Yarn Wrapped Pumpkins
Make your guests feel at home with these yarn wrapped pumpkins inspired by the changing season.
Designed by the Michaels Design Studio.
- Craft Pumpkin
- Yarn – Orange (MC) and Olive Green (CC) or Colors(s) of Choice
- Crochet Hook, Size J
- Elmer's® Glue
- Low Heat Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
- Pliable Wire, Heavy Gauge
- Foam Brush
- Wire Cutters
- Ruler (Optional)
With MC, chain several 8' strands (enough to wrap and completely cover pumpkin). Set aside.
With CC, ch 11.
Sc in second ch from hook and each ch across – 10 sc.
Ch 1 (counts as sc), turn, sc in each sc across.
Ch 1, turn, dec over 2 sc. Sc in each sc across.
Dec rows until desired length of stem is reached.
Starting at the stem and working down the pumpkin, apply Elmer’s® glue. Wrap MC chains around until pumpkin is covered. Work in sections and let dry.
Wrap heavy gauge wire around pumpkin stem and hot glue in place.
Measure CC crocheted stem and cut wire to that length.
Tread CC crocheted stem over wire and shape as desired.
MC – Main Color
CC – Contrasting Color
CH – Chain
SC – Single Crochet
DEC – Decrease
ST(S) – Stitch(es)
YO – Yarn Over