Pumpkin Crochet Square Pattern

Pumpkin crochet square pattern for blankets

A new crochet square pattern, the Pumpkin Crochet Blanket Square Pattern, is now a free crochet pattern here on the blog! Read about the construction and Cozy Fall MAL it is a part of, or scroll down for the free crochet pattern.

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Pumpkin crochet square pattern for blankets

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Charity Cozy Fall MAL

This blanket crochet square pattern is part of the Charity Cozy Fall MAL.

20 unique crochet blanket square patterns are released throughout the month of October 2021 to form a cozy fall blanket.

You can find all the MAL info and all the crochet square patterns here:

The Crochet Square Pattern Construction

The pumpkin pattern is made by simple eyelets (chain one and skip the stitch below) which makes it a great fall crochet blanket square pattern for beginners. The rest of the square is a simple double crochet background.

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Downloadable PDF

click here to purchase the printable PDF of the pumpkin crochet blanket square pattern

Why I Recommend You Purchase the PDF Pattern

If you’ve never used PDF patterns before, you are missing out on so much convenience!

  • You don’t need to take screenshots of the pattern
  • You don’t need to have your computer, phone or tablet around to work on your project.
  • You don’t need to panic if your husband accidentally closed the page
  • You can take notes, highlight your size and write down where you are.
  • When your best friend begs you to make her the same sweater, you have the pattern ready.
  • It’s a great way to support the blog so I can continue to bring you knitting tutorials.

Grab the printable PDF of the Pumpkin crochet square pattern now in my Etsy shop or on Ravelry:

Or grab the discounted bundle PDF with all 20 Cozy Fall Charity MAL Afghan Square Knit Patterns:

Before you Start

Materials

  • 5 mm/ US H -8 crochet hook
  • WeCrochet Swish (worsted weight, 100% fine superwash merino wool, 50g/1.75oz, 100m/110yd)
  • Tapestry needle to weave in the ends

Size

The Pumpkin Square is 20 cm / 8” square.

Gauge

The gauge for this pattern, in dc stitch, is 16 st by 10 rows for a 10 cm by 10 cm square (4” by 4”).

Abbreviations & Instructions

This pattern uses US notations.

  • st = stitch
  • ch = chain
  • dc = double crochet

Notes

Work instructions between [] the indicated number of times or until the end of the row / round.

The final number of stitches is indicated at the end of the row / round between < >.

The turning ch 1, ch 2 don’t count as stitches throughout the pattern except if mentioned otherwise.

The pattern is written in crochet shorthand.  For example:

  • “sc 1” means to single crochet in the next stitch,
  • “sc 2” means to single crochet in each of the next 2 stitches,
  • and “2 sc” means to single crochet twice in the next st.

The Actual Square Crochet Pattern

Chart

See below for written instructions.

The pumpkin design is completely symmetrical. Right handed crocheters can start Row 1 (the starting chain doesn’t count) in the bottom right corner while left handed crocheters can work from the bottom left corner instead.

Use a turning chain of ch-2 for every row.

pumpkin square crochet pattern graph

Written Instructions

With your 5 mm / US H-8 hook, ch 31 + 2 st.

Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc across. < 31 st>

Row 2: Dc across.

Row 3: Dc 8, [ch 1, skip 1, dc 1] 7 times, dc 7. 

Row 4: Dc 7, ch 1, skip 1, dc 15, ch 1, skip 1, dc 7. 

Row 5: Dc 6, ch 1, skip 1, dc 4, ch 1, skip 1, dc 7, ch 1, skip 1, dc 4, ch 1, skip 1, dc 6. 

Row 6: Dc 5, ch 1, skip 1, dc 4, ch 1, skip 1, dc 9, ch 1, skip 1, dc 4, ch 1, skip 1, dc 5.

Row 7 – 9: Dc 4, ch 1, skip 1, dc 4, ch 1, skip 1, dc 11, ch 1, skip 1, dc 4, ch 1, skip 1, dc 4. 

Row 10: Dc 5, ch 1, skip 1, dc 3, ch 1, skip 1, dc 11, ch 1, skip 1, dc 3, ch 1, skip 1, dc 4.

Row 11: Dc 5, ch 1, skip 1, dc 4, ch 1, skip 1, dc 9, ch 1, skip 1, dc 4, ch 1, skip 1, dc 5.

Row 12: Dc 6, ch 1, skip 1, dc 4, ch 1, skip 1, dc 7, ch 1, skip 1, dc 4, ch 1, skip 1, dc 6.

Row 13: Dc 7, ch 1, skip 1, dc 4, ch 1, skip 1, dc 5, ch 1, skip 1, dc 4, ch 1, skip 1, dc 7.

Row 14: Dc 8, ch 1, skip 1, dc 13, ch 1, skip 1, dc 8.

Row 15: Dc 9, ch 1, skip 1, dc 1, ch 1, skip 1, dc 1, ch 1, skip 1, dc 3, ch 1, skip 1, dc 1, ch 1, skip 1, dc 1, ch 1, skip 1, dc 9.

Row 16 – 17: Dc 14, ch 1, skip 1, dc 1, ch 1, skip 1, dc 14.

Row 18: Dc 15, ch 1, skip 1, dc 15.

Row 19 – 20: Dc across

Blocking

You are done with the crocheting part. Make sure to weave in all the ends.

To make your square nice and flat, help even your stitches and flatten your edges, block your project.

Don’t skip this step as it can make a huge difference. Read my detailed tutorial on why block, how-to, and all my tips and tricks if you need help.

Pumpkin crochet square pattern

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