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National Ghost Hunting Day – Free Ghost Crochet Patterns

Every year on the last Saturday in September, ghost enthusiasts, thrill-seekers, and paranormal investigators from all over the world come together to celebrate National Ghost Hunting Day. This peculiar and spine-tingling holiday is a testament to humanity’s enduring fascination with the unknown and the supernatural. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the history and significance of National Ghost Hunting Day, explore the allure of ghost hunting, and provide some tips for those eager to embark on their own supernatural adventures.

National Ghost Hunting Day first came into existence in 2016, thanks to the efforts of Haunted Journeys, a company specializing in paranormal-themed tours and events. This date was chosen because it falls close to Halloween, a time when interest in the supernatural is at its peak. The day is meant to honor ghost hunters and paranormal investigators, as well as to encourage the public to engage in their own ghostly pursuits.

Why Ghost Hunting?

Ghost hunting is more than just a spooky hobby; it’s a quest to unravel the mysteries of the afterlife and the supernatural. For crafters, September and October are the prime crafting months for Halloween. Just a simple Google search will show many examples of ghosts, so we really don’t have to hunt very hard! Today’s roundup will get you started on your ghost-making goals.

This Ghost Washcloth from Raffamusa Designs is very easy to crochet also for beginners as it mainly uses single crochet stitches. Besides single crochet, you’ll only need to master half double crochet and double stitches!

If you need a fun little piece of home decor this Halloween? Make this cute crochet Ghost Amigurumi pattern from Easy Breezy Crochet. 

This is an easy crochet amigurumi pattern and is ideal for a beginner.

It crochets up very quickly, and you can use any size of yarn to make this.

This free crochet Ghost Applique pattern from Hookfully is a quick and easy project for Halloween! You can use the cute yet spooky ghost applique to make Halloween ornaments, garlands, and bunting, or you can sew the flat ghost motif onto almost any of your crochet projects to give them a spooktacular Halloween theme this fall! The Halloween crochet applique pattern will help you to create a flat ghost, approximately as big as your hand.

Are you looking for a super quick Halloween crochet project you can whip up in under 10-minutes?

Meet Hailey the Hug-a-Boo Worm. This cute little “Ghost Worry Worm”  is a not-so-spooky companion to keep the kiddos entertained and worry-free this Halloween.

ghost chair socksAdd a little bit of spooky to your dining room for Halloween. Easy Ghost Chair Socks crochet pattern from My Fingers Fly uses only 11 yards of white worsted yarn per sock, so makes a great stash buster project. Use black yarn, fabric paint, or glue on felt pieces for the eyes and mouth. This pattern is so quick and easy, you can make enough for your entire dining room in an evening.

Ghost Chair Socks

la llorona puppet

La Llorona wanders the Mexican countryside in search of the children she drowned. Legend says that she is not allowed to enter heaven until she finds them.

To make your Halloween extra spooky, crochet this La Llorona Hand Puppet from My Fingers Fly using worsted weight yarn and a size G hook.

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