Day of the Dead Costume

Issue: Issue 70

Day of the Dead Costume by Emma Friedlander-Collins
Find this pattern in issue 70 of Inside Crochet magazine.


Hook this fun headpiece for Halloween
or your next fancy dress party.
● Stylecraft Classique Cotton DK, 100% cotton, 100g/184m/201yds
Yarn A: White 3660 x 1 ball
Yarn B: Fondant 3094 x 1 ball
Yarn C: Leaf 3097 x 1 ball
Yarn D: Poppy 3672 x 1 ball
Yarn E: Shrimp 3674 x 1 ball
Yarn F: Hot Pink 3668 x 1 ball
Yarn G: Sunflower 3662 x 1 ball
● Robin Chunky, 100% acrylic, 100g/140m/153yds
Yarn H: Black 044 x 1 ball
● 4mm & 5.5mm hooks
● Yarn needle


You can use any chunky weight yarn to achieve a similar effect to the Robin Chunky, or use two DK weight yarns together to get a more textured effect. For the flowers, you can use any DK weight yarn or cotton to achieve a similar effect.

Work 14dc and 20 rows to measure 10 x 10cm/4 x 4in using 5.5mm hook and yarn H, or size required to obtain tension.

Hat: 55cm/21in diameter.
Floral Crown: 28 x 8cm/11 x 3in excluding ties.

Emma is the author of Crochet Dress-Up and Big Hook Crochet. You can find her as SteelandStitch on Etsy, Ravelry and Instagram.

This pattern is tagged with:

Accessories: Costume

Designer: Emma Friedlander-Collins

Gender: Unisex

Price: Magazine Only

Yarn Type: Chunky, DK

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