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How to Crochet Pumpkins

Difficulty Beginner
Budget < £10
Time 1/2 day +

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Abbreviations

Ch- Chain

Dc- Double crochet

Ss- Slip stitch

St – Stitch

Dec2tog – Decrease 2 stitches together

Notes:

Before starting please divide yarn A into 2 balls as you will be working with 2 ends throughout the pattern

How to Make: Large Pumpkin

Step-1

Using 2 ends of yarn A and 5mm hook start with a magic loop, 6dc.

Round 1: 2dc into next st, 6 times (12sts)

Round 2: (1dc, 2dc into next st) 6 times (18sts)

Round 3: (2dc, 2dc into next st) 6 times (24sts)

Round 4: (3dc, 2dc into next st) 6 times (30sts)

Round 5: (4dc, 2dc into next st) 6 times (36sts)

Round 6: (5dc, 2dc into next st) 6 times (42sts)

Round 7 – 16: 42dc.

Round 17: (5dc, dec2tog) 6 times (36sts)

Round 18: (4dc, dec2tog) 6 times (30sts)

Round 19: (3dc, dec2tog) 6 times (24sts)

Round 20: (2dc, dec2tog) 6 times (18sts)

Round 21: (1dc, dec2tog)6 times (12sts)

Add stuffing

Round 22: Dec2tog, 6 times (6sts)

Round 23: Dec2tog, 3 times (3sts)

Fasten off leaving a long tail. This will become the base of the pumpkin.

Pumpkin Stem

Step-2

Using 4mm hook and yarn B, ch4 and join into the round with a SS.

Round 1-5: 1ch, 4dc (4dc)

Round 6: 1ch, dec2tog, twice (2dc)

Fasten off.

Making Up

Step-3

 

Using a darning needle and 1 end of yarn from the tail, insert needle into the centre of the top of the pumpkin and pull through to the bottom of the pumpkin. Pull tight and secure with a knot using the other end of the tail that is not in use. Repeat this 7 more times, leaving you with 8 sections creating the pumpkin shape

How to Make: Medium Pumpkin

Step-1

Using 2 ends of yarn A and 5mm hook start with a magic loop, 6dc.

Round 1: 2dc into next st, 6 times (12sts)

Round 2: (1dc, 2dc into next st) 6 times (18sts)

Round 3: (2dc, 2dc into next st) 6 times (24sts)

Round 4: (3dc, 2dc into next st) 6 times (30sts)

Round 5: (4dc, 2dc into next st) 6 times (36sts)

Round 6- 11: 36dc.

Round 12: (4dc, dec2tog) 6 times (30sts)

Round 13: (3dc, dec2tog) 6 times (24sts)

Round 14: (2dc, dec2tog) 6 times (18sts)

Round 15: (1dc, dec2tog)6 times (12sts)

Add stuffing

Round 16: Dec2tog, 6 times (6sts)

Round 17: Dec2tog, 3 times (3sts)

Fasten off.

Pumpkin Stem

Step-2

Using 4mm hook and yarn B, ch4 and join into the round with a SS.

Round 1-5: 1ch, 4dc (4dc)

Round 6: 1ch, dec2tog, twice (2dc)

Fasten off.

Making Up

Step-3

Follow instructions from large pumpkin

Small Pumpkin

Step-1

Using 2 ends of yarn A and 5mm hook start with a magic loop, 6dc.

Round 1: 2dc into next st, 6 times (12sts)

Round 2: (1dc, 2dc into next st) 6 times (18sts)

Round 3: (2dc, 2dc into next st) 6 times (24sts)

Round 4: (3dc, 2dc into next st) 6 times (30sts)

Round 5-8: 20dc.

Round 9: (3dc, dec2tog) 6 times (24sts)

Round 10: (2dc, dec2tog) 6 times (18sts)

Round 11: (1dc, dec2tog)6 times (12sts)

Add stuffing

Round 12: Dec2tog, 6 times (6sts)

Round 13: Dec2tog, 3 times (3sts)

Fasten off.

Pumkin Stem

Step-2

Using 4mm hook and yarn B, ch4 and join into the round with a SS.

Round 1-5: 1ch, 4dc (4dc)

Round 6: 1ch, dec2tog, twice (2dc)

Fasten off.

Making Up

Step-3

Follow instructions from large pumpkin.

 

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