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crochet pumpkin

These crochet pumpkins are sure to be a favorite decor piece this fall.
Step 1
ABBREVIATIONS:
Ch = Chain
Sl St = Slip Stitch
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Sc = Single Crochet
Dc = Double Crochet
 
Start with the Deep Forest yarn and ch 3. Join with a sl st in the first st to form a loop. Ch 1.
 
Round 1: 6 sc in loop. Do not turn.
 
Rounds 2-7: *Sc in next sc* 6 times.Fasten off and change to the Pumpkin yarn. Turn. 
Step 2
Round 8: *Sc in next sc* 6 times.
 
Round 9: *2 sc in next sc* 6 times (for a total of 12 sc).
 
Round 10: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc* 6 times (for a total of 18 sc).

Round 11: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc* 6 times (for a total of 24 sc).

Round 12: *Sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc* 6 times (for a total of 30 sc).

Round 13: *Sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc* 6 times (for a total of 36 sc).

Round 14: *Sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc* 6 times (for a total of 42 sc).

Round 15: *Sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in next sc* 6 times (for a total of 48 sc).

Round 16: *Sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next sc* 6 times (for a total of 54 sc).

Round 17: *Sc in next 8 sc, 2 sc in next sc* 6 times (for a total of 60 sc).

Rounds 18-32: sc in next sc (60 sc per round).

Round 33: *Dec, sc in next 8 sc* 6 times (for a total of 54 sts).

Round 34: *Dec, sc in next 7 sc* 6 times (for a total of 48 sts).

Round 35: *Dec, sc in next 6 sc* 6 times (for a total of 42 sts).

Round 36: *Dec, sc in next 5 sc* 6 times (for a total of 36 sts).

Round 37: *Dec, sc in next 4 sc* 6 times (for a total of 30 sts).

Round 38: *Dec, sc in next 3 sc* 6 times (for a total of 24 sts).Round 39: *Dec, sc in next 2 sc* 6 times (for a total of 18 sts). 
Step 3
Tightly stuff the pumpkin with fiberfill.
 
Round 40: *Dec, sc in next 1 sc* 6 times (for a total of 12 sts).
 
Round 41: Dec until the hole is closed.
 
Finish and tuck in tail. Set aside.
 
To create the vine, ch 24.
 
Sc in fourth ch from hook. 3 Sc in same stitch. *4 Sc in next ch* 13 times. 
Step 4
Assemble
 
Step 1 Thread a long piece of Pumpkin yarn onto a plastic needle. Thread the needle underneath the stem and pull yarn until the center point of the yarn is at the stem. Pull each end down to the center of the bottom of the pumpkin. Run the needle across the closed crochet hole (Round 41) and pull the ends for desired indentions of the pumpkin. Knot ends and tuck in.
 
Step 2 Repeat Step 1 two more times, creating the rest of the indented sections of the pumpkin.

Step 3 Sew vine onto crochet pumpkin to the bottom of the stem. 
Step 5
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    • Color: Pumpkin
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    • Color: Deep Forest
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