Thankful Thursday Thumpkin

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Thankful Thursday Thumpkin

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This teenie tiny thumpkin is the perfect place setting for your Thanksgiving and fall meals.

Measurement

Single Size
Approx 5" [12.5 cm] tall.
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The materials for this project cost $10.97

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Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 5" [12.5 cm] tall.

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) | Pumpkin(ish), 00013Edit Color
$3.99

Contrast A

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) | Chartreuse(ish), 00020Edit Color
$3.99

Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4mm
$2.99

Materials not included in this kit:

Stuffing. Optional: Small gift tag.

The materials for this project cost $10.97

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

sc = single crochet

Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook

Sl st = Slip stitch

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 5" [12.5 cm] tall.

MATERIALS

Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) (85 g/3. oz;153 m/167 yds)
Main Color (MC) Pumpkinish (00013) 1
Contrast A Chartreuseish (00020) 1
Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size to obtain gauge. Stuffing. Optional: Small gift tag. Note: 1 ball each of MC and A will make approx 3 Pumpkins.

GAUGE

16 sc and 19 rows = 4" [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

Pumpkin
With MC, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st in first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc. 12 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 18 sc.
4th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 24 sc.
5th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 30 sc.
6th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 36 sc.
7th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 5 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 42 sc.
8th to 10th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc.
11th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 36 sts.
12th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 30 sts.
13th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 24 sts.
14th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 18 sts.
15th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 12 sts.
Stuff Pumpkin.
16th rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st in first sc. 6 sts.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing. Weave tail through rem sts and fasten securely.

Stem
With A, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st in first sc.
2nd to 5th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc.
Work stem curve in rows as follows:
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
Resume rnds.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 sc. 1 sc in each of missed 3 sts of 5th rnd. Join with sl st in first sc. 6 sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc. 12 sc.
Next rnd (picot rnd): Ch 4. Sl st in 3rd ch from hook. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Ch 3. Sl st in 3rd ch from hook-picot made. Rep from * around.
Join with sl st at base of ch 4.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Create crevices
: Thread a double strand of MC onto tapestry needle, come through top and around through bottom of Pumpkin, pulling yarn to create an indentation as shown in picture. Rep 4 times more.
Sew Stem to Pumpkin as shown in picture.
Tip: Using a piece of twine or raffia, tie a small tag to stem with guest’s name written on it and use as a place card for your Thanksgiving table - works especially well for the kids table!