Crochet pumpkins are making an appearance everywhere at this time of year! And so to start the Fall in New England Cushion Crochet Along, it felt fitting that the first free granny square would be pumpkin themed. This crochet square details everything from the cream to the pie crust of that fall staple and surrounds it with a beautiful fallen leaves on a cream table.
You can find the Pumpkin Pie Granny Square Pattern for free below or you can buy an inexpensive ad-free pdf pattern.
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For each square, you will need:
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The pattern is written using UK terminology, for a conversion chart to US terminology click this link.
The square is worked in the round. You do not need to turn your work after each row and you continue working in the same direction as before.
[Stitches written in brackets like this are all worked into the same stitch.]
For the first stitch on each row: Crochet 1 chain to move up to the next round if the round starts with double crochet. Crochet 2 chains if the round starts with a half treble crochet, and crochet 3 chains if the round starts with a treble crochet. These chains count as the first stitch in the row.
5dtrcl – 5 double treble cluster
BLO – Back loop only
Ch – Chain
Ch-x-sp – Chain X space
Dc – Double crochet
Dtr – Double treble crochet
Fpdc – Front post double crochet
Htr – Half treble
Sdc – special double crochet – instead of inserting your hook into the top loops of the stitch below, you insert your hook through the “V” on the front the stitch below.
Spdc – spike stitch – dc placed in the round below the round your are working on
Tr – Treble
Round 1: Off White working into an mc. 5dtrcl, ch 2. 6 times. Fasten off. (6 clusters and 6 ch-2-sp)
The Pumpkin Pie Filling
Round 2: Pumpkin. Fpdc over the top of a cluster, then working into ch-2-sp [dc, tr into the base of mc, dc]. 6 times. (24
Round 3: 3dc, [2dc]. 6 times. (30)
Round 4: 2dc, [2dc], 2dc. 6 times. (36)
Round 5: 5dc, [2dc]. 6 times. (42)
Round 6: 3dc, [2dc], 3dc. 6 times. (48)
Round 7: 7dc, [2dc]. 6 times. (54)
Round 8: 4dc, [2dc], 4dc. 6 times. Fasten off. (60)
The Pie Crust
In round 9 the spike stitch is used and in round 10 the special double crochet is used.
Round 9: Autumn Maize. Start the round anywhere but on the [2dc] from round 8.Dc, spdc, dc, spdc, dc, spdc, dc, spdc, [2dc], spdc. 6 times. (66)
dc, sdc, [2dc], sdc, dc, sdc, dc, sdc, 2dc, sdc. 6 times Fasten off. (72)
Round 11: Off White. Start the round anywhere but on the [2dc] from round 10.
In this round you work BLO: 11 dc [2dc], 6 times. (78)
Round 12: 12 dc, [2dc]. 6 times. Fasten off. .
Round 13: Autumn Red: 2 BLO htr, ch 1, skip 2 [3trcl, ch 1, 3trcl, ch 1, 3trcl, ch 1], skip 2, 2 BLO htr, 12 BLO dc. 4 times. Fasten off. (64, 12 cluster, 16 ch-1-sp).
Round 14: Off White. Join just after the final ch-1-sp of the corner sequence, i.e., on top of the 1st htr after the corner.. 16 BLO dc, htr into ch-1-sp, fpdc over cluster, dc into ch-1-sp, fpdc over cluster, dc into ch-1-sp, fpdc over cluster, htr into ch-1-sp. 4 times. (92)
Round 15: 16htr, 3tr, (tr, ch2, tr), 3tr. 4 times. Fasten off. (96)
Congratulations you have now finished the pumpkin pie granny square. Join me next week for the Cranberry Pie Square.
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