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Halloween Crochet Necklace for Kids

This Halloween Crochet Necklace for Kids from Red Heart Yarns is such a fun accessory for your kids to wear all month long. Add it to a costume for trick-or-treating or just wear it as a festive Halloween necklace any day of the week. When you work up this cute Halloween craft, you can choose from witches, bats, and pumpkins to create colorful and fun crochet appliques. Make your own necklace any way you want or follow the picture. It's super easy to customize and make all your own.


Crochet HookF/5 or 3.75 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)


  • Red Heart Super Saver:
    • A: 316 Soft White (1 skein)
    • B: 312 Black (1 skein)
    • C: 3620 Glowworm (1 skein)
    • D: 254 Pumpkin (1 skein)
  • Susan Bates Crochet Hook (F/5, 3.75 mm)
  • Yarn Needle
  • Sewing Needle
  • One 1/2" (12.7 mm) Black Button
  • Two Orange Size 6 Seed Beads
  • Black Embroidery Floss
  • Stitch Illustration

Finished Size: 21” (53.3 cm) long

2 scallops = 1½” (3.8 cm).

sc2tog = [Insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop] twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook.

Leave long end at beginning and end of each piece to be used to attach pieces to necklace.

With A, ch 80.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 20 chs, hdc in next 6 chs, 2 hdc in next ch, hdc in next 10 chs, 2 hdc in next 2 chs, hdc in next 10 chs, 2 hdc in next ch, hdc in next 6 chs, sc in next 22 chs, ch 1, turn¬—83 sts.
Row 2: *Slip st in next st, skip 1 st, 3 sc in next st, repeat from * across, ch 3, slip st in base of row 1 for button hole. Fasten off.

With A, sew button on opposite side of necklace.

Wings (make 2)
With B, ch 7.
Row 1: Slip st in 2nd ch from hook, sc2tog in next 2 chs, [ch 2, slip st in 2nd ch from hook, slip st in next ch) twice, slip st in last ch. Fasten off.

With B, ch 4.
Row 1: Slip st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 2 chs, ch 1, turn.
Row 2: Sc in next 2 sc, ch 2, turn.
Row 3: Slip st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 2 sc. Fasten off.

Using embroidery floss, attach orange beads to Head as shown in photo. Using long ends, sew Head between Wings. Using long ends, sew assembled Bat to center of Necklace.

Pumpkin (make 2) 
With D, ch 2.
Row 1: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, ch 1, turn—3 sc.
Row 2: 2 sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn— 6 sc.
Row 3: [Sc2tog in next 3 sts] 2 times, ch 1, turn—2 sc.
Row 4: Skip 1 sc, slip st in next st. Fasten off. 

Using embroidery floss and French knots (see illustration), embroider eyes and nose as shown in photo. Using embroidery floss and straight stitches embroider mouth as shown in photo. Using long ends, sew Pumpkin in place on Necklace as shown in photo. Using glowworm and satin stitch (see illustration), embroider stem.

Face (make 2)
With C, ch 2.
Row 1: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, ch 1, turn—3 sc.
Row 2: Sc in next sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in last sc. Fasten off.

Hat (make 2)
With B, ch 7.
Row 1: Slip st in 2nd ch from hook and in next ch, sc2tog in next 2 chs, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in last ch, ch 2, slip st in 2nd ch from hook, evenly space 3 slip sts across bottom of Hat, ch 2, slip st in 2nd ch from hook. Fasten off. 

Using long ends, sew 1 Face under each Hat. Using embroidery floss and French knots (see illustration), embroider eyes as shown in photo. Using embroidery floss and straight stitches, embroider nose and mouth as shown in photo. Using long ends, sew Witch in place on Necklace as shown in photo.

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Since this is a Red Heart Yarn project, I thought I would save myself some trouble and see if there was a download available. There is, and if you want to download it yourself, its called the Halloween Motif Necklace. There arent any additional photos, but the embroidery stitch guide is included on the page. No need to click on an extra link!


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