23 Free Pirate, Skull and Skeleton Knit and Crochet Patterns

Pirates often have skulls and crossbones on their flags, which go nicely with skeletons! Get your pirate, skeleton and skull patterns together.

23 Free Pirate, Skull and Skeleton Knit and Crochet Patterns


Pirates are a perennially popular costume! For people and puppies, here are pirate costumes and a blanket.

Child's Pirate Costume Free Crochet Pattern

Skulls and Skeletons

With full skeletons or just skulls, decorate your home and your clothing and your candy bag this Halloween!

Skeleton Banner Free Knitting Pattern

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Marly Bird

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Marly is a knitwear and crochet designer (and yarn addict) that is here to help you learn how to knit and crochet in a way that's fun and approachable.

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Knitting & Crochet Patterns for Every Mood
A cartoon image of a joyful chicken, sitting comfortably in a green armchair, knitting happily with blue yarn, surrounded by pink and white flowers, looking for DIY project ideas. -Marly Bird

Netflix & Chill

Simple projects for when you want to relax and zone out

A colorful illustration of a white rabbit with a unicorn horn, nestled among multi-colored leaves arranged like a fan behind it, projects every mood of peacefulness and whimsy. -Marly Bird

Social Butterfly

Frustration-free projects that you can easily work on in public areas

A whimsical illustration of a white chicken adorned with pink flowers and light pink butterflies, featuring flowing tail feathers and a playful pose, all set against a simple white background, perfect for mood-based projects. -Marly Bird

Smooth Jazz

Projects that require a bit more intense focus (but music is nice!)


Shhh Be Quiet!

Advanced projects requiring deep focus (but a big payoff, too!)