Pumpkin Face Throw LW3747

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Skill Level: EASY

Designed by Michele Wilcox

What you will need:
Red Heart® Super Saver®: 2 skeins each 312 Black A and 254 Pumpkin B; 1 skein each of 400 Grey Heather C, 356 Amethyst D and 672 Spring Green E
Susan Bates® Crochet hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]
Yarn needle; scissors

Gauge: 16 sts = 5" (12.7 cm); 6 rows = 4" (10 cm). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain your gauge.

If you're decorating for Halloween, make sure you have this crochet throw to complete your decor! The funny pumpkin faces are combined with the "BOO!" center square to give everyone happy memories of this fun season.

Throw measures 49" x 49"

THROW

Pumpkin Square (make 5)

With B, ch 4, join with slip st in first ch.

Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc throughout), 11 dc in ring, join with slip st in top of beginning ch-3—12 dc.

Round 2: Ch 3, *[(2 dc, 1 tr) in next dc, (1 tr, 2 dc) in next dc] (corner), dc in next dc, repeat from * twice, (2 dc, 1 tr) in next dc, (1 tr, 2 dc) in next dc, join with slip st in top of beginning ch-3.

Round 3: Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, *corner in next 2 tr, dc in next 5 dc, repeat from * twice, corner, dc in next 2 dc, join with slip st in top of beginning ch-3.

Round 4: Ch 3, dc in next 4 dc, *corner in next 2 tr, dc in next 9 dc, repeat from * twice, corner in next 2 tr, dc in next 4 dc, join with slip st in top of beginning ch-3.

Round 5: Ch 3, dc in each dc across to corner tr, *corner in next 2 tr, dc in each dc across to corner tr, repeat from * twice, corner in next 2 tr, dc in each remaining dc across, join with slip st in top of beginning ch-3.

Rounds 6-9: Repeat Round 5. Fasten off at end of last round.

Round 10: Join A in same st as last round join, repeat round 5. Fasten off.

Stripes Squares (make 4)

Rounds 1 & 2: With B, repeat rounds 1 and 2 of Pumpkin Square. Fasten off at end of last round.

Rounds 3-5: Join E in same st as last round join, repeat rounds 3-5 of Pumpkin Square. Fasten off at end of last round.

Rounds 6 & 7: Join D in same st as last round join, repeat round 5 of Pumpkin Square. Fasten off at end of last round.

Rounds 8 & 9: Join C in same st as last round join, repeat round 5 of Pumpkin Square. Fasten off at end of last round.

Round 10: Repeat round 10 of Pumpkin Square.

Pumpkin face #1

Eye (make 2)

Round 1: With A, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook—6 sc.

Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around—12 sc.

Round 3: [Sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc] around—18 sc. Leaving long end, fasten off.

Nose

With A, ch 2.

Rounds 1 & 2: Repeat rounds 1 & 2 of Eyes— 12 sc. Leaving long end, fasten off.

Mouth

With A, ch 12, join with slip st in first ch.

Round 1: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc), 23 hdc in ring, join with slip st in top of beginning ch-2. Leaving long end, fasten off.

Eyebrow (make 2)

With A, ch 7.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next ch, 2 sc in each of next 2 chs, sc in last 2 chs. Leaving long end, fasten off.

Pumpkin Face #2

Eye (make 2)

With A, ch 2.

Round 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.

Round 2: [3 sc in next sc, sc in next sc] 3 times—12 sc.

Round 3: Sc in next sc, [3 sc in next sc, sc next 3 sc] twice, 3 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc, join with slip st in first sc. Leaving long end, fasten off.

Nose (make 1)

Rounds 1-3: Repeat Rounds 1-3 of Pumpkin Face #2 Eye.

Mouth

With A, ch 5.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each remaining ch across, ch 1, turn—4 sc.

Row 2: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Sc in each sc across, ch 5, turn.

Row 4: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 3 chs, ch 1, turn—4 sc.

Row 5: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn.

Row 6: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, do not turn, work 6 sc across top of teeth, ch 4, turn.

Row 7: Slip st in 2nd ch from hook and in next 2 chs, sc in next 6 sc, ch 4, turn.

Row 8: Slip st in 2nd ch from hook and in next 2 chs, slip st in next sc. Leaving long end, fasten off.

Pumpkin Face #3

Eye (make 2)

With A, ch 6.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next st, dc in next 2 sts, tr in last st, ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Sc in next 5 sts, 3 sc in tip, working on opposite side of starting ch, sc in next 5 chs, ch 1,turn.

Row 3: Sc in next 6 sc, 3 sc in next sc, sc in remaining 6 sc. Leaving long end, fasten off.

Nose

Rows 1 & 2: Repeat Rows 1 & 2 of Pumpkin Face #3 Eye. Leaving long end, fasten off at end of last row.

Mouth

With A, ch 25.

Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next 2 chs, [3 dc in next ch, dc in next ch, dc3tog, dc in next ch] 3 times, dc in last ch. Leaving long end, fasten off.

Pumpkin Face #4

Eye (make 2)

With A, ch 6.

Round 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 3 chs, 3 sc in last ch, working on opposite side of ch, work sc in next 3 chs, 2 sc in last ch—12 sc.

Round 2: 2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next 3 sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next 2 sc—18 sc.

Round 3: [Sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc] around—24 sc. Leaving long end, fasten off.

Nose

With A, ch 4, join with slip st in first ch.

Row 1: Ch 3, 9 dc in ring, ch 1, turn—10 dc.

Row 2: 2 sc in next dc, sc in next 8 dc, 2 sc in last dc. Leaving long end, fasten off.

Mouth

With A, ch 21.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 2 chs, hdc in next 3 chs, dc in next 8 chs, hdc in next 3 chs, sc in remaining 3 chs. Leaving long end, fasten off.

BOO! (letters for center square)

Letter B

With A, ch 13.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each remaining ch across, ch 9, turn.

Row 2: Skip next 5 sc, sc in next sc, ch 9, skip next 5 sc, sc in last sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Sc in next sc, sc in next 9 chs, slip st in next sc, sc in next 9 chs, slip st in top of last st. Leaving long end, fasten off.

Letter O (make 2)

With A, ch 25, join with slip st in first ch.

Round 1: Ch 1, sc in same ch as joining and each remaining ch around, join with slip st in first sc. Leaving long end, fasten off.

! (Top)

With A, ch 14.

Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in next 7 chs, sc in last 4 chs. Leaving long end, fasten off.

! (Bottom)

With A, ch 2.

Round 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook, join with slip st in first sc. Leaving long end, fasten off.

ASSEMBLY

Using long ends, sew Faces to Squares as shown in diagram.

Sew Squares together through back loops only of Round 10 of Squares.

Border

Round 1: Join C with slip st in any dc on outside edge of throw, ch 3, dc in each st around, working 5 dc between 2 outside corner tr, join with slip st in first st. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Round 2: Join A with sc in any dc on Round 1, *skip next dc, 5 dc in next dc, skip next dc, sc in next dc, repeat from * around, join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off and weave in ends.


ABBREVIATIONS

ch = chain; cm = centimeters; dc = double crochet; hdc = half double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); tr = treble crochet; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.

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