Mini Skein Pumpkin by Vanessa Ewing

Mini Skein Pumpkin

September 2023
Light Fingering ?
24 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
92 yards (84 m)
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Double thick fabric ensures your pumpkins can be stuffed firmly for the perkiest of pumpkins! These can be hand knit or machine knit.
One mini skein in sock weight is all you need per pumpkin

Width: 4 ½” (11.5 cm)
Height: 3” (7.5 cm)

92—yards (100 meters) of fingering / sock weight yarn Color A (pumpkin body)
1—yard of fingering / sock weight yarn Color B (stem)

We used Cape May Fiber Mini Skein Sock (92 yards / 20 Gram, 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon)
Colors shown…
(top tier) Crispy Leaves and Apple Tart
(middle tier) Fright Night and Season of the Witch
(bottom tier) Quartz Beach, Haunted Victorian and Radium Girls

For the stem, we used Color Pineland


  • Set of 5 US Size 6 (4 mm) DPNs or a circular to work the magic loop method
  • tapestry needle
  • scissors Notions
  • Polyfil stuffing, about 24 grams

24 sts, 38 rounds / rows = 4” in stockinette stitch after blocking.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.