20 Spooky Free Halloween Crochet Patterns

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Make one of these 20 Halloween crochet patterns to add some creepy cuteness to your fall decor or wardrobe. You’ll find lots of treats – and a few tricks – but they’re all fun and free!


Halloween is such a fun time of year for creative people! You can let your imagination run wild and create elaborate, unique, or even spooky looks and displays. And as a crocheter, Halloween gives you an opportunity to craft your costume, make props, and decorate your homes with crochet Halloween decor, allowing you to showcase your creative skills.

There are so many fun themes you can explore through crochet, too – pumpkins, ghosts, witches, spiders, skulls, monsters … Whether your ideal Halloween celebration is more cute, goofy, mystical, or downright creepy, you’ll find something you like in this collection.

In this roundup, you’ll find silly crochet hats, Halloween decor, fun crochet Halloween bags, several Halloween amigurumi patterns, and even a pumpkin costume for your little one! Which one will you choose?

20 Free Spooky Halloween Crochet Patterns

10 Halloween Themed Free Crochet Patterns for Yourself and Your Home

This Halloween Themed Free Crochet Patterns round-up will surely have something you’ll love to make! Best of all, these designs can be worked up in just a few evenings (or even less!) of crocheting. Which is your favorite? It’s hard to decide, isn’t it?

Skeleton Hat with Moving Ears

This cute and fun skeleton hat with moving ears will be a hit at Halloween parties! Just squeeze the skeleton’s dangling arms to make its ears go up and down, thanks to an air pump mechanism sewn right into the hat.

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Make them for your kids or even for yourself. These silly crochet hats are perfect for costume parties, holiday celebrations, or anywhere you need to lighten the mood.

For the free crochet pattern and video tutorial for the CROCHET SKELETON HAT WITH MOVING EARS, right here on my website.

Moving Ears Skeleton Crochet Pattern - Square

Crochet Pumpkin Stress Ball

Make this cute pumpkin ball to help relieve stress and strengthen your hand muscles. It’s made with sturdy worsted-weight cotton so it will hold up to a lot of squeezing!

You can stuff it with a flour-filled balloon for a stress reliever. Alternatively, use cheesecloth and catnip to make a cat toy. Then you can treat every member of your family for Halloween, even the furry ones!

The pattern for the CROCHET PUMPKIN STRESS BALL is available right here on my website for you to enjoy.

Crochet Pumpkin Stress Ball

Spider Pumpkin Crochet Hat Pattern

This Spider Pumpkin Hat is a free crochet pattern and ideal for a quick costume idea for Halloween. It’s fun and easy to make.

It is a great pattern for those who do not like to go to extra lengths to dress up for Halloween. A simple black outfit with this spooky Halloween crochet hat will be just enough to celebrate this holiday.

SPIDER PUMPKIN HAT – FREE CROCHET PATTERN FOR HALLOWEEN is available right here on my website for you to enjoy.

Spider Pumpkin Hat Crochet Pattern

Spider Tissue Box Cover

This free crochet pattern is for a fun spider tissue box cover that will be a perfect addition to your home for Halloween. This pattern is made using only single crochet stitches so it is beginner friendly.

I used pipe cleaners for the spider’s legs which makes it look super realistic! You will for sure surprise your visitors with this fun and spooky Halloween tissue box spider.

Check out my CROCHET SPIDER TISSUE BOX COVER PATTERN FOR FREE FOR HALLOWEEN and make your very own!

Crochet Spider Tissue Box Cover Pattern

Cat Halloween Crochet Hat Pattern

If you know that I love hats, you may also know I love cats! So, naturally combining the two was only right! I made this cute witch hat for one of my cats and I am not sure who loved it more!

Crocheting this hat differs ever so slightly from making a normal hat. Firstly, they are a lot smaller. Secondly, you also need to think about functionality and account for the cat’s ears!

However, I will show you how to do this in my CAT CROCHET WITCH HAT PATTERN – EASY AND FREE. Check it out right here on my blog.

Cat Crochet Witch Hat Free Pattern

Ghost Crochet Earrings Pattern

These cute Ghost Earrings are made using basic crochet stitches. It is a beginner friendly pattern that literally works up in less than an hour.

If Halloween creeped up onto you or you just need a quick project to help you feel and celebrate Halloween without overdressing for the event. This is the pattern you need!

CUTE GHOST CROCHET EARRINGS TUTORIALS – FREE PATTERN is available here on my website.

Ghost Earrings FREE Pattern

Crochet Candy Corn

Whether or not you like the taste of candy corn, you can’t help but love these adorable little candy corn amigurumi. They’re quick and easy to make with just scrap amounts of yarn.

This little gem of a project is also perfect for practicing your amigurumi skills! You by making a magic ring and then increase gradually, changing colors as you go.

For the free crochet pattern, CLICK THIS LINK.

Crochet Candy Corn by Knit 365 Crochet Too

Alien Trick-or-Treat Bag

This creepy cute alien trick-or-treat bag, complete with probing eye and dangling tentacles, is definitely more treat than trick. It features a cross-body strap which makes it easy for your kid to carry all night long.

Even if you don’t have much time left until Halloween, that’s okay! This treat bag is made with super bulky yarn in only 15 rounds so it works up quickly.

For the free crochet pattern, CLICK HERE.

Alien Trick-or-Treat Bag by Made With A Twist

Halloween Moon Cup Cozy

Halloween is not just for kids! Dress up your coffee cup with this perfectly spooky cup cozy. It showcases a full moon and flying bats, which are made with simple color changes.

The basic cozy pattern is a simple one-row repeat in a textured stitch pattern. The designer chose to use acrylic yarn but you could use cotton yarn if you prefer.

CLICK HERE to get the free crochet pattern.

Halloween Moon Cup Cozy by ChristaCoDesign

Pumpernickel the Pumpkin Turtle

Use a simple sewing technique (tutorial included) to turn a crochet ball into a pumpkin. Then, take it one step further and turn the pumpkin into an adorable Halloween-themed turtle!

Display these cute pumpkins on your desk or windowsill. Unlike fresh pumpkins, they will never spoil so you can enjoy them year after year.

For the free crochet pattern, FOLLOW THIS LINK.

Pumpernickel the Pumpkin Turtle by Little World of Whimsy

Crochet Stacked Pumpkins

Decorate for Halloween with this stack of friendly crochet Jack O’Lanterns. You can use them as a fun centerpiece or set them by your front door to greet trick-or-treaters.

These pumpkins are easy to create and are made from simple rectangle shapes that are seamed and stuffed. To add even more spookiness, top them off with a pointy purple witch hat.

For the free crochet pattern, CLICK HERE.

Crochet Stacked Pumpkins by Winding Road Crochet

Halloween Eyeball Amigurumi

If you prefer a little more trick and a little less treat, you’ll love to shock your guests with these bloodshot crocheted eyeballs. Display them in your windows or add to the treats bowl for an creepy surprise.

To achieve a realistic-looking two-toned iris, these eyeballs use a spiked single crochet technique. If you like, you can also add embroidered veins to make them super spooky.

Find the free crochet pattern by CLICKING HERE.

Crochet Eyeball Amigurumi by Hooked on Patterns

Sugar Skull Reversible Softie

This reversible crochet skull softie shows a simple skull with eyes, nose, and long teeth. Flip it over to discover a sugar skull, or calavera, which includes flower eyes, an upside down heart-shaped nose, and a narrower set of teeth.

This amigurumi skull pattern is made in the “rag doll style,” meaning that each side is crocheted in a flat piece and these are seamed together at the end.

CLICK HERE to find the free pattern.

Jack-O-Lantern Halloween Costume

If you need a quick and easy crochet Halloween outfit for a toddler, you can make this sweet and cozy jack-o-lantern costume in a free evening. It’s made from super-bulky blanket yarn that works up quickly.

Another advantage of blanket yarn is that the finished item is extra soft and comfy. Your little one will happily wear this pumpkin costume all night. In fact, they might not want to take it off!

Get the free crochet pattern, in size 2T-4T, by CLICKING HERE

Jack-O-Lantern Costume by Daisy Farm Crafts

Crochet Halloween Cauldron Pattern

Make a soft, sensory crochet Halloween Cauldron toy with this free pattern for the little ones to celebrate. Babies and toddlers will love playing with this fun stuff and spill toy.

This plushy toy is perfect for little hands. It features a big cauldron filled with a smiling jack-o-lantern, a friendly ghost, and a squishy spider. These super soft halloween crochet toy patterns work up super quick so your little ones can enjoy them.

For the free crochet patterns CLICK HERE.

Crochet Halloween Cauldron Pattern

Spooky Zombie Crochet Pattern

Does it get any more creepy-cute than this? It wouldn’t be a proper Halloween with a zombie, right?

This pattern is made in Ragdoll style. Separate pieces are worked in flat rows and then joined together to give them that unique 2-D look. This spooky but cute Halloween crochet zombie pattern has 9 separate pieces.

The pattern also incorporates the tapestry (or intarsia) crochet technique and color-work. But it is certainly worth learning this technique.

To access this spooky Halloween toy, FOLLOW THIS LINK.

Spooky Zombie Crochet Pattern

Crochet Frankenstein Trick-or-Treat Bag for Halloween

If you are not into the whole scary feel of Halloween, how about a cute Halloween? I think this cute Frankenstein candy bag is perfect.

It keeps within the theme, however, it looks super friendly and cute. You can crochet it for the kids if they want to gather candy. A cute Frankenstein friend with a sweet smile is just the perfect thing!

This bag is a bit smaller, for little hands and to fit just the right amount of candy. However, if you wanted to adjust the sizing of this bag, you could easily add or take away a few stitches from your starting chain and a few rows to the overall length of the bag.

CLICK HERE for the spooky pattern.

Frankenstein Trick-or-Treat Bag

Flattened Witch Crochet Potholder Pattern

Bring the Halloween spirit into your kitchen too with this fun and cute crochet pattern. This unfortunate witch got squashed by a pot that landed on her!

This pot holder would be a great decorative and functional accent for your table/counter during the Halloween season. A perfect accessory for any Halloween party!

There are so many possible uses. You can sit a candy dish, bowl, pot, or cauldron with whatever you’re brewing right on top for a totally spooky but cute look!

Take a look AT THIS WEBSITE to find the free pattern.

Flattened Witch Potholder Pattern

Halloween Haunted House Crochet Pattern

This crochet Haunted House applique will make a great Halloween home decoration for those who celebrate this holiday. It is so easy and quick to make that you can literally whip it up last minute.

Just glue your applique to a canvas, and you will have a cool and spooky Halloween wall art! Sew it onto a plain tote bag for a special tick or treat bag to hold all the candy. The possibilities are endless!

FOLLOW THIS LINK to access the crochet pattern.

Haunted House Pattern

Halloween Crochet Garland Pattern

Crochet this super cute but spooky bunting for Halloween with this free pattern. You can decorate your mantelpiece with a spooky garland or hang some Halloween crochet bunting on a wall or your front door.

The separate elements work up really quickly. You can either mix and match the different appliqués and make a unique bunting. However, you can also pick your favorite and make a uniform bunting.

This free crochet pattern can be found on THIS WEBSITE.

Halloween Crochet Garland Pattern

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