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Crochet Pumpkin Plushie

Oct 31, 2017 By JOANN
Crochet Pumpkin Plushie

Pumpkin Plushie by Vickie Howell

Materials
1 Ball each Patons Classic Wool Roving (or equivalent chunky weight yarn) in colors: (A) Pumpkin, and (B) Cloverleaf
Size US I-9 (5.5 mm) Crochet Hook Stuffing
Large-eyed Tapestry Needle

Size

Approx 5”/12.5 cm tall.

Gauge

Not important for this project. Size hook down if holes are too big for stuffing.

Crochet Pumpkin Plushie

Abbreviations

ch = chain

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

sc = single crochet

sc2tog = single crochet two stitches together

sl st = slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

Directions

Pumpkin:

With A, ch 2. 1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st in 1st sc.

2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in 1st sc. 12 sc.

3rd rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc) 6 times. Join with sl st in 1st sc. 18 sc.

4th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 6 times. Join with sl st in 1st sc. 24 sc.

5th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 6 times. Join with sl st in 1st sc 30 sc.

6th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 6 times. Join with sl st in 1st sc. 36 sc.

7th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 5 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 6 times. Join with sl st in 1st sc. 42 sc.

8th to 10th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in 1st sc.

11th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in 1st sc. 36 sts. 12th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in 1st sc. 30 sts.

13th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in 1st sc. 24 sts.

14th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in 1st sc. 18 sts.

15th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in 1st sc. 12 sts. 16th rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in 1st sc. 6 sts.

Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Weave tail through rem sts and fasten securely.

Stem:

With B, ch 2.

1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st in 1st sc.

2nd to 5th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in 1st sc. Work stem curve in rows as follows:

Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. Resume rnds.

Nextrnd:Ch1.1scineachof rst3sc.1scineachofmissed3stsof5th rnd. Join with sl st in 1st sc. 6 sc.

Next rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in rst sc. 12 sc.

Next rnd (picot rnd): Ch 4. Sl st in 3rd ch from hook. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Ch 3. Sl st in 3rd ch from hook-picot made. Rep from * around. Join with sl st at base of ch 4. Fasten off.

FINISHING

Create crevices: Thread a double strand of A onto tapestry needle, come through top and around through bottom of Pumpkin, pulling yarn to create an indentation as shown in picture. Repeat a few more times evenly spaced around Pumpkin.

Sew Stem to Pumpkin.

Vickie Howell is the Creator and Host of The Knit Show with Vickie Howell. For more information go to YouTube, or theknitshow.com. Love amigurimi (crochet toys and objects) like this one? Check out The Amigurmi Episode for more cute projects, and tips for toy making success!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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