Little Ghost Amigurumi
Free Crochet Pattern

By: Katie Roberson

These little amigurumi ghosts are sure to bring you warm feelings this Halloween season. Just make sure you have fun with it and make it your own!

Materials Needed:

Yarn: Premier Serenity in "Cloud Dancer"
Hooks: J-6.0 mm and I-5.5 mm
Safety Eyes - 2 pair (The larger black ones work best)
Black Yarn; 2 - 6 inch strands
Stitch Marker
Yarn Needle
Polyfiber filling
(optional: Anime Eyes @ https://knotbadami.com/how-to-make-crochet-anime-eyes/)

Terms and Abbreviations: (Standard American)
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
sts = stitches
sc inc = single crochet increase
sc dec = single crochet decrease
sp = space
sl st = slip stitch
rnds = rounds
yo = yarn over
3dc popcorn = [yo & pull up a loop, yo & pull through 2 loops] 3x. Yo & pull through all 5 loops on hook. Ch 1 to close.

Instructions:

*Bottom up Ghost*
>>Worked in continuous Rounds<<
Round 1: Make a magic circle and ch 1. Work 6 sc in ring. (6 sts)
Round 2: Marking the first stitch with a stitch marker, SC inc around. Tighten loop and weave in to secure. (12 sts)
Round 3: *Sc inc, sc next. *Repeat around. (18 sts)
Round 4: *Sc inc, sc next 2 sts. *Repeat around. (24 sts)
Rounds 5-11: Sc around. (24 sts)
Round 12: *Sc 3 sts, sc dec. *Repeat 3 times, sc last st. (20 sts)
Round 13: *Sc 2 sts, sc dec. *Repeat 4 times. Add safety eyes between rounds 12 & 13 about 3 sts apart. (15 sts)
Round 14: *Sc 2 sts, sc dec. *Repeat 2 times, sc last 3 sts. Stuff the ghost. (12 sts)
Round 15: *Sc dec, sc next. *Repeat 3 times. (8 sts)
Round 16: Sc dec 4 times. (4 sts)
Fasten off, leaving a 6" tail to close top.

Skirt Bottom:
>>Worked in joined rounds<<
Place slip knot on your hook and join to any sp on Round 7. (Turn the ghost upside down and work in the bars between sts.)
Round 1: Sc in same sp as join and around. Sl st in top of first sc to join. Ch 1 but do not turn. (25 sts)
Round 2: Sc in same sp as join, ch 1. *[Sc, ch1]. *Repeat around. Sl st in top of first sc to join. (25 sc & 25 ch 1)
Round 3: Sl st to ch sp and ch 1. [Sc, ch 1, sc] in each ch 1 sp around. Sl st in top of first sc to join.

Fasten off and weave in ends. Using the black yarn, embroider a the smile on your spooky friend.

*Top Down Ghost*
>>Worked in continuous Rounds<<
Round 1: Make a magic circle and ch 1. Work 6 sc in ring. (6 sts)
Round 2: Marking the first stitch with a stitch marker, SC inc around. Tighten loop and weave in to secure. (12 sts)
Round 3: *Sc inc, sc next. *Repeat around. (18 sts)
Round 4: *Sc 2 sts, sc inc next. *Repeat around. (24 sts)
Rounds 5-14: Sc around. (24 sts)
**Add safety eyes between Rnds 8 & 9 about 3 sts apart.**
Round 15: *Sc inc, sc next 2 sts. *Repeat 7 times. (32 sts)
Round 16: *[3dc popcorn, ch 1; Sc next 2 sts] *Repeat 10 times. 3dc popcorn next, sc last. Sl st in ch 1 at top of first popcorn to join. (11 popcorns & 21 sc sts)
Round 17: Ch 1 (counts as first st) *Sc in the two sc sts, sc in ch 1 sp. *Repeat around & sc in last st. Sl st to join. (33 sts)

Fasten off and weave in ends. Using the black yarn, embroider the smile on your spooky friend.

Enjoy your new spooky friends this Halloween season! Make sure to tag me @BugbearCrochet on Facebook or Instagram with your Little Ghost Amigurumi makes.

This pattern and photos are property of Katie Roberson DBA Bugbear Crochet 2019. You may sell the products made from this pattern. Please include the link to the pattern or include a pattern credit wherever you sell your products; When advertising your work, please use your own photos. This pattern is not for distribution, it’s for personal use only. Do not claim, sell or recreate pattern as your own.

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