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Halloween Ghost Granny Square Crochet Pattern


This little ghost is part of the Halloween Granny Square Blanket. Click here to go back to other squares.

Week #1 Assignment: Make 4 gray square, 4 purple square, 4 ghosts and sew them onto the gray squares.

This little ghost is easy and quick to make! Find the free crochet pattern below or use the video tutorial to make this ghost applique!



Free Pattern

Ghost applique

Materials
White and black yarn
G/4.00mm hook
2 6mm safety eyes
Tapestry needle
Scissors

Notes
Beginning chains do not count as stitch
Abbreviations (US terms)
Ch = chain, hdc = half double crochet, tr = treble crochet, st = stitch(es), sl st = slip stitch

Using white yarn
Round 1: Magic ring, ch 1, 10 hdc in ring, join to first hdc
Round 2: Ch 1, 2hdc in each st, join to first hdc
Row 3: Ch 1, hdc in next 7 st, turn
Row 4-5: Ch 1, hdc across, turn
Row 6: Ch 1, *3hdc, sl st, repeat from * , 3hdc in last st
Fasten off, leave tail for sewing onto gray granny square

Arms
Attach white yarn to right side of ghost body on the side of Row 3 (See photo 1 & 2)
Ch 3, tr in same st as ch 3, ch 3, sl st into next st
Fasten off
Attach yarn to left side of ghost head (see Photo 3)
Ch 3, tr, ch 3 in same st as ch 3, sl st into next st
Fasten off
Face
Attach 6mm safety eyes
Use black yarn and tapestry needle to sew on mouth

Photo 1 shows where yarn will be attached for right arm of ghost (side of row 3).

Photo 2 shows where to slip stitch when slip stitching into the next stitch to complete the arm.

Photo 3 shows where to attach yarn (right arrow) and where to slip stitch (left arrow) to finish up the left arm.

Find the video tutorial on how to sew appliques onto the granny square here.

Granny Square

Use J/6.00mm hook 

Chain 2 in beginnging of round does not count as stitch

Abbreviations (US terms)
Ch = chain, dc = double crochet, hdc = half double crochet, st = stich(es)

Dimensions: Approx. 6.5" square

Round 1: Magic ring, Ch 2, 10dc into magic ring, join to first dc
Round 2: Ch 2, 2dc into each st around, join to first dc 
Round 3: Ch 2, *dc, hdc into next 2 st, dc, [2dc, ch 2, 2dc] all in one st, repeat from * , join to first dc (8 st per side)
Round 4: Ch 2, *dc until you get to the ch 2 space from previous row, [2dc, ch 2, 2dc] all in ch 2 space, repeat from * , dc in next 2 spaces until you get to the beginning of the round, join to first dc (12 st per side)
Round 5: Ch 2, *dc until you get to the ch 2 space from previous row, [2dc, ch 2, 2dc] all in chain 2 space, repeat from * , dc in next 4 spaces until you get to the beginning of the round, join to first dc (16 st per side)
Fasten off and weave in all ends.

The video for the granny square is the same as the Christmas square EXCEPT use a J/6.00mm hook and fasten off after the 5th row. The square will be approx. 6.5"



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