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Top 5 FREE Halloween knitting patterns
Halloween is a great time for (FREE) knitting!
Halloween is a holiday that brings out the kooky, the zany, and the cute in all crafters, especially knitters. There are lots of free knitting patterns on the web, and whether you're looking for traditional knitting patterns or those with a bit more modern edge, I've got you covered. (Knitted eyeballs, anyone?)
Some of these patterns are quick, easy, and addictive, like the knit eyeballs in the photo at left. Others, like the knit hamburger dress will take some time, so get started now! Click on any of the images in this article to go directly to its FREE knitting pattern.
1. Free Knit eyeballs pattern
2. Lil' Devil Baby Hat
3. Free Knit Ghosties Pattern
This quintet of cute characters couldn't be quicker or easier to make from scraps of yarn and stuffing. They are knitted in garter stitch (no increases or decreases) and with one nifty stitch they stand up by themselves, like magic!
Moreover, children can join in the knitting. The smallest size only has 12 stitches and 19 rows and they are all worked on 4mm [No 8, USA 6] knitting needles - perfect for beginner knitters, grown-ups included. Even the arms are easy-peasy, just one cast on/cast off piece, which is threaded through the body.
There are instructions for five sizes ranging from 4.5cm [1Â¾in] to 7.5cm [3in] in height. You can knit them all year round, providing lots of amusing treats for the 31st of October.
4. Free Hallowig pattern
About her knit wig pattern, the designer says, "I found myself wondering just what I could do with all that cheap, bright acrylic yarn one finds in craft shops. I also found myself thinking about Halloween. Add in a bad hair day and this is what I got."
This wig is worked from the bottom up, the bound off edge is the center part.
5. Ann Marie Lace Stockings
Gorgeous, old-fashioned stockings pattern, these would be perfect with any reproduction or Witch costume! About her pattern, the designer says, "Made in lacy rib, this pattern is free to help raise awareness for women's cancer charities. You can make ankle socks, calf high, or knee highs by stopping at any point in the pattern"
More free Halloween Knitting
Here is a list of several more free Halloween knitting patterns
- Free pumpkin hat pattern
Hat shaped like a pumpkin
- Knit ghost
knit ghost (could also be worn as a hat)
- Frilly Witch hat
Knit witch hat
- Witch's hat dishcloth
witches' hat dishcloth
- Ghost dishcloth
Cute ghosty cloth
- Glow in the dark knit ghost
PDF pattern, automatically opens
- Ghost finger puppets
Flickr link with pattern in the photo description