DROPS Extra / 0-1170

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DROPS Halloween: Knitted DROPS pumpkin in "Nepal".

DROPS design: Pattern no ne-203
Yarn group C or A + A
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Measurements: Small pumpkin (filled): Circumference: approx. 34 cm Height: approx. 5.5 cm without stem Large pumpkin (filled): Circumference: approx. 48 cm Height: approx. 8 cm without stem
Materials:
DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio
For both pumpkin:
100 g colour no 2920, orange
50 g colour no 2923, goldenrod
50 g colour no 7238, olive

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLE SIZE 5 mm - or size needed to get 17 sts x 33 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm.
ACCESSORIES: Some cotton wool for filling

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - 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 American English, please click here.
TIP:
If you want a larger pumpkin cast on more sts and work more row vertically by doing as follows:
Cast on half the no of sts on desired height of pumpkin (must be divisible by 2) + 1 edge st in each side (= 1st row in diagram). Cast on the extra sts at the beg and end of row. I.e. on first row with short rows from RS (= 5th row in diagram A.1) work until 11 sts remain + the extra sts you cast on, before working back from WS (= 6th row in diagram) until 6 sts remain + the extra sts you cast on. Work back and forth the same way as in diagram, but continue short rows until 7 sts remain from RS and 2 sts from WS before working over all sts (= 15th row in diagram). Follow the same procedure until dec row (= last row in diagram).

PATTERN:
See diagrams A.1 and A.2. Diagrams show pattern seen from RS, 1st row = RS.
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LARGE PUMPKIN:
Worked back and forth on needle.
Cast on 18 sts on needle size 5 mm with orange - READ TIP. Work A.1 6 times in total vertically. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION Cast off.

STEM:
Work back and forth from the side of pumpkin (along first st from edge from RS). Pick up 26 sts evenly with orange along right edge (seen from RS in knitting direction), beg from RS, turn and K 1 row from WS. Switch to olive and work in stocking st with 1 edge st in each side - AT THE SAME TIME on every row from RS dec 6 sts evenly until there are 8 sts on row. On next row from WS, dec 1 edge st in each side by P 2 tog = 6 sts.
Now only work from RS without cutting the yarn: K over these 6 sts until stem measures approx. 11 cm (measured from beg with olive). Cut the yarn and pull it through all the sts, tighten tog and fasten.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew tog stem inside 1 edge st with olive. Fill the stem with some cotton wool. Sew tog pumpkin in the side by sewing cast-on and cast-off edge tog in outer loops of edge sts with orange. Fill the pumpkin with some cotton wool - NOTE: Do not overstuff it, but fill a little amount in each arch and a little amount in the middle of the pumpkin. Baste in edge sts around the entire bottom, tighten tog and then baste up and down around opening. Fasten off.
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SMALL PUMPKIN:
Worked back and forth on needle.
Cast on 12 sts on needle size 5 mm with goldenrod. Work A.2 6 times in total vertically. REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION Cast off.

STEM:
Work back and forth from the side of pumpkin (along first st from edge from RS). Pick up 20 sts evenly with goldenrod along right edge (seen from RS in knitting direction), beg from RS, turn and K 1 row from WS. Switch to olive and work in stocking st with 1 edge st in each side - AT THE SAME TIME on every row from RS dec 6 sts evenly until there are 8 sts on row. On next row from WS, dec 1 edge st in each side by P 2 tog = 6 sts.
Now only work from RS without cutting the yarn: K over these 6 sts until stem measures approx. 9 cm (measured from beg with olive). Cut the yarn and pull it through all the sts, tighten tog and fasten.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew tog stem inside 1 edge st with olive. Fill the stem with some cotton wool. Sew tog pumpkin in the side by sewing cast-on and cast-off edge tog in outer loops of edge sts with goldenrod. Fill the pumpkin with some cotton wool - NOTE: Do not overstuff it, but fill a little amount in each arch and a little amount in the middle of the pumpkin.. Baste in edge sts around the entire bottom, tighten tog and then baste up and down around opening. Fasten off.

Diagram

= K from RS, P from WS
= K from WS
= K 2 tog from WS
= 1 YO between 2 sts, knit YO twisted on next row to avoid holes


Comments (7)

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Evelyn Ullås 22.10.2018 - 21:01:

Jeg forstår ikke oppskriften, forstår ikke det der med snu midt i å strikke tilbake, er det slik at du må strikke mønster diagrammet flere ganger???

DROPS Design 23.10.2018 kl. 08:48:

Hei Evelyn. Jeg regner med du mener etter at du har plukket opp masker langs høyre side (sett fra retten). Når du har plukket opp masker skal du strikke en omgang fra vrangen, du må derfor snu arbeidet ditt ettersom du har plukket opp maskene fra retten og har alle masker på høyre pinne. Du har allerede strikket diagrammet 6 ganger i høyden, og skal ikke strikke diagrammet flere ganger. Høyre siden av arbeidet ditt = toppen av gresskaret, og det er her du plukker opp masker til stilken. God fornøyelse

Doris 20.10.2018 - 17:03:

Hallo, ich habe die Kürbisse gerade nachgearbeitet und bin wirklich begeistert. Die Videoanleitung hat mir sehr gut geholfen. Dankeschön für diese schöne Anleitung.

Hanne 05.10.2018 - 08:11:

Hejsa. Jeg vil spørge om I mon kunne lave en mini-udgave af græskarrene? De bliver rigtig flotte og jeg hækler til familien lidt hver aften, men de tager lang tid for mig. Et lille - sådan ca 5 cm - ville være dejligt og jeg kan ikke selv finde ud af at ændre opskriften. På forhånd tak - Hanne

DROPS Design 09.10.2018 kl. 09:10:

Hej Hanne, det mindste er kun ca 5,5 cm, det finder du nederst i opskriften. God fornøjelse!

Eleonora 30.10.2016 - 13:40:

Hello, Would like to understand or see an explanatory video for: K from WS (is marked with a dot in the square) In the video of small pumpkin is starting in the moment of 2:05 minutes but it goes too quick for me. Many thanks!

DROPS Design 31.10.2016 kl. 11:06:

Dear Eleonora, 1st row in diagram is worked K from RS. On row 2, work from WS: K1, P until 1 st remain, K last st. black dot in diagram are sts worked K from WS. Happy knitting!

Milka 08.03.2016 - 17:12:

Ahoj, prosím o vysvětlení pletení podle vzoru A.1 nebo A.2 . Já tomu asi nerozumím, to se nějak ujímá, nebo jak se plete, že je v každé řadě jiný počet ok ve vzoru. Když nechám oka stát a pak po několika řadách pletu zase na všech, tak tam budu mít díry?

Doenja 27.10.2015 - 20:50:

Nee. De grip bedoelde ik. Is dat van zacht kunststof of hard plastic ? Dat laatste glijdt nl bij mij in mijn handen.

DROPS Design 28.10.2015 kl. 11:23:

Hoi Doenja. Dat is plastic. Kijk ook hier

Doenja 23.10.2015 - 20:30:

Ik heb gezocht hoe ik een algemene vraag kwijt kan maar dat lukte niet dus dan maar even hier: zijn de grijs op de circus haaknaalden van soft materiaal of hard plastic ?

DROPS Design 27.10.2015 kl. 14:46:

Hoi Doenja. Bedoel je de naald zelf? Dat is aluminium

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