Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Cody the Count

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by Lion Brand Design Team

Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Cody the Count

Get into the Halloween spirit with this vampire!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    An exact gauge is not critical for this project. Finished project measures about 8 inch. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere.
    Special stitch:
    sc2tog (sc decrease) = insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook – 1 st decreased.
    Note: work in continuous rounds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.
  • 2
    Head and Body:
    Beg at top of head, with Beige, ch 2.
    Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
    Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts.
    Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 18 sts.
    Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts.
    Rnds 5–10: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 11: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 18 sts. Following package instructions, attach safety eyes. Beg stuffing, continue to add additional poly-fil as work progresses.
    Rnd 12: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around – 12 sts. Change to Black.
    Rnd 13: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 14: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 18 sts.
    Rnd 15: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts.
    Rnd 16: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 30 sts.
    Rnds 17–25: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 26: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts.
    Rnd 27: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 18 sts.
    Rnd 28: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around – 12 sts.
    Rnd 29: Sc2tog around – 6 sts. Fasten off.
  • 3
    Arms (make 2):
    With Beige, ch 2.
    Rnd 1: Work 5 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
    Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 10 sts.
    Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 4: Sc in each of next 3 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in each of next 3 sts – 8 sts. Change to Black.
    Rnds 5–9: Sc in each st around. Fasten off.
  • 4
    Legs (make 2):
    With Black, ch 2.
    Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
    Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each sc around – 12 sts.
    Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.
    Rnd 4: Sc in each of next 4 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in each of next 4 sts – 10 sts.
    Rnd 5: Sc in each of next 3 sts, (sc2tog) twice, sc in each of next 3 sts – 8 sts.
    Rnds 6–11: Sc in each st around. Fasten off.
  • 5
    Hair:
    With Taupe, ch 2.
    Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
    Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts.
    Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 18 sts.
    Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts.
    Rnds 5–6: Sc in each st around. Change to working in rows rather than in rnds.
    Row 7–8: Ch 1, turn, sc in each of the next 18 sts – 18 sts. Fasten off.
  • 6
    Cape:
    With Black, ch 21.
    Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 20 sts.
    Rows 2-4: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
    Row 5: Ch 1, turn, *sc2tog; rep from * across –10 sts.
    Row 6: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
    Row 7: Ch 1, turn, *Work 2 sc in each st across – 20 sts.
    Row 8: Ch 1, turn, *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * across – 30 sts.
    Rows 9-20: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across. Fasten off.
  • 7
    Finishing:
    Stuff Arms and Legs lightly and sew to body. Sew Hair to head. With Red yarn, embroider a straight st smile. With White yarn, embroider 'fangs'. Weave a length of Black through Row 5 of Cape, tie Cape around Count's neck. Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Beige 104213508
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Black 104213519
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Taupe 104213509
  • Lion Brand Crochet Hook Size G-6/4.00 mm 104239367
  • Lion Brand Blunt End Needles Large Eye 6 pc. 104755288
  • Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers 24 pc. 104239331
  • Fairfield Processing Poly-fil Fiber 32 oz. 104238553
  • Safety Eyes (2)
  • Scraps of Brown Yarn
  • Scraps of Red Yarn
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