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Halloween Knitting Patterns

by | Sep 15, 2016 | Featured, Holiday, Horror

Knitting Patterns for Halloween Decorations and Costumes. Most Patterns are free.

Knitting Patterns for Halloween Decorations and Costumes. Most Patterns are free.

To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.

These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.

All links on this site are for informational purposes, but please note that some links are to affiliate sellers that pay me a small commission on purchases.

Free Knitting Patterns

 Free Knitting Patterns for Halloween Ornaments

Halloween Ornaments

Ball ornaments aren’t just for Christmas any more. Knit these Halloween motifs of jack o’lantern, witch, and bat and stuff to make Halloween ornaments. Designed by Susann Hajjar

Free Knitting Pattern for Spider Web Pillow

Spider Web Pillow

This Parlor Round pattern by Jessi Vowels uses dropped stitches and cast on stitches to create spiderweb pillow faces. Approx. 11.5″/29cm in diameter.

Free Knitting Pattern for Treat Bag Trio

Treat Bag Trio

Christine Marie Chen designed these cute knit treat bags that can also be used as table decor inspired by candy corn, a spider’s web, and Frankenstein’s monster.

Free Knitting Patterns for Bat Toy and Halloween Candle Cozies 

Bat Toy and Candle Cozies

MillaMia’s bat decoration / softie uses 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. Though the page is titled for the Bat Toy, all patterns are included in the download.

Free Knitting Pattern for Halloween Witch Doll

The Bewitching Ms. Witch Doll

Bonny Bonafilla’s pattern comes with detailed photos. Doll measures 30 cm/ 12.5″ but can be customized to other sizes.

Free knitting pattern for Bug Infested Bowl

Bug Infested Bowl

Nancy Anderson designed this fun decorative treat bowl for Red Heart. easy by Red Heart and Ravelry knitters. Not just for Halloween! Bowl Finished Size: 5½”(14 cm) wide x 4″ (10 cm) tall

Free knitting pattern for Spidey spider toy


Amanda Berry designed this cute spider toy approximately 12cm tall and 13cm wide. The legs are i-cords with pipe cleaners inserted so Spidey can stand.

Free knitting pattern for Ghostly Dish Scrubber

Ghostly Dish Scrubber

Nancy Anderson designed this Halloween cloth for Red Heart Yarn. If you use the recommendedRed Heart Scrubby yarn, you’ll get a  textured that’s good for getting at dirt even on dishes but soft enough to use on skin. Red Heart sent me a sample of the yarn for review. I haven’t had a chance to use it yet, but I like the texture — it’s softer than I expected.

Free Knitting Pattern for Dangling Legs Jack O'Lantern

Dangling Legs Jack O’Lantern

phoeny’s Russet the Pumpkin Halloween decoration / toy is knit flat.

Free Knitting Pattern for Woodland Fairy Wings

Woodland Fairy Wings

Kat Coyle’s lace fairy wings are knit and then gathered into a centerpiece. Although the pattern calls for crocheting the central section and ties, I would think that you could knit them instead. Also though this pattern calls for mohair, Ravelrers have used a variety of yarns for their projects. This pattern is excerpted from her book Boho Baby Knits

Free Knitting Pattern for Silly Spider Baby Hat

Silly Spider Baby Hat

Cassie Heckman of Little Red Window created this adorable baby hat for Halloween. You can get the free pattern for the 6 month baby size on her website. Printable pattern with more sizes is available for purchase on Etsy.

Free Knitting Pattern for a Knitter Costume

Knitter Pride Costume

Anja Hjorth designed this WIP costume that’s perfect for knitters. The turban and vest are all arm knitting in super bulky yarn. What a great way to use your stash!

Free knitting pattern for Shrek Hat

Shrek – Ogre My Ogre Hat

Gunilla Leavitt’s cute hat is a fast knit in bulky yarn.

Free Knitting Pattern for Bat Hat

Bat Hat

You’ll go bats for this colorwork beanie from Monica Gausen

Free Knitting Pattern for Baby Black Cat Costume

Baby Black Cat

Mary Jane Protus designed this adorable hat and sweater set for babies 6 months, 12 months, 18 months, 24 months.

Free Knitting Pattern for Jack O'Lantern Pumpkin Treat Bag

Jack O’Lantern Trick or Treat Bag

This free pumpkin shaped bag is by Knitables.

Free knitting pattern for Ruby Slipper Booties

Ruby Slipper Booties

Rain O’Brien designed these baby booties inspired by the Wicked Witch of the East. Size: 3-6 (6-9) months

Free Knitting Pattern for Candy Corn Baby Cocoon and Cap

Candy Corn Cocoon and Cap

Dress up baby trick or treaters in this easy cozy snuggle sack for Halloween from Red Heart Yarn.

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Fairy Wings

Fairy Wings

What a cute idea! These light and simple fairy wings are a snap to make and a breeze to wear. One size fits child and adults.

Knitting Pattern for Bat Cape

Bat Cape

Hooded cape shaped like bat wings for gothic or vampire inspired costumes. Worked in a lacy chevron pattern with ribbon tie at neck.

See more pics and get the knitting pattern on Etsy

Knitting Pattern for Pumpkin Shaped Toys

Pumpkin Friends

Pumpkin shaped softies for decorations or toys. Includes patterns for a witch, ghost, black cat, Frankenstein’s monster and a cabled pumpkin.

See more pics and get the knitting pattern on Etsy

Knitting Pattern Where the Wild Things Are Romper

Where the Wild Things Are Romper

This romper is an adorable first Halloween costume for baby. The versatile knit for newborns to 2 years old can be customized into a lion, devil, cow, or any other costume with ears and tail.

Knitting Pattern Walking Dead Zombie Slippers

Waking Dead Zombie Slippers

These cozy zombie slippers are knitted, felted and then embellished with a face. As they wear out they become even more zombified as the inside flesh will begin to show.

Knitting Pattern for Skeleton Black Cat

Skeleton Black Cat

This black cat toy or decoration is knit in the round and uses beads for the joints. The finished cat is approximately 12 inches (30 cm) tall.

Knitting Pattern for Tarantula Toy

My Pet Tarantula

This tarantula toy pattern is an exact life size copy of the mexican red-kneed tarantula, according to the designer madmonkeyknits

See more pics and get the knitting pattern on Etsy

Charlottes Web Hat Knitting Pattern lace hat with spider

Charlotte’s Web

Adult and child sizes! Knit a lace hat with Charlotte the spider sitting on top. Perfect for Halloween too! Size: Infant (Toddler, Child/Adult Woman, Adult Man)

See more pics and get the knitting pattern on Etsy

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Terry Matz

meTerry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!

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