21 Free Crochet Halloween Video Patterns (Decor, Amigurumi and More)


Looking for crocheted Halloween decorations, trick-or-treat bags, and spooky amigurumi ideas? It is worth digging into this list of free crochet Halloween video patterns consisting of the most spooktacular crafts from bats to ghosts and skeletons, buntings to coasters, hats to wreaths, and much more. They all become super easy to recreate with the video tutorials as you learn each step visually. So, to complete the preparation for this awaited festival pick some ideas from here!

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Explore the whimsical world of crochet Halloween items with our curated collection of video patterns! Perfect for adding a handmade touch to your spooky season, our selection includes a variety of unique decorations and delightful Halloween-themed amigurumi. These tutorials cater to both beginner and experienced crocheters. Each pattern is designed not only to decorate your home but also to bring joy in creating something special. Dive into our posts to find all you need for a crafty Halloween—where your only limit is your imagination! Happy hooking and spooky crafting!


In this beginner-friendly tutorial, you will learn to crochet an adorable bat, perfect for those with zero crocheting experience. With detailed, step-by-step instructions, the video makes crocheting this cute creation accessible to all. The bat features a charming design with distinctive ears and wings, using amethyst, white, and black yarn. It is a great start for Halloween prep. The tutorial highlights the magic circle technique and simple crochet stitches, suggesting patience and practice for best results.


Easy Crochet Skull Amigurumi


Crochet an easy Skull Amigurumi, perfect for Halloween or as a quirky decoration. This tiny skull, although appearing complex, is almost no-sew and can be made in less than an hour. You’ll need basic supplies such as DK yarn in two colors, a 3.5 mm hook, scissors, pins, needles, and some stuffing. Starting with a peculiar eye patch hidden behind the crochet, its design allows the eyes and nose to pop delightfully. The creator encourages selling your finished pieces, crediting Complicated Knots as the designer. These skulls are perfect for Halloween markets or adding a spooky touch to your decor.

Crochet Spooky Scary Skeleton

The Crochet Spooky Scary Skeleton has a posable design complete with a skeletal head. It was previously introduced by Complicated Knits and is now accompanied by a detailed body. You will need 8-ply 100% acrylic yarn in two contrasting shades. Light for the bones and dark for the background. This project requires a 3.5-millimeter hook, scissors, pins, a unique weight placed inside for balance, and stuffing for the skull.

From the challenging extended triple crochets for ribs to the clever addition of weight to anchor it securely, this skeleton is an advanced crochet undertaking. For added realism, the creator suggests optionally using wire or pipe cleaners within limbs. She emphasizes the skeleton’s playful, wobbly head with stitch locking. The finish yields a delightful Halloween decor or a whimsical toy.

Crochet Spider Easy Tutorial

If you want something spooky but quick for your Halloween decor, try this crochet spider amigurumi. The spider has a lifelike appearance with a round body and distinct legs to spook and delight. This is an easy-level crochet project suitable for beginners and makes good use of scrap yarn. You’ll need a 3 mm hook, cotton yarn, scissors, and a darning needle to create this spooky critter.

The tutorial carefully guides you through each step, including how to create a magic ring for the body and chains for the legs. Once finished, these spiders can be used as unique home decorations or as creepy additions to your costume. Keep in mind that pulling the legs tight will make them thinner. It gives your spider a more realistic look.

Crochet Halloween Pumpkin

Crochet Halloween Pumpkin

The free pumpkin crochet pattern offered by Mariska Vos is a delightful project just in time for Halloween. It is a charming little pumpkin, perfect for beginners. It takes about 1-2 hours to complete and is excellent for utilizing any leftover yarn.

This pumpkin, measuring 8 cm wide when made with sport-weight cotton yarn, can be adapted in size by selecting different yarn weights. For a cuddly version, plush chenille yarn is recommended, making the pumpkin substantially larger and huggable.

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Learn how to crochet a cute pumpkin applique perfect for Halloween bunting. You will need light worsted (DK) yarn with a 3.5 mm crochet hook. The pattern includes detailed instructions for crocheting the body of the pumpkin, attaching a stalk that doubles as a hanging loop, and creating a decorative leaf. The difficulty level is beginner-friendly. A distinctive feature of this crochet tutorial is the addition of a cute face on the pumpkin. The finished pumpkin can be strung into bunting, adding a fun touch to any Halloween celebration.


crochet bat applique

Here is a tutorial where Laura crochets a bat appliqué, perfect for adding a spooky touch to costumes. This project is worked in a visually clearer purple sports baby weight yarn (though any yarn is suitable). It features a unique V-shape with adorable little ears. Aimed at beginners, the tutorial ensures clarity by utilizing single-loop crochet for easier later stitch visibility. Laura suggests this charming bat can enhance Halloween decor, form part of bunting, or serve as fun embellishments.

The Whimsical Witch Hat
The Whimsical Witch Hat

The Whimsical Witch Hat is a fun Halloween project that sports a magical ridge design and a wide, sturdy brim. This project is suitable for intermediate crocheters and requires 300 yards of medium-weight acrylic yarn and a 5mm crochet hook.

For the distinctive wide-brim feature, at least four feet of one-quarter-inch poly tubing and a connector are used, which can be found at a hardware store, although wire can be an alternative. The hat is worked from the top down in rounds, creating a unique ridged texture. Laura suggests experimenting with materials for different brim stiffness. She advises spacing out the increases for an even shape. This hat can be a costume piece or a festive decoration.

Quick No-Sew Crochet Ghost

From this Rose and Lily tutorial, you crochet a Quick No-Sew Crochet Ghost, perfect for Halloween whimsy. This ghost is created with plush chunky or super chunky white yarn, using a USG crochet hook. It features an adorable appearance with its standout bubble stitch arms.

Beginners to intermediate crocheters will find this project manageable and satisfying. You’ll need a polyfill for stuffing, and safety eyes to bring your ghost to life. The pattern starts from the top, working down in rounds, highlighted by the special technique. It will create frilly edges that add to its ghostly shape. Robin suggests positioning the safety eyes symmetrically with the arms for a cohesive look.

Black Cat Amigurumi Pattern

Black Cat Amigurumi Pattern

Crochet this chubby black cat amigurumi, just in time for Halloween for little ones. In addition, it has lovely big eyes, and a cute tail, capturing. Designed for a broad range of crochet enthusiasts, the pattern leans towards intermediate difficulty. To bring this amigurumi to life, you’ll need acrylic yarn, a 2 2-millimeter crochet hook, and a yarn needle. A unique aspect of this project is the detailed instructions for creating expressive eyes and a tail.

Anna recommends using a light gray yarn for contrast in parts like the paws and the ear’s internals, enhancing the cat’s features. This black cat can serve as an adorable Halloween decoration.

Halloween Crochet Basket

Crochet a spooktacular Halloween pumpkin Crochet Basket with this simple tutorial, ideal for decorators. You can keep your treats inside it. Uniquely, you will make it using T-shirt yarn and slim cotton yarn. This basket features an eye-catching texture and is shaped with a magic ring base, followed by single and double crochets. It also has a tapestried mouth and eyes sewn on the front for a festive look. You’ll need an 8mm crochet hook for the basket and a 3mm hook for the facial features. A tip for crocheters: focus on keeping your stitches tight for a sturdy basket structure.

Crochet Frankenstein Treat Bag

This playful Crochet Frankenstein Treat Bag is the perfect Halloween accessory for candy collecting. Kids will love it since it is based on the friendly Frankenstein’s monster design. It measures about 21cm in length and 17cm in width. You will crochet it using medium-weight yarn in shades of green and black. A 4mm crochet hook will be required for this yarn. Featuring a cute facial expression made from crocheted pieces and felt, this bag captures the spirit of Halloween fun. The tutorial suggests using Yarn Art Jeans Plus for its tight stitches, ensuring the bag holds its shape.


Crochet Frankenstein Treat Bag

Join Heather Corrin in crocheting these Candy Corn Coasters for adding fall or Halloween cheer to tables. These coasters are designed with iconic candy corn colors – yellow, orange, and white. They are shaped to resemble the beloved candy. You’ll worsted weight yarn and a size G (4mm) crochet hook. The tutorial is highly visual and pairs well with a written pattern available on Heather’s blog. Besides serving as charming coasters, they can also be strung together to create a festive garland.

Amigurumi Candy Corn

Check out this tutorial to crochet an adorable Amigurumi Candy Corn plushie, perfect for Halloween shows. Standing about 5 inches tall using Premier Parfait Chunky yarn, this plushie is beginner-friendly. You’ll need a 6mm (J) crochet hook, 16mm safety eyes, and some black embroidery thread for the mouth, etc.

Starting from the bottom up, it features a charming color transition that mimics the look of real candy corn. Kylie offers the tip of securely tying yarn ends to prevent unraveling. She suggests adding safety eyes between the yellow and orange sections for a lifelike effect.

crochet sitch gnome

This video series will help you crochet a Halloween-themed witch gnome in detail. You will need worsted-weight yarn, a 3.5 or 4 mm hook, polyfill, and other basic supplies. This part teaches to form arms and nose. Nova suggests using a smaller hook size than recommended on the yarn label for tight stitches. This adorable gnome not only makes for an excellent Halloween decoration but can also be a unique gift. A handy tip: for a neat finish on the gnome’s frilly cuffs, work in the back loops of the stitches.

Crochet Eyeball Monster Toy

Here is a tutorial on how to crochet a quirky Eyeball Monster, ideal as a playful Halloween decoration. This project is beginner-friendly while offering a wonderfully textured effect using basic crochet stitches. The necessary supplies include turquoise and cream yarn, a size 5 crochet hook, and a very large eye. Anna’s tutorial focuses on the technique of evenly increasing and decreasing stitches to form the eye shape.

Additionally, the eyelid is needed to give the eyeball a lifelike appearance, enhancing its monster-like charm. This toy can serve as a delightful Halloween decor or a unique gift for those who appreciate crafty creations.

Crochet Crow

Crochet Crow

Learn how to crochet a cute little Halloween crow, ideal for spooky season décor. The project duration is roughly one and a half hours, making it quick for all skill levels. Essential materials include bulky weight yarn, and a smaller-than-suggested crochet hook (6.5mm) to keep the stitches tight and the filling hidden. You can also add accessories like a witchy hat, detailed in a separate video. The tutorial provides a step-by-step guide on creating a compact, textured crow body, wings, and beak with optional safety eyes for ease.

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