Mad about plaid? Well, I am, and it's about time for a knit plaid pumpkin!
This fun pumpkin is knit in the round from the bottom up, in sock or fingering weight yarn. Plaid Pumpkin is about 4 inches tall and about 8-10 inches in diameter. in addition to the three colorwork designs shown here, pattern also includes instructions for non-stranded striped or plain versions. The plain one can be knit in self-striping or speckled yarn for even more fun.
Yarn: About 200 yards each of two contrasting colors of sock/fingering weight yarn.
Needles: DPNs in US 3 (3.25 mm) and US 4 (3.5 mm).
Circular needles in US 3 (3.25 mm) and US 4 (3.5 mm), 16 inch (40 cm) in length.
Other materials: 16 oz. bag of polyester fiberfill (you will not need the entire bag), 1" (2.5 cm) button (optional)
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