I think this is the cutest crochet pumpkin pattern! Get your hook and yarn out and let’s hook up these adorable pumpkins! Autumn is my favorite time of the year. Every Autumn I like to decorate with pumpkins. I want to share this free pattern with you, so you can decorate and welcome in Autumn.
What you will need:
Yarn (depending on the yarn and hook you use, will determine the size of your pumpkin)
yarn (I used Schachenmayr Catania yarn)
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sc – single crochet
sl st – slip stitch
st – stitch (es)
ch – chain
picot – chain 3, sl st in st below
esc – extended single crochet esc – insert hook into stitch, yo and pull through (2 loops on hook) yo and pull through first loop on hook, (2 loops on hook) yo and pull through both loops on hook.
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 2 chs, esc in next 9 chs, 3 sc in last 3 chs. ch1 turn (15 sts)
Row 2: sc in next 5 sts, esc in next 5 sts, sc in last 5 sts. ch1 turn (15 sts)
Row 3: sc in next 3 sts, esc in next 9 sts, sc in last 3 sts. ch1 turn (15 sts)
Rows 4-25: repeat row 1 and 2 eleven times.
Row 26: row 2 one time (15 sts)
do not fasten off
Crochet book and supplies:
Fold material in half and slip stitch together,
fasten off with a long strand of yarn long enough to stitch both ends of the pumpkin. Turn tube inside out.
Stitch around one end and draw it together,
stuff the pumpkin with polyfill,
next insert the needle up through the middle of the pumpkin and stitch around the top of the pumpkin and pull taunt,
fasten off. (set pumpkin aside)
Magic ring, ch 1
Rnd1: 5 sc in magic ring (5 sts)
Rnd 2-5: sc in each st,
fasten off with yarn long enough to attach stalk to top of pumpkin
Leaf and Tendril
Tendril: To make the tendril, using your wire cutters, cut about 5-7 inches of the floral wire and take your embroidery needle and wrap the wire around, leaving a straight edge long enough to insert in stem of leaf and to insert next to the stalk of the pumpkin.
Leaf: Magic ring, ch1
Rnd 1: 12 sc in magic ring, sl st in first sc (12 sts)
Rnd 2: ch 4, sc in 2nd chain from hook, sc in next 2 chs, sl st in same st, *2 sc in next two sts, picot in next st,* 2 more times, 2 sc in next two sts, slip stitch in first chain of stalk, fasten off. Sew in loose yarn.