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Hodge’s Superhero Mask


Superhero Mask for Your Squirrel Friend Pattern by Squirrel PicnicHodge wants to be a superhero for Halloween this year, but he hasn’t decided which one. In fact when I pressed him to choose, he asked, “Can I just be all of them?”

So I crocheted him a costume that is versatile enough to accessorize just about any superhero character: a mask. If he wants to be Batman or Zorro or the Dread Pirate Roberts, I’ll crochet one in black. If he decides to be Robin or the Green Lantern, I’ll crochet one in green. If he changes his mind for the 30th time and wants to be Captain America, all I have to do is whip up a new mask in blue. But he’s been talking about being Raphael the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle since he saw the movie last year, so I have a feeling that decision will stick, which is just fine with me because he’s already got this red one.

If your squirrel could be a superhero, which one would they choose? It’s pretty hard to decide, isn’t it.

Hodge’s Superhero Mask

Difficulty rating 1


Worsted-weight yarn in red (or your squirrel’s favorite color)
G-6 (4.00 mm) crochet hook
Yarn or tapestry needle


Leaving a tail of about 8 inches, ch 29.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and ea ch across, turn. (28)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in this st and the next 8 sc, ch 6, sk 3, sc in next 4 sc, ch 6, sk 3, sc in next 9 sc.

FO, leaving a tail of about 8 inches.

Use these tail ends to tie the mask on your squirrel.


10 thoughts on “Hodge’s Superhero Mask

  1. This is just too cute. I love it.

  2. Hmmmm… why can’t there be a group of heroes called Teenage Mutant Ninja Squirrels? You just need to make orange, blue and purple masks for the others!

  3. I love it!!! Andy read this and now he wants one, too…He can’t decide between Dread Pirate Roberts or Green Lantern! 😀 Hodge’s Batman was pretty neat last year…I can’t wait to see what he decides on this year! 🙂

    • Hi Grace! We’re so glad you enjoyed Hodge’s Batman from last year. I don’t know if I’ll be able to top that! Hi Andy and Liv! We can’t wait to see what you all go as this year.

  4. Funny and clever idea! I laughed this morning and my cat got scared 🙂

  5. A very dashing Batman he makes! 😀