18+ Crochet Halloween Costumes for Kids
No need to hit the pop-up Halloween shop when you have this list of awesome crochet Halloween costume patterns for your kids.
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Halloween is a time when you can be anyone you want to be, which is why kids just love it. Kids shouldn't be limited by the costumes on store shelves: they deserve something unique.
Learn how to make a Halloween costume with crochet, and give your child the coolest, most original costume with these Halloween crochet patterns. Just check out our guide of free patterns, 18+ Crochet Halloween Costumes for Kids.
You'll be surprised to see the variety of crochet costumes you can make with these chosen designs: it goes far beyond your typical witch or ghost costume.
Not only can you make hippie or Rapunzel crochet Halloween costumes for toddlers, but they come with easy crochet patterns for accessories, so you won't have to buy anything but yarn.
When Halloween is over, your child will have a crochet costume they can use for playing dress-up and more. Your crochet Halloween costume might even become a family heirloom, so get started on these cute crochet Halloween costumes for children.
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Kid's Halloween Costumes to Crochet
Crochet Halloween costumes don't have to be plain. They can be trendy, cute, and detailed! Look no further than these Red Heart Yarn patterns, featuring costumes your child will love. Just think about how adorable your child will look trick-or-treating in your one-of-a-kind crochet costume.
- Glowing Green Galaxy Hero Costume
Work up a lightsaber, cape, mask, and wrist cuffs with this homemade Halloween costume crochet pattern that comes in sizes two, four, six, and eight.
- Heroine For a Day Costume
This crochet Halloween costume from Red Heart comes with free crochet patterns for a cape, headband, belt, cuffs, leg warmers, and stars so that you can complete the entire ensemble.
- Girl's Chic Crochet Capelet Pattern
Toddlers can wear this cute design anywhere or incorporate it as part of a Halloween costume. The soft yarn makes this cape colorful, durable, and you can even wash it if it gets dirty.
- Crochet Hippie Costume
This crochet Halloween costume features all of the traditional hippie digs including a tasseled vest, headband, and accessories including a peace sign earrings and necklace. Super groovy!
- Petite Mermaid Costume
Want to make mermaids part of your world? While this intermediate crochet mermaid pattern will take some time and dedication, the smile on your little girl's face will be well worth the effort.
- Princess Cape Coat
Don’t let your girl be a frozen princess during the holidays, keep her warm with this crochet cape coat pattern. This pattern works up surprisingly fast using mostly double crochet.
- Newborn Turtle Costume
Cute crochet Halloween costumes like this can also be used as photo props when baby is first born. Six pentagons are created to form the turtle shell while the beanie is worked in rows.
- The Red Riding Hood Cape
For children, teens, or adults! This one-size-fits-all crochet Red Riding Hood Cape has that iconic rich red shade and stylish cut that will make you want to add it to your everyday wardrobe.
- Magical Fairy Costume
Bring the magic to her Halloween night with this magical costume. The pattern is written for sizes 0/3 months - 18/24 months and includes instructions for the wand and hair clip.
- Mario and Luigi Costume
From the designer: "This cute crochet set with have your little one saying, “Mama Mia!” Perfect for your Mario and Luigi fan! The set works up fast and uses medium worsted weight yarn."
- Fluffy Princess Tutu
BONUS! This crochet project is quick to complete and can be made in just a few hours. Make this for your daughter, niece, cousin, or any other special little princess.
Crochet Halloween Hats
An easy way to make a Halloween costume from your closet is to add a fun hat. These crochet hat patterns for kids can turn a basic, comfortable outfit into a costume. These ideas are perfect for cold weather trick-or-treating when your child can just throw on a hat and go!
- Which Witch Hat?
Gray braids add a nice finishing touch and definitely makes this particular Halloween witch hat stand apart from the rest. Red Heart Yarn is used to crochet this crochet Halloween hat.
- Dino Hat
This design is written for babies three months old, but also provides crochet instructions for older ages so that you can make bigger sizes. Use this as a costume or as a cute photo prop for your kids.
- Pumpkin Patch Hat
From the designer: "Have your entire family ready for the pumpkin patch with these cute pumpkin hats! The texture and stem add nice detail and character."
- Candy Corn Crochet Hat
This Candy Corn Crochet Hat is for kids, but since it is crochet it stretches enough to fit adults too. It is adorable in the winter or even as a cute accessory on Halloween.
- Newborn Witches Hat
The flower embellishment makes the perfect little addition to this adorable little witches' hat. Alter the design for a boy by adding a different embellishment, so it's perfect for any baby.
- Friendly Ghost Beanie
All you need is black and white yarn to work up this easy crocheted hat. The adorable smile on this ghost's friendly face is impossible to resist and works as an everyday October accessory.
- Kids Batman Hat
Let your children embrace their inner superhero with this Kids Batman Hat. They will love this homemade hat and will spend hours playing with it whether it's Halloween or not.
- Pretty Princess Tiara
This cute tiara is quick to work up using only one skein of yarn, and adjustable fastenings make it comfortable to wear. Only a single skein of worsted weight yarn is needed to complete this crochet pattern.
- Rapunzel Braid Wig
This impressive crochet Halloween costume pattern works up just like a regular crochet hat before you add lengths of yarn as Rapunzel's long blonde hair. Cute crochet flowers add a girly touch to this surprisingly easy crochet pattern.
- Raggedy Doll Wig
Ann and Andy would love this Raggedy Doll Wig. Perfect for both little boys and girls, this crochet wig has a small and a medium size just in case you want to keep it for the older ones too.
Crochet Predator Costume
This crochet Predator costume has been making the rounds and it's clear why. If you're looking to be inspired by crochet for Halloween, then you need to see Stephanie's creations at Crochetverse. Not only has she created this wildly impressive Predator costume (from Predator) shown above but there's more. The crochet Slimer costume below (from Ghostbusters) even glows in the dark! She has made E.T., Pennywise from It, Harry Potter, Smurfs, gnomes, and more. The most amazing part? She freehands most of it. Check out her costume gallery, here, to see it all.
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