With Halloween just around the corner I am sure many DIY fanatics are busy creating outfits for their little ones or themselves. Here is a list of 30 crochet patterns you can make for a Halloween. From the Halloween classics to the sweet and cheerful, to outright creepy, there is a great selection here to create an amazing crochet Halloween costume. The best bit is that all these patterns are free. So grab your yarn and hook, and get crocheting for Halloween!
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Ye old' witch. You can't go wrong. I do like how Corina has made hers hot pink and the little kink at the top. It just adds that pizzazz to an old time classic.
Wicked Wizard Witches Hat - Free Crochet Pattern by Corina from Stitch11
The Mummy. Sure you could always wrap yourself up in toilet paper, but this is guaranteed to last a whole lot longer.
Mummy Beanie - Free Crochet Pattern by BobWilson123
And matching mummy gloves to capture all those yummy goodies.
Tricks and Treats Mummy Gloves - Free Crochet Pattern by Twinkie Chan at A Beautiful Mess blog.
It's just not Halloween without a pumpkin head.
Jack-o-Lantern hat - Free Crochet Pattern by Jessie Rayot at Red Heart Website
The big (so misunderstood) meanie in green
Frankenstein Stein Hat - Free Crochet Pattern by Heidi Yates at Red Heart website
Biters, creepers, lurkers, lamebrains, rotters, skin eaters, the dreaded walking dead. Call them what you will, you know what I'm talking about.
Zombie Character Beanie Hat - Free Crochet Pattern by CrafterChick
Keeping my eye on you Zombie Beanie - Free Crochet Pattern by Jezebear Designs
Monsters. Monsters. Monsters. There are so many monster designs out there that I could dedicate a whole post just to monsters. But after sifting through a lot of designs I think this one is really cool and would work great as a Halloween costume.
Eaten Alive - Free Crochet Pattern by Barbara Palmer
And now you have your monster hoodie, you just need some chunky, funky monster feet.
Monster Feet - Free Crochet Pattern by Barbara Palmer
Fighters and Warriors
Girls or boys, another all time favourite. The Pirate. Arrrrrr!
Child's Pirate Costume - Free Crochet Pattern by Kim Guzman at Red Heart
Viking...Dwarf...who cares? With a beard this bushy this costume is sure to make you stand out of the crowd.
The Viking/Dwarf Hat - Free Crochet pattern by Melissa Campbell
And if that beard is not dramatic enough for you, then you can always take it a few notches
up with the Epic Viking Beard - Free Crochet Pattern by Cat P
For those with the fighting spirit
Knights Helmet - Free Crochet Pattern by Em Harrington
You may need to use the force to see with this one, as it will cover your eyes, but still, it looks awesome.
Yoda - Free Crochet Pattern by MamaEdgar
Don't have hair long enough to style like the Star Wars Princess? No problem. This is a great solution.
Princess Leia Beanie - Free Crochet Pattern by Olivia from Hopeful Honey
If scare factor is your thing, then this might be the one for you. The hand in the sock kind of creeps me out, it's a nice finishing touch.
Ood - Free Crochet Pattern by Lilana Wofsey Dohnert
Why limit yourself to purple and green. You can do this in any colour. This pattern actually reminds me of those yarn dreads that are all the rage, so get this one right and you could wear it again to a summer music fest.
Purple & Green Monster Wig - Free Crochet Pattern by Lion Brand
Knife Headband - Free Crochet Pattern by Sol Maldonado
Imagine running into this in a dark alley way at night...yikes!
Alien mask - Free Crochet Pattern by Lara Sue from Cirsium Crochet
Always a favourite...what girl (little or old) doesn't want to be a fairy?!
Enchanted Ivy Wings - Free Crochet Pattern by Lisa Jelle from Cre8tion
Here's another beautiful design for fairy wings.
Tattered Fairy Wings - Free Crochet Pattern by Esther from Craftown
And now you have your wings sorted. You can make this tutu to match.
Olivia's Tutu - Free Crochet Pattern by Corina from Stitch11
Top it off with a crown to make a fairy princess, queen, or perhaps a king.
Princess Crown - Another free pattern from Corina at Stitch11
This ladybug suit is just so cute. With the currently popular kids show, Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom. this costume would work perfectly for a little ladybug Gaston.
Ladybug in Training - Free Crochet Pattern by Drops Design
The one and only...Batman. Da na na na na na! Batman!! Great one for the boys.
Batmask - Free Crochet Pattern by Heidi Yates from Snappy Tots
Bat Cape - Free Crochet Pattern by Laura Michels (Crazy Crochet Lady)
But step aside Batman as here comes the one with the sticky fingers...Spiderman!
The finished design is by Melissa Blossom. Melissa has made a fantastic modification to the free crochet pattern Spiderman Beanie by Melody Adams.
Or perhaps Captain America is your superhero of choice
Captain America! - Free crochet pattern by Corina from Stitch11
And gloves too please!
Captain America Gloves - Free Crochet Pattern by Tia Davis from Craftown
But don't forget...girls are heroes too! This work and picture is just exquisite!
Merida Wig Costume - Free Crochet Pattern by Funky Polkadot Giraffe