How to Crochet an Amigurumi Apple and Pear

The final week of Amigurumi April goes to Sarah Jane from @flo_and_dot who has created the lovely apple and pear pattern using Knitcraft Cotton Blend. 

Don’t forget to share your makes with #AmigurumiApril

You Will Need Abbreviations

Finished size: Pear – approximately 16cm tall by 10cm wide

Apple – approximately 10cm tall by 10cm wide

This pattern is written in UK terms (1dc is equivalent to 1sc in US terms)

ch – chain

st(s) – stitch(es)

sl st – slip stitch

dc – double crochet

dec – decrease (dc two together)

htr – half treble

tr – treble

How To Make

Pear

Work in continuous rounds throughout.

Using Green, ch 2

Round 1: 6dc in second ch from hook (6)

Round 2: 2dc in each st around (12)

Round 3: (dc, 2dc in next st) six times (18)

Round 4: (2dc, 2dc in next st) six times (24)

Round 5: (3dc, 2dc in next st) six times (30)

Round 6: (4dc, 2dc in next st) six times (36)

Round 7: (5dc, 2dc in next st) six times (42)

Round 8: (6dc, 2dc in next st) six times (48)

Rounds 9 to 16: 48dc

Round 17: (6dc, dec in next st) six times (42)

Round 18: 42dc

Round 19: (5dc, dec in next st) six times (36)

Round 20: 36dc

Attach safety eyes and embroider a mouth using the picture as a guide.

Round 21: (4dc, dec in next st) six times (30)

Rounds 22 to 27: 30dc

Round 28: (3dc, dec in next st) six times (24)

Round 29: 24dc

Round 30: (2dc, dec in next st) six times (18)

Stuff pear.

Round 31: (dc, dec in next st) six times (12)

Round 32: dec six times (6)

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Cheeks (make 2)

Using Red, ch 2

Round 1: 6dc in second ch from hook, join with sl st to first dc

Fasten off leaving a long thread and sew cheeks to pear.

Leaf

Using Purple, ch 8, dc in second ch from hook, htr, tr, 2tr, tr, htr, dc, ch 2, working in underside of ch, dc, htr, tr, 2tr, tr, htr, dc, sl st to first dc.

Fasten off leaving a long thread and sew leaf to pear.

Stalk

Using Teal, ch 7, 2htr in third ch from hook, 2htr, 2dc

Fasten off leaving a long thread and sew stalk to pear.

 

Apple

Work in continuous rounds throughout.

Using Red, ch 2

Round 1: 6dc in second ch from hook (6)

Round 2: 2dc in each st around (12)

Round 3: (dc, 2dc in next st) six times (18)

Round 4: (2dc, 2dc in next st) six times (24)

Round 5: (3dc, 2dc in next st) six times (30)

Round 6: (4dc, 2dc in next st) six times (36)

Round 7: 36dc

Round 8: (5dc, 2dc in next st) six times (42)

Round 9: 42dc

Round 10: (6dc, 2dc in next st) six times (48)

Rounds 11 to 18: 48dc

Round 19: (6dc, dec in next st) six times (42)

Round 20: (5dc, dec in next st) six times (36)

Round 21: (4dc, dec in next st) six times (30)

Attach safety eyes and embroider a mouth using the picture as a guide.

Round 22: (3dc, dec in next st) six times (24)

Round 23: (2dc, dec in next st) six times (18)

Stuff apple.

Round 24: (dc 1, dec in next st) six times (12)

Round 25: dec, six times (6)

Fasten off leaving a long thread. This is the bottom of the apple.

Thread the yarn onto a tapestry needle and thread needle through the centre of apple, from bottom to top, pulling the yarn a little tighter but not too tight, to make an indentation in the top and bottom of the apple, thread back through the centre of the apple and fasten off securely at the bottom and weave in ends.

Cheeks (make 2)

Using Green, make 2 as above.

Leaf

Using Teal, make 1 as above.

Stalk

Using Purple, make 1 as above.

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