How to crochet: A Pumpkin

Fall miiiight be my favorite season (although I do love Christmas time), so to celebrate I made a bunch of new patterns for you guys like a bat, some monsters, and next week an acorn!

But lets get to todays pattern, one I'm really happy with, how to make a pumpkin! 

- Pattern -

Materials needed:
-Worsted Weight yarn (Two Colors)
-Size US-G/4.00 mm Crochet Hook
-Needle to sew in ends
-Small amount of stuffing

Stitches used:
-Sc : Single Crochet
-Dec/Inc : Decrease/Increase
-InvDec : Invisible Decrease
-Sc2tog : Single Crochet Two Together
-St : Stitch or stitches

**Download the PDF above for instructions on how to make it into a Jack-O-Lanturn**
Ch 2 or use magic hoop method

(2:15) Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook or into magic hoop (6)

(3:00) Rnd 2: inc (sc 2) in each st around (12)

(4:00) Rnd 3: [sc, inc] repeat 6 times (18)

(5:00) Rnd 4: [sc 2, inc] repeat 6 times (24)

*Note: you can keep increasing here for a larger pumpkin*

(6:10) Rnd 5 - 10: sc in each st (24)

*Note: You can repeating this to get a longer pumpkin*

Add the vine and stem to the top of your piece.

(7:20) For the stem use a pipe cleaner folded in half, stick it in the top of your pumpkin and twist each side to secure, then procede to wrap green yarn around the pipe cleaner to make a solid stem that matches your vine!

*Note: if you increased more after Rnd 4 you’ll need to decrease more as well*

(16:35) Rnd 11: [sc 2, invdec] repeat 6 times (18)

(18:20) Rnd 12: [sc, invdec] repeat 6 times (12)

(19:15) Rnd 13: dec in each st (6)

(20:35) Cut, stuff and sew together

(24:10) Now using a long piece of orange yarn begin threading around from the bottom to the top of your pumpkin 6 times. Pull tight and tie together on the bottom.

Vine (12:45)
Rnd 1: ch 1, m.p (ch 2, ss into the first ch made), ch 1, m.p, ch 1, m.p, ch 2

Cut, ch and pull through, leaving a somewhat long end to sew onto the main ball

Check out last weeks pattern for a mini Bat! And make sure to subscribe on YouTube and join my Newsletter to get notified of every time I come out with a new pattern!!

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