PRETTY PUNKIN

Designed by Bonnie Pierce 2000 
 
  Materials: 
RH 4 ply Dark Sage, Orange, White 

Crochet Hook: Size F and G or size needed for gauge. 

Gauge: Each Square = 6" 
 

Note:  

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

2. This pattern is recommended for skill level intermediate.

3. Block Leaves lightly, do not press Bullions.

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.

Bullion Stitch giving you fits?  Try this link

http://crochet.miningco.com/hobbies/crochet/library/blbullion.htm

 

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.

Center:
With Size F Hook and Dark Sage ch 6, turn. 

Round 1:

Sc in second ch from hook, sl st in next ch, sl st in first ch to form ring. 


Round 2
Ch 1, 4 sc in ring, sk stem, work 3 sc on the other side of stem, join with a  sl st.  7 sc.  FO Dark Sage 

Round 3
Join Orange,  ch 3, work 15 yo bullion, ch 1, in same st as joining ch 1, 15 yo bullion in same st, ch 1, *( 15 yo bullion, ch 1 ) twice in next st.  Continue from * around unravel beginning ch 3.  Join with a  sl st in top of first bullion.  16 bullion st.  FO Orange

Round 4
With Size G Hook, join Dark Sage 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 5:
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 Dark Sage

Round 6

Join White w/ sc in ch 4 sp to left of any ivy leaf, 3 more sc in sp, 4 sc in next two ch 4 sps, ch 2 for corner, *4 sc in each of next four ch 4 sps, ch 2*.  Repeat from *to* around.  Join with a  sl st in first sc

Round 7

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

Round 8

With White sc in each dc and working 3 sc in corner ch 2 sp. FO White

Do not block pumpkin, block leaves.

Finish off and weave in all ends.

Tack Stem in place.

 

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