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#1 AngieB

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Posted 06 August 2010 - 05:00 PM

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, 07 August 2010 - 11:44 AM.
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#2 Peggy85225

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Posted 06 August 2010 - 05:21 PM

Sounds cute, can't wait to see the picture.

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#3 oliveoil

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Posted 06 August 2010 - 11:22 PM

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