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How to Knit 17 Halloween Costume Patterns

By: Nicola Trumbull, editor for

Trick-or-Treat, smell my feet, give me something good to...knit! Are you tired of buying expensive costumes every Halloween? Use your knitting skills to make your own from free knitting patterns. Follow this guide for How to Knit 17 Halloween Costume Patterns and have the most unique costume around.


Skeleton Mittens


Create your very own knitted wig or learn how to knit the always popular mustache. Whether you're putting a costume together for yourself or making one for your child, there's something here for everyone. Halloween night can be chilly in some areas. If you make the Spooky Skeleton Sweater, you won't have to worry about your child feeling cold while trick-or-treating. These patterns for Halloween costumes will result in longer-lasting costumes that kids will want to wear again and again, even just to play dress-up. There are knitted hat patterns for kids and adults alike. Make your own Witch Hat or a Candy Corn Hat for your child.


What are you waiting for? These DIY costume ideas are so much fun for knitters to try. Have fun knitting from these free knitting patterns and make this Halloween one to remember.

How to Knit 17 Halloween Costume Patterns

Halloween Knitted Hat Patterns
Halloween Knitted Tops
Halloween Knitted Accessories


7 Free Knitting Patterns for Homemade Halloween Costumes and Easy Decorating Ideas Free eBook



Get more spook-tacular Halloween costumes and decorations in our brand new ebook! Download 7 Free Knitting Patterns for Homemade Halloween Costumes and Easy Decorating Ideas Free eBook today!




Halloween Knitted Hat Patterns

These hats range from cute to spooky. There is sure to be a knitted hat pattern that you like. These knitted hats can keep your ears warm while trick-or-treating and keep you looking fun (or scary!)  Knowing how to knit a wig is sure to be a great conversation starter at your next Halloween party.

  1. Jekyll and Hide Hat
  2. Valhalla Baby Helmet
  3. Chicken Viking Hat
  4. Skull Cap Beanies
  5. Witch Hat
  6. Candy Corn Hat
  7. Hallowig
  8. Scary Costume Hats



Halloween Knitted Tops


No more covering your costume with a jacket to keep warm--these Halloween sweaters will do the trick. Learn how to knit a sweater that is perfect for cool Halloween evenings.


  1. Spooky Skeleton Sweater
  2. Witch Tube Top

Halloween Knitted Accessories

The best accessory is a knitted one, and these Halloween Costume Patterns are the perfect touch. Create the perfect disguise with a knitted mustache or learn how to knit Incognito Glasses.


  1. Incognito Glasses
  2. Golden Snitch
  3. Knit Mustache
  4. Boys Knit Tie
  5. 20 Minute Bow Tie Necklace
  6. Spock Ears
  7. Skeleton Mittens


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