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 413: 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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