PUMPKIN PIN by Irene Duquette
Materials: Size 5 thread or 2 strands of No.10 (orange)
No. 10 thread (black)
Size 5 steel hook
Small piece of felt for eyes, nose and mouth
Small amount of ecru for hair
Pin for back
With No. 5 thread or 2 strands of No. 10 thread
Rnd 1 : Ch 2m 8 sc in first ch. Do not join. Mark beginning of each round.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around (16 sc)
Rnd 3: 2 sc in every other sc (24 sc)
Rnd 4—13: sc in each stitch around (24 sc)
Rnd 14: sc in next st, dec in next 2 sc around (stuff lightly)
Rnd 15: dec in next 2 sc around. Gather close.
Using No. 10 thread in black
Rnd 1: Ch 3, 9 dc in first sc. (Join (10 dc)
Rnd 2: 2 dc in each dc, Join (20 dc
Rnd 3: 1 dc in each dc around. Join (20 dc)
Rnd 4: 2 trc in each dc around. Join. Finish off
Weave contrasting color thread through rnd 3 and pull slightly to form crown. Glue or sew ecru hair to top of pumpkin and then glue to hat. Cut out eyes, nose and mouth with felt and glue to pumpkin. Sew pin to back. HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
GHOST PIN by Irene Duquette
Materials: No.10 thread in white
2 wiggly eyes
Pin for back
Black thread for bow
Ch 3, 8 dc in third ch. Join
Rnd 1: 2 dc in same space, (1 dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc) around. Join
Rnds 2 thru 7: Continued in this manner increasing 3 stitches evenly spaced in each row.
Rnd 8: Ch 3, 2 dc in same space, (skip 2 dc, sc in next dc, 2 dc in same space) around. Join
Stuff head lightly. Weave black 2 strands of black thru 3 rnd nad pull slightly. Tie in a bow. Glue eyes.
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