This is a quick pattern and tutorial to walk you through how to work up a simple Pumpkin! Use this trick and simple pattern in the Lil Monster Pumpkin Patch Pattern!

Happy Halloween!

Here is a quick summary….

Pattern Notes:

Use this pumpkin base for all the costume patterns. See the specific costume pattern for the matching yarn to work up the pumpkin.

Measurements:

The pumpkin base should measure approx. 15in wide by 6 in tall.

Materials

  • Crochet Hook: 6.0mm
  • Knitting Needles: 6.00mm
  • Tapestry needle
  • Polyfill Stuffing
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Gauge: 

Crochet: 12SC and 14 rows = 4in 

Knit: 17sts and 23 rows = 4in

Abbreviations: 

Crochet: 

SC: Single crochet

DC: Double crochet

Ch: Chain

Sts : Stitches

Slst : Slip Stitch

Rnd: Round

Knit: 

K: knit

K2tog : knit 2 together

PATTERN:

Crochet: 

With pumpkin colour from the costume instructions, ch 43. 

Row 1: SC in 2nd ch from hook to end, ch 1, turn (42 SCs)

Row 2-23: SC in 2nd SC from hook to end, ch 1, turn (42 SCs)

Bind off, leaving a long tail to sew up seam. 

Stump: with Coffee, ch 4, join to first ch with a slst. Loop created.

Round 1: 6 SC within the loop created

Rnd 2: SC in back sts only (creating a ridge)

Rnd 3-7: SC around. 

Bind off and attach to the top of the pumpkin.

Knit: 

With pumpkin colour from the costume instructions, cast on 60 sts. 

Work pattern in garter stitch. 

Row 1-22: knit to end. 

Bind off, leaving a long tail to sew up seam.

Stump: with Coffee, cast on 5 sts

Row 1-6: knit  

Bind off and fold over and sew sides to create a tube. Attach to the top of the pumpkin.

Assembly:

These instructions are used for both knit and crochet patterns. Here is how we get it going…!

STEP 1 & 2:

Step 1

Step 3:

Step

Step 4:

Step 3

Step 5 & 6:

Step 4

Step 7:

Step 5

Step 8:

Step 6

Almost there!

Step 9 & 10:

Step 11 & 12:

Voila!

Here is a quick video to walk you through it!

Now use this technique to work up the Lil Monster Pumpkin Patch!

Lil Monster Pumpkin Patch

Or jump ahead to the Pumpkin COSTUMES:

You have a bunch to choose from. Click on the photo below to route to the exact one you’re looking for!

Devil
Witch
Spider
Skull
Frankenstein
Kitty Cat

Mummy