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Crochet: Baby Shark Pattern

When my new niece was born we knew she needed the perfect Halloween costume. Based on my popular Shark Hat, this cocoon will keep her warm and super cute.

Shark cocoon and backpack pattern.


About the Pattern

The pattern is really easy and includes instructions for making a backpack. My 8 year old said a backpack would be awesome so of course he gets one! It is a great place to keep pajamas too.

Yarn: worsted weight in 1 or 2 shades of grey (shark body and fins), cream, white, black

Crochet Hooks: G, H, I

Miscellaneous: yarn needle, 2 small safety eyes (or small black buttons for backpack), large snap (optional for backpack), sewing needle and matching thread

Gauge: 4″ with I hook = 9 rounds and 14 hdc

Measurement: Tip of tail to top of jaw – 23”; before tail to opening – 15”; from opening to top of jaw – 4”

shark cocoon and bag pattern

HUGE thank you to Shaunna Hallsson (backpack photos) and JoAnne of Grammyjo Lids for their awesome samples.

shark pattern

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Watch for pix of baby Elsie in her costume. Such a cute baby.