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Easy Velvet Pumpkins Knitting Pattern

Easy Velvet Pumpkins Knitting Pattern- these luxe velvet pumpkins are perfect for centerpieces and decorating for autumn!

Easy Velvet Pumpkins Knitting Pattern

These velvet pumpkins are knit on straight needles using a simple stockinette stitch which makes this pattern ideal for beginners.

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Easy Velvet Pumpkins Knitting Pattern

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Yarn: Yuyoye Velvet Yarn

Needles: Size US 7 single point knitting needles

Also needed: poly fill, tapestry needle

Gauge: Not necessary for this project

For the larger knit pumpkin:

Cast on 40 sts.

Work in stockinette stitch until the piece measure 8 inches from the cast on edge. Break yarn, insert the end through a tapestry needle and remove the stitches on the needle. Pull to tighten and weave in ends.

For the smaller knit pumpkin:

Cast on 30 sts.

Work in stockinette stitch until the piece measure 6 1/2 inches from the cast on edge. Break yarn, insert the end through a tapestry needle and remove the stitches on the needle. Pull to tighten and weave in ends.

How to finish the knit pumpkins

Easy Velvet Pumpkins Knitting Pattern

Fold the piece over and sew the side seam.

Easy Velvet Pumpkins Knitting Pattern

Make a running stitch around the bottom of the pumpkin.

Stuff the pumpkin and pull the yarn to close the opening.

Easy Velvet Pumpkins Knitting Pattern

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Easy Velvet Pumpkins Knitting Pattern

The final step is to create the stem. 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. On the last row, single crochet in every other stitch to decrease. Break yarn and weave in ends.

Easy Velvet Pumpkins Knitting Pattern

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Easy Velvet Pumpkins Knitting Pattern

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