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Knitted Pumpkin

This knitting project shows you how to make an adorable pumpkin decoration which can be used for table decorations for Halloween, fall or Thanksgiving parties or dinners.

by Shellie Wilson

What you need

3.5 Inch (9 cm)
Size 8 (4 mm) Knitting Needles
Orange double worsted (8 ply) yarn
toy filling/wadding

Instructions

This knitting project shows you how to make an adorable pumpkin decoration which can be used for table decorations for Halloween, fall or thanksgiving parties or dinners.

Cast on 40sts

Stst 18 Rows.

Next Row -Knit 2tog k5

P1 row

Knit 2 tog k4

P1 row

Knit 2tog k 3

P1 row

Cast Off.

Sew down the side seams

Fill with wadding.

Make the pumpkin sections by attaching a piece of brown wool to the bottom of your pumpkin and bringing it up to the top on the outside and going down the centre with your needle and secure.

This needs to be done 6 more times. You need to pull the thread a little to give the section effect

To make the stork/stem cast on 6 sts.

K1 row

Cast off.

Stitch the cast on and cast off stitches together. Now attach some brown thread to one end and with a needle thread it down the middle and secure.

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