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Pumpkin Towel Topper

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Pumpkin Towel Topper-

Green, Orange, Brown Yarn

I hook

1 Button

1 small plastic kid's bracelet (used to be called Jelly Bracelets) or a wire ring 3"

Yarn needle

Green Towel or towel of choice

 

Front of Pumpkin:

Orange Yarn and I hook-

Chain 4

12 DC into 4 chain from hook. Join with slip stitch. (12 DC)

Chain 3

2 DC each stitch around. Join with Slip Stitch (24 DC)

Chain 3

2 DC in first stitch * 1 DC in next stitch 2 DC in next stitch Continue around * Join with slip stitch. (36DC)

Chain 3

2 DC in first stitch * 1 DC in next 2 stitches 2 DC in the next stitch. Continue around * Join with slip stitch(48DC)

Fasten off yarn and weave in ends.

 

 

 

Back of pumpkin:

Orange Yarn-

Chain 4

12 DC into 4 chain from hook. Join with slip stitch. (12 DC)

Chain 3

2 DC each stitch around. Join with Slip Stitch (24 DC)

Chain 3

2 DC in first stitch * 1 DC in next stitch 2 DC in next stitch Continue around * Join with slip stitch. (36DC)

Chain 3

2 DC in first stitch * 1 DC in next 2 stitches 2 DC in the next stitch. Continue around * Join with slip stitch(48DC)

Fasten off yarn and leave long tail to sew back to front.

 

Towel Ring:

With orange yarn-

Attach yarn to ring/bracelet.

Single crochet around the ring/bracelet.

Chain 1

Slip stitch around each stitch around.

Fasten off and leave long tail to attach to the pumpkin.

Sew top 1/2 of Ring/Bracelet to the 3 round of the back of the pumpkin.

 

Place front and back of Pumpkin together and sew 1/2 way around Pumpkin leaving bottom open.

 

Vine:

 

Green yarn-

Attach yarn to the top of pumpkin.

Chain 15

3 sc in each chain.

Fasten off weave in ends.

 

 

Hanger/Stem

Attach Brown yarn to top of pumpkin and work 7 SC across top.(7sc)

*Turn Chain 2 HDC across row (7hdc)

Repeat * for 4 rows

Turn Chain 2 HDC decrease the first 2 stitches HDC the next 3 stitches HDC decrease the last 2 stitches (5hdc)

Turn Chain 2 HDC in each stitch across row (5hdc)

Turn Chain 2 HDC in the first stitch Chain 2 Skip the next 2 stitches. HDC in the last 2 stitches (3 hdc 2 chains)

Turn Chain 1 SC in each stitch across including chain 2. (5sc)

Fasten off and weave in ends.

 

Sew button to the bottom of the back of the stem.

***If using a decorative button like in the picture. Sew button to the bottom of the front of the stem.**

Fold hanger/stem in half and fasten to button.

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Edited by AngieB
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Can't wait to see a picture of your pumpkin towel topper!! :)

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