knitspiration: spooky halloween knits

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halloween is one of my favorite holidays. not only is it the perfect excuse to eat your weight in candy, i love occasions that inspire people to get creative.  hopefully you've got your costume idea on lock by now, but if you still need more scary, check out these awesome halloween knitting and crochet projects!

1. a crocheted gremlin ! 

crochet gremlin by manic yarn

it's spike from the movie 'gremlins!' sure, it's a christmas movie...but these guys are scary all year round. what an amazing design!

find the pattern here:

2. crocheted spider webs

crocheted spider web decorations by my so called crafty life

these are really creative and pretty, and you could make them in all different sizes. i love that these "spider webs" could be reused every year. 

tutorial here:

3. gruesome knit eyeballs

knit eyeballs by mary jane m
pumpkin dishcloth by Teresa Gregorio

this cute little dishcloth could also work overtime as an oven mitt or trivet, and i love that you could keep it in your kitchen through thanksgiving. it would also make a great thanksgiving hostess gift!

find pattern here:

5. witch hands gloves

witchy hands by kim hamlin

perfect for any witch costumes, and functional to boot. i bet kids would love these year-round! 

find pattern here:


what halloween projects will you try this year?