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"... could be a table decoration or be hanging in your window!"
Crochet DROPS Halloween pumpkin in 2 strands "Alpaca".
DROPS Extra 0-782
DROPS design: Pattern no Z-595
Yarn group A
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Measurements: approx. diameter 5 cm / 2''.

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
50 g color no 2915, orange
50 g color no 8903, black
50 g color no 7238, dark olive

Some poly stuffing for filling.

1 ball orange = approx. 8 pumpkins.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3.5 mm/E/4

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  • DROPS ALPACA UNI COLOUR (50g)
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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inch - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
CROCHET INFO:
Replace first sc at beg of every round with 1 ch. Finish every round with 1 sl st in first ch.

CROCHET 2 SC TOG:
Insert hook in first sc, get yarn and pull through, insert hook in next sc, get yarn and pull through, make 1 YO and pull yarn through all 3 loops on hook.
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PUMPKIN
Work the entire pumpkin in 2 strands - work with the yarn from both the inside and outside of the ball.

With hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 and orange ch 4 and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
READ CROCHET INFO!
ROUND 1: Work 6 sc in ch-ring.
ROUND 2: Work 2 sc in every sc = 12 sc. ROUND 3: Work * 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc *, repeat from *-* = 18 sc.
ROUND 4: Work * 1 sc in each of the first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc *, repeat from *-* = 24 sc.
ROUND 5: Work * 1 sc in each of the first 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc *, repeat from *-* = 30 sc.
ROUND 6: Work * 1 sc in each of the first 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc *, repeat from *-* = 36 sc.
ROUND 7 to 10: Work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 11: * Work 2 sc tog – see explanation above, 1 sc in each of the next 4 sc *, repeat from *-*
= 30 sc.
ROUND 12: * Work 2 sc tog, 1 sc in each of the next 3 sc *, repeat from *-* = 24 sc.
ROUND 13: * Work 2 sc tog, 1 sc in each of the next 2 sc *, repeat from *-* = 18 sc.
Fill the pumpkin with some poly stuffing.
ROUND 14: * Work 2 sc tog, 1 sc in next sc *, repeat from *-* = 12 sc.
ROUND 15: Crochet all sc tog 2 and 2 the entire round = 6 sc.
Cut the yarn, thread through the 6 sc and tighten tog.

STRAP
With hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 and 2 strands dark olive crochet a ch-row of approx. 12 cm / 4¾'', fold it double and fasten at the top of pumpkin for strap.

LEAF
With hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 and 2 strands dark olive ch 4 ch and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: Work 6 sc in ch-ring.
ROUND 2: * ch 4, 2 dc in first ch, 1 sc in next sc *, repeat from *-* a total of 6 times.

ASSEMBLY
Pull the strap through the middle of leaf so that it lies on top of the pumpkin.

Embroider on face with black – see picture for ideas for face.

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