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Helping our users. ​Crochet Pumpkin.

Susan
Susan
Oct 05, 2020 02:53 AM
Helping our users. ​Crochet Pumpkin.

You’ll need:

2 ounces of Vanna’s Choice in Bricke yarn;

Scraps of green and brown yarn;

Crochet hook 4 mm;

Fiberfill stuffing;

Floral wire;

Tapestry needle;

Scissors;

Wire cutters to cut floral wire (if using floral wire).

Size: 4,5” x 4”.

Instructions

Pumpkin

Make a magic ring

R1: 8 sc into ring (8 sts).

R2: 2sc in ea st around (16 st)

R3: *sc in next st, 2sc in next st, repeat from * around (24 st)

R4: *sc in next 2 st, 2sc in next st, repeat from * around (32 st)

R5: *sc in next 3 st, 2 sc in next st, repeat from * around (40 st)

R6: *sc in next 4 st, 2 sc in next st, repeat from * around (48 st)

R7: *sc in next 5 st, 2 sc in next st, repeat from * around (56 st)

R8-16: sc around (56 st)

R17: *sc in next 5 st, sc 2 tog, repeat from * around (48 st)

R18: *sc in next 4 st, sc 2 tog, repeat from * around (40 st)

R19: *sc in next 3 st, sc 2 tog, repeat from * around (32 st)

R20: *sc in next 2 st, sc 2 tog, repeat from * around (24 st)

R21: *sc in next st, sc 2 tog, repeat from * around (16 st) Stuff

R22: sc 2 tog around (8 st) Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing segments.

Stuff the pumpkin. Gather up and close the opening. Wrap yarn over and around pumpkin to starting point to divide pumpkin in half. Pull tight and knot at center. Now divide in half again to form 4 equal sections, wrapping the yarn up and around. Loop under the knot you made and tighten it up. Knot whenever you feel like you need to hold the yarn and the end of a wrap. Divide the pumpkin 2 more times to have a total of 8 sections. Knot securely at center and finish off.

At this point you have a choice which side of your crochet pumpkin you want to show as the top and which to show as the bottom

Stem

Make a magic ring

R1: 8 sc into ring (8 sts).

R2-5: sc around. At end of 3rd round, slip stitch to next stitch and finish off, leaving a long strand for sewing. Stuff.

Leaves

*Chain 8 and join to form ring.

R1 in the ring just made work all of the following: ch 2, 6 dc, ch 3, sl st to 1st ch, 6 dc, ch 2, sl st.* One leaf made. Do NOT fasten off.

Repeat from * to * to make a 2nd leaf. Fasten off, leaving a long strand for sewing.

Sew the leaf and stem in place on top of the pumpkin.

Tendril

Wind floral wire several times around a pen to create a spiral. Cut end. Bend one end and wedge underneath the stem on one side.  

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