Pumpkin Spice Plushy

We’re getting ready for the Buuuuuuurr months here at Martian Creations! You get it? BUURR….. Ber? SeptemBER, OctoBER, NovemBER, DecemBER??? I know, corny. But we are ready for the cold. Except here in North Carolina, we wont get any cold or even Fall weather until December. But we can ACT like its cold. Let’s crochet some pumpkins!!!!!

Supplies:

3.75 mm hook

Pumpkin Color Yarn

Stem and Leaf Color Yarn

Stuffing

PUMPKIN

Ch 2

ROW 1: 6 SC in first CH

ROW 2: 2 SC in each ST around= 12 SC

ROW 3: [2 SC in next ST, 1 SC in next ST]= 18 SC

ROW 4: [2 SC in next ST, 1 SC in next 2 STS]= 24 SC

ROW 5: [2 SC in next ST, 1 SC in next 3 STS]= 30 SC

ROW 6: [2 SC in next ST, 1 SC in next 4 STS]= 36 SC

ROW 7-15: SC evenly= 36 SC

ROW 16: [SCDEC, 1 SC in next 4 STS]= 30 STS

ROW 17: SC evenly= 30 SC

ROW 18: [SCDEC, 1 SC in next 3 STS]=24 STS

ROW 19: SC evenly= 24 SC

ROW 20: [SCDEC, 1 SC in next 2 STS]=18 STS

ROW 21: SC evenly=18 SC

ROW 22: [SCDEC, 1 SC in next ST]= 12 STS

CHANGE TO STEM COLOR IN LAST ST (SEE VIDEO)

STEM

ROW 23-26: SC evenly= 12 SC

At this point, I like to do the pumpkin shaping, using the pumpkin yarn color. (SEE VIDEO)

ROW 27: [SCDEC, SC in next ST]= 8 STS

ROW 28-29: SCDEC evenly= 4STS

FINISH OFF SEW HOLE CLOSED

LEAF

CH 10

First side of CH

SLST in second CH from hook, SC in next, HDC in next, DC in next 2 CHs, CH 3, SLST in same CH as last DC, Turn to work on other side of CH, SKIPPING LAST 4 CHs.

Second side of CH

CH 3, DC in first CH loop, DC in next, HDC in next, SC in next, SLST in last, SLST in loose loop. 

FINISH OFF. Sew to pumpkin

SEW TO PUMPKIN

CURLY CUE

CH 30

Starting at the third CH from hook, SLST in next 2 CHs, [skip next CH, SLST in next 2 STS] Repeat, SLST in last CH

FINISH OFF 

It should twist up easily. Sew to pumpkin

Through my 15+ years of crocheting, I have made it my goal to show the world we are more than just doily and blanket makers. And as a curious DIY crafter, I’m always getting into other projects away from the hook and yarn too.

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