Crocheted pistachios


  • size 8 cotton thread (100g approx. 800m) and 0.75mm hook
  • work in rounds, closing each round with a slip stitch (ss)
  • work with the back side facing outwards
  • stuff as you go
  1. (with yellow) 6sc into magic ring, join with ss (6)
  2. ch1, *sc, inc* repeat around, join with ss (9)
  3. ch1, *sc, inc, sc* repeat around, join with ss (12)
  4. ch1, *inc, sc, sc, sc* repeat around, join with ss (15)
  5. ch1, sc in each st around, join with ss (15)
  6. repeat round 5.image2
  7. repeat round 5.
  8. repeat round 5.
  9. repeat round 5.
  10. repeat round 5.
  11. ch1, *dec, sc, sc, sc* repeat around, join with ss (12)
  12. ch1, dec around, join with ss (6)

fasten off, leaving a long tail (30-40cm/ 11”-15”)

  • with green, thread a needle, embroider the inside/green part of a nut
  • thread a needle with a remaining yellow tail, chain 15 (more/less if needed), position and sew it next to green section
  • repeat from other sideimage3

Stitch count for a bigger nut: 6-9-12-15-18-18-18-18-18-18-18-18-18-12-6

stitch count for a green nut: 6-9-12-15-15-15-15-15-15-12-6


little mouse: here


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2 Responses to Crocheted pistachios

  1. Megan says:

    What an unusual choice for something to crochet. Very charming though. I love your work!

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