• Veronica Lönnqvist

STRAWBERRY | Free crochet pattern

Updated: Apr 2

You'll find the free crochet pattern and step-by-step instructions for a cute strawberry in this blog post. Crochet a couple of strawberries for your kids' play kitchen or use them as decorative elements on 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) 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 for some of the basic crochet stitches. Click on the name of the stitch to go to the video!



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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


INSTRUCTIONS

▪ The strawberry is crocheted from the bottom up in a continuous spiral.

▪ Begin by crocheting a magic circle with yarn A.


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.


▪ 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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Please click on the ❤ if you like this pattern!

This helps me to figure out if you want more patterns like this in the future.

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