Free Jack-o’-Lantern Ornament Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

The best season is upon us and I am living my best life! There are so many things I love about Fall- the leaves changing colours, Bob’s Burgers coming back on tv, the lovely chilly weather, hot tea, fall fashion, and of course, Halloween!

I generally do not go to Halloween parties or dress up, but the one thing I do every single Halloween is carve at least one pumpkin. So when I decided to put together a Halloween tree, it was a no-brainer to include a tiny little Jack-o’-Lantern crochet ornament.

Free Jack-o’-Lantern Pumpkin Ornament Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

Free Jack-o’-Lantern Pumpkin Ornament Amigurumi Crochet Pattern

For all of the ornaments from my Halloween collection, I have decided to use the Knitpicks Shine Sport yarn because I love that finished items look smooth and have a slight sheen. The finished pumpkin crochet ornament measures to be about 3 inches tall including the stem.

The difficulty level of this pattern is Easy and this pattern is written in US crochet terminology.

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ch: chain
sc: single crochet
hdc: half double crochet
inc: two single crochet in one stitch
dec: invisible decrease, single crochet two stitches together through the front loops only
sl st: slip stitch
(…) x # : repeat anything in the parenthesis however many times the number indicates
[#]: total number of stitches for that row
#sc: one sc in the following # stitches
sl st/hdc#: sl st/hdc # of times in the next st *will be in bold to make it easier to differentiate


  • Knitpicks Shine Sport Yarn in Sweet Potato, Willow, Peapod, and Grapefruit
  • 3.0 mm Crochet Hook
  • Polyfil or Scrap Yarn for Stuffing
  • Scissors
  • Darning Needle
  • Pins
  • Stitch Markers
  • Black Felt for the Eyes (Alternatively, you can also use wool roving and felt the eyes directly onto the pumpkin)
  • Aleene’s Tacky Glue (or any glue that’s fast drying, tacky, and dries clear)
  • Optional: White String for Hanging


Free Jack-o’-Lantern Pumpkin Ornament Amigurumi Crochet Pattern Step 1

with Sweet Potato yarn
1 6sc in magic circle [6]
2 (inc) x 6 [12]
3 (sc, inc) x 6 [18]
4 (2sc, inc) x 6 [24]
5 (3sc, inc) x 6 [30]
6-8 sc in all sts [30]
9 (9sc, inc) x 3 [33]
10-12 sc in all sts [33]
13 5sc, inc, (10sc, inc) x 2, 5sc [36]
14 sc in all sts [36]
15 (5sc, inc) x 6 [42]
16 sc in all sts [42]
17 (6sc, inc) x 6 [48]
18 (6sc, dec) x 6 [42]
19 (5sc, dec) x 6 [36]
20 (4sc, dec) x 6 [30]
21 (3sc, dec) x 6 [24]
22 (2sc, dec) x 6 [18]
23 (sc, dec) x 6 [12]
Fasten off, stuff fully, close hole and weave tail in.

Pumpkin Stem

Free Jack-o’-Lantern Pumpkin Ornament Amigurumi Crochet Pattern Step 2

with Willow yarn
1 5sc in magic circle [5]
2-4 sc in all sts [5]
5 (hdc2) x 5 [10]
Fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing.

Curly Stem Offshoot

Free Jack-o’-Lantern Pumpkin Ornament Amigurumi Crochet Pattern Step 3

with Peapod yarn
1 ch 17, sl st2 into 2nd ch from hook, (sl st2) x 15 [32]


  • Thread a long piece of Grapefruit coloured yarn through the centre of the pumpkin. Going from the top through to the bottom. If you do not want the lines to stand out, use Sweet Potato coloured yarn instead.
  • Thread it back into the top centre and back out through the bottom and pull lightly so it indents your pumpkin.

  • Continue doing so 7 more times around your pumpkin. Making sure to divide the segments up equally.
  • Fortify four of the lines by going over them one more time. This will secure the lines and makes the pumpkin look a little more interesting. Weave the tail end into the centre and cut.
Free Jack-o’-Lantern Pumpkin Ornament Amigurumi Crochet Pattern Step 6

  • Pin and sew the Curly Stem Offshoot onto the top of the pumpkin.
  • Pin and sew the Stem onto the centre of the top of the pumpkin. If you’re just looking to make a pumpkin, you can stop at this step.

  • Cut two small triangles, one small circle, and a moon shaped mouth from your sheet of black felt. Alternatively, you can also just felt wool roving directly onto the pumpkin the create the face.
  • Pin the face onto the pumpkin to see where you would like to position it.
  • Dab a little bit of glue onto the back of the face features and glue in place. Allow to dry.
  • If you’re making this into an ornament, thread a piece of white string through the top of the stem and tie it off to create a loop.
Free Jack-o’-Lantern Pumpkin Ornament Amigurumi Crochet Pattern Complete

You have just finished your Jack-o’-Lantern ornament! Isn’t it gourd-geous!?

Please leave me a comment down below (or contact me) if you have any questions about this pattern. I would also love to see your creation so don’t forget to tag me (@olliehollycrochet) on Instagram or use the #olliehollycrochet! Please let me know in the comments what you would like to see next!

If you find any mistakes in the pattern, please contact me and let me know! I do my best to catch my mistakes when I edit my patterns but I sometimes miss the little things.

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