Next week marks the beginning of October and you know what that means: it’s officially time to start decorating the house, porch and yard for Halloween! So once you’ve finished carving up a few frighteningly scary pumpkins, enjoy knitting up some good scares with these free knitting patterns from our friends at AllFreeKnitting.com.
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27 Halloween Crafts for Knitters
Knit Decorations for Halloween + Fall
Successful Halloween decorating all comes down to one thing: the details. These itty bitty knits might seem small and insignificant, but each pattern will help raise your spooky shindig from ordinary to extraordinary!
Candy Corn Pattern – If you don’t find these adorable, then I don’t think we can be friends. Stuffed with Polyfill and embroidered with two black eyes, these knit candy corn pieces are perfect for those searching for tame Halloween decorations. Use them as is or turn them into festive bunting and hang them from the windows.
Spooky Knit Ghost Toy – As hard as this little guy tries, he’s just too cute to be scary. Knit this ghost in glow-in-the-dark yarn for an added spooky touch.
Pumpkin Patterns: Free to Make for Halloween
You can’t have a proper Halloween celebration without incorporating a few pumpkins into your decor plans. Enjoy perusing this collection of fabulous pumpkin knits — but beware: they’re all so adorable, you’ll have a hard time deciding which one to knit up first.
Are you in need of more pumpkin inspiration? Find 8 more knitted pumpkin patterns right here!
Last Minute Jack O Lantern – This felted pumpkin pattern looks pretty darn close to the real thing, don’t you think? And the best part is — unlike their real counterpart — this is a carved pumpkin that will last for years and years to come.
Pumpkin Autumn Tea Cozy – Dress up your tea pot with this clever Pumpkin Tea Cozy. It’s a pattern that’s festive and functional at the same time!
DIY Knit Costume Patterns Ideas
While there are many sewing tutorials for Halloween available, many people might not realize how many great knit costume ideas are out there as well. That’s why we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites. If you’re aching for more, you can find the complete list of 17 Halloween Costume Patterns right here.
Incognito Glasses – Mr. Potato Head, is that you? Nope! It’s just you wearing a pair of these fabulous Incognito Glasses — silly me. No matter what kind of Halloween celebration you’re going to this year, these felted glasses are sure to be a hit.
Jekyll and Hide Hat – This cleverly designed hat is one of my all-time favorite Halloween patterns. Why? Because it can be worn as a costume or just as a regular hat, depending on your mood. Fold the brim up and you see a cozy, white knit hat. Fold the brim down and the pattern reveals a knitted balaclava with a gruesome skeleton face. Ingenious, don’t you think?
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