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Sweater Pumpkin in 5 Minutes

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There are times when I think autumn is so fantastic because you can wear sweaters.

Everyone should have a favorite warm soft cable knit sweater in white that goes with everything.

Including a pumpkin.  A pumpkin needs a sweater, right?

Or how about making a pumpkin from your favorite warm soft cable knit sweater in white that goes with everything!

Better yet, use a thrift store warm soft cable knit sweater in white that goes with everything!

Plus get it done in 5 minutes!

Sweater Pumpkin

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Make the sweater pumpkin in 5 minutes. Minute by minute tutorial on the website! Warm up your pumpkin Country Design Style www.countrydesignstyle.com

I first share the sweater pumpkin in yesterday’s Fall Vignette – Home for Fall post.

Now I’m sharing how to make it in 5 minutes.

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Here is the supply list

Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Silicone rubber spatula {Yep, see hot glue gun tips here}
Scissors
Poly Stuffing or a bunch of plastic shopping bags {that’s what I used}
Stick or pumpkin stem from another pumpkin
warm soft cable knit sweater in white that goes with everything!

As you can see above I only used the sleeve.  You can make two pumpkins in 10 minutes! 🙂

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Steps

First Minute

Starting heating the glue gun
Turn the sleeve wrong side out
Tie a knot at the bottom of the sleeve
Cut out the arm {I cut into the “vest” part to keep the sweater from unraveling}

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Second Minute

Turn the sleeve back right side
Place the knot on the bottom of your work surface
Pull the sleeve up making a bowl shape

Third Minute

Fill the pumpkin with fill or shopping bags
I like short fat pumpkins so I push the bags down to shape into a pumpkin, short and fat!

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Fourth Minute

Fold over the sweater sleeve edges back to the underarm area
Add hot glue to seal the pumpkin closed pressing down with the silicone rubber spatula

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Fifth Minute

Add hot glue to your stick or pumpkin stem and press into the top

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Done!

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Are sweater vests in style??

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    Comments

    1. Katie Walling says

      I have been wanting to make one for a long time now but thought it would be hard to make you have just showed how easy it is to make. I wonder if you could make it that way with other marital ?

    2. Greta says

      I’m inspired. Have just the sweater so going to make one right now- blow the washing!
      Who’s to say you can’t make a pumpkin in spring. I’m the other end of the world hence a different season.

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