Free knitting patterns for Halloween decorations and home projects with a Halloween theme. Many of the patterns are free. Updated 9/25/23
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FREE FOR A LIMITED TIME. Halloween toy stuffies of black cat, ghost, bat, and spider can be strung onto bunting or used individually for Halloween decorations or play.Designed by Amanda Berry for Woolbox. DK weight yarn. A kit is also available.
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FroggyBug Bat and Pumpkin
A pumpkin transforms into a friendly bat with this 2-in-1 Halloween toy and then the bat carries its pumpkin sleeping bag in its belly. No stuffing at all is required! FroggyBug Bat and Pumpkin designed by Nicole Chevalier. Fingering weight yarn.
Spider Beside Her
This Halloween spider with curly knit i-cord legs is perfect for hanging up or draping over pumpkins. Size 13 cm / 5 inches. Uses less than one skein of Worsted weight yarn. Designed by YarnMiracle. Pictured project by designer and Morganna
Halloween Creeptacular Bunting
Halloween decorations with pennants featuring a vampire face, tombstone, Frankenstein's monster, jack o'lantern, and ghost, knit in garter stitch with embroidery. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Caron. A kit is also available.
Halloween softie toy decoration teddy bear with witch hat and pumpkin. All pieces knit flat. Size Height: 36 cm / 14.17” with the hat. Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Au Bout du Pré. A kit is also available.
Little Halloween Pumpkin Liz
Halloween witch pumpkin with witch hat, though of course you can knit each piece by itself. All pieces knit flat. Size 13 cm / 5 inches. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Cheryx.
Pumpkin Head Decoration
For decorating your skeletons, scarecrows, and other Halloween figures. Not for wearing as there are no holes for seeing or breathing. 2 sizes. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Heather Buelow.
Halloween friendly monster softie toy decoration. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Tina Hellon. Pictured project by ColoradoMom
Pumpkin and Skull Baskets
Halloween treat bowls decorations with pumpkins and skulls. You could also use the pumpkin basket for any fall decor and the skull basket for pirate themed parties. Size 18in Circumference by 3in high. Worsted weight yarn and you can use canvas for structure. Designed by Amy Gunderson.
Even your skeleton friends get chilly! Keep them cozy with this super simple, top down, raglan shaping sweater. This pattern was written for a standard 19-20 inch skeleton. Designed by Nicole Denny. Uses less than one skein of DK weight yarn.
More Free Patterns
Candy Corn Bunting
Halloween decoration of candy corn pennants in garter stitch. 4 different sizes of candy corn. Designed by Gretchen Oubre. Worsted weight yarn.
Arachnid Throw Pillow
This cushion features a large spider cable motif. Designed by Jessika Lane using a stitch by Barbara Walker. Pictured project by morag56. Worsted weight yarn.
Nicky the Pumpkin
Adorable jack o'lantern with i-cord arms and legs with shoes and mittens. Size 8in tall, 21 in around. Aran weight yarn. Designed by See Love Share. Web version is free. PDF available for $1.
Cuddly spider to decorate your home or toy box. Not sure of size but it looks like about 8 inches. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Revati Poole. Pictured project by seymor who used scraps of sock yarn
Essential inhabitants for spookiest haunted house, this rat is knit flat in stockinette stitch. Use red or glow-in-the-dark eyes for extra scariness. Putting a pipe cleaner through the i-cord tail will help it keep whatever shape you want. Great for pranks, too, when placed on your windowsills, shelves, and even inside a shoe. Approx 6½" [16.5 cm] long (excluding tail). Designed by Lily / Sugar'n Cream. One ball of Worsted weight yarn creates two rats.
This anatomical banner is a versatile decoration that you can hang on your door or wall for Halloween, or give your favorite medical student or professional for year round use! Leave off the hanging loops and turn it into a lapghan. Designed by Lily / Sugar'n Cream. Worsted weight yarn.
Bat Toy, Spiders, and Candle Cozies
Set up Halloween decorations including a bat stuffie decoration that is shaped with a tennis or polystyrene ball for the body and a pipecleaner to provide a bit of structure to the wings. Candle cozies feature bat, spider, or black cat motifs. Spiders are knit. Designed by Milla Mia. Fingering weight yarn.
Gruesome Knitted Eyeballs
Quick project for Halloween decorations, gifts, costume additions, or cat toys. Designed by Mary Jane Mucklestone. Pictured projects by russianfox, SleepyEyes, Isis, and theneedletree
These knit feet are great for all types of decorations indoor and outside. Add them to bench and chair legs. The legs are knit flat so they can be wrapped around poles if you want. Great for yarnbombing too! Designed by J. Harris. Bulky weight yarn. Pictured projects by Straubrey
Patterns for Purchase
Tim Burton's Nightmare Before Christmas: The Official Knitting Guide
25 knitting patterns inspired by the characters of Tim Burton’s beloved classic: Jack Skellington, Sally, Dr. Finkelstein, Zero, Oogie Boogie, the Mayor, Sandy Claws, and more, including toys, blankets, ornaments, pillows home decor, as well as clothing and accessories such as sweaters and mittens.
Halloween Collection Set
This Halloween set includes witches, wizard, kids in costume, pumpkins, cat, and spider. All knitted flat on 2 needles. Fingering or DK weight yarn. Designed by LindasPocketKnits
Jeepers Peepers Cushion
Eyeball pillow is perfect for Halloween decorations or for fun any time of year. 45cm/18 inches in diameter. Chunky weight yarn. Designed by Jane Burns
Halloween decoration wreath cover with Jack o' Lantern Pumpkin man, Ghost, Bat, Spooky Eyes, skull and Spiders. Wreath Diameter 35cm. Chunky weight yarn. Designed by Llamz Handcrafted
Halloween Bunting Knitting Patterns
Bunting squares with Halloween motifs. Pattern sets to purchase separately. Spooky Graveyard Bunting Set with haunted house, tree, gravestone, and coffin. Creepy Creature Bunting Set with spider, bat, rat, spider web. Black Cat Silhouette Set Bunting. Designed by Ruby and the Foxes
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- Get Black Cat Silhouette Set pattern on Etsy
Bat and Jack O’ Lantern
Bat: 20cm (8″) tall, 35cm (14″) wingspan. Jack O’ Lantern: 7-10cm (3-4″) tall, 22cm (9″) around