Crochet skull patterns

25 Free skull crochet pattern

How about a fun, free skull crochet pattern collection to spice up your decorations this season?

Are you looking to spice up your Halloween decorations or love adding gothic flair to your crochet projects? Look no further! This post is your one-stop guide to creating incredible crochet skull patterns that are easy to follow and high on the spooky meter.

How to crochet a skull

These crochet skull patterns included in this round-up were selected across all expertise ranges. This means, there is something for everyone.

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Materials needed to crochet a skull

Yarn – You can use any yarn weight to make a skull, as there are different types of skulls. The thinner the yarn weight, the smaller the skull. Most of the patterns I have included use worsted-weight yarn. You can use colors of your choice. Most crochet skulls can be made using white for the skull and any color for the background.

Crochet hook: Size H (5.0mm) crochet hook

Polyfiber – When making Amigurumi crochet skulls.

Stitch markers


Yarn needle

Skill level required to make a crochet skull

The skills required range from beginner to advanced crocheters. The various crochet skulls included in this roundup have something for everyone.

Stitch Abbreviations for crochet skulls

Ideals of projects that can be made from crochet skulls

You can make absolutely any project from your skull projects. These can be joined together. Blankets, scarves, Pillows, Amigurummi’s, Garments, bookmarks, etc.

Best free skull crochet patterns

Crochet skull Blankets

The list of projects (crochet blankets) made from skulls can not be exhausted.

You can combine multiple skull squares to make a big blanket or a few, like 4 - 8 squares, and sew to make an Afghan. Another option is to make a huge skull into a blanket!

Choosing yarn for your crochet skull blanket depends on the type of skull you are using.

Any Yarn from #3 to #5 will make a perfect skull blanket.

Spooky Crochet Skull Scarf Free Patterns

  • Next is a no-sew crochet skull scarf that can be made over a weekend.
  • Yarn - The prototype uses Light Fingering in about 460 - 470 yards.
  • There is also a video tutorial to help with this.
  • Difficulty - Intermediate.

Crochet skull Garment Patterns

How do I care for my finished crochet skull project?

The washing technique will be determined by a few things, which include the type of yarn the project made. Most of the yarn will come with instructions on how to care for the yarn. if in doubt, gentle hand wash in cold water on a gentle cycle, and lay flat to dry.

When you make any of these skull crochet patterns, share them with me.

I can’t wait to see your beautiful makes! Come share your projects with me and the crochet community on Facebook and on Instagram.


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