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*FRUIT ORNAMENTS
An Original Design by Karen Follett

Donated to the Crochet Partners 8/96
Direct Reprint Requests to Designer. (See note below)

Pattern Editor: Rain Morrison

Model Made by Designer, Karen Follett

 

APPLE ORNAMENT

MATERIALS:
1/2 to 1 inch strips of fabric and a "K" hook
small amount 4 ply worsted wt yarn red and green

DIRECTIONS:

-rnd 1 ch4 and join with a slp st

-rnd 2 2 sc in back loops of ea ch (don't join rnds but mark with safety pin)

-rnd 3 2 sc in ea sc around

-rnd 4&5 work even

-rnd 6 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc,(1 sc nxt sc, 2 sc nxt sc) rpt from( )

-rnd 7&8 work even

-rnd 9 sc in first sc, (dec over sc, 1 sc in next sc) rpt from( )

-turn apple inside out and stuff with fiberfill (scented makes a nice sachet)

-rnd 10 sc in first sc (dec over nxt sc, 1 sc in nxt sc) rpt from ( )

STEM

ch6

sc in second ch from hook and in all remaining ch of stem, drop stem color

LEAF

pick up leaf color

ch 8

1 sc in second ch from hook, 1 sc in nxt ch, 1 hdc in nxt 2 ch, 1 dc in nxt 2 ch

join to beginning ch of stem with slp st, cut and tie off yarn

attach to apple with fabric glue


CHERRY ORNAMENT

MATERIALS:
4 ply red, green, and brown yarn and "G" hook

DIRECTIONS:

-rnd1) ch4, join with a slp st to beginning ch

-rnd 2) 8 sc in middle of ch 4 "circle" (don't join rounds mark with a safety pin)

-rnd 3) 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in nxt sc rpt around

-rnd4&5 work even

-rnd 6) sc nxt 2 sc, dec nxt sc,rpt around (turn cherry inside out and stuff)

-rnd 7)sc in nxt sc, dec nxt sc rpt around (cut and tie off yarn)

LEAVES (will look kind of like a figure 8, Ive had trouble with this)

ch 10

sc in second ch from hook, dc in nxt 2 ch, sc in next ch, skip nxt ch, and sc in nxt ch dc in nxt 2 ch sc in nxt ch, (should be last ch) ch 1 and work around free loops on ch, sc in freeloop of nxt ch, dc in free loops nxt 2 ch sc in nxt ch, skip nxt ch, sc in nxt ch, dc in nxt 2 ch, sc in last ch. tie off (whew)

STEM

insert hook through skipped ch of leaves and pull stem color through ch 10 (or however long you want your stem to be)

sc in second ch from hook and in all reamaining ch of stem

join to skipped ch of leaves with slp st, cut yarn and weave in

attach to cherry with fabric glue


PUMPKIN ORNAMENT

MATERIALS:
1/2 to 1 inch fabric strips
sm amounts green and brown yarn "K" hook

DIRECTIONS:

rnd1 ch 4 join to begining ch with slp st

rnd2 1 sc in back loop of ea ch around (don't join rnds mark with safety pin)

rnd3 2 sc in ea sc around

rnd4 1 sc in first sc, (2 sc in nxt cs, 1 sc nxt sc) rpt from( )

rnd5 sc nxt 2sc, 1sc nxt sc, rpt around

rnds 6,7,8 work even

rnd9 sc nxt 2 sc, dec 1 sc,scin nxt sc, (sc nxt 2 sc dec nxt sc, sc in nxt sc ) rpt from( around

Turn pumpkin inside out and stuff

rnd10 sc nxt sc dec nxt sc rpt around

rnd11 sc nxt sc dec nxt sc rpt around cut fabric and weave in

STEM

brown yarn ch6

sc in second ch from hook and in all remaining ch of stem, drop stem color

PUMPKIN TOP

green yarn

pull up green yarn ch4

join to beginning ch of stem color

ch3, 12 dc in middle of ch 4 "circle"

join to top of beginning ch 3

ch2, hdc,dc,hdc in ea dc around cut yarn and weave in

attach to pumpkin with fabric glue

NOTE: This is an original design by Karen Follett and is posted here with permission.
Please direct reprint requests to designer at oas@sound.net. (The designer's address was valid when this pattern was posted. If it is no longer valid, please check one of the internet search engines for an updated address.
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