Free Pattern: Pumpkin Patch


Pumpkins just might be the universally accepted symbol of autumn. They're delicious in baked goods (hello pumpkin pie!), they can be carved into funny or scary faces, and they grow in so many different varieties and colors! And we can't forget toasted, salty pumpkin seeds, the MVP of the pumpkin family.
Well you can't eat these ones, but you can create a simple yet adorable pumpkin patch to adorn your mantel, become your table centerpiece for many delicious fall meals, or even give away as sweet little gifts to some of your fellow favorite Fall friends.  I love sharing these patterns and seeing the ways you all add your flair. I can't wait to see photos of your pumpkin patches this fall - be sure to share with us on Instagram using @powersprovisions and #powersprovisions!



One skein/ball Super bulky yarn (weight 6), such as:


US15/10mm double pointed needles

1 cinnamon stick

Tapestry needle

Stuffing (shredded paper, rafia, scrap yarn, poly fill)


GAUGE: 4x4”/10x10cm = 9 stitches x 16 rows in stockinette

SIZE: Finished pumpkins will measure 3"x4"/2"x2.5"






Knit stitch                                      

Purl stitch



Using long-tail cast on method, cast on 18 stitches for large pumpkins or 12 stitches for small pumpkins using US15/10mm needles, and join in the round. Be careful not to twist stitches.

Row 1-12: *K2, P1. Repeat from * around for the whole row for 12 rows for large pumpkins or 8 rows for small pumpkins.

Cast off your stitches.

Cut yarn, leave an 8”/20cm tail. Using your needle, thread the yarn needle through each of the remaining stitches and pull tightly to close the top of the pumpkin.

Grab a handful of stuffing and fill the pumpkin until it is full but not overly stretched out. Press the needle through the hole at the top of the pumpkin down through the center of the stuffing. Place your cinnamon stick stem through the hole at the top of the pumpkin (this step requires a bit of wiggling.)

Using the tapestry needle pick up every other stitch around the bottom of the pumpkin and pull gently to close. Weave in the end around the base of the pumpkin and trim excess yarn.

Want to see a step by step video? Watch ours on instagram HERE.



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