Cherry…

my recent project
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These cherries are easy and fun to make. I used my favourite 0.75mm hook and size 8 crochet cotton thread.

Here are few photos of the process:

The green stem/leaf part is made as one piece in 5 steps

624B6C02-C9B3-4F72-AD01-6B910F01DCBAStep 1: chain 22, slip stitch in second chain from hook and slip stitch in each of next chains across

78E18A8C-D3FD-4C6F-BC72-2D81281A238DStep 2: make a first leaf: ch13, sc into second ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in each of next 2 sts, dc in each of next 3 sts, hdc in each of next2 sts, sc in next st and make 4sc into next st (2 from one side and 2 from opposite side), continue on the opposite side: sc in next st, hdc in each of next 2 sts, dc in each of next 3 sts, hdc in each of next 2 sts, sc in next, skip a st and ss into first sc of a round; ch1 and ss through the central part across the leaf; finally, ss around (in the back loop only) the edge, making ch2 on tip of leaf

676192ED-F280-4015-9A1D-D786A558F310Step 3: make a loop: ch12, ss into second ch from hook and ss in each of next 9 ch across; join with ss to form a loop, ss

E7A58F0A-B3CE-48FC-8639-FED01EF5914AStep 4: make the other leaf: again ch 13 and repeat the steps of the first leaf
49601BAE-2636-4CEE-B860-436EA433304FStep 5: finish the stem: ch19, ss into second and ss in each across; fasten off, weave in loose ends
C6F08E22-D145-4604-A55A-E1AB19934972Red berry (make 2): crochet in continuous spiral, stuff as you go

  1. 6sc into magic ring (6)
  2. 2sc in each st around (12)
  3. *inc, sc* repeat around (18)
  4. *sc, sc, inc* repeat around (24)
  5. *sc, inc, sc, sc* repeat around (30)
  6. sc in each st around (30)
  7. sc in each st around (30)
  8. sc in each st around (30)
  9. sc in each st around (30)
  10. sc in each st around (30)
  11. *dec, sc, sc, sc* repeat around (24)
  12. *sc, sc, dec* repeat around (18)
  13. *dec, sc* repeat around (12)
  14. dec around (6)

fasten off, leaving a tail for sewing

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One Response to Cherry…

  1. Megan says:

    So cute!

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