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Chunky Yarn Braided Dollar Tree Pumpkin

When I think about fall decor I think cozy blankets, sweaters ,chunky yarn… so today is the time to put some “cozies” together and make some pumpkins. Chunky yarn is the material I like to use. This project was on my to do list for the longest time. Today is the day. Even thought I don’t have ideal pumpkin size and shape as my base but that is not going to stop me. My fall bin is full of Dollar Tree pumpkins so I decided to use what I have. If you follow me for some time you know that I like to experiment with my projects. How is braided chunky yarn pumpkin sound for you? Are you ready for some fall decor diy? It does sound good to me….


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Steps to create chunky yarn Braided pumpkin


  • cut 2 lengths of pumpkin out of chunky yarn and secure that with wire and begin to braid. I like to use simple braid pattern.

  • prep your pumpkin by simply removing insides of stem area.

  • time for assembly … Just insert one side of the braided chunky yarn into opening we just cut and wrap all around ending in the same opening

  • continue with braids all around pumpkin until all is covered securing here and there with dab of hot glue


  • just because my pumpkin was small and I was using chunky yarn I decided to add a collar around the top of my pumpkin for the last row


  • Dollar Tree has wooden slices so I decided to use them to serve as my pumpkin stem. Little bit of hot glue and my stem is installed


  • little simple satin bow seemed perfect for little accent at the top


I think I am ready for some photos to see how it all fits with what I made so far


Super cute Dollar Tree chunk yarn braided pumpkin. Braided chunky yarn fall decor idea. Cozy chunky yarn fall project

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Super cute Dollar Tree chunk yarn braided pumpkin. Braided chunky yarn fall decor idea. Cozy chunky yarn fall project

Super cute Dollar Tree chunk yarn braided pumpkin. Braided chunky yarn fall decor idea. Cozy chunky yarn fall project

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