Festival of Fall Necklace Pattern
Create a unique accessory for the months of autumn with this Festival of Fall Necklace Pattern from Red Heart Yarns. Combine the crochet pumpkin and candy corn motifs by stringing them together and you have a homemade Halloween necklace. Use it as part of a costume or fun party accessory so that all your friends can see your crochet skills put to use for the holidays. Have some fun this Halloween with this cute crochet necklace pattern.
Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
- Red Heart Super Saver:
- A: 0324 Bright Yellow (1 skein)
- B: 254 Pumpkin (1 skein)
- C: 316 Soft White (1 skein)
- D: 312 Black (small amount)
- E: 3620 Glowworm (1 skein)
- Susan Bates Crochet Hook (H/8, 5 mm)
- Yarn Needle
Long Strand measures 35” (89 cm)
Short Strand measures 26” (66 cm)
Pumpkin = 2” (5 cm) wide and 1” (2.5 cm) high; 16 slip sts worked into 16 chs = 4” (10 cm).
Beginning sc2tog = Draw up a loop in first st, draw up a loop in next st, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
Beginning dc2tog = Yarn over, insert hook in first stitch, *yarn over and pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops; yarn over, insert hook in next stitch; repeat from *; yarn over, draw through all loops on hook.
dc2tog = [Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up loop, yarn over, draw through 2 loops] 2 times, yarn over, draw through all loops on hook.
1. Adjustable Loop: With long side of yarn in the palm of your hand, wrap yarn around finger. Insert hook under the wrap, grab yarn and pull through; ch 1, release circle around finger gently, work the specified number of stitches; pull tail gently to tighten the ring.
2. All rows and rounds are worked with right sides facing.
CANDY CORN (Make 3)
With A, ch 5.
Row 1: Hdc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across – 4 hdc. Fasten off.
Row 2: Join B in first hdc, ch 2; work Beginning dc2tog, work dc2tog – 2 dc. Fasten off.
Row 3: Join C in first dc, ch 1; work Beginning sc2tog – 1 sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
PUMPKIN (Make 5)
Using B, make Adjustable Loop.
Round 1: Ch 1, work 5 sc in ring; pull tail to close; do not join – 5 sc.
Round 2: 2 sc in each sc around; join with slip st in first sc – 10 sc.
Round 3: (4 dc, hdc) in next sc, hdc in next sc, sc in next sc, slip st in next sc, sc in next sc, hdc in next sc, (hdc, 4 dc) in next sc, skip next sc, slip st in next sc, skip last sc – 17 sts. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Referring to photo, embroider a stem on each Pumpkin using D.
Place all motifs with right sides facing. With E, ch 35.
Round 1: Referring to photo for placement, sc in edge of a Pumpkin; ch 15, sc in point of a Candy corn, ch 15, sc in edge of a Pumpkin, ch 35; join with slip st in first ch, being careful not to twist – 103 sts.
Round 2: Without turning, slip st in each ch and sc around; join with slip st in first slip st. Fasten off.
With E, ch 20.
Round 1: Referring to photo for placement, sc in edge of a Pumpkin; ch 25, sc in point of a Candy corn, ch 25, sc in edge of a Pumpkin, ch 20, sc in point of a Candy corn, ch 25, sc in edge of a Pumpkin, ch 20; join with slip st in first ch, being careful not to twist – 140 sts. Sc in join of Short Strand.
Round 2: Repeat Round 2 of Short Strand. Fasten off.
Weave in ends. Cut a 12-inch strand of E; referring to photo, bind both strands of Necklace together at join; weave in ends. Block if desired.
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