Pumpkin gnome- fall gnome crochet pattern free

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Looking for an adorable crochet pumpkin pattern? Check out this easy crochet pumpkin gnome and add some cute crochet pumpkins to your fall decor. Scroll down for the free pattern or buy an ad-free, printable PDF pattern here!

Crochet gnome with crochet pumpkins on the hat

Have you made your crochet pumpkins yet?

Get ready to add an adorable crochet pumpkin gnome to this year’s fall decorations. I can bet that it will look gorgeous with all your crochet pumpkins as a centerpiece on your table or your bookshelves.

Even better! The pumpkin gnome is designed in two parts. Therefore it is highly customizable. This means you can create your own unique crochet gnome easily.

First, we will make the body and gnome itself. Afterward, we will make 2 crochet pumpkins in different sizes and sew them onto the gnome’s head.

To make this crochet pattern easy for beginners I decided to crochet the pumpkins in flat pieces. Meaning we will crochet them in back-and-forth rows. When we are done we will have a flat piece that we’ll sew together and close both sides with a running stitch.

In the end, we will add the stem and leaves to finish our crochet pumpkins.

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How to customize your crochet pumpkin gnome?

First, you can make a he-gnome or she-gnome. All you need to do is change the beard with some curls. Check our beach gnome to see how to make the curls.

While I was sewing the gnome together I liked how it looked with only one pumpkin on the head. So it is up to you to put one or two pumpkins.

Crochet fall gnome with crochet orange pumpkins on the hat

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Crochet pumpkin gnome pattern

The pattern is written in US crochet terms!

The crochet pumpkin gnome is worked in 3 pieces. First, we will make the gnome’s body. Afterward, we will sew the hands, the hair, and the nose.

When we are done with the gnome’s body we will make 2 crochet pumpkins- one big and one mini pumpkin.

For this pattern, I used sport-weight cotton yarn. My choice was Catania by Schachenmayr as they have so many colors to choose from.

I know that it may be hard to find the same yarn so here are a few substitutes that you can use – Stylecraft DK, Paintbox Yarns Simply DK, Catona by Scheepjes, Cotton 8/4 by Hobbii.

Also, have you heard of yarnsub.com? It is a great site where you can check for substitutes for different yarns.

The final measurement is 18cm/ 7 inches.

Crochet gnome with crochet pumpkins on the hat

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Materials you’ll need:

  • Sport/ fine weight yarn- Shachenmayr Catania 100% Cotton, 50 g, 125 m
    colors-
  • Dark orange color(189) 15 gr,
  • Light orange color (209) 10gr,
  • Amber color (390) 10 gr,
  • Light brown color (437) 25gr,
  • Light green color (392)  5gr,
  • white color 5gr,
  • a small amount of Beige for the nose and hands
  • crochet hook size 2.5mm
  • Poly fiber fill for stuffing
  • – tapestry needle

Stitch abbreviation:

SC- single crochet

DC- double crochet

SS- slip stitch

CH- chain

Rep- repeat

Inc- increase

Dec- decrease

MR- magic ring

HDC- half double crochet

– repeat the stitches in the ** indicated times

FO- fasten off

BLO- back loop only

FLO- front loop only

Pumpkin gnome‘s body pattern:

-with amber color

Rnd 1: Start with a MR and make 6 SC into it (6)

Rnd 2: *inc 1* 6 times (12)

Rnd 3: *inc 1, SC in next* 6 times (18)

Rnd 4: *inc 1, SC in next 2* 6 times (24)

Rnd 5: *inc 1, SC in next 3* 6 times (30)

Rnd 6: *inc 1, SC in next 4* 6 times (36)

Rnd 7: *inc 1, SC in next 5* 6 times (42)

Rnd 8: *inc 1, SC in next 6* 6 times (48)

Rnd 9: *SC in next 11, inc 1* 4 times (52)

Rnd 10: SC in each stitch around (52)

Continue on hat’s brim

The next round is worked in Front loop only!

Rnd 11: SC in each stitch around (52)

Rnd 12: *SC in next 3, inc 1* 13 times (65)

Rnd 13: SC in each stitch around (65)

Rnd 14: *SC in next 4, inc 1* 13 times (78)

Rnd 15-16: SC in each stitch around (78). FO.

Continue with light brown color.

Rnd 12: Go back to round 11 and insert your hook in any back loop stitch, pull up a loop, SC in the same stitch, SC in each stitch around (52)

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Rnd 13: *SC in next 12, inc 1* 4 times (56)

Rnd 14: *SC in next 13, inc 1* 4 times (60)

Rnd 15-25: SC in each stitch around (60)

Rnd 26: *SC in next 13, dec 1* 4 times (56)

Rnd 27: SC in each stitch around (56)

Rnd 28: *SC in next 5, dec 1* 8 times (48)

The next round is worked in BLO.

Rnd 29: SC in each stitch around (48)

Rnd 30: *SC in next 4, dec 1* 8 times (40)

Rnd 31: *SC in next 3, dec 1* 8 times (32)

Rnd 32: *SC in next 2, dec 1* 8 times (24)

Rnd 33: *SC in next, dec 1* 8 times (16)

Rnd 34: *dec 1* 8 times (8)

Fasten off and close the gap with a needle.

Crochet pumpkin gnome’s nose:

-with beige color yarn

Rnd 1: Start with a MR and make 6 SC into it. (6)

Rnd 2: 2 SC in each stitch around (12)

Rnd 3: *SC in first, inc 1* 6 times (18)

Rnd 4-5: SC in each stitch around (18)

Rnd 6: *SC in next, dec 1* 6 times. FO. (12)

Crochet pumpkin gnome’s beard:

-with white color yarn

Rnd 1: Start with a MR and make 6 SC into it (6)

Rnd 2: SC in each stitch around (6)

Rnd 3: *inc 1* 6 times (12)

Rnd 4: *inc 1, SC in next 5 * 2 times (14)

Rnd 5: * SC in first, inc 1, sc in next 5 * 2 times (16)

Rnd 6: * SC in next 2, inc 1, SC in next 5* 2 times (18)

Rnd 7: *SC in next 3, inc 1, SC in next 5* 2 times (20)

Rnd 8: *SC in next 4, inc 1, SC in next 5* 2 times (22)

Rnd 9: *SC in next 5, inc 1, SC in next 5* 2 times (24)

Rnd 10-13: SC in each stitch around (24)

Rnd 14: *SC in next 5, dec 1, SC in next 5* 2 times. FO. (22)

Hands (make 2 pieces):

-with beige color

Rnd 1: Start with a MR, and make 6 SC into it (6)

Rnd 2: *inc 1* 6 times (12)

Rnd 3-6: SC in each stitch around (12)

Switch to light brown color

Rnd 7-13: Sc in each stitch around (12)

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Onto the gnome’s head you can attach one or two pumpkins and why not even 3?

The pattern that I used for these crochet pumpkins is – The Easy crochet pumpkin pattern which comes in 3 different sizes.

For those who will make their gnome with only one, you need to follow the instructions for the big-size pumpkin.

To make the gnome with two pumpkins on top you need to follow the instructions for the Big and Medium size pumpkins.

In the pattern, you will also find how to crochet a pumpkin stem and the tendrils. Just follow the same instructions.

Crochet gnome with crochet pumpkins on the hat

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How to join your gnome parts:

  1. Sew the beard onto the body right below the brim.
  2. Sew the nose on top of the beard. Place it in the center.
  3. Sew the hands. Leave 3-4 stitches between the beard and hands.
  4. Sew the big pumpkin onto the head of your gnome. I sew mine only on the ribbed rows skipping the rows between. It will keep the shape of your pumpkin round at the bottom.
  5. Sew the mini pumpkin on top of your big one. You can place it right in the center or a bit left or right as did I.
  6. Also, you can also make your gnome using only the big pumpkin.
  7. Use a safety pin to secure them before sewing. Sew them when you like the placement.
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11 Comments

  1. Thanks for sharing another great gnome.
    I left a message on the crochet site, so others doing the pattern would see what I found.
    The Nose says to do 5 sc in MR but =6, so figured type
    The Beard says Row 9 is 24 stitches. But 10-13 says 22, and they are just sc all. Then row 14 says you have 22.
    Looking forward to finishing this timely gnome.

  2. I just finished my pumpkin gnome and love it. I just have a couple questions. Do you all put something in bottom so your gnomes stand up? Also, how to learn how to stuff them without overstuffing! Thanks!

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