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7 Best Spooky Halloween Crochet Squares

With Halloween, just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to dive into some spook-tacular crochet projects. If you’re like me and have a passion for crocheting and looking at far too many patterns, you’re in for a treat (no tricks, I promise!) with these Halloween square patterns!

Below, we’ll explore some of the best crochet Halloween square patterns that will add a touch of festive charm to your home decor or crochet projects. And the best part? These crochet Halloween granny squares are all free crochet patterns, too!

All Free Crochet Halloween Squares!

Materials For Halloween Crochet Squares

To make a crochet square for Halloween, you will need a few basic materials:

  1. Yarn: Choose a yarn in the weight and color of your choice. Orange, Green, Black, and Purple color yarn are the most popular for Halloween. For a crochet square, you can use any type of yarn, but it’s best to use a yarn that is smooth and easy to work with, such as acrylic or cotton yarn.
  2. Crochet hook: Select a crochet hook in the appropriate size for your yarn. The recommended hook size is usually listed on the yarn label, but it can also vary depending on the Halloween pattern you’re using.
  3. Scissors: You will need a pair of scissors to cut the yarn.
  4. Tapestry needle: A tapestry needle (aka yarn needle, darning needle) is used to weave in the ends of the yarn and finish off your crochet square.

Optional materials that may be useful for making Halloween squares include stitch markers, which can help you keep track of your stitches, and a ruler or measuring tape to check the size of your square.

Overall, the materials you need to make a crochet square are simple and easy to find in most stores, making crocheting a square easy for beginners and experienced crafters alike.

Stitches for Halloween Squares

You will more than likely need to know a few basic crochet stitches to make one of the Halloween Squares below. First, you’ll need to know how to half double crochet, then double crochet, the chain stitch and finally the slip stitch.

Learn more below about each one of these easy crochet stitches, so you’ll be ready to crochet the Halloween square you pick.

Half Double Crochet Stitch (hdc)

  1. Make a slip knot on the crochet hook.
  2. Crochet a foundation chain (aka chain stitch) of any amount
  3. Yarn over the hook, insert the hook from front to back of the second chain from the hook.
  4. Yarn over the hook again and pull back through the stitch (aka pick up a loop)
  5. Yarn over the hook and pull back through all three loops on the hook. This completes a half double crochet stitch!

Double Crochet (dc)

  1. Yarn over (yo) the crochet hook, insert the crochet hook into the designated stitch.
  2. Yo the crochet hook again, draw the yarn through the stitch, so there are 3 loops on the crochet hook
  3. Yo the crochet hook again, draw through 2 loops, so there are 2 loops on the crochet hook.
  4. Yo the crochet hook, draw through the final 2 loops.

Chain Stitch (ch)

A chain stitch is a simple crochet stitch that often serves as the foundation for other crochet stitches worked into a project.

  1. Make a slip knot.
  2. Yo (yarn over)
  3. Draw a loop of yarn back through the loop on the crochet hook. You have completed your first chain stitch.
  4. Yo and draw a loop through the loop on the crochet hook for each new chain stitch.

Slip Stitch (sl st)

  1. Insert the crochet hook into the designated stitch
  2. Yo (yarn over) and pull back through the stitch and through the loop on the crochet hook.

Halloween Crochet Square Patterns

Take a look below at the best Halloween Crochet Squares you can make that are not only easy to crochet but fun too! Happy crocheting and Happy Halloween!

Pumpkin Patch Square

Photo courtesy of Repeatcrafterme.com

What’s Halloween without pumpkins, right? This adorable pumpkin patch square is a must-hook! You can create a whole blanket using these squares, or just make a few for coasters or decorations.

Experiment with different shades of orange and green to bring your pumpkins to life.

Witch Hat Delight

Photo courtesy of Popsdemilk.com

Cast a spell with the whimsical witch hat square. This c2c pattern allows you to play with various colors and stitches to create a bewitching effect.

Add an applique of a tiny crocheted spider or a mini broomstick for an extra touch of magic!

Spooky Spiderweb Square

Photo courtesy of Yarntopia.com

Weave your crochet magic with a spooky spiderweb square. This intricate design captures the essence of Halloween perfectly. Incorporate silver or glow-in-the-dark yarn for an eerie effect.

Your guests will be entangled by its beauty!

Ghoulish Ghost Square

Photo courtesy of EasyCrochet.com

Add a touch of boo-tiful charm with a ghoulish ghost square. This pattern lets you experiment with different facial expressions for your ghosts, from friendly to spooky.

Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned crocheter, this square is sure to be a hit.

Candy Corn Creations

Photo courtesy of Mariasbluecrayon.com

Bring a pop of color to your crochet Halloween collection with candy corn-inspired squares. These simple yet delightful squares can be combined to create vibrant and eye-catching designs.

Play around with arranging the colors to achieve the iconic candy corn look.

Mystical Moonlit Night

Capture the enchanting allure of a moonlit night with this dreamy crochet square.

Experiment with different shades of blue and gray to depict a serene and mystical atmosphere. Imagine a whole blanket showcasing different phases of the moon!

Spooky Eye Square

I’ve got just the pattern for you – a bloodshot eye square that’s perfect for Halloween or any spooky occasion.

Use this free pattern to make this square that is a great addition to a Halloween blanket or collection.

These are just a few ideas to get your crochet hooks in use for Halloween. Let your imagination run wild as you create these Halloween-themed squares. Whether you’re crocheting a blanket, pillow covers, or wall hangings, these patterns will add a festive touch to your home.

Grab your yarn, your favorite crochet hooks, and get ready to hook up some spook-tacular Halloween square creations that will leave everyone mesmerized by your crocheting skills.

Happy crocheting and have a fa-boo-lous Halloween!

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