Tuesday 27 October 2009

Knitted Pumpkin

Knitted Pumpkin

k = knit
p = purl

kfb = Knit into the front and back of the stitch (this is an increase)
k2tog = Knit two stitches together as one stitch
sts = stitches
st = stitch

Double knit/ worsted weight yarn used in orange & green
Knitting needles appropriate to yarn used (I used 4mm)
Polyester toy stuffing, Polyfil or scraps of yarn

Scraps of black felt

Using orange yarn cast on 6
Row 1: [
kfb] X 6 (12sts)
Row 2: p12

Row 3: [
kfb, k1] X 6 (18sts)
Row 4: p18
Row 5: [kfb, k1, k1] X 6 (24sts)
Row 6: p24
Row 7: k24
Row 8: p24
Row 9: k24
Row 10: p24
Row 11: [k2tog, k1, k1] X6
Row 12: p18
Row 13: [k2tog, k1] X6
Row 14: p12

Row 15: [k2tog] X6
Change to green yarn (leave a length of orange yarn to use for sewing up)
Row 16: p6
Row 17: k6
Row 18: p6
Row 19: k6

Row 20: p6
Row 21: k6
Cast off leaving a length of yarn to sew up stalk

Sew up stalk using green yarn

Sew up pumpkin body
using orange yarn leaving a small hole, stuff pumpkin body until fat and sew up hole

Cut 2 small
triangles and 1 large triangle out of black felt (or embroider eyes & mouth) sew onto pumpkin


  1. Oh the Great Pumpkin, Hope Charlie Brown does not find your pumpkin patch.