Last-Minute Halloween Costumes to Crochet: Easy Ideas

Hey there, Halloween fans and crochet lovers! Are you scrambling for a last-minute Halloween costume and want it to be homemade?

Well, you’re in luck! Crochet to the rescue. Here are some quick and fun crochet ideas you can whip up in no time for Halloween costumes! I made sure to pick ones that are not only fast to make but cute too! Enjoy.

halloween costumes to crochet that are great for last minute ideas

Last-Minute Crochet Halloween Costume Ideas

Take a look below at some of the best costumes that you can crochet last minute for Halloween! All of these can be done in a few hours, and you’ll have a crocheted Halloween outfit in no time at all.

1. Witch Hat

Photo courtesy of Gleeful Things

What’s more classic than a witch costume? A black or purple crochet witch hat is a no-fuss option. Use chunky yarn and a big hook, and you’ll have it done in a couple of hours. Pair it with a dark dress, and boom—witchy wonderland!


  • Yarn: Chunky, black or purple
  • Hook: 6 mm
  • Stitches: Double crochet, slip stitch
  • Time: 2–3 hours

2. Pumpkin Beanie

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If you’re looking for something cute and less spooky, go for a pumpkin beanie. Use bright orange yarn and finish it off with a little green stem.


  • Yarn: Medium-weight, orange and a bit of green
  • Hook: 6 mm
  • Stitches: Single crochet, double crochet
  • Time: 1–2 hours

3. Cat Ears Headband

Image courtesy of Once Upon a Cheerio

This one’s really fast! Crochet a simple headband, then add some triangle-shaped ears. Dress in all black, add some whiskers with makeup, and you’re a cute cat!


  • Yarn: Worsted, black or gray, white
  • Hook: 4 mm
  • Stitches: Single crochet
  • Time: Less than an hour

4. Super Hero Mask

Image courtesy of Traverse Bay Crochet

Pair your mask with a cape (if you have one) or just wear clothes that match your superhero color scheme. Quick, fun, and perfect for a last-minute getup!


  • Yarn: Worsted weight, in your favorite superhero color
  • Hook: 5.5 mm
  • Stitches: Single crochet, half double and double crochet
  • Time: 1 hour or less

5. Bat Wings

Image courtesy of Beck Liberatore

Crochet some dark, dramatic bat wings and attach them to the back of a black shirt. You’ll be the coolest bat in the cave—err, party.


  • Yarn: four weight yarn, black
  • Hook: 7 mm
  • Stitches: Double crochet
  • Time: 3–4 hours

If you love these free patterns, then grab your crochet hooks and get stitching. Have a happy and crafty Halloween, everyone.

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