A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Please remember to SEARCH before asking a question that may have already been answered. Thanks!
Total Members: 296,710
Currently Running With Scissors:
652 Guests and 21 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: pattern for large crocheted pumpkin  (Read 7546 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
anitacj
wist:anitacj77
Offline Offline

Posts: 971
Joined: 24-Mar-2006

View Profile
« on: August 19, 2009 09:47:03 AM »

Can anyone help me find a easy large crocheted pumpkin pattern?I'm thinking about the size of those you get in the store that's plastic for the kids.Any help would be appreciated thanks. Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

look at wists for my likes & dislikes
Puppy_girl
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 4377
Joined: 08-Jul-2004

Sewing skills now available in Mii form!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2009 09:53:02 AM »

there are a bunch of pumpkin patterns here: http://www.crochetpatterncentral.com/directory/halloween.php.  i don't know if any of them are as big as you need though.   Undecided
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"Some people look at porn on the internet...I'm looking at yarn." - Me

my Wists
my artsy blog
me and my boyfriend's food blog
safari_kate
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2009 10:29:45 PM »

"Crochet Collectionhttp://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51PVPRAYPEL._BO2,204,203,200_PIsitb-sticker-arrow-click,TopRight,35,-76_AA240_SH20_OU01_.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.amazon.com/Crochet-Collection-Leisure-Arts-102640/dp/0942237552&usg=__hCJqUMQ1VioSHEnICJIH6jg5zvo=&h=240&w=240&sz=19&hl=en&start=22&sig2=kiUWyvj8tsytlJU-aLNVhg&um=1&tbnid=OT1-C77rcbaJaM:&tbnh=110&tbnw=110&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dcrochet%2Bpattern%2Bamerican%2Bflag%2Bleisure%2Barts%26ndsp%3D20%26hl%3Den%26client%3Dsafari%26rls%3Den%26sa%3DN%26start%3D20%26um%3D1&ei=uICPSre8GIi1tged7YTQBA" by Leisure Arts has a fairly simple crochet pumpkin pattern, which I made probably ten years ago.  I'm not sure if the book is still in print, but the pattern shouldn't be too hard to figure out from pictures (the main thing is using blo to distinguish pumpkin ridges. 
THIS ROCKS   Logged
mamarose22
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2009 08:10:29 AM »

I was going to try to explain a pattern for pumpkins I had made in the past.  You can make them any size you wish just by adding a few additional stitches.  Hoever I just found this link:  http://www.planetjune.com/blog/free-crochet-patterns/pumpkin/
With a little tweaking you can adjust this bigger or smaller.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Life is a coin, you can spend it anyway you wish, but you can only spend it once.
http://www.wists.com/mamarose22
RevRee
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2009 06:33:10 PM »

You can try these:
http://www.craftown.com/crochet/pat44.htm
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/harvest-pumpkins
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/tabletop-trio
Hope these help!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
amygurumi
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2009 08:24:30 AM »

I have some Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick in a really nice rusty orange color. Since it's a bulky yarn, it works up quickly. To make a pumpkin that's just a big ball shape (rather than a "lobed" pumpkin), you can work in spiral rounds. If you follow my blog tutorial for increasing evenly, you can make a ball pretty easily. See http://amygurumi.com/2009/04/tutorial-increasing-evenly/

Once you reach the desired size, work even for several rows then decrease evenly & finish off. Let me know how it goes. I can also post a more formal pattern for you with a stem and/or leaf if you're interested.

Cheers,
Amy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

amygurumi
« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2009 09:18:49 AM »

Follow-up: I was inspired by your post and wrote a free pattern for a pumpkin. It's on my blog http://amygurumi.com/2009/09/free-pattern-pumpkin/



AmyGurumi Pumpkin

Rnd 1 – Work 6 sc into magic ring or chain start. Pull ring closed
Rnd 2-8 – Increase evenly to 48 sts.
Rnd 9-14 – Work even (48 sts).
Rnd 15-21 – Decrease evenly to 6 sts; work in ends and begin stuffing when you have 18 sts left. Fasten off leaving long tail. Use tail to catch the front loop of each stitch and pull the remaining circle closed.
Stem

Rnd 1 – Work 4 sc into magic ring or chain start. Pull ring closed.
Rnd 2 – Work 2 sc into each st around (8 sts).
Rnd 3-7 – Work even (8 sts).
Rnd 8 – [Sc into next st; ch 5; sc in each ch; sl st] repeat around. To make fewer points around, sl st instead. You can also vary the number of chains to create a more uneven, “natural” look.
Vine

Ch 20. Sl st in each ch; fasten off.

I used super bulky yarn and worked it in spiral rounds. More details/suggestions on my blog. It's really quick & easy.

Hope this helps!
« Last Edit: September 13, 2009 11:23:42 PM by amygurumi » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Top 5 High Tech Public Art Masterpieces
Ed Seese Glass Marbles Artist in Woodford Virginia Part 1/2
Ed Seese Glass Marbles Artist in Woodford Virginia Part 2/2
How to Carve a 2009 Wood Christmas Ornament
How to Construct a Bunny Sculpture - Part 1
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Art Pen Case
Sock It To Me!
Meatless Monday: Kale and Edamame Salad

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.