Hello, crafty buddies! Today, I’ve got something special for you, my oh-so-adorable easy little pumpkin crochet pattern. Trust me, each stitch is not just a knot, but a thought, a warm, cozy thought of fall. It’s like cradling a crisp autumn afternoon in your hands. See, I’m getting emotionally hooked (pun intended!) just describing it!
This cute pumpkin pattern is incredibly simple; the perfect project for beginners or the more experienced crocheters looking for a quick, fun project. It’s reminiscent of my Grandma Nana’s crochet lessons – simple, filled with love, and full of surprises. So my darlings, ready your hooks and yarns, let’s dive into the crafty ocean and come out with beautiful pumpkins!
Designer: Aria Crea
- A bit of yarn from 3 different balls – orange/light brown/cream colors
- Soft stuffing
- 2.25 and 3.00 mm crochet hooks
- Row marker
- Thread cuttern
- Yarn needle
Mr – magic ring
St – stich
Ch – chain
Sc – single crochet
Hdc – half double crochet
Sl st – slip stitch
Inc – increase
BLO – back loop only
Using a 3 mm hook and orange yarn. To start, ch 17 and do R1 starting in 2nd ch from hook.
Rnd 1: 2 sl st, 2 sc, 8 hdc, 2 sc, 2 sl st
For each following round, only use back loops. This will give your pumpkin a nice relief.
Rnd 2: 1 ch to turn and 2 sl st, 2 sc, 8 hdc, 2 sc, 2 sl st BLO all the row.
Repeat this round until you have a total of 36. To close the pumpkin, do 16 sl st on both R1 and R36 together.
With 3 mm hook, light brown/cream yarn.
Rnd 1: Mr with 4 sc (4)
Rnd 2: 4 sc (4)
Rnd 3: 3 sc, 1 inc (5)
Rnd 4: 4 sc, 1 inc (6)
Rnd 5: 6 inc (12)
Rnd 6: 1 sc, 1 inc (18)
1 sl st, cut the yarn leaving a tail to sew. Sew it on the top of the pumpkin.
Use a 3 mm hook and light brown or cream yarn.
Stuff the pumpkin, not too much so that the relief does not disappear.
Rnd 1: Mr with 6 sc (6)
Rnd 2: 6 inc (12)
1 sl st, cut the yarn leaving a tail to sew. Sew it on the bottom of the pumpkin.
1 st of the bottom part for 1 st of the pumpkin part and then 1 st of the bottom part for 2 st of the pumping part.
Using 2.25 mm hook and green yarn – ch 16 and do 15 inc starting in 2nd ch from hook.