Thankful Thursday Thumpkin
ITEM # 4042820P167
Thankful Thursday Thumpkin
ITEM # 4042820P167
Print Description
Crafting Time:
Varies
Skill Level:
Intermediate

DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Sheep(ish) by Vickie Howell (3 oz; 167 yds):
    Main Color (MC) Pumpkin(ish) 1 ball
    Contrast A Chartreuse(ish) 1 ball
    Note: 1 ball each of MC and A will make approx. 3 pumpkins
  • Size U.S. G or 6 crochet hook or size to obtain gauge
  • Stuffing
  • Small gift tag (optional)
  • Scissors

DIRECTIONS:

Gauge
16 sc and 19 rows = 4".
Measurement
Approx. 5" tall.

Pumpkin

With MC, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st in first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc. 12 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc) 6 times. Join with sl st in first 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 first 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 first 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 first 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 first sc. 42 sc.
8th to 10th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc.
11th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 36 sts.
12th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 30 sts.
13th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 24 sts.
14th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 18 sts.
15th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 12 sts.
Stuff Pumpkin.
16th rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 6 sts.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Weave tail through rem sts and fasten securely.
Stem

With A, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st in first sc.
2nd to 5th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first 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.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 sc. 1 sc in each of missed 3 sts of 5th rnd. Join with sl st in first sc. 6 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first 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 MC onto tapestry needle, come through top and around through bottom of Pumpkin, pulling yarn to create an indentation as shown in picture. Rep 4 times more.
Sew Stem to Pumpkin as shown in picture.
Tip: Using a piece of twine or raffia, tie a small tag to stem with guest’s name written on it and use as a place card for the Thanksgiving table - works especially well for the kids table!
STITCH GLOSSARY:
Approx
= Approximate(ly)
Beg = Beginning
Ch = Chain(s)
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
Sc = Single crochet
Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in each of next 2 stitches. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on
hook.
Sl st = Slip stitch
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Yoh = Yarn over hook

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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

DIRECTIONS:

Gauge
16 sc and 19 rows = 4".
Measurement
Approx. 5" tall.

Pumpkin

With MC, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st in first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc. 12 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc) 6 times. Join with sl st in first 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 first 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 first 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 first 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 first sc. 42 sc.
8th to 10th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc.
11th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 36 sts.
12th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 30 sts.
13th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 24 sts.
14th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 18 sts.
15th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 12 sts.
Stuff Pumpkin.
16th rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 6 sts.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Weave tail through rem sts and fasten securely.
Stem

With A, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st in first sc.
2nd to 5th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first 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.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 sc. 1 sc in each of missed 3 sts of 5th rnd. Join with sl st in first sc. 6 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first 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 MC onto tapestry needle, come through top and around through bottom of Pumpkin, pulling yarn to create an indentation as shown in picture. Rep 4 times more.
Sew Stem to Pumpkin as shown in picture.
Tip: Using a piece of twine or raffia, tie a small tag to stem with guest’s name written on it and use as a place card for the Thanksgiving table - works especially well for the kids table!
STITCH GLOSSARY:
Approx
= Approximate(ly)
Beg = Beginning
Ch = Chain(s)
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
Sc = Single crochet
Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in each of next 2 stitches. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on
hook.
Sl st = Slip stitch
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Yoh = Yarn over hook