Colorwork Pumpkin by Carol E. Herman

Colorwork Pumpkin

August 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
38 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in charted pattern
US 1 - 2.25 mm
One Size
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This pattern is available from for $5.00.

In 2020, the charts were reworked to create a more round pumpkin. The top two pictures on this page were made with the new charts. Colorwork Pumpkins are perfect for fall, whether you want to decorate for Halloween, Thanksgiving, or all season long.

Make several in different colors and yarn weights, and choose between two different chart designs. They also make GREAT gifts.

Pattern includes charts for spiders (two variations) and Art Nouveau calla lilies.

Experiment with heavier yarn and larger needle sizes to create larger pumpkins. Be sure to work at a tighter gauge than normal (try using a needle one or two sizes smaller than recommended for the yarn you are using) so the fiberfill does not show through your fabric.

Other Materials: Stitch markers if desired, tapestry needle, tape measure, 1 small bag polyester fiberfill.