Sunday, February 7, 2010

Free Crochet Pattern - Pea in a Pod




Materials

Small amount of dark green yarn

Small amount of light green yarn

Small amount of black yarn

4mm (G) hook

Polyester filling

scissors, tapestry needle, stitch marker


Instructions

Pea Use light green yarn and 4 mm hook.

Rnd 1: Work 6 sc into a magic ring (6sc) Tighten ring so there is no middle hole.

Rnd 2: 2sc into each sc around (12sc)

Rnd 3: *2sc into first sc, sc into next*, repeat to end (18sc)

Rnd 4: sc around (18sc)

Rnd 5: repeat Rnd 4 (18dc)

Rnd 6: repeat Rnd 4 (18tr)

Rnd 7: *sc, sc 2tog*, repeat to end (12sc) Stuff pea firmly.

Rnd 8: sc2tog around (6sc) SS in next st. FO by weaving through each stitch and pull to tighten

Pea Pod Use dark green yarn and 4 mm hook.

Pod Bottom

Rnd 1: Work 6sc into a magic ring (6sc) Tighten ring so there is no middle hole.

Rnd 2: 2sc into each sc around (12sc)

Rnd 3: *2sc into first sc, sc into next*, repeat to end (18sc)

Rnd 4: sc around (18sc)

Rnd 5: repeat Rnd 4 (18dc)

Rnd 6: repeat Rnd 4 (18tr) FO. Weave in ends.

Pod Top

Rnd 1: 3sc into magic ring. (3sc)

Rnd 2: sc into each st around (3sc)

Rnd 3: 2sc into each st around (6sc)

Rnd 4: 2 sc into each st around (12sc)

Rnd 5: *2sc into first sc, sc into next*, repeat to end (18sc)

Rnd 6: sc around (18sc)

Rnd 7: repeat Rnd 4 (18dc) FO. Weave in ends.

Finishing

To connect pea pod top and bottom, thread needle and join to edge of bottom. Whip stitch 4 stitches together. FO. Weave in ends.

To make pea face, use pictures as a guide to sew on face with black yarn. Or else you can use felt pieces or plastic eyes if you prefer. FO. Weave in ends.

This is my own original pattern. I give permission for you to create as many as you like! :-)

2 comments:

  1. That is sooo cute. I get confused with crocheting. I've attempted it a few times before. I can chain and dc....and then.....CONFUSION! It looks so lovely though..I MUST learn how!

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