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fall seasonal crochet patterns

At a loss with the kids back in school?* Feeling the end-of-summer blues?* Let me recommend a crochet solution to lift your spirits, with a roundup of my Autumn, Harvest, Thanksgiving and Halloween-related patterns.

*Even if neither of those apply, crochet is always a wise choice, in my experience.

realistic crocheted pumpkin by planetjune

cute crocheted pumpkin by planetjunespooky crocheted pumpkin by planetjune

The free (donationware) Pumpkin pattern includes 3 flavours, so you can make a realistic pumpkin, a smiley kawaii version, or a scary Jack-o-Lantern for Halloween.

PlanetJune Accessories Animal Ears crochet pattern
Animal Ears includes options for Mouse/Bear, Bunny, and Cat ears, and would be perfect for an inexpensive Halloween costume.

crocheted fruit bat by planetjune
Fruit Bat amigurumi crochet pattern – cute at any time of year.

amigurumi halloween ghost black cat witch crochet by planetjune
Halloween PocketAmi pattern set includes a tiny Black Cat, Ghost and Witch.

Fruit-Along CAL at PlanetJune: amigurumi apples and pears

And, of course, you can join in with the Fruit-Along crochet-along running throughout September at the PlanetJune group on Ravelry. My Amigurumi Apples and Amigurumi Pears work up so quickly that people have started posting pics of their yummy-looking fruit already – fun! I’ll do a roundup of all the projects here once the CAL is over πŸ™‚


  1. cambree said

    i love this web site!! when my grandma taught me how to crochet i loved it!!

  2. Hallo!
    a quick comment to say I’ve written about your book in my blog, today

  3. becky said

    I just made your pumpkin the other day an added him to my Fall wreath, which you can view here.
    I just love your patterns, and I always fall back on them for either just fun or to add to other things I am making. For example I also used your bunny ears to add to a hat I recently made and know I will use some of your xmas patterns to add to my planned xmas wreath πŸ˜€

    Again I love love love your patterns.

  4. Kateryn said

    Hmm… aren’t you going through spring right now, waiting for summer to come around? πŸ˜‰

    • June said

      That’s right – spring has just begun here! But my readers are primarily in the Northern hemisphere, so I’ll stick with my ‘old’ seasons with my patterns – I doubt anyone would buy daffodils and lambs and chicks if I started promoting them at this time of year! The customer is always right, so if it’s Fall for you guys, it’s Fall for me too, no matter what it looks like outside πŸ˜‰

  5. Sonja said

    Hehe, that little pumpkin on the bottom-left, with the round eyes, is really totally the sweetest pumpkin I’ve ever seen!

    Nice post, I’m writing my reply with stormy, rainy weather on the background! Leafs are falling.

    Regards, Sonja.

    • June said

      Sounds like autumn has truly hit in your part of the world! Spring is just starting here (I still haven’t got used to being in the southern hemisphere). Autumn is my favourite time of year and I’ll really miss seeing the leaves turn to flaming beauty.

  6. Jeannine said

    I posted your copyright theft hurts to my FB page.

    • June said

      Thanks for the support, Jeannine – I appreciate it!

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