Happy Halloween!

Welcome to the individual patterns for each of the Lil Monsters! This pattern covers the 3rd pattern in the series – the Lil Frankenstein! Enjoy!

Lil Monsters Frankenstein

Here is the entire Lil Monster Pumpkin Patch!

Lil Monster Pumpkin Patch

Pattern Notes:

This pattern is written for BOTH knit and crochet! Photos were taken for one or the other but the modifications for each will be included in each costume pattern. 

First, let’s gather all the materials you’re going to need!

If you’re in the US, head to Joann! You’ll find everything you need there.

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  • Crochet Hook: 6.0mm
  • Knitting Needles: 6.00mm
  • Tapestry needle
  • Polyfill stuffing
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  • Floral Wire
  • Googly Eyes (7 sets) – AKA Wobbly Eyes in 25mm
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Crochet: 12SC and 14 rows = 4in 

Knit: 17sts and 23 rows = 4in



SC: Single crochet

DC: Double crochet

Ch: Chain

Sts : Stitches

Slst : Slip Stitch

Rnd: Round


K: knit

K2tog : knit 2 together



Now let’s move on to making the universal pumpkin base!

This is a High-Level Summary but you can find the entire pattern and step-by-step instructions here!


This pattern is written in Crochet for the Frankenstein costume!


Yarn: Black and Spring Green

Pumpkin base modification: Pumpkin stump in black

Work the first 16 rows in spring green, change to Black for the remaining rows. 

Stump: with Coffee, ch 4, join to first ch with a slst. Loop created.

Round 1: 6 SC within the loop created

Rnd 2: SC in back sts only (creating a ridge)

Rnd 3-7: SC around. 

Bind off and attach to the top of the pumpkin.


Bolts (make 2):  With Black, ch 4, join to first ch with a slst. Loop created. 

Round 1: 6 SC within the loop created

Rnd 2: SC around in back loops only (creating a ridge)

Rnd 3: SC around

Rnd 4: SC2tog around in back loops only

Rnd 5: SC around

Bind off and attach to the sides of the pumpkin head.

Face Stitches: embroider similar to the photo below.


Looking for other Costume patterns? Check them out right here!

These patterns are being released throughout the week so stay tuned for more patterns to come! Here are the ones that are already posted!

Lil Devil
Lil Witch
Lil Mouse
Lil Mummy
Lil Spider
Lil Bumble Bee