Witch Hats free crochet patterns by DivineDebris.com
Witch Hats free crochet patterns by DivineDebris.com

Hello! If you watch my Facebook Live videos you know that I’m so excited for Halloween. It is my favorite time of the year for a lot of reason, including decorations, food, and that the weather changes (in most places) to get a bit chillier.
Originally this week was supposed to feature the Sally Skull Earrings as the new free pattern but the pair of earrings I worked up didn’t photograph too well… my use of black thread for the skull make them hard to read. So I’m re-doing them and I’ll get ’em published next week. I didn’t have time this last weekend because my hubs and I decided on a quick trip out of town before he has to go back to work.
Anyway, I hope you like the Witch Hat coaster and earring set that I’ve got here for you. They’re fun and quick, combining my favorite things into one blog post: tapestry crochet, thread, jewelry, and Halloween!

You can purchase an ad-free downloadable pdf for this pattern in my Ravelry shop for $.50.

Materials: 

  • 2.25 mm crochet hook
  • Size 10 crochet thread
  • Needle that will weave in your ends
  • Fabric stiffener (optional)
  • US G (4.00 mm) crochet hook
  • Worsted/ size #4/ medium weight yarn
    • less than an oz, 3 colors
    • I just used random cotton yarn
  • Yarn needle

Gauge: 

  • G: 4.5” x 4.5” = 19 dcs x 9 rows
  • 2.25 mm: 1″ x 1″ = 10 scs x 10 rows

Terms/ stitches:

  • RS: right side
  • Ch: chain
  • St: stitch
  • Slip st: slip stitch
  • Sc: single crochet
  • Sc2tog: single crochet 2 stitches together

Notes:

  • Both patterns are worked back and forth in rows, with a turn at the end/ beginning.
  • The ch 1 at the beginning of the row does not count as a stitch in either pattern.
  • Both patterns are worked from the bottom up.
  • Coaster: the sides portion (where the color changes are) will only tell you what color (ie: Color A, Color B, etc…) and the number in the parentheses tells you how many single crochets to make.
  • Coaster: In the example, the inactive yarn is carried behind the active. If this is confusing, you might want to check out this helpful Moogly video on tapestry.
  • You can replace the chain row with a foundation single crochet row.
  • Coaster: color A is tan, color B is black, and color C is pink.
  • Earrings: color A is black and color B is orange.
  • You’re going to need to know how to create a slipknot on your hook.

Finished dimensions:

  • Coaster
    • Height: 4″
    • Width: 4″
  • Earrings:
    • Height: 1.5″ (not including findings)
    • Width: 1.5″ (widest)

Pattern instructions:

Coaster:
(use G/ 4.00 mm hook)

Witch Hats free crochet patterns by DivineDebris.com
Witch Hats free crochet patterns by DivineDebris.com

Row 1: A: Ch 17, sc into the second ch from the hook and across – 16 scs
Row 2: A: Ch 1, turn, (5), B: (6), A: (5) – 16 scs
Row 3: A: Ch 1, turn, (2), B: (12), A: (2), – 16 scs
Row 4: A: Ch 1, turn, (1), B: (14), A: (1) – 16 scs
Row 5: A: Ch 1, turn, (2), B: (12), A: (2) – 16 scs
Fasten off color B.
Row 6: A: Ch 1, turn, (3), C: (10), A: (3) – 16 scs
Row 7: A: Ch 1, turn, (4), C: (8), A: (4) – 16 scs
Fasten off color C.
Row 8: A: Ch 1, turn, (4), B: (7), A: (5) – 16 scs
Row 9: A: Ch 1, turn, (6), B: (6), A: (4) – 16 scs
Row 10: A: Ch 1, turn, (4), B: (5), A: (7) – 16 scs
Row 11: A: Ch 1, turn, (8), B: (4), A: (4) – 16 scs
Row 12: A: Ch 1, turn, (4), B: (3), A: (9) – 16 scs
Row 12: A: Ch 1, turn, (10), B: (2), A: (4) – 16 scs
Row 13: A: Ch 1, turn, (3), B: (2), A: (11) – 16 scs
Fasten off color B.
Row 14: A: Ch 1, turn, sc across – 16 scs

Border:
(any color)
Ch 1, turn, sc into each st around, ch 1 at the corner, sc down the next 15 row edges, ch 1 at the corner, sc into back bump of the next 16 sts, ch 1 at the corner, sc down the next 15 row edges, ch 1 at the corner, slip st into the first st to secure – 62 scs

 

 

Earrings:
(use 2.25 mm hook)

Brim:

Witch Hats free crochet patterns by DivineDebris.com
Witch Hats free crochet patterns by DivineDebris.com

Row 1: A: Ch 17, sc into the second ch from the hook and across – 16 scs
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc into the next 16 sts – 16 scs
Row 3: Ch 1, sc3tog the next 3 sts, sc into the next 10 sts, sc3tog the last 3 sts – 12 scs
Fasten off.
Top:
Row 4: B: Create a slipknot on your hook, and flip the piece over and work into the back bumps of the first row, skip the first 3 sts, sc into the next 10 sts – 10 scs
Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc across – 10 scs
Fasten off color B.
Row 6: A: Ch 1, turn, sc across – 10 scs
Row 7: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog the first 2 sts, sc into the next 6 sts, sc2tog the last 2 sts – 8 (counts scs and sc2togs here and throughout) scs
Row 8: Ch 1, turn, sc across – 8 scs
Row 9: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog the first 2 sts, sc into the next 4 sts, sc2tog the last 2 sts – 6 scs
Row 10: Ch 1, turn, sc across – 6 scs
Row 11: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog the first 2 sts, sc into the next 2 sts, sc2tog the last 2 sts – 4 scs
Row 12: Ch 1, turn, sc across – 4 scs
Row 13: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog the first 2 sts, sc2tog the last 2 sts – 2 scs
Row 14: Ch 1, turn, sc across – 2 scs
Row 15: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog the 2 sts – 1 sc
Fasten off, weave in your ends.

Finishing:
Once each earring is done, use fabric stiffener to harden your earrings, which I like to dilute with water and apply with a soft paint brush. Once both earrings are dried, usually overnight for me, use your jewelry pliers to attach jump rings to your earrings. Once both earrings are dried, usually overnight for me, use your jewelry pliers to attach jump rings to the top sc of your hat and they’re ready to wear!

 

So there they are! I hope you like these new patterns and it gets you into the Halloween mood, because I sure am. I’ll get the Sally Skulls Earrings re-worked and ready to publish for next week.
See ya next week!

 

This post is linked to the Hookin’ on Hump Day #152 and Linky Ladies Community Party #70.

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