Those of you who follow the blog may have noticed that I’ve been posting some crochet fruits and veggies lately. Well, it all makes sense now that I can show you they are part of a playing set I made for my little cousins so they can pretend they go to the market, or to the garden, or whatever! 🙂
Here the fruits:
And here the veggies (although technically the tomato and the lemon are fruits too, and the mushrooms are fungi…):
The last but not least in my series of crochet veggies is THE BANANA.
I had been thinking about the banana for some days because I didn’t really know how to make this crescent-moon-like shape… But I’m pretty satisfied with the result. It’s a toy anyway… it has to be identifiable, but I didn’t really need too much detail level. It’s not one of those absolutely perfect plastic food replicas they have in Japan…
Read more for the pattern and some pics!
I’m almost done with all my veggie-gumies (vegetable + amigurumi), just made up that word. I’ll show you what all is about after Christmas and all the waiting will be worth!
Well, a lemon is not very glamorous, but here it goes the pattern in case anyone needs it. You know, people look for very odd things in the internet… maybe someone needs a lemon for some reason… You can never know. So, just in case:
Make a magic ring and 6 stitches in it.
Row 1-3: single crochet in each (6)
Row 4: two single crochet in each (12)
Row 5: single crochet in the first stitch, two single crochet in the next (18)
Row 6: sc in first stitch, sc in the second stitch, two sc in the next (24)
Row 7: sc in first 3 stitches, two sc in the next (30)
Row 8-16: sc in each
Row 17: sc in first 3 stitches, 2sc together in next (24)
Row 18: sc in first 2 stitches, 2sc together in next (18)
Row 19: sc in first stitch, 2sc together in next (12)
Row 20: 2sc together in each (6)
Row 21-22: sc in each.
Row 23: 2sc together in each, and close.
Well, yes, some posts are better than others.
What can I say.
Life is hard.
Afterthought: If you make just half a lemon, you’ll get a crochet boob. ^_^U Not sure what could you use that for… but I don’t want to know anyway… -_-U
That reminds me of this old blog, an absolute “must” for crochetters looking for inspiration:
What not to crochet
It’s a pity the blog is no longer active. But luckily there is someone commited to the cause in Pinterest.
Yeah, I think this post just improved with this contribution.
I can post it now without remorse. 😉
Keeping up with the veggies… it’s time for the green onion. I’ve found there are many types and many names for this kind of onions, but I hope green onion is understandable for everyone. Anyway, it’s a vegetable that looks like this:
Christmas in cooooming… although it’s so hot still in here it doesn’t look like it. But calendars don’t lie, and it’s never too soon for a crafter to start with the Christmas presents when you want to make a lot of handmade things for everyone around.
Anyway, I’m up to something but I can’t tell yet, because it’s a surprise, but it involves some crochet veggies as, for instance, this crochet mandarin orange.
Make these totally functioning cocktail umbrellas from scratch.
I had my first contact with polymer clay some months ago. Although it’s a material that’s been around and on trend for quite long, I wasn’t feeling interested on it. However, after seeing the pretty amazing things you can make with it, I decided I had to give it a try!
Keep reading to see what came out and some links to some of the best polymer clay artists in the internet!
This is the first crochet doll I made, and it’s a doll of my brother Javi. He’s one of those musicians who wear mostly black and carry their guitars everywhere as if it was an extension of their own bodies… 🙂
I’m starting to believe you can make anything you want with crochet. I wasn’t a big fan of crochet until 3 or 4 years ago, but then I started to see the possibilities and made these: