From creepy-cute to outright terrifying, we've searched the Internet for some of our favourite Halloween-themed decorations, costume and accessories – all designed by indie designers and all with free patterns!
Tell us your favourite in the comments below and be sure to show us any you think should be added to the list!
13) Little Pumpkin by Tanya E. from Little Things Blogged
No mess, no stress and it lasts much longer! We love this cute little pumpkin – they'll definitely be adorning our windowsills this Halloween.
Find the pattern at www.littlethingsblogged.com
12) Amigurumi HK Devil by Armina from Armina's Animals
Cheeky, cute and the kids will love it. If you're having a Halloween party this year these would make great little centerpieces, or make them as gifts for the little loved ones – they'll last longer than sweets!
Find the pattern at: www.arminas-animals.blogspot.co.uk
11) Princess hat with crown and braids by Corina Grey from Stitch11
Not everyone wants to be 'scary' at Halloween, this beautiful crown will go down a 'treat' with your little Princess this Halloween.
Find the pattern at: www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/princess-hat-with-crown-and-braids (login required)
10) Dinosaur Costume by Kayla Anderson from A Military Wife's Tale
For the youngest members of your family, this adorable dinosaur costume is easy to make and would make the perfect accessory for all those Halloween photographs.
Find the pattern at: www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/dinosaur-costume-photography-prop
Dinosaur Costume Photography © GertieLu Photograpy
9) Webflake by Deborah Atkinson from Snowcatcher
Decorate both outdoors and in with this fabulous web and creepy spider decoration.
Find the pattern at: www.snowcatcher.net
8) Brain Hat by Heidi Yates from Snappy Tots
Available in all sizes (from newborn to adult) this little pattern mixes just the right amount of gore and humour.
Find the pattern at: www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/brain
7) Piranha hat and scarf set by Nanette Wymbs
My kids are huge Mario fans and I know this would be a hit in our house – Halloween or not!
Find the pattern at: www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/super-mario-piranha-plant-hat-and-scarf-set
6) Sugar Skull Winter Mask by Kourtney Moon from Super Happy Fun Knitty Time
This piece was originally designed to help keep the cold off Kourtney's face during bike rides. Get creative with your appliques and you could turn it into just about anything!
Find the pattern at: http://superhappyfunknittytime.typepad.com
5) Don't let shark eat baby by Andrea from Drea's Crochet, Sugar Coated Lies (Project images by Leslie from HappiKamper)
Worked in amigurumi style, this piece speaks for itself: Unique, interesting, creepy and fun!
Find the pattern at: www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/shark-hat-3
4) Lil' Scrump in Bee Costume by Rachel Hoe from Little Yarn Friends
Photography © Little Yarn Friends
Possibly too cute to keep just for Halloween, Lil' Scrump in Bee Costume is a favourite here in the office. Try playing with colours for lots of fabulous (or scary!) outfits.
Find the pattern at: www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/lil-scrump-in-bee-costume
3) Zombie Phone Case by Nicola Schofield from Cult of Crochet
Perfect what ever your age, kids, teens and adults alike will enjoy the gorey-cute look to this phone cover.
Find the pattern at: www.cultofcrochet.wordpress.com/2011/07/16/zombie-phone-case
2) Viking Beard by Melissa Campbell from Totally Stitching
Attending a fancy dress party and struggling for Halloween costume ideas? This Viking Beard is sure to make you stand out (it certainly has me re-thinking my costume for this year!)
Find the pattern at: www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/viking-or-dwarven-beard
1) Spider in a jar by Fun and Fang
You can't help but fall in love with this little critter in a jar. Fun and Fang describe it perfectly "Cute with a bite".
Find the pattern at: www.funandfang.blogspot.co.uk/2010/09/free-pattern-spider-in-jar.html
Bonus freebie: Skull and Flower Bracelet
Available for a limited-time at www.insidecrochet.co.uk/patterns/day-of-the-dead-bracelet, this bracelet designed by Liz Ward is the perfect accessory for your Halloween wardrobe.
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