Halloween Pumpkin - Free Crochet Pattern

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Halloween Pumpkin

FP300

Easy Skill

 

Size: About 2" high x 1½ " wide

 

Materials:Crochet Cotton Thread Size 10 - Orange & Green; Stuffing.

Tip: For eco-friendly stuffing use scraps of yarn or cut up nylons.

 

Crochet Hook:Steel crochet hook # 7

Gauge: 8 sc and 8 rnds = 1 inch.

 

Abbreviations

ch - chain
dc - double crochet
hdc - half double crochet
lp - loop
rem - remaining
rep - repeat
rnd - round
sc - single crochet
sl st - slip stitch
sp - space
st - stitch
yo - yarn over

PUMPKIN

Rnd 1:With Orange, ch 2, work 6 sc in first ch (6 sc). Do not join, mark ends of each rnd.

Rnd 2:Work 2 sc in each scaround. (12 sc).

Rnd 3:(Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc) around. (18 sc)

Rnd 4:(Sc in next 2sc, 2 sc in next sc) around. (24 sc)

Rnd 5: (Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around. (30 sc)

Rnd 6:(Sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc) around. (36 sc).

Rnds 7-15: Sc in each scaround.

Note:Stuff pumpkin as you work the following decrease mds.

Rnds 16-20:Working in sc, decrease 6 sts evenly spaced in each rnd.

At the end of Rnd 20, finish off. (6 sc remaining) Finish stuffing and gather remaining 6 sc. Secure and weave in ends.

 

Stem and Spiral:

Rnd 1:With Green ch 2, 8 sc in first ch, join with sI stin back lp only of first sc.

Rnd 2:Working in back Ip only, sc in each sc around; join with sl st in both Ips of first sc. 

Rnds 3-4:Working in both Ips, sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.

Spiral:At end of Rnd4, ch 15,work 3 sc in second ch from hook and in each ch to stem. Finish off leaving long end for sewing to pumpkin.

 

Leaf:

Picot:Ch 4, sl st in first ch.

Row 1:With green ch 10, sI st in first, second and third ch from hook, picot, sc in each of next 5ch, 3 sc in next ch, around other side: sc in each of next 5ch, picot, turn.

Row 2:SI stin each of next 2 sts, picot, sc in each of next 4 sts, 3 sc in next st.Sc in each of next 4 sts, picot, turn.

Row 3:SI Stin each of next 2 sts, picot, sc in each of next 3 sts, 3 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, picot, turn.

Row4: Sl st in each of next 2 sts, sc in each of next 7 sts, picot, turn, sl st in each of next 4 sts. Ch 5, sc in each of next 4 chs, sl stin same st just worked. Finish off leaving long end for sewing leaf to pumpkin, weave in ends.

 

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