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Ghost Knitting Patterns

Are you looking for a spooky knitting project for Halloween? I think ghost knitting patterns are a lot of fun to work on.


Ghost Knitting Patterns
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“Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They love inside us, and sometimes, they win." - Stephen King

Working on ghost knitting patterns is a great way to get into the Halloween spirit. And the finished products make great gifts and decorations. From cute and cuddly ghosts for kids to more spooky designs, I have included ghost knitting patterns for everyone.


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Ghost knitting patterns are the perfect craft for Halloween. Knitted ghosts capture the essence of the holiday with their spooky yet adorable designs. These patterns can be used to make decorations, accessories, and even gifts. Imagine greeting your guests with handmade ghosts hanging on your door. Or create some small ghosts to hand out to the neighborhood trick-or-treaters.


Famous Ghosts in Pop Culture and Literature

Ghosts have long captivated our imaginations, appearing in countless tales, films, and books. From spooky to kind, these famous ghosts have left a lasting impact on pop culture and literature. Here are some of the most iconic ghosts that continue to haunt our stories and screens:

 

  • Casper the Friendly Ghost - Known for his kind-hearted nature, Casper is a beloved character from children's cartoons and movies.

 

 

  • Sam Wheat - From the film "Ghost," Sam's love transcends death, allowing him to protect and communicate with his partner, Molly.

 

  • Moaning Myrtle - This ghost haunts the bathrooms of Hogwarts in J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" series, known for her wailing and tragic backstory.

 

  • The Headless Horseman - Featured in Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," this ghostly figure terrorizes the town of Sleepy Hollow.

 

  • Banquo's Ghost - From Shakespeare's "Macbeth," Banquo's ghost symbolizes guilt and foreshadows Macbeth's downfall.

 

  • Nearly Headless Nick - Another ghost from the "Harry Potter" series, Sir Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington is the friendly ghost of Gryffindor House.

 

  • Slimer - The mischievous and gluttonous ghost from the "Ghostbusters" franchise.

 

  • The Phantom of the Opera - From Gaston Leroux's novel, this ghostly figure haunts the Paris Opera House, leading to mystery and tragedy.

 

  • The Grady Twins - The eerie twin girls from Stephen King's "The Shining," who haunt the Overlook Hotel and its protagonist, Danny Torrance.

 

Here are 10 ghost knitting patterns that I hope you'll be excited to try. I find them incredibly cute and enjoyable to make.



10 Ghost Knitting Patterns


1. GHOST

This ghost knitting pattern allows you to create an adorable ghost holding a "BOO" sign. It is a playful, whimsical looking character that will add a touch of whimsy wherever it is placed.

 

This is an intermediate level Halloween knitting pattern. All pieces are knit flat on straight needles.

Halloween Boo Ghost Knitting Patterns

2. GHOSTY EMOJI

Are you searching for free ghost knitting patterns? The Ghosty Emoji knitting pattern is an incredibly cute project. The finished ghost plushie has a goofy face with big, expressive eyes.

 

This pattern is suitable for confident beginners and above. However, you will need to be comfortable working a 3 needle bind off.


Halloween Emoji Ghost Knitting Patterns Free

3. HALLOWEEN GHOST. WIRE INSIDE ARMS AND LEGS

Here is a super cute ghost with posable arms and legs. There is a wire skeleton inside the arms and legs, so you can move them.

 

The project is worked in the round. It is suitable for advanced beginners. Once complete, the ghost will measure about 5.9 inches tall.


Posable Ghost Knitting Patterns Halloween

4. BLINKY THE HAPPY GHOST

This knitted ghost features a cute smile and big eyes. It is holding a small pumpkin. This ghost's whimsical design will make it an adorable addition to any Halloween decor.

 

Once completed, Blinky will measure approximately 11 inches tall. The ghost knitting pattern is worked on 3.5 mm single point needles. It is classified as beginner-friendly.


Cute Halloween Ghost Knitting Patterns






5. KNITTING PATTERN | THE BOO PILLOW PDF FILE | KNIT PILLOW PATTERN | KNIT HOME DECOR | KNIT PATTERN | HALLOWEEN KNITTING | CANDY CORN | GHOST

With this ghost knitting pattern, you can make an adorable Halloween-themed pillow featuring the word BOO. The ghost and candy corn O’s will add a playful touch to your Halloween decor. This pillow is cozy and decorative, perfect for adding seasonal flair to your living space.

 

The finished size of the pillow is approximately 16 inches. The pillow cover is knit in 2 separate panels and assembled. There are instructions included for adding an optional 14 inch zipper.


Halloween Pillow Ghost Knitting Patterns

6. SPOOKY HALLOWEEN MITTS WITH PUMPKINS, BATS, GHOSTS AND SKULLS

The Spooky Halloween Mitts feature an intricate design with pumpkins, bats, ghosts, and skulls. They are the perfect accessory for the Halloween season. These fingerless gloves are not only functional but also fun and stylish.

 

The finished mitts are about 6.75 inches from the cuff to the palm. It is an intermediate level ghost knitting pattern.


Halloween Fingerless Gloves Ghost Knitting Patterns

7. KNITTING PATTERN - THE HAUNTED HAT - HOW TO MAKE, INSTRUCTIONS, DIRECTIONS, GUIDE, SUPPLIES, HANDMADE, HALLOWEEN GHOST SPOOKY FUN SCARY

Are you searching for a festive beanie for Halloween? This hat features cute little ghost motifs and is topped with a fluffy pom-pom. The design is playful and perfect for both children and adults.

 

The download includes sizes for baby, child, and adult. There are step-by-step instructions and links to video links.


Halloween Hat Ghost Knitting Patterns

8. GUS & AUGUSTUS GHOSTS FREE KNITTING PATTERN

The Gus & Augustus Ghost knitting patterns create small ghost figures perfect for Halloween decor. You can use them to decorate tabletops, mantles, or mix them with other holiday items like mini pumpkins and pinecones.

 

These ghosts are about 3.5 inches to 4 inches tall. Each ghost will take about 2 hours to make.


Halloween Ghost Knitting Patterns Free

9. PDF PATTERN: PAC-MAN UP GHOST DISHCLOTH/WASHCLOTH PATTERN

This is not your normal ghost pattern for Halloween. With this pattern you can create a dishcloth that features a ghost from the classic Pac-Man game. The finished project is both cute and nostalgic.

 

The ghost knitting pattern includes both written instructions and a grid/chart.


Pac Man Ghost Knitting Patterns Washcloth

10. GARDEN GHOULS/ MID-CALF GHOST SOCKS PATTERN/ COLORWORK STRANDED KNITTING HALLOWEEN SOCKS/ KNITTING PATTERN

These festive socks feature ghost patterns around the ankle and toes. The socks are designed to reach mid-calf. They would make a delightful addition to any Halloween wardrobe.

 

The ghost knitting pattern includes sizes small, medium, and large. It is an intermediate level pattern that incorporates colorwork.


Halloween Socks Ghost Knitting Patterns

Working ghost knitting patterns is a great way to celebrate the Halloween season. These patterns not only allow you to show off your knitting skills but also add a personal touch to your holiday decor.



I NEVER THINK IT IS TOO EARLY TO WORK ON HOLIDAY CRAFTS. IF YOU ARE READY TO GET STARTED ON YOUR SPOOKY CRAFTING JOURNEY, CHECK OUT SOME OF THESE GHOST KNITTING PATTERNS.


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