Knit Look Rustic Pumpkin

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How to Crochet a Knit Look Rustic Pumpkin. Crochet pumpkin is filled with polyester fiberfill and scented with cinnamon. Super Bulky yarn and jute twine is used so as to create a unique rustic pumpkin. Knit look rustic pumpkin is worked in center single crochet stitches, therefore, creating a classic knit look crochet stitch.

knit look rustic pumpkin

Pumpkins are made in Sugar Bush Yarns Chill, gorgeous, high-quality merino wool. You can crochet your pumpkin in a combination of chill and jute twine or complete the whole pumpkin in wool.

knit look rustic pumpkin

You can purchase the PDF crochet pattern with 4 sizes here on RAVELRY or ETSY

knit look rustic pumpkin

These Knit Look rustic pumpkins are the perfect piece to add to your Fall decor! Perfect hostess gift this Thanksgiving or a treat for yourself. You can complete them without difficulty because we’ve included a video on our YouTube channel for the medium size crochet pumpkin.

knit look rustic pumpkin

We’ve put together kits in our shop! Our Pumpkin kit includes 1- 3 Balls of Sugar Bush Yarns Chill, 1 cinnamon stick, 1 package of jute twine, and the pdf digital crochet pattern.  The knit look rustic pumpkin pattern includes 4 sizes, so 1 ball makes 3 small pumpkins or 1 medium, 2 balls make a large pumpkin, and 3 balls make an extra-large pumpkin. Get the kit HERE

knit look rustic pumpkin

Watch the crochet pumpkin video tutorial now on YouTube!


Yarn Requirements:  

Sugar Bush Chill – 100% Extra Fine Merino (52yds/48m /3.5oz/100g) 

Jute Twine (any brand) 50m package – Dollar store find

Sizes: S (M, L, XL) S size shown in Alabaster M-XL Size shown in Fire in the Sky

Balls Needed: 1 (1, 2, 3)

Yards Needed: 17 (50, 100, 150)                                

Crochet Hook Requirements:

US N/15 (10mm) or size needed to obtain gauge 


3 sts and 4.5 rows equal to 2″

Additional Supplies:

Yarn needle

Polyester fiberfill

Cinnamon stick

Cinnamon spice

Green Twine for leaf (4mm crochet hook) – Dollar Store find

Finished Measurements:


Height – 4″ 

Diameter – Width 6″ 

Pattern – Knit Look Rustic Pumpkin

knit look rustic pumpkin


Ch – Chain

Csc – Centre Single Crochet

Dc – Double Crochet

Flo – Front Loop Only

Hdc – Half Double Crochet

Rep – Repeat

Sc – Single Crochet

Sk – Skip

Sl St – Slip Stitch

Sp(s) – Space(s)

St(s) – Stitch(es)

Medium Pumpkin (6 section shown)                           

Notes: Pumpkin may divided into 5 or 6 sections.

knit look rustic pumpkin

Round 1: Magic Circle, ch 1, work 10 sc in ring, pull ring tight, sl st in first sc to join—10 sts.                                                          

Next Round 2: Ch 1, work 2 csc in each st around, sl st in first csc to join—20 sts. 

Round 3: Ch 1, work 1 csc in first st, work 2 csc in next st, * work 1 csc in next st, work 2 csc in next st; rep from * around, sl st in first csc to join—30 sts.                             

Rounds 4-12: Ch 1, work 1 csc in each st around, sl st in first csc to join—30 sts. Last stitch change to twine.     

Rounds 13-16: Ch 1, work 1 csc in each st around, sl st in first csc to join—30 sts.  

Round 17: Ch 1, work 1 csc in first st, sk next st, work 1 csc in next st, sk next st; rep from * around, sl st in first csc to join—15 sts. Fasten off leaving a long tail.  

500 X 400


Notes: For a 5 section pumpkin, divide the total number of stitches by 5.  For a 6 section pumpkin divide by 6. Stuff pumpkin with scented polyester fiberfill (don’t overstuff). With yarn needle weave through the flo of each st around. Place cinnamon stick inside the center of the pumpkin. Pull tail to close pumpkin. Weave end finishing at the join. Remove cinnamon stick. 

Weave twine down through join line hiding the yarn. Weave through the magic circle and back up through the top of the pumpkin (pull to indent). 5 section pumpkin *Skip over 6 sts, 6 sections pumpkin *Skip over 5 sts weave yarn down between sts, weave through the magic circle and back up through the top of the pumpkin (pull to indent); rep from * around. Weave in ends and trim. Insert stick through the opening. Tie a bow with twine at the base of stick to finish.

knit look rustic pumpkin

Leaf: Use 4mm crochet hook and green twine

Row 1: Ch 7, work 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, work 1 sc in next ch, work 1 hdc in next 2 chs, work 1 dc in next 2 chs, ch 3, sl st to ch, (working down the opposite side of the chain, ch 3, work 1 dc in first 2 chs, work 1 hdc in next 2 chs, work 1 sc in last 2 chs, sl st in first sc to join.  Fasten off and weave yarn to base of the leaf.  Use tails to tie leaf to the base of cinnamon stick.

knit look rustic pumpkin

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