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Easiest Large Pumpkin Crochet Pattern

September 19, 2020

Easiest Large Pumpkin Crochet Pattern- a fast and fun project for the quintessential autumn decor!

 Large Pumpkin Crochet Pattern

These crochet pumpkins are a breeze to make and they look great on bookcases and mantels. The piece is crochet flat, then the side seam is sewn. Next, a loose “running” stitch is sewn around the bottom to gather. The pumpkin is stuffed with fiber fill and another running stitch is made at the top to gather. Finally, a handful of stitches are picked up at the top and worked in single crochet to create a stem.

Easiest Large Pumpkin Crochet Pattern

Yarn: Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick (I used pumpkin, spice, coney island, and barley for the stem)

Crochet Hook Size J (I know this hook is a little smaller than the recommended size for this yarn. The small hook creates a tighter crochet and the filling won’t show through)

Fiber fill

Approximate height (including stem) : 9 inches

Chain 20 sts

Turn the chain over and Single Crochet in the back ridges of each chain.

Once the row is finished, make a turning chain and turn the work over. Single crochet in the back of each chain. Repeat, making a turning chain each time you finish a row. Work until your piece measures 16 inches. Cut the end of the yarn, leaving a long tail.

Large Pumpkin Crochet Pattern

Fold the piece over and sew the side seam. Turn the piece inside out.

Make a running stitch around the bottom of the pumpkin. Pull to gather.

Stuff the pumpkin and make another running stitch along the top. Pull to gather. If needed: make a few stitches to close the opening.

Pick up stitches and make a single crochet around the top of the pumpkin. Work for a few rounds until the stem is as long as you like.

Easiest Large Pumpkin Crochet Pattern

On the last row, single crochet in every other stitch to decrease. Break yarn and weave in ends.

How to crochet large pumpkins

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Easiest Large Pumpkins Crochet Pattern

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