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Free crochet pumpkin basket pattern

Kids will love this this fab and fun Pumpkin/Jack-O-Lantern Halloween crochet pumpkin basket pattern!

Free crochet pumpkin basket pattern

You can head round the neighbourhood filling your Halloween pumpkin basket with lollies and choccies on October 31st thanks to this free crochet pumpkin basket pattern by Louise Sheward. You’ll love hooking up this free crochet pumpkin basket pattern (almost as much as the kids will love filling it with sweets), and as it’s made with sturdy cotton cord, it’ll last for years! And if you’re looking for more creepy crochet patterns to hook up for Halloween, check out our pick of the best Halloween crochet patterns!

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You can find the free crochet pumpkin basket pattern below, or if you would like to print the pattern you can download our handy PDF here

You will need

Tension

Tension is not critical for this project

Abbreviations

Reverse dc Work a dc st as normal, *dc into the st to the right of the previous dc; repeat from * as directed – you can find more information in our how to crochet crab stitch tutorial.

You can find a full list of all abbreviations we use in our abbreviations and conversions guide. This crochet pumpkin basket pattern is written in UK terminology but you can easily convert it to US terms using the guide.

Free pumpkin basket crochet pattern

Free crochet pumpkin basket pattern

Using Orange, make a crochet magic loop.

Round 1 (RS) Ch3 (counts as tr throughout), 11tr into the loop, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. [12 tr]

Round 2 Ch3, tr into st at base of ch-3, 2tr into each tr around, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. [24 tr]

Round 3 Ch3, tr into st at base of ch-3, *tr in next st, 2tr into last st; repeat from * around, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. [36 tr]

Round 4 Ch1 (does not count as st throughout), dc into bl of each st around, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. [36 dc]

Round 5 Ch1, dc next 13 sts, change to Black, dc next 11 sts, change to Orange, dc next 12 sts, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. [36 dc]

Round 6 Ch1, dc next 14 sts, change to Black, dc next st, *change to Orange, dc next 3 sts, change to Black, dc next st; repeat from * once more, change to Orange, dc next 13 sts, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join.

Round 7 Ch1, dc in each st around, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join.

Round 8 Ch1, dc first 15 sts, change to Black, dc next 3 sts, change to Orange, dc next 2 sts, change to Black, dc next 3 sts, change to Orange, dc last 13 sts, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join.

Round 9 Ch1, dc first 16 sts, change to Black, dc next st, change to Orange, dc next 4 sts, change to Black, dc next st, change to Orange, dc in next 15 sts, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. Fasten off Black.

Round 10 Ch1, dc around, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. Fasten off, join Black into any st.

Round 11 Repeat Round 10.

Round 12 Ss into each st around.

Round 13 Reverse dc into the bl of each st around, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. Fasten off and weave in ends.

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We hope you’ve enjoyed this free crochet pumpkin basket pattern. Don’t forget, if you need any help with your crochet stitches you can always check out our crochet for beginners guide. And if you’re looking to treat yourself, check out our list of the best crochet hooks and the best crochet kits for beginners.