Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Free Halloween Crochet Ghost and Pumpkin Bunting Pattern

Another Halloween crochet pattern for you today, which is for my Pumpkin and Ghost Bunting. Very quick to make if you know the basics and also includes video tutorials.

You will need the following materials;

- Orange, Black, White, Brown and Green yarn, I used DK/Light worsted weight yarn
- 3.5 mm E/4 crochet hook
- Yarn needle and scissors

ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
sk = skip

O = orange
B = brown
G = green
Bl = black
W = white

This pattern is in US terminology.

Pumpkin

Round 1
Using O ch4, sl st in 1st ch to form a loop, ch1 (don't count as st here or throughout), crochet 10dc into centre of 4ch loop, sk ch1, sl st in 1st dc to join - (10)

Round 2
Ch1, 2dc in same st as previous sl st, *2dc in next st* rep from * to end, sk ch1, sl st in 1st dc - (20)

Round 3
Ch1, 1hdc in same st as previous sl st, *2dc in next st, 1dc in next st* rep from * another 3 times, [1hdc, sl st] in next st, [sl st, 1hdc] in next st, **2dc in next st, 1dc in next st** rep from ** another 3 times, [1hdc, sl st] in next st, sl st in centre of top of pumpkin joining B

Stalk

Ch10, sl st in centre of top of pumpkin again, this time joining G (creates loop).

Leaf

Ch6, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in next ch, 1hdc in next ch, 1sc in next ch, sl st in last ch, sl st in top of pumpkin again and then working back into your chains again repeat with sl st in 1st ch, 1sc in next ch, 1hdc in next ch, 1sc in next ch, sl st in last ch. Fasten off all yarns and tie in all tails.

Watch the video tutorial here for the Pumpkin



Ghost

Round 1
Using W ch7, 2hdc in 2nd ch from hook, 1hdc in next 4 chs, 5hdc in last ch, turn your work clockwise with the same side facing you and crochet back into your chains again like you did with the pumpkin leaf with 1hdc in next 4 chs, 3hdc in last ch, sl st in 1st hdc to join - (18)

Round 2
Ch1 (don't count as st here or throughout), 2hdc in same st as your previous sl st, 2hdc in next st, 1hdc in next 5 sts, 2hdc in next 4 sts, 1hdc in next 5 sts, 2hdc in last 2 sts, sk ch1, sl st in 1st hdc - (26)

Round 3
Ch1, sl st in same st as previous sl st, sl st in next 5 sts, [ch4, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in next ch, 1hdc in last ch], sl st in next 7 sts on main body, 1sc in next st, 1hdc in next st, 3dc in next st, [ch4, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in next ch, 1hdc in last ch, then crochet 1dc through the centre of your last dc on main body], sk1 st, sl st in next 4 sts, [ch4, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in next ch, 1hdc in last ch], sl st in last 5 sts on main body, sk ch1, sl st to join, ch10, sl st in same st as previous sl st to finish. Fasten off and tie in all tails.

Eyes

Take 2 strands of Bl and tie 3 knots on top of each other into the centre of each strand. Sew each end into your ghost and tie on the back, repeat for the other eye.

Watch the video tutorial here for the Ghost


Joining your appliques to make into bunting.

Using Bl ch40, add a ghost or pumpkin placing your hook from the back (or front but be consistent so they all face the same way) through the 10ch loop, secure with a sc, ch20 and repeat until you have used up all your appliques, finish with ch40.


And now you're done! Hang up and enjoy.

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© HappyBerry This pattern can not be reproduced in any way without credit given to HappyBerry. This includes copying and pasting into another blog or website, and filming the pattern for use on YouTube. You can however print it off for personal use or for use in an offline crochet group. Items made from any of my patterns can be sold in your own stores however. Patterns are not for re-sale. Thank you.