6 last minute costumes for Halloween!

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You’ve still got time to knit a costume for Halloween! From sweet kitty hats to beards and fake hair! Let’s get started!

1. Easy knit cat hat by MaryAnn Davis

Easy knit cat hats

This super little cat hat can be customised to recreate your favourite kitty or a big scary lion or tiger! MaryAnn Davis’ pattern has comprehensive instructions for each step of the process from knitting the initial rectangle shape, to using duplicate stitches (Swiss darning) to embellishing with eyes, nose and mouth! Extra fur and whiskers can be sewn on too!

2. R2D2 beanie by Carissa Browning

r2s2 beanie

Calling all Star Wars fans, this is a perfect little R2D2 hat that would be a speedy costume to knit for those of you who love colour work!

3. Easy Katniss Wrap by Camelia Mit

Katniss wrap

If you’re a fan of The Hunger Games, you’ll love this Katniss Everdeen inspired wrap! It’s as cosy as it is iconic – and all you need is a bow and arrow and your costume is complete! There is a smaller version of this fabulous wrap too, the Mini Katniss comes in two sizes S (7-9yrs) and L (10-12yrs) making this the perfect mummy and me dress up combination!

4. Princess Leia Hat

Princess Leia hat

Princess Leia’s hair style is just as popular now as it was when it first appeared on screen in 1977! Recreate those famous Danish pastry styled whirls in super chunky yarn and dress up for Halloween!

5. Instant Disguise Beanie by Christine G

Instant Disguise beanie

The instant disguise beanie is a super fast costume that you can knit in an evening! The pattern is sized for S, M and L so you can make them for all the family (!!) You’ll need some eyelash yarn – the patterns suggests Lion Brand Fun Fur, but you could also use Stylecraft Eskimo DK, Wendy Chic or King Cole Moments!

6. Bats & Spiders by Rian Anderson

Bats & spiders hat

Two patterns in one! Rian Anderson’s clever pattern has a hat that can be turned into a bat or a spider! You’ll need black DK yarn and assorted additional haberdashery for eyes & legs etc.

Woooooooh! What will you be dressing up as this Halloween?


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