Designed by Bonnie Pierce 2000 
RH 4 ply Color A = Country Rose, Color B = Country Blue, Color C = Aran 

Crochet Hook: Size G or size needed for gauge. 

Gauge: Each Square = 6" 


1. Each Bullion St. should be 1" long. 

2. This pattern is recommended for skill level intermediate.



Pretty Punkin Alternate - Bonnie Pierce

Pretty Punkin

Alternate Pattern




Pattern Stitches

Bullion Stitch (Bullion St.):

Yo 15 times LOOSELY, EVENLY, insert hook into next st, yo, draw up a loop, even with the 15 loops, yo, draw through all 17 loops, (wiggling the hook and rolling the yarn back and forth) - Bullion made.

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dc cluster (dc cl):

holding last loop on hook for each dc, work 3 dc, yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook


trc cluster (trc cl):

holding last loop on hook for each trc, work 3 trc, yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook


2DC Cluster (2DC CL): (holding back last loop of dc, dc in the st formed by the front loop of dc last worked & parallel loop to the left of it) twice, yo, draw through all 3 loops.

With color A ch 4 with G hook. Join with sl st. 



Round 1:

Ch1, 7 sc in ring. Join w/ sl st in first sc. 

Round 2
Ch 3 , work 1 bullion st, ch 1 to close. 1 bullion st, ch 1 in same sc. Work one bullion, ch 1, one bullion, ch1 in each sc around, making last two bullion stitches in same sp as ch 3. Join with slip stitch to ch 1 at top of first bullion st. 16 bullion sts. FO Color A

Round 3
Join Color B in any ch 1 space between bullions. Ch 7, work beginning 2dc cl by working dc in 5th ch from hook, twice, holding last loop on hook for each dc, yo, draw through all 3 st. *( skip two bullion sts, dc in next space between two bullion sts. ch 4, 2dc cl)*.  Work around from * to *. 8 2dc cl's.

Round 4:
Ch 6. skip first 2dc cl, in next dc work ivy leaf (dc cl, ch 4, trc cl, ch 4, dc cl, ch 4) , *dc in next dc, ch 4, ivy leaf *.  Repeat from * to * around.   Join with sl st in 2nd stitch of ch 6.  FO Color B

Round 5

Join Color C w/ sc in ch 4 sp to left of any ivy leaf, 3 more sc in sp, 4 sc in next 2 ch 4 loops, ch 2 for corner, *4 sc in each of next 4 ch sps, ch 2*.  Repeat from *to* around.  Join w/ sl st in first sc

Round 6

Ch 2, dc in each sc around, working 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc in corner ch 2 sp.  Join with sl st.  FO color C

Round 7

With Color B sc in each dc and working 3 sc in each corner ch 2 sp.  FO Color C

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