Crochet Windspinner Pumpkin Decoration

Crochet wind spinner Pumpkin Pattern by LisaAuch

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Pumpkin Windspinner Window Decoration 

I love these croche wind spinners I am crocheting lots of the spinners just now for some home decoration in my sunroom, and now My grandson is obsessed with these wind spinners.

 So I have been busy crocheting several themed wind spinners for him, since the Autumn/ Fall season celebrations are nearly upon us I thought how about a lovely Pumpkin themed wind spinner. These would make amazing crochet home decor ideas for Thanksgiving and Halloween

When crocheting the Pumpkin I use the Method of YARN UNDER for the Single crochet, it gives a much nicer finish and is not so ‘gappy’) 

Yarn under Single crochet sometimes you will see it written as  YuSc 

1. Insert hook into the Nxt stitch
2. Yarn UNDER, pull up a loop (2 Loops on hook) 
3. Yarn OVER, Pull through both loops 

CROCHET PUMPKIN WIND SPINNER 

You can Make the yarn spinners as long as you want. Just make the Chain as long as you would like. 

Make a chain any number you wish I made 81 chains to start  this wind spinner

You can USe ANY yarn and ANY suitable hook for your yarn. 

Materials:

1. I used less than 1 x 1 25g of Black and 25 g of Orange

2.  3.500 mm hook. 

3. Some stuffing 

4. Googly eyes and a little black yarn for the mouth (IF you wish) 

Pattern Written in US terms 

Please note before starting to crochet the wind spinner

as the spiral grows and curls You may find it begins to twist out of shape simply twist the spiral all in the same direction 

You will work in ROWS until the last stitch where you will finish. Breaking yarn and weave in ends. 

Fasten off the last stitch by working as normal but by pulling your yarn through the last stitch completely. 

START EVERY ROW at the SAME SIDE. 

Working EVERY ROW in the SAME direction 

Wind spinner crochet pattern 

Chain 80 (80+1)  ( or any length you desire) 

ROW 1: single crochet in each stitch along. Fasten off leaving a long tail 

(Starting at the same place as ROW 1 started) 

ROW 2: 2dc in each stitch. Fasten off leaving a long tail 

(Starting at the same side as ROW 2 started) 

ROW 3: 3dc in each stitch. Fasten off. Leaving a long tail 

(Starting at the same side as ROW 2 started) 

Row 4:  Sc in EACH stitch along the spiral. Fasten off. Leaving a long tail. 

Weave in ALL ends 

Small Crochet Pumpkin Pattern 

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Pumpkin in the Picture made WITH STEM (follow Directions to make without stem) 


Using a 3.50mm hook 

Orange Yarn

A small amount of stuffing 

Ch2,

Rnd1: work 6 sc into the 2nd ch from hook(6)   

Rnd 2:  2sc in each st around (12) 

Rnd 3: *Back loop sc in nxt st, 2sc in nxt * Repeat * *around (18) 

Rnd 4: *Blsc in nxt st,sc  in nxt sc,  2sc in nxt * Repeat * * around (24)

 Rnd 5 *Blsc in nxt st, sc in nxt 2 sts, 2sc in nxt * Repeat * * around(30) 

Rnd6:* Blsc in nxt st , sc in nxt 3 sts,2sc in nxt * Repeat  * * around (36) 

Rnd 7: *Blsc in nxt st, sc in nxt 4 sts,2sc in nxt * Repeat  * * around(42) 

Rnd 8: to Rnd 15: BLsc in nxt st, sc in nxt 6sts* Repeat around (42) 

(7 rounds in total ) 

Rnd 16: *blsc, sc in nxt 4 sts, work 2sctog in nxt * Repeat  * * around (36) 

Rnd 17: *blsc, sc in nxt 3 sts, work 2sctog in nxt * Repeat  * * around (30) 

Rnd 18: *blsc, sc in nxt 2 sts, work 2sctog in nxt * Repeat  * * around (24)

Start Stuffing here 

Rnd 19: *blsc,sc in nxt sc sts, work 2sctog in nxt * Repeat  * * around (18)

If you want to crochet a Stem Change to Green at Rnd 20 HERE

Rnd 20: *sc in nxth, work 2sctog nxt * Repeat  * * around (12)

Add in some more stuffing here making sure it's quite full

Rnd 21:  green *2sctog * Repeat  * * around (6)  

LEAVE A LONG TAIL OF ORANGE HERE to USE LATER 

FOR NO STEM FINISH HERE 

STEM 

Work sc in nxt st 8 ch, (STEM) working  into the 2nd ch from the hook, continue to crochet 1 sc in each ch, back down the chain just created)  you will make 7 sc in total.

 (STEM CREATED) work 2sctogether around, and slip to the 7th sc of the stem (bottom of stem to Join) 

Fasten off leaving a LONG tail 

Use the ORANGE Long tail to weave in the FRONT loops of the rest of the stitches. 

NOTE: your Pumpkin is Now divided into 6 sections 

(where you created the BACKLOOP single crochets) 

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Take the yarn on your needle thread through these front loops and gently draw top to bottom together. (this will make your first segment of the pumpkin)

Repeat around. 

I attached the pumpkin to the Bottom of the wind spinner. 

Leaving a Longtail to tie the tassel on with 

Make a simple tassel 

Wrap yarn several times around a small book. CUT AT ONE SIDE 

Tie together slightly down from the Top Loop. And use the yarn from the bottom of the pumpkin to attach the tassel 

You can Decorate finish adding eyes and a mouth if you wish. 




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