Crochet Pumpkin Pie Pattern

Crochet pumpkin pie piece on a blue plate with fall decorations in the background

Crochet Pumpkin Pie Pattern

I LOVE decorating for fall and when it gets to November I enjoy adding Thanksgiving-themed pieces to my autumn decor so I decided to come up with this crochet pumpkin pie pattern. This cute little Crochet Pumpkin Pie is going front and center for sure!

I think when you add eyes to any project, it makes you smile; plus, the cutsie eyes on this pumpkin pie give it an amigurimi look which is the popular crochet trend of making little stuffed creatures.

I used simple assembly techniques (yarn tails and yarn needle) to put this pumpkin pie slice together along with a small piece of a common craft supply to help it keep it’s shape (you’ll see it in the supply list and photos below).

The top view of a crochet pumpkin pie piece showing the crust and whipped cream details

Crochet Pumpkin Pie – looks yummy enough to eat . . . almost!

The Crochet Pumpkin Pie pattern uses mostly single crochet stitches and a few double crochet stitches.

If you have visited my blog before, you’ll have noticed that I have really loved this particular velvet yarn by Yarn Bee from Hobby Lobby. The yarn color is called, “Pumpkin” – perfect name, don’t you think? (These FREE patterns use it too: Velvet Pumpkins, Velvet Headband and Velvet Coffee Cup Cozy)

I assure you this slice of crochet pumpkin pie won’t add to your waistline but it will add to the smiles you’ll get around your Thanksgiving table – so let’s get started!

Skill Level : Easy

Measurements: 3″ tall x 4″ long

Supplies used for crochet pumpkin pie piece - white, tan and orange yarn and 2 crochet hooks

Supplies for the Crochet Pumpkin Pie Pattern:

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Yarn Bee Velvety Smooth Yarn – Pumpkin

Yarn Bee Velvety Smooth Sparkle – Ivory

Yarn Bee Velvety Smooth Aran – White

J/6.5mm and H/5mm crochet hooks

Jumbo Tapestry Needle

Polyester Fiber Fill

Plastic Canvas (6 5/8″ x 1 1/2″ piece)

Small amount of black felt, white paint, artist brush and hot glue (for the facial details)

Optional: Rectangle (5″ x 4″) of tan felt to line Base Crust Section

Craft supplies used to make the crochet pumpkin pie piece - polyfil, plastic canvas, glue gun, felt, needle, scissors, white paint and paintbrush

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YO (yarn over)

Hk (hook)

Lp (loop)

Ch (chain)

St (stitch)

Sp (space)

Sc (single crochet)

Sl st (slip stitch)

Dc (double crochet)

Hdc (half double crochet)

Special Stitches:

Hinc (Hidden increase) = insert hk through back loop only of st and complete sc as usual; then insert hk under both loops of same st and complete sc as usual

Revsc (reverse single crochet) = Work as for regular single crochet but complete in opposite direction (ie. If you are right-handed, work from left to right)

5-dc Popcorn = Work 5 dc in indicated st; remove hook from working loop; insert hook into top of 1st dc and then into top of last dc; YO, pull through all stitch loops on hook


Crochet pumpkin pie piece is made up of 3 sections – center (A), top (B) and crust base (C) (see diagram above)

Each section is made separately and then sewn together with other sections

Whipped cream piece and facial details are added last

Crochet Pumpkin Pie Pattern:

All Special Stitches are written in bold and italicized text and defined above

Center section of pumpkin pie piece folded in half crocheted with orange yarn

Center Section – A:

With J/6mm hook and pumpkin yarn ch 17

One row crocheted with orange yarn showing hook in working loop

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hk and in each ch across. Do not turn. Ch 9. (16 sc)

Starting row 2 of pumpkin pie project

Row 2: Keeping Right Side facing, sc in 1st sc of Row 1 (The ch 9 just worked will extend between the ends of the single crochet stitches and help support the pumpkin pie shape – see photos above); sc in each st across. Do not turn. Ch 9.

Rows 3 & 4: Repeat Row 2. Fasten off.

Top section triangle crocheted with orange velvet yarn

Top Section – B:

With J/6mm hook and pumpkin yarn ch 2

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hk. Turn. (1 sc)

Row 2: Ch 1, Hinc in next st. Turn. (2 sc)

Row 3: Ch 1, Hinc in next 2 sts. Turn. (4 sc)

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each st across. Turn.

Row 5: Ch 1, Hinc in 1st st, sc in each of next 2 sts, Hinc in last st. Turn. (6 sc)

Row 6: Repeat Row 4

Row 7: Ch 1, Hinc in 1st st, sc in each of next 4 sts, Hinc in last st. Turn. (8 sc)

Row 8: Repeat Row 4

Row 9: Ch 1, sc in 1st st, Hinc in next st, sc in each of next 4 sts, Hinc in next st, sc in last st. Fasten off. (10 sc)

Base Crust section crocheted with tan velvet yarn

Crust Base – C:

With H/5mm hook and tan yarn work as for Top Section for Rows 1-9

Rows 10 – 16: Repeat Row 4

Ch 1, sl st around sides of triangle just created. Fasten off.

Whipped cream flower-like motif crocheted with white velvet yarn

Whipped Cream for the Topping to your Crochet Pumpkin Pie Pattern:

With H/5mm hook and white ch 2

Round 1: Work 5 sc in 2nd ch from hk

Round 2: (Sl st, ch 1, 3 hdc, ch 1, sl st) in each st around = 5 petals.

Now work center petals in any available loops trying to work in between outside petals just made in Round 2 – First center 2 petals: (Sl st, ch 1, 3 hdc, ch 1, sl st) for each petal; 3rd center petal: (sl st, 2 hdc, sl st); sl st in center of “flower”; Fasten off. Thread ending yarn tail through center of “flower”

Finishing/Assembly of the Crochet Pumpkin Pie Pattern:

Center section of pie piece being sewn together with plastic canvas supporting the inside

Using yarn needle and yarn tails attach Center Section to plastic canvas piece along top and bottom edge

Fold canvas and crocheted center section in half to create point at tip of pie piece

Sew Top Section on top matching up points

View of the back edge of the pumpkin pie piece

Optional: Cut tan felt so slightly smaller than Base Crust Section – sew or hot glue felt to Wrong Side of Crust Base (This gives stability to the base and helps seal in the polyfil)

Sew Crust Base on bottom matching up points and making sure end reaches to top of pie piece

Stuff inside with Fiber Fill and tuck all yarn tails inside

Close up of edge of pumpkin pie piece where a special edging is crocheted

Piece Edge Detail:

With J/6mm hook and pumpkin yarn join with sc at “D” on diagram; revsc around top edge at seam where Top Section and Center Section meet stopping at “E” on diagram

(Left-handers would start at E and work to D for revsc and for next section, “Completing the Crust”)

Completing crust:

Close up view of the whipped cream and crust parts of the crochet pumpkin pie piece

With H/5.5mm hook and tan yarn you will be working across back of pie piece from “D” to “E”; join with sl st at “D” making sure to pass through both the edge of the Top Section and the edge of the Crust Base;

(ch 3, 4 dc in same st), remove hk from working lp; insert hk through top of ch-3 and then through working lp; pull working lp through top of ch-3 (Beginning popcorn completed); Work 5-dc popcorn in each st across making sure to pass through both the Top Section and the Crust Base;

**Add a ch-1 after the 4th and 5th popcorn**; Fasten off. Weave in all ends

Cut 10mm circles of black felt for eyes and add 2 white dots of paints

Cut smile out of black felt (17mm long)

Glue eyes and smile to center section of pie

Sew or glue on whipped cream on top section so centered between eyes

Tada! Your cute little crochet pumpkin pie is complete 🙂

Crochet pumpkin pie piece shown on a white wood background - eyes and smile on side of pie piece

Completed Crochet Pumpkin Pie Pattern!

I hope you enjoyed making this Crochet Pumpkin Pie Pattern – don’t you just love working with the super soft velvet yarn in this gorgeous “pumpkin” color? Every time I look at this little amigurimi-style project I smile. I was thinking that these could make cute place cards for your Thanksgiving feast – just add a small card with a name to sit between the whipped cream and crust.

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Happy crocheting!


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