How to Crochet Pumpkins

These crochet pumpkins will look great in your home throughout Autumn and they can be reused each year! Using Wi Premium Acrylic you can hook up a group of these pumpkins in no time. They would make a great centre piece for your table or just dotted around the house.

 

You Will Need 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

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.

Making Up

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 pumkin. 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.

 

Pumpkin Stem

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.

 

Medium  pumpkin

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.

 

Making up

Follow instructions from large pumpkin.

 

Pumpkin Stem

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.

 

Small Pumpkin

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.

Making up

Follow instructions from large pumpkin.

 

Pumpkin Stem

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.

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