I was inspired by a pattern I saw on TokyoBunnie’s Instagram to create this cute pumpkin bear!
I made the bear big enough to be a little accent pillow or a huggable plush. This pattern works up pretty quickly. You can make your own pumpkin bear in an afternoon.
You can purchase the ad free, printable version of this pattern for $1.99 HERE on Etsy.
Pumpkin Patch Bear
Crochet Pattern by Picot Pals
- 6 inches (15.24 cm) x 5 inches (12.7 cm)
- 3.25 mm crochet hook (This is my favorite hook.)
- Peaches and Creme yarn in Bright Orange
- Red Heart Super Saver yarn in Buff
- Pink, white, black and green felt scraps
- polyester filling (I use this brand.)
- tapestry needle
- Sewing needle
- black and white thread
Skills Needed (Click to see a tutorial on the skill.)
- invisible decrease
- crochet in front loop only
- amigurumi finish
- seamless amigurumi join
- crochet in an oval
- sewing felt onto amigurumi
No gauge swatch is necessary for this project. You can make the bear smaller or larger by increasing or decreasing the yarn weight or hook size.
Abbreviations (U.S. terms)
- ch – chain
- inc – increase
- dec – invisible decrease
- FLO sl st – front loop only slip stitch
- mc – magic circle
- sc – single crochet
- sl st – slip stitch
- This pattern is worked in an oval. You will be crocheting around both sides of the starting chain.
- Join rows with a slip stitch at the end when working on the body.
- The ears and stem are worked in continuous rounds.
Body (make with orange)
Row 1: ch 11, skip first ch, 10 sc, rotate, inc in the same stitch, 9 sc, inc in same stitch (23)
Row 2: inc, 8 sc, inc, inc, inc, 8 sc, inc, inc (28)
Row 3: inc, 10 sc, inc, inc, inc, inc, 10 sc, inc, inc, inc (36)
Row 4: 14 sc, inc, inc, inc, inc, 14 sc, inc, inc, inc, inc (44)
Rows 5-10: sc around (44)
Row 11: dec, 20, dec, 20 (42)
Row 12: dec, 19 sc, dec, 19 sc (40)
Row 13: dec, 18 sc, dec, 18 sc (38)
Row 14: dec, 17 sc, dec, 17 sc (36)
Row 15: dec, 16 sc, dec, 16 sc (34)
Row 16: dec, 15 sc, dec, 15 sc (32)
Row 17: dec, 15 sc, dec, 14 sc (30)
Start to stuff with filling
Row 18: dec around (16)
Row 19: dec around (8)
Stem (make with tan)
Leave a long tail when starting the stem.
Row 1: ch 5, sl st to first ch (5)
Rows 2 – 5: FLO sl st around (5)
Finish off. Leave a long tail. Weave the top yarn tail through the first 5 stitches of the yarn and pull tightly to close them. Make a knot and trim the yarn once it’s secure.
Ears (make 2 with orange)
Row 1: 6 sc in mc (6)
Row 2: inc in each stitch (12)
Row 3: *inc, sc* 6 times (18)
Row 4: sc around (18)
Finish off. Leave a long tail to sew on later.
Cutting the felt
- muzzle – Cut an oval 1 in (2.54 cm) x 0.5 in (1.27 cm)
- nose – Cut a tiny rounded triangle 0.25 in x 0.25 in.
- eyes – Cut two circles 0.5 in (1.27 cm) in diameter.
- cheeks – Cut two circles 0.5 in (1.27 cm) in diameter.
- leaf – Cut a tapered oval 2 in (5.08 cm) x 0.5 in (1.27 cm).
- Sew the nose to the muzzle.
- Stitch the ears on either side of the bear starting at row 10 and ending at row 15.
- Stitch the stem to the center of the top of the pumpkin.
- Sew the leaf to the base of the stem.
- Sew the felt facial features onto the center of the pumpkin.
This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from this pattern. Do not distribute this pattern including but not limited to scanning, photocopying, emailing, or posting on a website or internet discussion group.
Thanks so much for your cooperation and support!
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You can make a tiny pumpkin bear with THIS pattern.
Happy Fall (:
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