Bet lets get to todays pattern, one I’m really happy with, how to make a pumpkin!
-Worsted Weight yarn (Two Colors)
-Size US-G/4.00 mm Crochet Hook
-Needle to sew in ends
-Small amount of stuffing
-Sc : Single Crochet
-Dec/Inc : Decrease/Increase
-InvDec : Invisible Decrease
-Sc2tog : Single Crochet Two Together
-St : Stitch or stitches
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.
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