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Awesome DIY Crochet Pumpkins

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These fall craft ideas making great centerpieces for the Thanksgiving banquet table. No matter where you display these Awesome DIY Crochet Pumpkins, your home will look much more festive. These little pumpkins are so charming, that you will look forward to sharing them with your friends and neighbors. DIY fall decorating ideas have never been so adorable or so easy. Once you create these Awesome DIY Crochet Pumpkins, you will certainly in the spirit for cider and the company of loved ones.

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Awesome DIY Crochet Pumpkins
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Crochet Hook: G/6 or 4 mm hook

Occasion/Theme: Fall

Easy

Materials:

  • Main Color (MC) Hot Orange (01628) 2
  • Contrast B Sage Green (00084) 1
  • Contrast A Terra Firma (02013) 1
  • Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Stuffing.

Abbreviations:

  • Beg = beginning
  • Ch(s) = Chain(s)
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • rep = repeat
  • RS = right side
  • sc = single crochet
  • Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook
  • Sl st = Slip stitch
  • sp(s) = space(s)
  • st(s) = stitch(es)
  • Yoh = yarn over the hook

Instructions:

Big Pumpkin

  1. Note: Ch 2 does not count as hdc at beg of rnd.
     
  2. With MC, ch 4. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.
     
  3. 1st rnd: Ch 2. 8 hdc in ring. Join with sl st to first hdc.
     
  4. 2nd rnd: Ch 2. 2 hdc in first hdc.
     
  5. 2 hdc in each hdc around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 16 hdc.
     
  6. 3rd rnd: Ch 2. *(Yoh and draw up a loop) 3 times in next hdc. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook. Ch 1 to close st – puff st made. 1 hdc in next hdc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of first puff st. 8 puff sts.
     
  7. 4th rnd: Ch 2. *2 puff sts in next puff st. 1 hdc in next hdc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of first puff st. 16 puff sts.
     
  8. 5th rnd: Ch 2. * 1 puff st in next puff st. 1 puff st between 2 puff sts. 1 puff st in next puff st. 1 hdc in next hdc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of first puff st. 24 puff sts.
     
  9. 6th rnd: Ch 2. * 1 puff st in next puff st. 2 puff sts in next puff st. 1 puff st in next puff st. 1 sc in next hdc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of first puff st. 32 puff sts.
     
  10. 7th rnd: Ch 2. *(1 puff st in next puff st. 1 puff st between 2 puff sts) 3 times. 1 puff st in next puff st. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of first puff st. 56 puff sts.
     
  11. 8th rnd: Ch 2. *1 puff st in each of next 7 puff sts. 1 sc in next sc.
     
  12. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of first puff st.
     
  13. Rep last rnd 10 times more.
     
  14. Next rnd: Ch 2. *(Puff st in sp between next 2 puff sts) 6 times.
     
  15. Miss next puff st. 1 sc in next sc.
     
  16. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of first puff st.
     
  17. Next rnd: Ch 2. *(Puff st in sp between next 2 puff sts) 5 times. Miss next puff st. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of first puff st.
     
  18. Next rnd: Ch 2. *(Puff st in sp between next 2 puff sts) 4 times. Miss next puff st. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of first puff st.
     
  19. Next rnd: Ch 2. *(Puff st in sp between next 2 puff sts) 3 times. Miss next puff st. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of first puff st.
     
  20. Stuff Pumpkin.
     
  21. Next rnd: Ch 2. *(Puff st in spbetween next 2 puff sts) twice. Miss
     
  22. next puff st. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of first puff st.
     
  23. Next rnd: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each st around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 24 hdc.
     
  24. Next rnd: Ch 2. *1 hdc in next hdc. (Yoh and draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – hdc2tog made. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 16 sts.
     
  25. Next rnd: Ch 2. (Hdc2tog over next 2 sts) 8 times. Join with sl st to first st. Fasten off. Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts. Pull tighty and fasten securely.

 

Stem

  1. With A, ch 2.
     
  2. 1st rnd: 8 sc 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
     
  3. 2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc.
     
  4. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 16 sc.
     
  5. 3rd rnd: Ch 1. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each sc around.
     
  6. Join with sl st to first sc.
     
  7. 4th rnd: Working in both loops, Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
     
  8. Rep last rnd 9 times more.
     
  9. Next rnd: Ch 1. *(1 hdc. 1 dc. 1 tr. 1 dc. 1 hdc) in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * 3 times more. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
     
  10. Stuff Stem. Sew to top of Pumpkin.

 

Curly-Q

  1. With B, ch 20.
     
  2. 1st row: (RS). 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *3 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of ch. Fasten off.
     
  3. Twist clockwise to coil into Curly-Q.
     
  4. Sew at base of Stem.

 

Mini Pumpkin 1
Ch 2 does not count as hdc at beg of rnd.

  1. With MC, ch 4. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.
     
  2. 1st rnd: Ch 2. 8 hdc in ring. Join with sl st to first hdc.
     
  3. 2nd rnd: Ch 2. 2 hdc in first hdc.
     
  4. 2 hdc in each hdc around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 16 hdc.
     
  5. 3rd rnd: Ch 2. *(Yoh and draw up a loop) 3 times in next hdc.
     
  6. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook. Ch 1 to close st – puff st made. 1 sc in next hdc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of first puff st. 8 puff sts.
     
  7. 4th rnd: Ch 2. *2 puff sts in next puff st. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of first puff st. 16 puff sts.
     
  8. 5th rnd: Ch 2. *1 puff st in each of next 2 puff sts. 1 sc in next sc.
     
  9. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of first puff st. 16 puff sts.**
     
  10. Rep last rnd 4 times more.
     
  11. ***Next rnd: Ch 2. *1 puff st between 2 puff sts. 1 sc in next sc.
     
  12. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of first puff st. 8 puff sts.
     
  13. Next rnd: Ch 2. *1 sc in next puff st. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around.
     
  14. Join with sl st to first sc. 16 sc.
     
  15. Stuff Pumpkin.
     
  16. Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook - sc2tog made. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sts.
     
  17. Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog over next 2 sts. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 8 sts.
     
  18. Next rnd: Ch 1. *Sc2tog over next 2 sts. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 4 sts. Fasten off, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts. Pull tightly and fasten securely.***

 

Mini Pumpkin 2

  1. Work from ** to ** as given for Mini Pumpkin 1.
     
  2. Rep last rnd 6 times more.
     
  3. Work from *** to *** as given for Mini Pumpkin 1.

 

Stem

  1. With A, ch 2.
     
  2. 1st rnd: 9 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
     
  3. 2nd rnd: Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
     
  4. 4th rnd: Working in both loops, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
     
  5. Rep last rnd 5 times more.
     
  6. Next rnd: Ch 1. *(1 hdc. 1 dc. 1 hdc) in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * twice more.
     
  7. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
     
  8. Stuff Stem. Sew to top of Pumpkin.

 

Curly-Q

  1. With B, ch 16.
     
  2. 1st row: (RS). 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *3 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of ch. Fasten off.
     
  3. Twist clockwise to coil into Curly-Q.
     
  4. Sew Curly-Q to Mini Pumpkin 1.
     
  5. Sew Stem to Mini Pumpkin 2.
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