STRAWBERRY | Free crochet pattern

STRAWBERRY | Free crochet pattern

In this blog post, you'll find the free crochet pattern and step-by-step instructions for this cute strawberry. You'll also find a video tutorial and a free downloadable PDF pattern if you prefer to print out and save your crochet patterns. Crochet a couple of strawberries for your kids' play kitchen or use them as decorative elements for your summer parties!

I shared a picture of these crocheted strawberries on my Instagram in 2019 and they went viral! My whole Instagram went bananas! I got a lot of questions if I would like to share the patterns so here it is! Since then this has become one of my most saved and viewed patterns both on Instagram and here on the blog. I hope you enjoy it too!

 

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STRAWBERRY - Free crochet pattern

ABBREVIATIONS [US Terms]

Click on the (pink underlined) stitch to go to the video tutorial.

r - row
st - stitch
ch - chain
sl st - slip stitch
sc - single crochet
inc - increase
dec - decrease
[…]x… - repeat instructions in the brackets ... times,
(…) - the number of stitches at the end of the round

Tip! I've made beginner-friendly video tutorials on basic crochet stitches. Click on the name of the stitch to go to the video! There's also a video tutorial for the strawberry treat you can watch here.

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MATERIALS

- 3 colors of sport weight yarn (50g = 160m), 3.00 mm crochet hook, stuffing, pins, tapestry needle, scissors

A = Pink yarn
B = Green yarn
C = Light pink yarn

DOWNLOAD THE FREE PDF PATTERN HERE!

 

crochet amigurumi strawberry pattern

INSTRUCTIONS

- The strawberry is crocheted from the bottom up in a continuous spiral.
- Begin by crocheting a magic circle with yarn A.
- Watch the video tutorial here.

r 1: 2 ch, 6 sc in the second chain from the hook. (6) = magic circle
r 2: [1 sc, inc]x3. (9)
r 3: [2 sc, inc]x3. (12)
r 4: [3 sc, inc]x3. (15)
r 5: [4 sc, inc]x3. (18)
r 6: [5 sc, inc]x3. (21)
r 7: [6 sc, inc]x3. (24)
r 8-9: 24 sc. (24)
r 10: [2 sc, dec]x6. (18)
r 11: [1 sc, dec]x6. (12)

- Stuff the strawberry.

r 12: [dec]x6. (6)
-  Cut off the yarn and fasten the ends.
crochet amigurumi strawberry pattern
- The leafy part is crocheted with yarn B.
r 1: 2 ch, 6 sc in the second chain from the hook. (6) = magic circle
r 2: [4 ch, starting in the 2nd chain from the hook, crochet 3 sc along the chain, sl st in the next stitch]x6. (6 leafy things)

- Cut off the yarn but save approximately 20 cm so that you have something to attach the leafy thing to the strawberry with. Fasten the other yarn end.

ASSEMBLING
- Sew the leafy part onto the top of the strawberry.
- Embroider with yarn C seeds onto the strawberry.
Tag your strawberries with @garnknuten and I’ll share your pictures on Instagram! I'd love to see how your strawberries turn out!
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