Sweet Halloween Pumpkin - NOT!

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Sweet Halloween Pumpkin - NOT! Pattern

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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Toy

Item:

Other

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • I classify this pattern as suitable for a confident beginner

Pattern Description:

This zany little pumpkin sits just 6 and a half inches high.
This pumpkin is meant for decoration only, please do not let small children play with it.

The pattern for this little chap is clearly written and contains many photo's to help you along the way.

Short rows have been used on the main leaves, but simple instructions on how to do this are included.

I classify this as suitable for a confident beginner

MATERIALS NEEDED
DK or Equivalent yarns (8ply/11 wpi) in the following colours and quantities. These are the maximum you will need.
Orange 25gr
Dark brown 25gr
Light brown 10gr
Leaf green 25gr
UK 3 & 3.25mm needles (US 3 & 4)
4mm (US 6) for tendrils only
One thin needle UK 2.75mm (US 2)
Or smaller if possible (for tendrils only)
Scrap of white felt
Spare needle or stitch holder
Clear muli-purpose glue
Flower pot 4 inches in diameter and 3 inches in height (10cm/7.5cm)
Yellow felt pen (optional)

Before starting, please read the abbreviations for this pattern, as not all designers use the same method of working.

ABBREVIATIONS USED
k = knit
p = purl
k2tog/p2tog = knit/purl the next
two stitches together (decreases 1
st)
Ss = stockinet stitch (knit one row,
purl one row)
st/sts = stitch/stitches
inc1 = (increase) by knitting into
front and back of same stitch.
PLEASE NOTE: if you use any other
method of increasing, your stitch
count will not work out.
Special abbreviation
TURN = knit the stated amount of stitches, then, ignoring any un-worked stitches, turn your work around and work on these stitches only.

Gauge:

Gauge is really not important as long as your knitting is tight enough so the filling does not show through.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 6 AND 1/2 INCHES SITTING

You Will Also Need:

  • PLEASE SEE MAIN DESCRIPTION

About Designer

About Designer

phoeny on craftsy.com

I am an independent designer of knitted toys. I have been designing since 2009.
I love to design the unusual, fantasy creatures and long forgotten children's toys are also a favourite.
I have spent a lifetime of crafting, from painting and sketching through to running my own ceramic studio, I am never without a project of some kind or another on the go - and quite often more than a couple at ...

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