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Halloween Knitting Patterns

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Knitting for Halloween can be a lot of fun, and these Halloween knitting patterns will give you some great ideas for decorations and costumes, whether you want a little glitz to wear with your work clothes or some ways to make your house a little more frightful.

Knit Ghost

Knit ghost pattern
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This cute little ghost is a really easy knit, and you could easily make a bigger one if you wanted to by increasing sooner, knitting a larger head and then knitting the body longer. But the small size is perfect for decorating a table or even using as a party favor.

Frilly Witch Hat

frilly witch hat pattern
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This adorable frilled witch hat is perfect for the little girl in your life, and it can be knit in different colors to go with different costumes. Leave off the frill for a more traditional look.

Pumpkin Washcloth

pumpkin washcloth knitting pattern
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A basic washcloth becomes a holiday decoration when you add a simple texture that looks like a carved pumpkin. This is a quick and easy knit that involves following a very basic chart for the design.

Halloween Boa

halloween boa pattern
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Make a Halloween at work a little more festive with the addition of a bright orange boa. Knit in a glitzy yarn in Garter Stitch, this project is a breeze and you can make one massively long boa or a couple of shorter ones with one skein of yarn.

Pumpkin Hat

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This adorable little hat is perfect for a newborn at Halloween. It's very quick and easy to knit, and all you have to do is add an orange onesie for an almost instant Halloween costume that's sure to bring on the oohs and aahs.

Felted House Scarf

Felted house scarf pattern
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This easy to knit striped and felted scarf is inspired by the house colors used in the Harry Potter books. Knit one up in the color of your favorite house, throw on an old graduation gown, and yo've got an easy costume.

Harry Potter Knit Bookmark

knit bookmark pattern
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Knit a simple bookmark in your favorite house color (or two) for rereading these books or to use in any other book when you'd like to be reminded of the magic of reading.

Halloween Bag

halloween knit bag
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This cute pumpkin bag is knit, then the face is stitched on and then the bag is felted to make it durable. Use this if you're going out to collect treats, or to distribute your treats at home. It could also be used as a purse during the fall, with or without the Jack-o'-lantern.

Candy Corn Goody Bag

candy corn bag
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This cute little bag, inspired by candy corn, is a great choice for a treat bag for a Halloween party or to use as decoration.

Boo Treat Bag

boo bag
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Need a little bag for treats? This one features the word "boo" in glow-in-the-dark yarn, though you can use plain white yarn if you can't find the discontinued glowing kind.

Tiny Witch Hat

tiny witch hat knitting
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This adorable little witch's hat is the perfect adornment for a tabletop or desk. You could even use it as a hat for a little decorative pumpkin. It knits up super fast with just a tiny bit of yarn, and you'll have a lot of fun making it.

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