Bowser Cosplay Crochet Pattern

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Designed by The Scarlet Stitch

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Women’s small/medium

Abbreviations

Blo- Back loop only

Ch- chain

Dec- Decrease

Dc- Double Crochet

Hdc- Half Double Crochet

Rep- Repeat

Sc- Single crochet

Sl st- slip stitch

St(s)- stitch

Materials:

  • Lily’s Sugar n’ Cream in Yellow (1 skein), White (2 skein), Black (2 skeins), Dark Pine (3 skeins), and Red (1 skein) (#4 Medium, 100% Cotton) [I actually can’t pinpoint how much of each yarn I used since it was a combo of scraps and new skeins, so these are estimates.]

  • H hook

  • 2 inch elastic

  • 2 bra inserts (optional)

  • wonder clips

  • tapestry needle

  • 2 yellow pipe cleaners

  • scissors

  • 3 wig clips

  • polyester stuffing


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Bralette

Green Panels (make 2):

Ch 11

Row 1: sl st across, turn- 10 sl st

Row 2:[sc around entire ch] sc 9, sc 3 into 10th st, sc 9, turn- 21 sc

Row 3: sc 10, sc 3 in 11th st, sc 10, turn- 23 sc

Row 4: sc 11, sc 3 in 12th st, sc 11, turn- 25 sc

Row 5: sc 12, sc 3 in 13th st, sc 12, turn- 27 sc

Row 6: sc 13, sc 3 in 14th st, sc 13, turn- 29 sc

Row 7: sc 14, sc 3 in 15th st, sc 14, turn- 31 sc

Row 8: sc 15, sc 3 in 16th st, sc 15, turn- 33 sc

Row 9: hdc 16, hdc 2 in 17th st, hdc 16- 35 hdc

Row 10: hdc 17, hdc 2 in 18th st, hdc 16- 35 hdc

Cut yarn, weave in ends

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White Border (make 2):

Ch 5

Row 1: sc across, turn- 4 sc

Row 2-19: rep row 1, turn- 4 sc

Row 20: dec in 1st 2 sts, sc across, turn- 3 sc

Row 22: sc 1, dcr in last 2 sts-2 sc

Row 23: ch 1, sc 2 in side of previous rows, turn- 2 sc

Row 24: sc 1, sc 2 in next st, turn- 3 sc

Row 25: sc 2 in 1st st, sc across, turn- 4 sc

Row 26 sc across, turn- 4 sc

Row 27-41: rep row 26- 4 sc

Row 42: ch 1, sc 3 into the side of previous rows, turn- 3 sc

Row 43: sc across, turn- 3 sc

Row 44-55: sc across- 3 sc

-Sc row 55 to the side of 1st rows to compete triangle shape, cut yarn and leave a long tail.

-Use clips to hold bra; insert behind the green panel and white border on the top.

-Sew the clipped pieces together with the tail of the white border.


Yellow Base

[You will be stitching into the base of the bra pieces you’ve just made]

Row 1: ch 22, sc across base of 1st bra piece, ch 2, sc across other bra piece, ch 23, turn- 86 sts

Row 2: sc across, turn- 86 sc

Row 3- 9: rep row 2, turn- 86 sc

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Belt

Ch 7

Row 1: sc across, turn- 6 sc

Row 2-9: rep row 1, turn- 6 sc

Spikes (make 7)

Rnd 1: make a magic ring, ch1, sc 3, sl st together- 3 sc

Rnd 2: ch 1, sc around, sl st together- 3 sc

Rnd 3: ch 1, sc 2 in each st around, sl st together- 6 sc

Rnd 4: ch 1, sc around, sl st together- 6 sc

Rnd 5: ch 1, sc 2 in every other st- 9sc

-cut a long tail so it can be directly sewn onto belt, before sewing onto belt stuff spikes with polyester stuffing

-using a tapestry needle, stitch the belt onto the last 2 rows of the yellow base

Notes:

-I find the bra inserts helpful for support and structure, but they are not necessary so do whatever you’d like.

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-For the ties in the back I just crochet a very long chain from the top of both bra pieces then pull them through the back of the yellow base to tie it up like a corset.

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Upper Arm Bands

[Make 2  complete bands]

Black Base

Ch 7

Row 1: sc across, turn- 6sc

Row 2- 28: rep row 1, turn- 6 sc

Cut yarn and leave long enough tail to sc sides together later, do not attach sides yet.

[Note; crochet as many rows as needed to have a snug fit around your arm.]

Spikes (Make 3)

Rnd 1: make a magic ring, ch 1, sc 3, sl st to 1st st, turn- 3 sc

Rnd 2: ch 1, sc around, sl st together, turn- 3 sc

Rnd 3: ch 1, sc 2 in each st around, sl st together, turn- 6 sc

Rnd 4: ch 1, sc around, sl st together, turn- 6 sc

Rnd 5: ch 1, sc 2 in every other st, sl st together, turn- 9 sc

Rnd 6: ch 1, sc around, sl st together, turn- 9 sc

Rnd 7: ch 1, sc 2 in every 3rd st, sl st together, turn- 12 sc

Cut yarn and leave a tail long enough to hand stitch spikes to black band

-Add stuffing to the insides of spikes.

-Attach the spikes to the black band, try to space them evenly.

-Cut a piece of elastic to the length of the black band, clip in place, and sew it in with black yarn.

-Use tail of black band to sc sides together.

-Weave in ends.

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Wrist Cuffs

[Make 2 wrist cuffs]

Black Band

Row 1: sc across, turn- 6sc

Row 2- 22: rep row 1, turn- 6 sc

Cut yarn and leave tail long enough to sc up the sides.

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Spikes (Make 4)

Rnd 1: make a magic ring, ch 1, sc 3, sl st together- 3 sc

Rnd 2: ch 1, sc around, sl st together, turn- 3 sc

Rnd 3: ch 1, sc 2 in each st around, sl st together, turn- 6 sc

Rnd 4: ch 1, sc around, sl st together, turn- 6 sc

Rnd 5: ch 1, sc 2 in every other st, turn- 9 sc

-Add stuffing to the insides of spikes.

-Attach the spikes to the black band, try to space them evenly.

-Use tail of black band to sc sides together.

-Weave in ends.

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Skirt

Skirt Panels (Make 2)

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Ch 52

Row 1: dc across, turn- 51 dc

Row 2-3: rep row 1, turn- 51 dc

Row 4: dec on 1st and last sts, dc across, turn- 49 dc

Row 5: dc across, turn- 49 dc

Row 6: dec in 1st and last sts, dc across, turn- 47 dc

Row 7: dc across, turn- 47 dc

Row 8: dec in 1st and last sts, dc across, turn- 45 dc

Row 9: dc across, turn- 45 dc

Row 10: dec in 1st sts, dc 7 across, dec in 8th + 9th sts, turn- 9 dc

Row 11: dc across, turn- 9 dc

Row 12: dec in 1st and last sts, dc across, turn- 7 dc

Row 13: dc across, turn- 7 dc

Row 14: dec in 1st and last sts, dc across, turn- 5 dc

Row 15: dc across, turn- 5 dc

Row 16: dec in 1st and last sts, dc across, turn- 3 dc

Row 17: dc across, turn- 3 dc

Row 18: dec in 1st and last sts, dc across, turn- 2 dc

Row 19 dec in 1st sts- 1 dc

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Cut yarn and weave in ends.

[rep row 10-19 on opposite side of row 9]

[For the middle piece of the panel, stitch in between the triangles made in row 10-19]

Row 10B: dc across, turn- 23 dc

Row 11B: dec in 1st and last sts, dc across, turn- 21 dc

Row 12B- 22B: rep row 11B

Cut yarn and weave in ends.

Using red yarn, crochet around the sides and bottom of skirt panels.

Black Band

Ch 8

Row 1: sc across, turn- 7 sc

Row 2- 36: rep row 1, turn- 7 sc

Cut yarn and leave long enough tail to sc sides together.

Spikes (make 6)

Rnd 1: make a magic ring, ch1, sc 3, sl st together- 3 sc

Rnd 2: ch 1, sc around, sl st together- 3 sc

Rnd 3: ch 1, sc 2 in each st around, sl st together- 6 sc

Rnd 4: ch 1, sc around, sl st together- 6 sc

Rnd 5: ch 1, sc 2 in every other st- 9sc

-Cut a long tail so it can be directly sewn onto belt, before sewing onto belt stuff spikes with polyester stuffing.

-Cut a piece of elastic to the length of the black band, clip in place, and sew it in with black yarn.

-Sc black band sides together.

-Sew the skirt panels to the belt, make sure to space them evenly.

-Weave in ends.

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Horn Instructions

[Make 2 horns]

Rnd 1: make a magic ring, ch 1, sc 3, sl st to 1st st, turn- 3 sc

Rnd 2: ch 1, sc around, sl st together, turn- 3 sc

Rnd 3: ch 1, sc 2 in each st around, sl st together, turn- 6 sc

Rnd 4: ch 1, sc around, sl st together, turn- 6 sc

Rnd 5: ch 1, sc 2 in every other st, sl st together, turn- 9 sc

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Rnd 6: ch 1, sc 2 in every 3rd st, sl st together, turn- 12 sc

Rnd 7-11: rep row 6- 12 sc

Rnd 12: dec in every st, sl st together- 6 sc

Rnd 13: dec in every st, sl st together- 3 sc

Cut yarn, stitch tail through center of rnd 13 stitches and pull together.

-Attach wig clip to base.

Crown Instructions

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Circle Base (A)

Rnd 1: make a magic ring, hdc 8, sl st together- 8 hdc

Rnd 2: hdc 2 in every st around, hdc across, sl st together- 16 hdc

Rnd 3: hdc 2 in every other st, hdc across, sl st together- 24 hdc

Rnd 4: [Shape a pipe cleaner to fit around rnd 3 and st around it] sc 2 in every 3rd st, hdc across, sl st together- 32 sc

-sew a wig clip onto the center of the back of the base

-without cutting yarn, move onto next set of instructions

Crown Edges (B)

Rnd 1: hdc blo in rnd 4 of A, sl st together- 32 hdc

Rnd 2: hdc around, sl st together- 32 hdc

Rnd 3-4: rep row 2- 32 hdc

-shape a pipe cleaner to fit around rnd 4 and clip into place

Rnd 5: sc around pipe cleaner, sl st together- 32 hdc

-without cutting yarn, move onto next set of instructions

Crown Points (C)(Make 4 points)

Row 1: sc 8, turn- 8 sc

Row 2: dec in 1st and last sts, turn- 6 sc

Row 3-5: rep row 2

Cut and repeat 3 more times around.

Weave in ends.

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Choker

Black Band

Ch 7

Row 1: sc across, turn- 6 sc

Row 2-35: rep row 1

Cut yarn and weave in end.

-Ch a tie from each side of the black band.

Spikes (Make 3)

Rnd 1: make a magic ring, ch 1, sc 3, sl st together- 3 sc

Rnd 2: ch 1, sc around, sl st together, turn- 3 sc

Rnd 3: ch 1, sc 2 in each st around, sl st together, turn- 6 sc

Rnd 4: ch 1, sc around, sl st together, turn- 6 sc

Rnd 5: ch 1, sc 2 in every other st, turn- 9 sc

-Add stuffing to the insides of spikes.

-Attach the spikes to the black band, try to space them evenly.

If you use this pattern please credit me, and if you'd like, tag me so I can see it! (My social media profiles can be found at the top and bottom of my site!)

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