Herringbone Pumpkin Crochet Pattern

Get ready for autumn/fall with the herringbone pumpkin crochet pattern! It’s a stuffed crochet pumpkin pattern using the herringbone stitch and comes in 3 sizes from mini to medium. They work up quickly and they’re simple but cute. The mix of sizes make for a perfect fall accent piece that you can add to your home decor, or sell if you’re a product seller!

Herringbone Pumpkin Crochet Pattern

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Herringbone Pumpkin Crochet Pattern

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Herringbone Pumpkin Crochet Pattern

What you need to crochet a mini pumpkin

  • 20g or 43yds aran/worsted yarn
  • Optional: stick to use as stalk, or contrasting yarn to crochet a stalk
  • Fibre fill or preferred stuffing material
  • 4.5mm hook
  • Scissors and needle for finishing

Concentration Level

Nice and easy, made in one flat rectangle and seamed together to form the pumpkin shape. The stalk can be crocheted or a stick used.

Special Stitches

Herringbone Double Crochet:

  • Yarn over, insert hook into stitch and pull up a loop. Pull the 1st loop through the 2nd.
  • Yarn over, pull through one loop
  • Yarn over, pull through remaining two loops

Size guide

Mini – approx 3″ wide
Small – approx 4″ wide
Medium – approx 5″ wide


  • Starting chains do not count as a stitch
  • Stitch counts will be in brackets at the end of each row
  • Pattern is in US terms

Herringbone Pumpkin Crochet Pattern – Mini

Row 1: ch14, herringbone dc in 3rd ch from hook to the end, turn (12)

Row 2: ch2, herringbone dc in each st to end, turn (12)

Repeat rows 2 14 more times, until you have 16 repeats.


With your work flat, fold in half to join Row 1 to your final row. Using a whip stitch or similar, sew the two ends together.

Using a needle and long tail, weave in and out of the top of your work, Pull tight and secure to close one end of the pumpkin. Repeat on the other side ready for stuffing, but don’t pull closed. Leave a long tail.

With your choice of stuffing, fill your pumpkin leaving 1-2″ empty. Cinch the top closed, then add or remove stuffing as needed and secure.

With a needle and the yarn tail from the top of your pumpkin, line up the yarn with the side seam. Feed the needle back up through the centre of the pumpkin and pull tight to create a defined section. Repeat this step all the way round, leaving 4 rows between each section for an even distribution.

Use a stick of any kind to secure in the centre of the pumpkin, or follow the steps below to crochet a stalk.

Row 1: work 6 sc into a magic ring, sl st

Row 2: ch1, *2sc, sc* repeat * around, sl st

Row 3: ch1, sc in each st, sl st

Repeat row 3 until you reach your desired length.

Sew into the centre of the pumpkin.

Weave in any ends and finish!

final cta

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