Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

caron® simply soft™ harvest crochet pumpkins

Crochet your very own ode to autumn with these cute little pumpkins, made using Caron® Simply Soft™.
Step 1

MEASUREMENTS:

  • Large Pumpkin: Approx 9" [23 cm] diameter x 5 ½" [14 cm] tall, excluding stem
  • Medium Pumpkin: Approx 7" [18 cm] diameter x 4" [10 cm] tall, excluding stem
  • Small Pumpkin: Approx 4 ½" [11.5 cm] diameter x 3" [7.5 cm] tall, excluding stem
GAUGE:13 sc and 14 rows = 4" [10 cm]

Step 2

INSTRUCTIONS

With Color 1, ch 2.
1st Rnd: 10 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. 10 sc.
2nd Rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. *2 dc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last st. 2 dc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 20 sts
3rd Rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *(1 sc. 1 dc) all in next sc. 1 dc in next dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * 3 more times. (1 sc. 1 dc.) all in next sc. 1 dc in next dc. 2 dc in last dc.
Join with sl st to first sc. 30 sts.
4th Rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * 3 more times. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 2 dc in next dc. Join with sl st to first sc. 40 sts.
5th Rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *1 dc in next dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * 3 more times. 1 dc in next dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. 2 dc in next dc. Join with sl st to first sc. 50 sts.

Small Pumpkin Only:

6th Rnd:
Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *1 dc in each of next 8 dc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * 3 more times. 1 dc in each of last 8 dc. Join with sl st to first sc. Rep 6th rnd 5 more times.

Medium and Large Pumpkins Only:

6th Rnd:
Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * 3 more times. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. 2 dc in next dc. Join with sl st to first sc. 60 sts.
7th Rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *1 dc in each of next 3 dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * 3 more times. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. 2 dc in next dc. Join with sl st to first sc. 70 sts.
8th Rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *1 dc in each of next 4 dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 6 dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * 3 more times. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 6 dc. 2 dc in next dc. Join with sl st to first sc. 80 sts.
9th Rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *1 dc in each of next 14 dc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * 3 more times. 1 dc in each of last 14 dc. Join with sl st to first sc.

Medium Pumpkin Only:

Rep 9th rnd 5 more times.

Large Pumpkin Only:

Rep 9th rnd 7 more times.

Medium and Large Pumpkins Only: Dec Rnds:

1st Rnd:
Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Dc2tog. 1 dc in each of next 6 dc. Dc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * 3 more times. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Dc2tog. 1 dc in each of next 6 dc. Dc2tog. Join with sl st to first sc. 70 sts.
2nd Rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Dc2tog. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. Dc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * 3 more times.1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Dc2tog. 1 dc in each of next 5 dc. Dc2tog. Join with sl st to first sc. 60 sts.
3rd Rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Dc2tog. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Dc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * 3 more times. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Dc2tog. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. Dc2tog. Join with sl st to first sc. 50 sts.

All Sizes:

1st Rnd:
Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *1 dc in next dc. Dc2tog. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Dc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * 3 more times. 1 dc in next dc. Dc2tog.

Step 3

ABBREVIATIONS:

Dec =
Decrease
Rem = Remain(ing)
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
Sc = Single Crochet
Sc2tog = Single Crochet 2 Together
Sl St = Slip Stitch
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Yoh = Yarn Over Hook

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