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Easy Crochet Pumpkin Hair Gum: A Spooky Cute Accessory


With Halloween just around the corner, the itch to incorporate some seasonal spook into our attire is undeniable. Why not add a touch of festive flair to your hair with a mini crochet pumpkin hair gum?
This adorable little accessory is perfect for both experienced crocheters and beginners alike. It’s not only easy but super quick to make. Here’s how you can create your very own crochet pumpkin πŸŽƒ to jazz up your Halloween look.


Materials Needed for Your Crocheted Pumpkin Hair Gum

  • Orange yarn (e.g., Yarnart Jeans 77), green yarn (e.g., Yarnart Jeans 52)
  • Hairband or any rubber band suitable for crocheting around
  • Appropriate hook size for the yarn
  • A tiny bit of stuffing
  • A needle with a wide eye for sewing

Abbreviations (US terms)

ch – chain
sc – single crochet
inc – increase
dec – decrease
slst – slip stitch


Easy Crochet Pumpkin Hair Gum Pattern


Orange crocheted body of the little pumpkin


with orange colour

Round 1 – 6 sc into a magic ring (6)
Round 2 – 2 sc in each stitch (12)
Round 3 – (1 sc, 1 inc) x6 (18)
Round 4 – (2 sc, 1 inc) x6 (24)
Round 5 – (3 sc, 1 inc) x6 (30)
Round 6-14 – 60 sc
Round 15 – ( 3 sc, 1 dec) x6 (24)
Round 16 – (2 sc, 1 dec) x6 (18)
Round 17 – (1 sc, 1 dec) x6 (12)
Round 18 – dec x6 (6)

Sew the opening shut. Use a long strand of yarn and thread it through the center of the pumpkin, pulling it tight to create segments. This gives your pumpkin its distinctive shape. You can divide it into 4 or 8 segments, depending on preference.

Crochet Pumpkin Stem

with green colour

Crochet a chain of 20. Starting from the second stitch, crochet 3 sc in each stitch.
Once you reach the end, crochet another chain of 20 and then, again starting from the second stitch, crochet 3 sc in each one.

Sew the stem onto the pumpkin.

Brown crocheted stem of the little pumpkin
Brown crocheted stem of the little pumpkin


with orange colour

If you wish to crochet around your hairband, simply use sc stitches all around it.



Sew the green stem onto the pumpkin and then attach the pumpkin to the hairband.

This pattern is not only super easy but also quick to finish, making it perfect even for beginners.


Brown crocheted stem of the little pumpkin

Halloween is a time for creativity and fun πŸŽƒπŸ‘».
This easy crochet pumpkin hair gum is a delightful way to usher in the festive spirit 🍁. Whether you’re dressing up for a party or just want to add a subtle hint of the season to your everyday look, this little accessory is sure to turn heads.
Plus, with such a simple and speedy pattern, you might just find yourself making a handful for your friends too 🎁! Enjoy crafting, and have a spooky Halloween! πŸ¦‡πŸŒ™

"Little girl proudly wearing the crochet pumpkin hairband in her hair.