Inspired by the 80’s cult classic pesky poltergeist, may I introduce to you, Beetlejuice.

The pattern includes his iconic suit, tie and wild green hair. He is also designed to stand up, unaided, without the need for a support.

The pattern has been worked up in aran weight cotton yarn (Brand: Drops Paris), but you could substitute for a different weight/yarn type as long as you change the hook size accordingly.

But first a few details:

Terminology: The pattern is written in English, in standard US terminology

Measurements: The finished piece measures approx. 22cm tall

What you’ll need:

  • Aran weight yarn (Drops Paris) – black, white, beige, green and scraps of purple
  • 3.5 mm crochet hook
  • 9 mm safety eyes (x2)
  • Stuffing material
  • Stitch markers and pins (optional)
  • Yarn needle
  • Scrap of carboard (optional, for creating the hair)

Stitch Knowledge Required:

  • Magic ring
  • Chain stitch
  • Single crochet stitch
  • Half double crochet
  • Double crochet
  • Back loops only
  • Front loops only
  • Single crochet decrease (sc2tog)
  • Invisible decrease

And here’s a tour of what the finished article looks like:

Front view in full outfit

Close up of his suit

Close up of his facial features and hair

So if you are in the market to create your own anti-hero from the Netherworld, you can purchase the pattern via our Ravelry store by clicking the link below :

The pattern can be purchased from our Ravelry store by clicking HERE.

The pattern is also available via our Etsy store, just click HERE.

Any questions, please feel free to leave a comment below. If you’d like to see more nerd inspired crochet designs then please hit the like button and let us know what you think!

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