We have a spooky stitch treat for all you Gathered cross stitchers with sets of Halloween cross stitch patterns from a variety of brilliant designers! You'll find all sorts of Halloween patterns here from glowing skeletons to creepy pumpkins, we're sure you'll find something to suit your spooky style.


You'll find a mixture of patterns, some are free and others can be purchased from the designers. We have included a variety of difficulty levels, so there should be something to suit all tastes and abilities.

If you're new to cross stitching a need a little guidance making our free cross-stitch designs, we have lots of helpful tips to get you started. Take a look at our how to cross stitch, plus this useful cross stitch needle sizes. If you're looking for non-Halloween crafts you might like these modern cross stitch kits.

1. Halloween motifs by Jenny Barton

Delight friends and family with these whimsical Halloween cross stitch patterns, designed by Jenny Barton. These fun halloween cross stitch patterns have motifs for all levels of cross stitcher, and include spooktacular glow-in-the-dark thread to give folks a fright when the lights are turned low and your stitching starts to glow! Try glow-in-the-dark thread to stitch this skeleton on black aida! Hem the edges, hang on a wooden dowel rod measuring 10cm (4in), and finish with cord.

Click to download the Halloween cross stitch patterns from Jenny Barton

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2. Witch halloween cross stitch pattern

This fabulously spooky cross stitch is completely free! We love this pattern with the bubbling cauldron and crescent moon details, perfect for any Halloween fans out there.

Find the witch halloween cross stitch, The Witchy Stitcher, FREE

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3. Halloween cross stitch patterns

Stitch this humorous pumpkin motif from the Halloween cross stitch patterns and use it to jazz up your jar of treats - kids will love it. Back with iron-on interfacing, trim, and stick firmly to the jar using double-sided tape.

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Click to download the Halloween cross stitch patterns from Durene Jones

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4. Halloween cross stitch - pumpkin

Create this sad halloween pumpkin for free with the pattern from The Witchy Stitcher! It will look fabulous hanging up on your wall this spooky season, or even given as a Halloween gift to your favourite person who loves all things creepy.

Find the pumpkin halloween cross stitch, The Witchy Stitcher, FREE

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5. Halloween mug cosy

Eye of newt and wing of bat might be perfect for a witch’s potion, but they won’t make for a good cup of coffee! So, put away that cauldron, pop the kettle on and then invite round your nearest and dearest to share this spooktacular mug cosies alongside a selection of sweet treats. You could even brew up some pumpkin spice lattes!

We’ve transformed the finished stitching into mug hugs by mounting them onto strips of felt for a super-easy finish that won’t fray. You can use standard Halloween hues, or match the colours to your other decorations for a coordinated look to your house of horrors. This user-friendly project brings all of the treats and none of the tricks.
How to make a mug cosy:

  1. Trim your stitching to three squares and fray one block.
    Then back your stitching with medium-weight iron-on interfacing.
  2. Cut out your chosen felt colour to 25x8cm (9¾x3¼in), rounding off the corners for a smoother finish.
  3. Machine or hand sew the stitched piece centrally onto your felt.
  4. Attach a button to the front of your felt – position it on the centre of one of the short edges.
  5. Attach a loop of elastic to the back of your felt panel along the other short edge, lining it up with your button. Why not use a thin elastic hairband in a matching colour as your loop?

This Halloween mug cosy is designed by Rhona Norrie and first appeared in The World of Cross Stitch issue 298 as part of a set.

Download the Halloween mug cosy for free.

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6. Black cat Halloween cross stitch pattern

The black cat is a classic symbol is Halloween! There were superstition surrounding black cats, that they were bad luck and owned by witches! However black cats are totally adorable and we think they deserve the spotlight all year round!

halloween cross stitch - black cat

Halloween cross stitch kits

Mini Halloween cross stitch patterns

How adorable are these mini Halloween cross stitch patterns?! The bundle contains the whole kit to make these cute Halloween decorations, we love them so much we could have them hanging around all year round! These are also so easy to create, so perfect for beginners.

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Halloween cross stitch patterns - various

Get this set of amazing Halloween cross stitch patterns available to purchase on Etsy. If you're craving creating a Halloween masterpeice this will certainly help! Once you're finished you can decorate your home with them or give them to a friend.

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8. Matchbox Halloween cross stitch pumpkin

This adorable little kit would make the perfect spooky gift for somebody looking to get into cross stitching. Thanks to its small size, it's super simple and quick to complete.

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More Halloween makes on Gathered

Looking for other ideas to go with your Halloween cross stitch patterns? We have some great free projects for you on Gathered! Cast on our favourite Halloween knitting patterns, learn how to make an easy Halloween garland, try our DIY Halloween banner, or get making a Mini Halloween hoop. Try the easy diy halloween costumes for lots of inspiration for last minute costumes. If you want something fun to do with the kids check out this list of halloween crafts for kids, chock full of spooky ideas!

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