Oh boy, we’re finally in New Orleans! Yesterday was a horrible travel day for us due to the weather, but my husband and I finally made it to New Orleans after a 16-hour travel day. Since we were stuck at the airport for such a long time, I’ve had the time to finish editing the PDF files for the last 3 patterns for the Halloween Collection and also, finish writing this post.
This Halloween amigurumi ghost ornament is pretty basic and almost everyone has their own version of a similar looking ghost, but I just wanted to write a pattern up for the one I created for my tree. My ghost looks like he’s trying to give you a spooky lil hug and I love it!
Free Halloween Ghost Amigurumi Ornament Crochet Pattern
I used the Knitpicks Shine Sport yarn for all of the ornaments in my Halloween collection because I love how smooth it crochets up. The yarn also looks slightly glossy, which makes the ornaments look a little bit more polished.
The difficulty level of this pattern is Easy and this pattern is written in US crochet terminology.
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sl st: slip stitch
sc: single crochet
hdc: half double crochet
dc: double crochet
FLO: crochet only in the front loops (look closest to you) of each st
BLO: crochet only in the back loops (loop away from you) of each st
inc: two single crochet in one stitch
dec: invisible decrease, single crochet two stitches together through the front loops only
(…) x # : repeat anything in the parenthesis however many times the number indicates
[#]: total number of stitches for that row
#sc: one sc in the following # stitches
THINGS YOU NEED
- Knitpicks Shine Sport Yarn in White
- 3.0 mm Crochet Hook
- 6mm Safety Eyes and Matching Backings
- Polyfil or Scrap Yarn for Stuffing
- Darning Needle
- Locking Stitch Markers
- White String for Hanging
- Black Felt or Black Wool Roving + Felting Needle
with White yarn
1 6sc in magic circle 
2 (inc) x 6 
3 (sc, inc) x 6 
4 (2sc, inc) x 6 
5 (3sc, inc) x 6 
6-8 sc in all sts 
9 (4sc, inc) x 6 
10-15 sc in all sts 
16 (5sc, inc) x 6 
17-18 sc in all sts 
19 FLO, (sc, hdc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in the next st, hdc, sc, sl st) x 7 [7 peaks]
20 In the back loops of Row 19, (5sc, dec) x 6 
21 (4sc, dec) x 6 
22 (3sc, dec) x 6 
23 (2sc, dec) x 6 
24 (sc, dec) x 6 
Fasten off, stuff fully, close hole and weave tail in.
1 6sc in magic circle 
2 sc in all sts 
3 sc, inc, 2sc, dec 
4 (2sc, inc) x 2 
5 2sc, inc, 3sc, dec 
Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing.
- Pin the arms to the side of the body and sew in place. You can pin it so that the arms flop down, or you can do what I did and pin the arms with the tail ends facing up to make your ghost look like it’s trying to give you a hug.
- Cut a tiny oval from your sheet of black felt and glue onto the face between the eyes to create a mouth. Alternatively, you can also felt some wool roving directly onto the face. Feel free to play around with the mouth shape with embroidery too if you do not have any felt or wool roving on hand!
- If you would like to make your ghost into an ornament, string a piece of yarn through the top and tie off to close off the loop.
You have just finished your Ghost! I love this little ghost and how it looks like it’s trying to scare you and hug you at the same time.
Please leave me a comment down below (or contact me) if you have any questions about this pattern. I would also love to see your creation so don’t forget to tag me (@olliehollycrochet) on Instagram or use the #olliehollycrochet! Please let me know in the comments what you would like to see next!
If you find any mistakes in the pattern, please contact me and let me know! I do my best to catch my mistakes when I edit my patterns but I sometimes miss the little things.
You may sell products made from this pattern in small quantities but please clearly credit the design to me, Abby Sy of Ollie + Holly and provide a link to my blog www.OllieHolly.com. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you for being respectful and for your understanding!