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Free crochet ghost applique pattern
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Crochet Ghost Applique Pattern

So, this free crochet ghost applique pattern is a quick and easy project for Halloween! You can use the cute yet spooky ghost applique to make Halloween ornaments, garlands, and bunting, or you can sew the flat ghost motif onto almost any of your crochet projects to give them a spooktacular Halloween theme this fall! The Halloween crochet applique pattern will help you to create a flat ghost, approximately as big as your hand.

How to crochet a flat ghost?

The crochet ghost applique pattern can be viewed on this post for free. You can also upgrade to a premium downloadable file to gain access to extra benefits such as progress photos and no ads. To crochet the easy ghost applique you will need to know the single crochet and double crochet stitches. You’ll also need to know how to work into a magic ring and how to do basic crochet increases. To make the DIY ghost you will need some white worsted or aran weight yarn and a 4mm crochet hook. You’ll also need some 12mm safety eyes and some tapestry thread for the ghosts cute little face.

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  • Worsted / Aran yarn / #4 yarn
  • Black tapestry tread
  • 4mm Crochet hook
  • Scissors
  • Sewing needle
  • 12mm safety eyes

Hook Size

  • 4mm Crochet Hook


  • Weight – Aran / Worsted / #4
  • Brand – Stylecraft special aran
  • A – White
  • B – Pink
  • Total: 22 yards

Gauge & Size

  • Gauge: 2” x 2” = 5 rows of 9 dc
  • Width: 14cm
  • Height: 11cm


USA Terminology (U.K. translation)

  • ch – Chain
  • dc – Double crochet
  • 2dc – 2 dc in 1 space (increase)
  • 5dc – 5 dc in 1 space (increase)
  • MR – Magic ring
  • R – Row/Round
  • sc – Single crochet
  • sl st – Slip stitch
  • st/sts – Stitch/Stitches

Pattern Notes

  • Chains and slip stitches are not included in stitch count.
  • Stitches separated with a comma are to be made in separate spaces. For example, 2sc, sc x 2 would mean 2sc in first space, sc in next space, sc in next stitch

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Ghost Body

Row 1

  • Use white (A) yarn
  • In a MR, ch x 2 & dc x 5
  • ch x 2 & turn

(5 sts)

Row 2

  • 2dc x 5
  • ch x 2 & turn

(10 sts)

Row 3

  • (2dc, dc) 5 times
  • ch x 2 & turn to raw edge

(15 sts)

Row 4

  • In the raw edge dc x 13 (2 in each dc side and 1 in MR)

(13 sts)

Row 5

  • ch x 7 then start in 3rd ch from hook
  • dc x 5 in chs, dc x 13 in sts
  • ch x 2 & sl st into same st
  • ch x 7 then start in 3rd ch from hook
  • dc x 5
  • sl st to join to st on the body, ch x 2 & turn

(23 sts)

Row 6

  • dc x 13
  • ch x 2 & turn

(13 sts)

Row 7

  • 2dc, dc x 11, 2dc
  • ch x 2 & turn

(15 sts)

Row 8

  • dc x 15
  • ch x 2 & turn

(15 sts)

Row 9

  • 2dc, dc x 13, 2dc
  • ch x 2 & turn

(17 sts)

Row 10

  • 5dc in first st, skip next st, sl st x 3, ch x 2
  • 5dc in same st, skip next st, sl st x 6, ch x 2
  • 5dc in same st, skip next st, sl st x 4, ch x 2
  • 5dc in same st, ch x 2, sl st into body
  • Fasten off & weave in ends

(20 sts)

Ghost Face


  • Attach safety eyes to Row 1
  • Leave a 1 stitch gap between the eyes


  • Use some tapestry yarn to sew a mouth onto row 4

Cheeks x 2

  • Use pink (B) yarn
  • In a MR, ch x 1, sc x 6,
  • sl st to first st & fasten off
  • Sew to each end of row 4