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Halloween Pumpkin Ornament

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Halloween Pumpkin Ornament
Halloween Pumpkin Ornament
Halloween Pumpkin Ornament

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • increase
  • decrease

Pattern Description:

These little pumpkin ornaments are just 3" (7.5cm) in diameter. They are quick to knit using just small oddments of yarn and need only basic knit, purl, increase and decrease skills.
There are plenty of photos of the sewing up and construction to help you
The face can be embroidered to be as cute or scary as you want. They are quick to make and are ideal for party decorations, either on the table or hanging from strings.
They make a wonderful embellishment for Trick or Treat costumes. Glue a couple to a witches hat or a Trick or Treat bag.Temporarily sew to the back of gloves or to a hairband and you'll be sure to get lots of wonderful comments on your costume!

If you want to make them slightly bigger, use worsted/aran weight yarn instead

Gauge:

Not important

Materials:

  • 10 grams orange double knit yarn
  • 3.25mm (US size 3) knitting needles

You Will Also Need:

  • oddment of contrast yarn for stalk
  • oddment of black yarn for embroidering face
  • large eye needle
  • small amount of toy stuffing

Suggested yarn:

30 yards of DK weight



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I've crafted all my life. I learned to knit and sew at about the age of 4 and haven't looked back. I made my own wedding dress, and I spent many happy years as a designer/tutor for UK papercraft ...

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