Knit and Crochet Skull Patterns

For Halloween, Day of the Dead, Punk Rockers, Goth Princesses…

…and whoever else might like to use them, and for whatever else you might like to use them for. These designs would be fabulous for wearing to rock concerts, horror movies, pirate parties, or — if this is your style — just around town living your life.

Free Crochet Skull Patterns

1. Crochet Skull Applique Pattern

Crochet Skull Applique Pattern

Crochet Skull Applique Pattern


Pictured here is a skull applique that was made using crochet thread — but don’t worry about that if you don’t enjoy crocheting with thread. It’s easy to crochet this pattern using yarn, or the fiber of your choice.

Pattern Details:

  • A Free Crochet Pattern is available for this design.
  • Crochet Skill Level: Easy

Knit and Crochet Skull Patterns From Pattern Books

The Skull and Bones Sweater Knitting Pattern by Andrea Rangel

Skull and Bones Sweater Knitting Pattern by Andrea Rangel From the Book Alternknit Stitch Dictionary, Published by Interweave Press

Skull and Bones Sweater Knitting Pattern by Andrea Rangel From the Book Alternknit Stitch Dictionary, Published by Interweave Press


Where to Get This Pattern:

 “Always a Bridesmaid Mittens”, “Laughing Skull Short Socks” and “Lauging Skull Long Socks”: 3 Skull Knitting Patterns From Wild Mittens Unruly Socks 2 by Lumi Karmitsa

The name of this knitting pattern is Always a Bridesmaid. The project is a pair of mittens featuring skulls, roses and rosebuds. This pattern is included in Lumi Karmitsa’s brand new book called Wild Mittens Unruly Socks 2, published by Trafalgar Square Books.

The name of this knitting pattern is Always a Bridesmaid. The project is a pair of mittens featuring skulls, roses and rosebuds. This pattern is included in Lumi Karmitsa’s brand new book called Wild Mittens Unruly Socks 2, published by Trafalgar Square Books.

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Small Crochet Skull Patch or Hair Pin

Embroidered Crochet Skull From the Book Beastly Crochet by Brenda KB Andersen -- Crocheted and Photographed by Amy Solovay

A Crocheted Skull With Bead and Embroidery Embellishments. Designed by Brenda K.B. Anderson; Pattern Crocheted (With Modifications) by Amy Solovay.

Pattern Details:

  • Crochet Skill Level: not mentioned in the book., but it’s an easy pattern assuming you’re OK with using crochet thread.
  • Other Craft Techniques Incorporated: Sewing, embroidery and / or gluing.
  • Where to Get the Pattern: It’s available in the book Beastly Crochet, published by Interweave Press. The author of the book is Brenda K.B. Anderson.

So there you have it: That’s our roundup of fantastic knit and crochet skull patterns. I hope you found some great patterns to work on and / or add to your pattern archives. Thanks so much for your interest!

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Posted By: Amy Solovay

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