What better way to decorate for fall than with cozy crocheted pumpkins? These crochet pumpkin patterns are so fun to make, and will add a festive and welcoming touch to your fall decor. Keep reading for a list of our favorite free patterns, from amigurumi and beanies to baskets, garlands, and more.
Crochet Pumpkin Patterns
As the leaves turn golden and the air grows crisp, it’s time to welcome fall with cozy handmade decor. And crochet pumpkins are the perfect little project to make any spot look a little more warm and cheerful.
Quick and easy: Not only are crochet pumpkins so very adorable, but they’re a quick project that can be completed in just a couple of hours.
Scrap busters: Plus, pumpkins can be an excellent way to use up your scrap yarn (orange, green, cream, teal, you name it!)
Craft fair favorite: They’re also an excellent project for selling at craft shows – which is perfect, because they’re so much fun to make! Or, give them as gifts!
In this list, you’ll find all sorts of patterns ranging from traditional pumpkins to creative interpretations like:
Pumpkin cup cozies
Pumpkin treat bowls
Pumpkin pot holders
…whew! There really is something for everyone!
Can beginners make crochet pumpkins?
Yes, there are lots of easy pumpkin patterns that are ideal for beginners. Familiarize yourself with the basic stitches first, and you’re good to go!
Here are some of the easiest patterns from this list:
This adorable pumpkin is worked flat using basic stitches, making it an excellent pattern for crochet beginners! In fact, because this pattern is so quick and easy, you may soon find yourself making more of them to sprinkle around your home in the fall. You can also adjust it to make a larger or smaller size.
These fall pumpkins are ripe with beautiful texture! Made using bobble stitches, you’ll love the character and the fun, squishy feel of these cute pumpkins. This customizable pattern is available in two different sizes.
Paired with a flickering candle, this checkered crochet pumpkin just embodies coziness! It’s made using the linked double crochet stitch, which creates a strong fabric with no gaps - perfect for adding plenty of stuffing.
These pumpkins are truly as soft as velvet! This modern design would look great in pumpkin orange, but it also looks fantastic in subtler shades. The stems of these luxurious pumpkins are made with dowels wrapped in silk cord.
Decorate your table for fall with this customizable centerpiece! Choose the color and size of your pumpkins and add whatever florals or greenery you like best. This beautiful, handmade piece will be a treasure in your fall decor collection for years to come!
Aren’t these cheery foxes adorable? This festive, fall pattern is a great one for comfortable beginners or intermediate crocheters. To make a larger size, you can crochet with two strands of yarn held together (as explained in the pattern’s instructions).
Hold all of your delicious fall drinks with these crochet pumpkin coasters! These are a quick project to make, and you can whip up a whole set of them in just a couple of hours. These would make a great housewarming gift, autumn birthday present, or token gift for a Thanksgiving host.
This adorable, top-down crochet pumpkin hat pattern is available in 7 sizes - from preemie to adult! The front post stitches add texture throughout, and the adorable leaves are perfect for capping the top. This pattern includes a video tutorial.
Keep your fall drinks cozy on the go with this fall-themed cup cozy! It’s easy to adjust the size of this pattern to fit your favorite cup. Be careful though - as soon as your friends see this adorable accessory, they’ll all want one, too!
This delightful little pumpkin bowl with its own top is the ideal spot for holding your favorite fall candies. It measures about 3” tall by 4.5” wide. This little project would be a great stash buster!
These vintage, farmhouse crochet potholders not only make the coziest kitchen decor, but they’re practical, too! Using different colors, a few of these together would make the most adorable set. If you plan to set hot items on these, however, you may want to consider adding a crochet or fabric backing to fully protect your surfaces.
Looking for something a little different than traditional orange pumpkins? These striped pumpkins have a personality all their own! This beginner-friendly pattern is worked in rows using basic stitches.
Perfect for decorating a mantle or wide window, you can totally customize this rustic garland to fit your space just right. Whether you choose to use one, two, or three or more colors, you can’t really go wrong stringing together these squishy fall crochet pieces.
This amigurumi crochet pumpkin would be a fun addition to a play kitchen, or a happy fall friend to keep you company on your kitchen windowsill! This cheerful pattern is a good choice for advanced beginners or intermediate crocheters.
If you find yourself with lots of Mason jars, you can totally spruce some up for the fall season with this crocheted jar cozy! This would be such a cute way to decorate jarred gifts - whether homemade, canned treats like apple butter or your favorite fall candies.
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