Thursday, October 15, 2015

FALLING PUMPKIN WALL HANGING

 “Falling Pumpkins Wall Hanging”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©9-2015
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Supplies Needed:
Size: 15 ½” Long,  Hook: H, Yarn: Red Heart WW in Orange: 1.2oz & Green: .1oz
Optional: Felt or other facial features
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Abbreviations & Stitches Used   
Ch=Chain              Slst=Slip Stitch       Sc=Single Crochet   
W/=With        Dc=Double Crochet     St(s)=Stitch(es)   
Hdc=Half double crochet        
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Notes: Join: Join W/slst in beg st, unless otherwise stated.
Small Pumpkin:  (Back)
Rnd 1: W/Orange, Ch4, work 9dc in 4th ch from hook, join.  (10dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, dc in same st, 2dc in each st around, join. Fasten off, weave in ends.  (20dc)

Front:
Work the same as back, but DO NOT fasten off at end of rnd 2.
Place wrong sides of both pieces together, with right side of front circle facing you, work through both pieces.  

Rnd 3: Slst in joining sts, Ch3, dc in same st, 2dc in next 4sts, dc in 2sts, slst in next st, dc in 2sts, 2dc in 5sts, hdc in next st, sc in 3sts, hdc in last st, join, fasten off, weave in ends.  (24dc, 2hdc, 3sc)

Stem: Will be worked behind slst at top, Do not work in the actual slst.  
Row 1: Join green in st behind slst, ch3, 2dc in same st, ch1, turn.  (3dc)
Row 2: Sc in same st and next 2sts, ch1, turn.  (3sc)
Row 3: Ch1, turn, slst in same st and in next st, Ch12, slst in same st as on stem.  Slst in last st, Fasten off.

Medium Pumpkin: (Back)

Rnd 1: Ch4, work 11dc in 4th ch from hook, join.  (12dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, dc in same st, 2dc in each st around, join.  (24dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3, dc in same st.  [Dc in 3sts, 2dc in next st] Repeat around, ending w/dc in last 3sts, join. Fasten off, weave in ends. (30dc)

Front:
Work the same as back, but DO NOT fasten off at end of rnd 3.

Place wrong sides of both pieces together, with right side of front circle facing you, work through both pieces.  

Rnd 4: Slst in joining sts, ch3, dc in same st, 2dc in next 5sts, dc in 2sts, slst in 2sts, dc in 2sts, 2dc in 9sts, hdc in next st, sc in 4sts, hdc in next st.  2dc in last 3sts,  join, fasten off and weave in ends. (40dc, 2hdc, 4sc)

Stem:  Will be worked behind slsts at top, Do not work in the actual slsts.
Row 1: W/green, join in st behind first slst, ch3, dc in same st, 2dc in next st, ch1, turn.
Row 2: Sc in same st, sc in next 3sts, ch1, turn.
Row 3: Repeat same as row2, slst in last st as sc, fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing.

Large Pumpkin: (Back)
Rnds 1-2: Repeat same as medium pumpkin.  

Rnd 3: Ch3, dc in same st, 2dc in each st around, join, fasten off, weave in ends.  (48dc)
Front:
Work the same as back, but DO NOT fasten off at end of rnd 3.

Place wrong sides of both pieces together, with right side of front circle facing you, work through both pieces.  

Rnd 4: Slst in joining sts, ch3, dc in same st, (dc in next st, 2dc in next)5x.  Dc in 3sts, slst in next 3sts, dc in 3sts, (2dc in next st, dc in next st)7x. 2dc in next st, hdc in 3sts, sc in 3sts, hdc in 3sts, (2dc in next st, dc in next st)2x, join, fasten off, weave in ends.  (52dc, 6hdc, 3sc, 3slst)

Stem: Will be worked behind slsts at top, Do not work in the actual slsts.
Row 1: W/green, join in st behind first slst, ch3, dc in same st, dc in next st, 2dc in last st, ch1, turn. (5dc)
Rows 2-3: Sc in same st, sc in next 4sts, ch1, turn.  Fasten off at end of row 3. Leaving a tail for sewing.

Putting Pumpkins together: Medium pumpkin gets sewn to the small pumpkin, large pumpkin is sewn to medium pumpkin.  Take the last row of stems and sew to the back of the bottom of the corresponding pumpkins.  

If you are making this for Halloween, you can add facial features to your pumpkin or leaves for a Fall decoration.

Leaves: (I used a smaller hook for my leaves, this option is up to you.)
Rnd 1: Ch2, 12sc in 2nd ch from hook, join in first sc.   (12sc)
Rnd 2: Ch3, trc in same st, (trc, dc) in next st, 2hdc in next st, 2sc in next 2sts, 2hdc in next st, 2dc in next st, ch4, slst in 1st st of ch4, 2dc in next st, 2hdc in next st, 2sc in next 2sts, 2hdc in next st, join.  Fasten off, leaving a tail to sew onto pumpkin, weave in ends.


Personal use/print only, no pattern reproductions, selling or copying allowed.   
See my designs & videos on my blog: http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/
Download Pattern on Ravelry:  http://www.ravelry.com/designers/aurora-suominen
Size depends on your hook, yarn, & tension.  Contact me at Bluedragonflymom@gmail.com

FALL PUMPKIN TOWEL HOLDER

“Fall Pumpkin Towel Holder”
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2
Designs©10-2015 20151004_170507.jpg
Supplies Needed:
Size: 6 1/2”, Hook: H, Yarn: Red Heart WW,  Orange: 1.0oz & Green: small amt.
Optional: Button, facial features if making a face for your pumpkin
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Abbreviations & Stitches Used:  
Beg=Beginning    Ch=Chain      Slst=Slip stitch    Sc=Single crochet   
Sp(s)=Space(s)    Sk=Skip      W/=With        Dc=Double crochet   
St(s)=Stitches          Lp(s)=Loop(s)      FO=Fasten off         Dec=Decrease             
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Notes: Join: W/slst in beg st.
Back:        
Rnd 1: Ch4, 11dc in 4th ch from hook, join. (12dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, dc in same st.  2dc in each st around, join.  (24dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3, dc in same st, 2dc in each st around, join.  (48dc)

Rnd 4: Ch3, dc in same st.  [Dc in 3sts, 2dc in next st] Repeat around, ending w/dc in last 3sts, join, fasten off, weave in ends.  (60dc)

Front:
Work the same as back, but DO NOT fasten off at end of rnd 4.

Place wrong sides of both pieces together, with right side of front circle facing you, work through both pieces.

Rnd 5: Slst in same st on both pieces, Ch3, dc in same st.  (Dc in next st, 2dc in next st)6x, dc in 4sts, slst in 4sts, dc in 4sts.  (2dc in next st, dc in next st)10x, hdc in 3sts, sc in 3sts, hdc in 3sts, (2dc in next st, dc in next)3x, join.  Fasten off, weave in ends.  


Towel Loop: Start row 1 w/long tail to sew onto pumpkin.
Row 1: W/A, ch16, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across, ch1, turn.  (15sc)
Rows 2-3: Sc in each st across, ch1, turn.  (15sc)
Row 4: Slst in each st across, fasten off.  Leave a long tail to sew to back of pumpkin at the bottom.  

Hanger:  3 options for hangers, 1st and 2nd options are done during last row of stem.
If you are using the button hanger, see, “Hanger w/button” option below.


Stem W/Hanging Loop: (As shown in 3rd pumpkin of picture above)
Will be worked behind slsts at top, Do not work in the actual slsts.

Row 1: W/green, join in st behind first slst, ch3, dc in same st, dc in next st, 2dc in last st, ch1, ch1, turn. (5dc)
Rows 2-3: Sc in same st, sc in next 4sts, ch1, turn.  
Row 4: Slst in next 2sts, ch12, slst in next st on stem, slst in last 2sts,  fasten off, weave in ends.  


Stem W/Ties: (As shown in 1st pumpkin of picture above)
Rows 1-3: Repeat as above.  
Row 4: Slst in next 2sts, *Ch40, slst in 2nd ch from hook, and next 38chs, slst in next st of stem*, repeat *to* once more. Slst in last 2sts, fasten off, weave in ends.


Hanger W/button: (As shown in middle pumpkin of picture above)
If using this method, you can choose to leave out the stem as above and let the hanger take the place for stem.  If you want stem like above, just follow Rows 1-3, and fasten off at end of row 3.

Start row 1 w/long tail to sew onto pumpkin.
Row 1: W/Green, Ch10, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across,  ch1, turn.  (9sc)
Rows 2-26: Sc in each st across, ch1, turn. (9sc)
Row 27: Scdec, sc in next 5sts, scdec in last 2sts, ch1, turn.  (7sc)
Row 28: Scdec, sc in next st, ch2, sk-1, sc in next st, scdec in last 2sts, ch1, turn (4sc)
Row 29: Sc in all sts, including chsp.  (5sc) Fasten off, weave in ends

Attachment: Sew your button where you want it, I placed mine over rows 7-8, then decide on your placement, I sewed rows 1-9,  with row 1 at the top of rnd 1 on back of pumpkin.

Leaves: (Optional)
Rnd 1: Ch2, 12sc in 2nd ch from hook, join in first sc.   (12sc)
Rnd 2: Ch3, trc in same st, (trc, dc) in next st, 2hdc in next st, 2sc in next 2sts, 2hdc in next st, 2dc in next st, ch4, slst in 1st st of ch4, 2dc in next st, 2hdc in next st, 2sc in next 2sts, 2hdc in next st, join.  Fasten off, leaving a tail to sew onto pumpkin, weave in ends.


Personal use/print only, no pattern reproductions, selling or copying allowed.   
See my designs & videos on my blog: http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/
Download Pattern on Ravelry:  http://www.ravelry.com/designers/aurora-suominen
Size depends on your hook, yarn, & tension.  Contact me at Bluedragonflymom@gmail.com

FALLING PUMPKIN DISHCLOTH & HOT PAD

“Falling Pumpkin Dishcloth & Hot Pad
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©10-2015
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Supplies Needed:
Size: 8”, Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn: Sugar N Cream Cotton: Orange (A): (Dishcloth:1.0oz) (Hot Pad:1.6oz) & Green or brown (B)
Optional: Facial features, if using this as a hot pad and not a decoration, use something that will not melt
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Abbreviations & Stitches Used: 
Beg=Beginning    Ch=Chain      Slst=Slip stitch    Sc=Single crochet   
Sp(s)=Space(s)    Sk=Skip      W/=With        Dc=Double crochet   
St(s)=Stitches          Lps=Loops      Fp=Front post           Hdc=Half double crochet    __________________________________________________________
Notes: Join: W/slst in beg st.
Dishcloth: (Make 1)        
Rnd 1: W/A, Ch4, 11dc in 4th ch from hook, join.. (12dc)

Rnd 2: Ch3, fpdc in same st.  (Dc, fpdc) in each st around, join.  (24dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3, dc in same st, 2dc in each st around, join.  (48dc)

Rnd 4: Ch3, dc in same st.  [Dc in 3sts, 2dc in next st]Repeat around, ending w/dc in last 3sts, join.  (60dc)  

Rnd 5: Ch3, dc in same st. [Dc in 4sts, 2dc in next st] Repeat around, ending w/dc in last 4sts, join. (72dc) If making Hot pad, stop here and read, “Hot Pad” directions below

Rnd 6: Ch3, dc in same st.  (Dc in next st, 2dc in next st)5x, dc in 4sts, slst in 4sts, dc in 4sts, (2dc in next st, dc in next st)12x, 2dc in next st. Hdc in 3sts, sc in 4sts, hdc in 3sts, (2dc in next st, dc in next st)7x, join, fasten off, weave in ends.  (84dc, 6hdc, 4sc, 4slst)

Hot Pad:
Back Piece: Repeat rnds 1-5 fastening off after rnd 5, weave in ends.
Front Piece: Repeat Rnds 1-5, but DO NOT fasten off after rnd 5,

Place wrong sides of both pieces together, with right side of front circle facing you, work through both pieces, and continue to rnd 6 above.

Stem: Will be worked behind slsts at top, Do not work in the actual slsts.
Row 1: W/B, join in st behind first slst, ch3, dc in same st, dc in next st, 2dc in last st, slst in last st worked to fasten off.  Weave in ends.  (5dc)

Leaves: (Optional)
Rnd 1: W/B, Ch2, 12sc in 2nd ch from hook, join in first sc.  (12sc)
Rnd 2: Ch3, trc in same st, (trc, dc) in next st, 2hdc in next st, 2sc in next 2sts, 2hdc in next st, 2dc in next st, ch4, slst in 1st st of ch4, 2dc in next st, 2hdc in next st, 2sc in next 2sts, 2hdc in next st, join.  Fasten off, leaving a tail to sew onto pumpkin, weave in ends.


Personal use/print only, no pattern reproductions, selling or copying allowed.   
See my designs & videos on my blog: http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/
Download Pattern on Ravelry:  http://www.ravelry.com/designers/aurora-suominen
Size depends on your hook, yarn, & tension.  Contact me at Bluedragonflymom@gmail.com