Halloween “Ghoster” Ghost Coaster – Free Crochet Pattern

I can’t believe Halloween is almost around the corner! I am celebrating by joining this year’s Halloween CAL hosted by CAL Central! We have 10 fantastic Halloween-themed free crochet patterns for you to make and an End-of-CAL giveaway as well. To find out more about the 2020 Halloween Crochet Along, check out the introduction post from Underground Crafter. My pattern contribution is an adorable little ghost coaster that I coined a “Ghoster.” It would make a great addition to any Halloween party table! Scroll down to check out the FREE crochet pattern for my Halloween “Ghoster” Ghost Coaster. I hope you enjoy it! Happy Crocheting!

 


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Halloween “Ghoster” Ghost Coaster

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Skill Level:

Easy

Abbreviations:

ch(s) – chain(s)
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
sl st – slip stitch
st(s) – stitch(es)
() – indicates stitch counts
* – indicates instructions to be repeated

Gauge:

20 stitches & 16 rows = 4″ (in sc)

Finished Size:

  • Approximately 5″ long x 4″ wide

Notes:

  • This pattern is written in US terms.
  • Sizing will vary depending on how tightly or loosely you crochet. If you would like to keep the sizing the same, please check your gauge before starting this project.

Instructions:

Magic Circle, Ch 1
Round 1: Work 6 sc into the magic circle, join into the beginning sc with a sl st. (6 sts)
Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc into each st around, join into the beginning sc with a sl st. (12 sts)
Round 3: Ch 1, *1 sc into the next st, 2 sc into the next st; Repeat from * around, join into the beginning sc with a sl st. (18 sts)
Round 4: Ch 1, *2 sc into the next st, 1 sc into each of the next 2 sts; Repeat from * around, join into the beginning sc with a sl st. (24 sts)
Round 5: Ch 1, *1 sc into each of the next 3 sts, 2 sc into the next st; Repeat from * around, join into the beginning sc with a sl st. (30 sts)
Round 6: Ch 1, *2 sc into the next st, 1 sc into each of the next 4 sts; Repeat from * around, join into the beginning sc with a sl st. (36 sts)
Round 7: Ch 1, *1 sc into each of the next 5 sts, 2 sc into the next st; Repeat from * around, join into the beginning sc with a sl st, turn. (42 sts)

Now you will be working on the ghost’s “tail.”

Row 8: Ch 1, 1 sc into each of the next 6 sts, turn. (6 sts)
Row 9: Ch 1, sk the first st, 1 sc into each of the next 5 sts, turn. (5 sts)
Row 10: Ch 1, 1 sc into each of the next 4 sts, sl st into the last st, turn. (5 sts)
Row 11: Ch 1, sk the sl st and the next st, 1 sc into each of the next 3 sts, turn. (3 sts)
Row 12: Ch 1, 1 sc into each of the next 2 sts, sl st into the last st, turn. (3 sts)
Row 13: Ch 1, sk the sl st and the next st, 1 sc into the last st, turn. Do not fasten off. (1 st)

Finish:

  • Sc evenly up the tail and around the ghost’s body.
  • When you are half-way up the circle, ch 6, 1 sc into each st across the ch, join with a sc into the next st of the circle. This will create one of the ghost’s arms. Continue to evenly sc around and repeat arm instructions for the other side.
  • Weave in all remaining ends.

 

 

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