Pano the Pumpkin

 
Pano the Pumpkin - Free Crochet Pattern

The third and final FREE pattern of my Halloween ragdoll series, a cute little jack-o-lantern to warm your front steps. Though if it’s as cold and snowy where you live as it is here, maybe don’t leave your Pano out in the cold. This little pumpkin is a quick and easy make so you should have no problem getting these made before Halloween.


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Pano the Pumpkin

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Materials Needed:

Yarn

o   Acrylic worsted weight, orange, approx. 80 yds

o   Acrylic worsted weight, black, approx. 30 yds

o   Acrylic worsted weight, green, approx. 20 yds

o   Acrylic worsted weight, brown, approx. 20 yds

Extras

o   Stuffing

o   3.75mm hook

o   Scissors

o   Tapestry Needle


Stitches Key:

sc – single crochet

inc – increase/2 single crochet in same stitch

dec – decrease/single crochet 2 together

ch/s – chain/s

st/s – stitch/es

sl st – slip stitch


Gauge:

8.5 sc and 9 rows = 2 inches


Size:

finished pano is approx. 6” tall and 8” wide


Color code:

O – orange

B - black


Notes:

  • ch 1 at the beginning of each row does not count as st

  • ch 1 and turn at the end of every row unless otherwise marked

  • when stitching together the pieces make sure to stick your hook through BOTH pieces to make sure they’re sewn together, you will stitch in every row and stitch around the panel, applying any special notes indicated in that portion of the pattern

  • when working frequent color changes you will continue to work in sc (unless otherwise marked) and will stitch in the color indicated by the color code and the number of stitches indicated by the number.

EXAMPLE

Color code:

P – pink

O – orange

W – white

G – green

“Pinc, 3, O5, W8, Gdec, 2”

would be

“inc, sc 3 in pink, sc 5 in orange, sc 8 in white, dec, sc 2 in green”

EXAMPLE



Leaf:

Using green

Row 1: ch 2, sc 1 (1)

Row 2: inc (2)

Row 3: inc, inc (4)

Row 4: inc, sc 2, inc (6)

Row 5: sc 6 (6)

Row 6: dec, sc 2, dec (4)

Row 7: dec, dec (2)

Row 8: dec (1)

Fasten off

 

Repeat rows 1-8, do not fasten off

 

Stitching together:

Place leaf panels, wrong sides together, lining up the stitches

 

Special notes:

·         stitch 3 sc into the 1 stitch of row 1 and row 8

·         stuff before stitching your final side

 

ch 1, sc around

sl st join to first sc

fasten off, weave in ends

 

Cut a 12” length of brown yarn, set aside


 Stem:

Using brown

Row 1: ch 4, sc across (3)

Row 2-4: sc 3 (3)

Row 5: inc, dec (3)

Row 6: dec, inc (3)

Row 7: inc, dec (3)

Row 8: dec, inc (3)

Fasten off

 

Repeat rows 1-8, do not fasten off

 

Stitching together:

Place your stem panels, wrong sides together, lining up the rows.

Special notes:

·         (sc, ch 1, sc) in each corner (4 corners total)

 

 

ch 1, sc around

 

When you reach the leaf side of your stem, stop and pull up your loop, leave this for now

 

Place the base of the leaf between the stem panels and using your 12” length of yarn, sew the leaf to the stem, making sure to stitch through all 3 pieces. Tie a knot and hide your tails between the stem panels.

 

Pick your loop back up, stitch across the leaf, working in the top panel only

 

Continue to sc around the rest of the leaf, sl st join to first sc

 

Fasten off, weave in ends.



Pumpkin:

Front:

Using orange

Row 1: ch 11, sc across (10)

Row 2: inc, sc 8, inc (12)

Row 3: sc 12 (12)

Row 4: inc, sc 10, inc (14)

Row 5: O3 – B3 – O8 (14)

Row 6: Oinc, 7 – B3 – O2, inc (16)

Row 7: O3 – B3 – O4 – B1 – O5 (16)

Row 8: Oinc, 3 – B2 – O4 – B3 – O2, inc (18)

Row 9: O5 – B3 – O3 – B3 – O4 (18)

Row 10: O3 – B4 – O3 – B3 – O5 (18)

Row 11: O4 – B3 – O4 – B3 – O4 (18)

Row 12: O5 – B2 – O4 – B3 – O4 (18)

Row 13: Odec, 3 – B3 – O3 – B1 – O4, dec (16)

Row 14: O9 – B3 – O4 (16)

Row 15: Odec, 1 – B3 – O8, dec (14)

Row 16: O9 – B3 – O2 (14)

Row 17: Oinc, 2 – B3 – O7, inc (16)

Row 18: O5 – B1 – O3 – B3 – O4 (16)

Row 19: Oinc, 2 B3 – O4 – B2 – O3, inc (18)

Row 20: O4 – B3 – O4 – B3 – O4 (18)

Row 21: O5 – B3 – O3 – B4 – O3 (18)

Row 22: O4 – B3 – O3 – B3 – O5 (18)

Row 23: O4 – B3 – O4 – B2 – O5 (18)

Row 24: Odec, 4 – B1 – O4 – B3 – O2, dec (16)

Row 25: O4 – B3 – O9 (16)

 Row 26: Odec, 7 – B3 – O2, dec (14)

*cut black yarn, continue with orange*

Row 27: sc 14 (14)

Row 28: dec, sc 10, dec (12)

Row 29: sc 12 (12)

Row 30: dec, sc 8, dec (10)

Row 31: sc 10 (10)

Fasten off, weave in ends, set aside



Back:

Using orange

Row 1: ch 11, sc across (10)

Row 2: inc, sc 8, inc (12)

Row 3: sc 12 (12)

Row 4: inc, sc 10, inc (14)

Row 5: sc 14 (14)

Row 6: inc, sc 12, inc (16)

Row 7: sc 16 (16)

Row 8: inc, sc 14, inc (18)

Row 9-12: sc 18 (18)

Row 13: dec, sc 14, dec (16)

Row 14: sc 16 (16)

Row 15: dec, sc 12, dec (14)

Row 16: sc 14 (14)

Row 17: inc, sc 12, inc (16)

Row 18: sc 16 (16)

Row 19: inc, sc 14, inc (18)

Row 20-23: sc 18 (18)

Row 24: dec, sc 14, dec (16)

Row 25: sc 16 (16)

Row 26: dec, sc 12, dec (14)

Row 27: sc 14 (14)

Row 28: dec, sc 10, dec (12)

Row 29: sc 12 (12)

Row 30: dec, sc 8, dec (10)

Row 31: sc 10 (10)

Fasten off, weave in ends, set aside

 

Stitching together:

Place your pumpkin panels, wrong sides together, lining up the stitches

 

Cut a 12” length of orange yarn, set aside

 

Using orange attach your yarn to the bottom of your pumpkin, ch 1 and sc around

  

When you reach the top indent of the pumpkin, stop and pull up your loop, leave this for now

 

Place the base of the stem between the pumpkin panels and using your 12” length of yarn, sew the stem to the pumpkin, making sure to stitch through all 3 pieces. Tie a knot and hide your tails between the pumpkin panels.

 

Pick your loop back up, stitch across the stem, working in the top panel only.

 

Continue to sc around the rest of the pumpkin, sl st join to the first sc.

 

Fasten off, weave in ends.


Pano the Pumpkin

Pattern may be used for personal use including to make and sell items with this pattern but do not use my pictures for your listing and do not republish or distribute this pattern in any way. Please share the link to my blog if you’d like to share my pattern.