Knitting pattern for Advanced Beginners Knitters
Pumpkin is knitted flat.
Straight needles size US 4 (3,5mm)
Yarn in DK / Light Worsted (8 ply): orange, green
Polyester stuffing, Hook
Using orange yarn cast on 17 sts.
Row 1: P
Row 2: (K1, M1) x 16, K1 ( 33 sts)
Row 3: P
*Row 4: K2(P1, K3) x 7, K2
Row 5: P **
From * to ** repeat 4 more times.
Row 14: K2, (P1, K2tog, K1) x 7, K2tog (25 sts)
Row 15: P
Row 16: K2tog, (P1, K2tog) 7, P1, K1 (17 sts)
Row 17: P
Cut yarn, change into green yarn.
Rows 18 – 19: st st (2 rows)
Row 20: K1, ( K2tog) x 8 ( 9 sts)
Rows 21– 27: st st (7 rows).
Cut yarn leaving a long end. Thread tail through rem sts and pull firmly. Pull and tie cast on row. Sew row ends stuffing as you sew.
Using crochet hook and green yarn make 10 - 15 chains. Cut yarn. Add the chain to green making a handle.