One of the things that add up to my list of things I love about fall is pumpkins. I don’t think I will ever get tired of them, both real or crocheted (fabric ones).
If you want to enrich your Halloween decor more, this is the perfect weekend project.
Before I share the pattern, please note that: The written pattern in its entirety along with the photos are for personal use only. All property rights belong to Maya Kuzman of The Little Treasures.
Yarn and hook: Dk yarn and a 3.00 mm hook (UK11/US D) for the pumpkin and sport yarn and a 2.00 mm hook (UK14 / US B) for the handle. Note that you can use whatever yarn size/ weight (and relevant hook for that weight ) you like/have at hand. That will only influence the size of your pumpkins. Hence, smaller weights will yield tinier pumpkins, heavier weights will yield bigger pumpkins.
Other: tapestry needle for weaving ends, filling for the pumpkin.
Foundation and round 1: Ch4 and hdc7 in last st from hook (8). Sl st through 1st st to end round.
Round 2: Ch2 (counts as 1st hdc) and hdc2 in 1st st, hdc2 in all rest (17). Sl st with 1st st to end round.
Round 3: Ch3 (counts as 1st dc), dc1 in next st, make a 4-dc bobble in next. Repeat this pattern (2dc, 4-dc bobble) around. Sl st with 1st st to end round.
Round 4: Repeat round 3.
Round 5 to end: hdc2tog 8 times, fill the pumpkin with polyfill, continue hdc2tog to end. Cut yarn and weave ends through the body of the pumpkin.
Insert yarn through pumpkin’s center and ch8. Starting from 2nd st from hook, sl st across (7). Sl st again in the body of the pumpkin, cut yarn, tie both tails into a knot. Put tails through tapestry needle and push the needle through the pumpkin body to hide them.
I hope you like this!
If you are interested in crochet fall decor, check out my patterns here and here.