PUMPKINS ON REPEAT! Another Free Pumpkin Crochet Pattern

Updated: Mar 29

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If you follow me on Facebook you know that I promised to have two pumpkin patterns released on my blog this week. Yesterday I released the Bulky Ribbed Pumpkin Crochet Pattern, and today I am happy to share the Bulky Bobble Pumpkin Crochet Pattern.


I love the texture of this pumpkin pattern! There is something about bobbles that just make me happy. Do you have certain stitches that you love?


If you have never made a bobble stitch, don't fret! It isn't as complicated as it seems. For this pattern you will follow the instructions below for the bobble stitches.

Bobble Stitch: Yarn over, insert hook into first available stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, 3 loops on hook, yarn over, pull through 2 loops, yarn over, insert hook into same stitch, yarn over, and pull up a loop, 4 loops on hook, yarn over, pull through 2 loops, yarn over, insert into same stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, 5 loops on hook, yarn over, pull through 2 loops, yarn over, insert into same stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, 6 loops on hook, yarn over, pull through 2 loops, yarn over, pull through all 5 loops on the hook, ch1 to close the stitch.


Bulky Bobble Pumpkin Crochet Pattern


Supplies:

10.0mm N hook

Pumpkin: 1 skein Lion Brand Hometown or Thick and Quick, Super Bulky 6 weight yarn 81 yards

7” diameter x 4” height without stem, 6” height with stem

Stem: Small amount of Loops & Threads Charisma in Espresso

Large needle for weaving in ends

Fiber-fil stuffing

Nylon Knee High* Optional

Terms:

Ch: Chain

SC: Single Crochet

DC: Double Crochet

HDC: Half Double Crochet

BO: Bobble Stitch

FPDC: Front Post Double Crochet

SL ST: Slip stitch

F/O: Finish off


Round 1: Beginning with a Magic Circle, ch1, SC 10, pull ring tight, SL ST into first stitch, ch1 (10)

Round 2: 2 SC in each stitch around, SL ST, ch1 (20)

Round 3: *HDC, 2HDC* Repeat pattern from * to * around, SL ST, ch2 (30)

Round 4: *BO, DC*, repeat pattern from * to * 14 more times, SL ST, ch1 (30)

Round 5: SC around, SL ST, ch2 (30)

Round 6: *BO, FPDC around DC*, repeat pattern from * to * 14 more times, SL ST, ch1 (30) (You will be skipping the SC Row, and working the FPDC around the DC of previous Row.)


Rounds 7 – 10: Repeat Rows 5 & 6

Row 11: SC around, SL ST, ch1 (30)

Round 12: SC2TOG around, SL ST, ch1 (15)

Stuff pumpkin. Too keep stuffing from coming through, put stuffing into a nylon knee-high before inserting into Pumpkin. (The FPDC’s will be on the outside of the pumpkin. If needed, push the bobbles out before stuffing.)


Round 13: SC2TOG 7 times, SC, SL ST, ch1 (8)

Round 14: SC2TOG 4 times, SL ST. F/O Leaving a long tail. (4)

With a large needle, push tail through the center of the pumpkin to the bottom side. Loop yarn around row 1, and pull back through to the top of the pumpkin, pull to indent center. Repeat. Finish off, and weave in ends.


Stem:

Row 1: Chain 6, SC in 2nd chain and across, ch1, turn. (5)

Row 2: SCBLO across, ch1, turn. (5)

Rows 3 – 5 Repeat Row 2

h off leaving a long tail. Whip stitch Row 1 to Row 5 to create the stem. Secure to the top of the pumpkin.



Stem:

Row 1: Chain 6, SC in 2nd chain and across, ch1, turn. (5)

Row 2: SCBLO across, ch1, turn. (5)

Rows 3 – 5 Repeat Row 2

Finish off leaving a long tail. Whip stitch Row 1 to Row 5 to create the stem. Secure to the top of the pumpkin.

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If you make a Bulky Bobble Pumpkin tag me on Instagram @carol_hladik_designs so I can see it!

Happy Crocheting!

~ Carol