Sweet Halloween Pumpkin - NOT! by Phoeny
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Sweet Halloween Pumpkin - NOT!

by Phoeny
Knitting
August 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
6 11/2 inches high sitting
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This zany little pumpkin sits just 6 and a half inches high.
This pumpkin is meant for decoration only, please do not let small children play with it.

The pattern for this little chap is clearly written and contains many photo’s to help you along the way.

Short rows have been used on the main leaves, but simple instructions on how to do this are included.

I classify this as suitable for a confident beginner

MATERIALS NEEDED
DK or Equivalent yarns (8ply/11 wpi) in the following colours and quantities. These are the maximum you will need.
Orange 25gr
Dark brown 25gr
Light brown 10gr
Leaf green 25gr
UK 3 & 3.25mm needles (US 3 & 4)
4mm (US 6) for tendrils only
One thin needle UK 2.75mm (US 2)
Or smaller if possible (for tendrils only)
Scrap of white felt
Spare needle or stitch holder
Clear muli-purpose glue
Flower pot 4 inches in diameter and 3 inches in height (10cm/7.5cm)
Yellow felt pen (optional)

Before starting, please read the abbreviations for this pattern, as not all designers use the same method of working.

ABBREVIATIONS USED
k = knit
p = purl
k2tog/p2tog = knit/purl the next
two stitches together (decreases 1
st)
Ss = stockinet stitch (knit one row,
purl one row)
st/sts = stitch/stitches
inc1 = (increase) by knitting into
front and back of same stitch.
PLEASE NOTE: if you use any other
method of increasing, your stitch
count will not work out.
Special abbreviation
TURN = knit the stated amount of stitches, then, ignoring any un-worked stitches, turn your work around and work on these stitches only.