Spooky Skull Crochet Pattern C2C Square

I’m excited to share my latest crochet project with you—a C2C Skull Crochet Pattern! This cool and spooky design features a skull that’s perfect for adding a touch of Halloween or rock-and-roll vibe to your projects.

Whether you’re making a Halloween blanket, a unique pillow, or some bold wall art, this skull square will stand out in any creation. So grab your yarn and hooks, and let’s start crocheting these awesome skull squares together! The free pattern is below.

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Free Skull Crochet Pattern

This skull pattern is part of a fun collection of C2C squares I’m designing, and they’re all the same size. The pattern is easy to follow and great for both beginners and experienced crocheters.

PDF Version

View this pattern in my Etsy Shop: skull crochet pattern

C2C Video Tutorial

Need C2C help? I have a step by step C2C tutorial for my mini heart square on my YouTube channel.

Materials Needed

  • Crochet Hook Size: G-6 4 mm
  • Yarn: Worsted weight yarn in white and gray. I used Lion Brand Yarns 24/7 Cotton in white and charcoal. My square weighs 125 grams/4.4 ounces.
  • Yarn needle: Use this to weave in your ends.
  • Scissors: Use scissors to fasten off your yarn.
  • Stitch marker(s): Optional. Use these to help keep track of your stitches. 

Skull Crochet Pattern

Skill Level

Advanced beginners. This crochet square is made using the corner to corner C2C crochet method. It involves color changes.  

Finished Measurements

My skull square measures just over 13 inches/33 centimeters wide and long.

Gauge

8 squares (ch 3 + 3 dc) = 4 inches

Crochet Terms

  • sc = single crochet
  • ch/chs = chain/chains
  • st/sts = stitch/stitches
  • sl st = slip stitch

C2C Crochet Technique

  • The pattern is made using the c2c technique of making “squares” back and forth in diagonal rows starting in the bottom right corner and ending in the top left corner.
  • Each square is made of a chain 3 + 3 double crochet.
  • Chain 6 to start a new row and chain 3 to start a new square.
  • You can follow the picture graph or the written pattern.
  • The written pattern tells you how many squares to make of each color and in what order.

Pattern Notes

  • The pattern is written in US terms. 
  • ↙ You are working on the “right side”.
  • ↗ You are working on the “wrong side”. 

Skull Crochet Pattern Instructions

Download the skull graph.

↙ Row 1: gray x 1 (1 square) 
↗ Row 2: gray x 2 (2 squares) 
↙ Row 3: gray x 3 (3 squares) 
↗ Row 4: gray x 4 (4 squares) 
↙ Row 5: gray x 5 (5 squares) 
↗ Row 6: gray x 1, white x 2, gray x 3 (6 squares) 
↙ Row 7: gray x 4, white x 2, gray x 1 (7 squares) 
↗ Row 8: gray x 2, white x 2, gray x 4 (8 squares) 
↙ Row 9: gray x 5, white x 2, gray x 2 (9 squares) 
↗ Row 10: gray x 3, white x 1, gray x 6 (10 squares) 
↙ Row 11: gray x 7, white x 1, gray x 3 (11 squares) 
↗ Row 12: gray x 3, white x 1, gray x 3, white x 2, gray x 3 (12 squares) 
↙ Row 13: gray x 4, white x 2, gray x 2, white x 2, gray x 3 (13 squares) 
↗ Row 14: gray x 4, white x 1, gray x 2, white x 3, gray x 4 (14 squares) 
↙ Row 15: gray x 5, white x 4, gray x 1, white x 1, gray x 4 (15 squares) 
↗ Row 16: gray x 4, white x 4, gray x 8 (16 squares) 
↙ Row 17: gray x 9, white x 3, gray x 5 (17 squares) 
↗ Row 18: gray x 4, white x 3, gray x 11 (18 squares) 
↙ Row 19: gray x 13, white x 3, gray x 3 (19 squares) 
↗ Row 20: gray x 3, white x 4, gray x 2, white x 1, gray x 2, white x 1, gray x 7 (20 squares) 
↙ Row 21: gray x 7, white x 5, gray x 2, white x 1, gray x 1, white x 4, gray x 1 (21 squares) 
↗ Row 22: gray x 1, white x 3, gray x 2, white x 1, gray x 2, white x 4, gray x 1, white x 1, gray x 7 (22 squares) 
↙ Row 23: gray x 6, white x 2, gray x 2, white x 4, gray x 1, white x 2, gray x 2, white x 2, gray x 2 (23 squares) 
↗ Row 24: gray x 2, white x 2, gray x 3, white x 1, gray x 1, white x 2, gray x 1, white x 1, gray x 3, white x 2, gray x 6 (24 squares) 
↙ Row 25: gray x 6, white x 3, gray x 2, white x 1, gray x 1, white x 2, gray x 2, white x 1, gray x 7 (25 squares) 
Corner: Start decreasing on both ends 
↗ Row 26: gray x 6, white x 1, gray x 3, white x 4, gray x 1, white x 4, gray x 5 (24 squares) 
↙ Row 27: gray x 4, white x 10, gray x 2, white x 2, gray x 5 (23 squares) 
↗ Row 28: gray x 4, white x 2, gray x 3, white x 1, gray x 1, white x 7, gray x 4 (22 squares) 
↙ Row 29: gray x 3, white x 7, gray x 2, white x 1, gray x 2, white x 2, gray x 4 (21 squares) 
↗ Row 30: gray x 3, white x 2, gray x 2, white x 1, gray x 3, white x 7, gray x 2 (20 squares) 
↙ Row 31: gray x 2, white x 7, gray x 2, white x 1, gray x 7 (19 squares) 
↗ Row 32: gray x 7, white x 1, gray x 1, white x 7, gray x 2 (18 squares) 
↙ Row 33: gray x 1, white x 9, gray x 7 (17 squares) 
↗ Row 34: gray x 7, white x 8, gray x 1 (16 squares) 
↙ Row 35: gray x 1, white x 8, gray x 6 (15 squares) 
↗ Row 36: gray x 6, white x 7, gray x 1 (14 squares) 
↙ Row 37: gray x 1, white x 6, gray x 6 (13 squares) 
↗ Row 38: gray x 6, white x 5, gray x 1 (12 squares) 
↙ Row 39: gray x 1, white x 4, gray x 6 (11 squares) 
↗ Row 40: gray x 7, white x 1, gray x 2 (10 squares) 
↙ Row 41: gray x 9 (9 squares) 
↗ Row 42: gray x 8 (8 squares) 
↙ Row 43: gray x 7 (7 squares) 
↗ Row 44: gray x 6 (6 squares) 
↙ Row 45: gray x 5 (5 squares) 
↗ Row 46: gray x 4 (4 squares) 
↙ Row 47: gray x 3 (3 squares) 
↗ Row 48: gray x 2 (2 squares) 
↙ Row 49: gray x 1 (1 square) 

Optional Border

Make 2 sc in each square along the sides and in each corner square make (2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc).

Finishing

Fasten off and then weave in all of your ends. Block if desired.

C2C Crochet Patterns

You can use these C2C squares individually for small projects like wall hangings or placemats, or mix and match them for larger crochet projects like blankets, pillows, table runners, or tote bags. The possibilities are endless!

Squares: monstera leaf, cat, daisy, “Take a Hike“, flamingo, longhorn, “Chill Here“, ice cream cone, watermelon, sunglasses, cactus, palm tree, retro VW bus, popsicle, pineapple, mermaid, turtle, heart

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Looking for more Free Crochet Patterns?

You may also like my monstera leaf blanket, unicorn blanket, cactus wall hanging, and neon hearts bag.

Let’s Connect!

I’d love to hear from you. You can find me on social media- InstagramFacebookPinterest, and my YouTube channel. Until then, happy crocheting!

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