Superhero Costume

Issue: 64, 2015


Superhero Costume by Emma Friedlander-Collins

A great pattern you can embellish in a hundred different ways to create a whole gang of crime-fighting superheroes – this goes perfectly with pyjamas or a t-shirt and tracksuit bottoms. Underpants over the top are optional!

This “super” pattern is taken from Crochet Dress-Up by Emma Friedlander-Collins (CICO Books, £12.99). Call 01256 302699 quoting GLR CODE CP4 to purchase a copy for just £9.99 with free UK P&P.


● Chunky weight yarn, 50g
Yarn A: Electric Blue x 4 balls
● DK weight yarn, 50g
Yarn B: White x 1 ball
● 4mm & 5.5mm hooks
● Yarn needle

Tension is not critical but adjust the hook size to produce a fi rm fabric.

All pieces are sized to fit approximately age 4–7yrs.
Mask: 47cm/18½in circumference.
Cuffs: 13.5cm/5¼in long, 15cm/6in circumference.
Chest Plate: 66cm/26in circumference.

Emma is a crochet designer who has just published her first book, Crochet Dress-Up. Read her blog at

This pattern is tagged with:

Age: Child

Clothing: Costume

Designer: Emma Friedlander-Collins

Gender: Unisex

Price: Magazine Only

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