature bat, spider, or black cat motifs. Though the page is titled for the Bat Toy, all patterns are included in the download.
Bat Fingerless Mitts
Gone Batty: Simple Fair Isle Wristwarmers feature bat motif. Designed by Art Fiend. Pictured project by Lixivia
Going Batty Bag
Tote or treat bag with bat motif. Designed by Alison Stewart-Guinee
Ann Donovan’s design features a special design to the crown to create the bat ears.
Patterns for Purchase
Hooded cape shaped like bat wings for gothic or vampire inspired costumes. Worked in a lacy chevron pattern with ribbon tie at neck.
Billy the Bat
This little bat can stand upright but also has loops on his toes so you can hang him on a length of ribbon or cord to make a Halloween decoration. Designed by Amanda Berry. FINISHED SIZE: The finished bat is approximately 13cm tall, and the wingspan is 22cm.
Bats in the Night Sky Beanie
Hat features a knit bat applique.
Bat and Jack O’ Lantern
Bat: 20cm (8″) tall, 35cm (14″) wingspan. Jack O’ Lantern: 7-10cm (3-4″) tall, 22cm (9″) around
Bat and Spider Hats
Beanie hat in 4 sizes (2 yrs old to adult), plus instructions to make it into either a spider hat or a bat hat.
Easy bat motif for use in wash or dish cloths, as an afghan block, or in other knitting projects.
Friendly fruit bag softie that can be posed with wings outstretched or wrapped around body. About 50 cms wingspan and 23 cms head to toe.
The finished doll is approximately 4,5 inches (12 cm) tall. You can also purchase the finished toy from the designer, Deniza.
Terry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, intheloopknitting.com. Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!