Pumpkin Bear Crochet Pattern

Pumpkin Bear - Easy Halloween Crochet Pattern


  • Weight 6 yarn 
  • Size J/6.0mm 
  • Stuffing
  • Safety Eyes or felt eyes 
  • Yarn needle
  • Stitch Marker


  • mr = magic ring
  • ch = chain
  • sc = single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet 
  • inc = increase (2 sc in next stitch)
  • dec = invisible decrease (sc 2 stitches together)
  • st = stitch
  • FO = fasten off

This pattern uses weight 6 blanket yarn. Any yarn may be used, but your crochet hook size will be different. Use a hook 1-2 sizes smaller than your yarn calls for. This pattern is in US crochet terms.

This pattern is worked in continuous rounds and using a stitch marker to mark the first stitch is recommended. 

*Safety eyes are NOT recommended for children who are three years old or younger.

The Bear pictured in the pattern is made with Sweet Snuggles Lite.



R1: 6 sc in a magic ring

R2: 6 inc (12)

R3: (1 sc, inc) x 6 (18)

R4: (2 sc, inc) x 6 (24)

R5: (3 sc, inc) x 6 (30)

R6-10 (5 rounds): 30 sc

R11: (3 sc, dec) x 6 (24)

R12: (2 sc, dec) x 6 (18)

Place safety eyes between rounds 7 and 8, about 5 stitches apart. Begin stuffing the head and continue stuffing as you go.

R13: (1 sc, dec) x 6 (12)

Change to orange:

R14: 12 inc (24)

R15: (3 sc, inc) x 6 (30)

R16: (4 sc, inc) x 6 (36)

R17-21 (5 rounds): 36 sc

R22: (4 sc, dec) x 6 (30)

R23: (3 sc, dec) x 6 (24)

R24: (2 sc, dec) x 6 (18)

R25: (1 sc, dec) x 6 (12)

R26: 6 dec (6)

Fasten off and sew hole shut. Take a long piece of yarn and create sections of the pumpkin by threading it up through the bottom and into the top. Pull on the yarn gently to secure each segment - be careful as blanket yarn snaps easily! (see pictures)



R1: 6 sc in a magic ring

R2: 6 inc (12)

R3: (1 sc, inc) x 6 (18)

R4: (1 sc, dec) x 6 (12)

Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing. Fold in half and sew onto each side of the bear directly behind each eye. Do not stuff. 



R1: 6 sc in a magic ring

R2: 6 inc (12)

R3: 12 sc

Fasten off and sew onto the bear’s face in between the eyes. Stuff lightly as you go. Embroider a nose if you'd like.



R1: 6 sc in a magic ring

R2: 6 inc (12)

R3: 12 sc

R4: (2 sc, dec) x 3 (9)

R5-6 (2 rounds) 9 sc

No need to stuff. Fold in half and sc across top to close. Fasten off. Sew onto the neck of the bear, ensuring the arms are symmetrical. 

*If desired, cut out a jack-o-lantern face with felt and hot glue it onto the pumpkin!

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