Fruit Basket Banana
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Fruit Basket Banana

The only banana's that won't go brown in your fruit basket. Crochet some today!
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Lily® Sugar ‘n Cream® Yarn (70.9 ga./2.5 oz.; 109m/120 yds.), 1 Ball Each – Yellow (MC) and Warm Brown (Contrast A)
  • Note: 1 ball of MC will make 2 Bananas.
  • Crochet Hook, Size 3.5mm (U.S. E/4) Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
  • Stuffing
  • Scissors
 

Project Instructions

ABBREVIATIONS

Approx = Approximately

Beg = Beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Hdc = Half double crochet

Rem = Remaining

Rep = Repeat

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

Sc = Single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

St(s) = Stitch(es)

Yoh = Yarn over hook


Banana

Note: Stuff Banana as you work.

Beg at top of Banana with A, ch 2.

1st rnd: 4 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join MC with sl st to first sc. Break A. 4 sc.

2nd rnd: With MC, ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc) twice. Join with sl st to first sc. 6 sc.

3rd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.

4th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 15 sc.

5th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 18 sc.

6th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 5 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 21 sc.

7th to 9th rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to
first sc.

10th rnd:Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 13 sc. 1 hdc in each of next
8 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 21 sts.

11th rnd: As 7th rnd.

12th rnd:As 10th rnd.

Rep last 2 rnds 11 times more.

35th to 37th rnds: As 7th rnd.

Lightly stuff Banana.

38th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Draw up loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw loop through all loops on hook – sc2tog made) 3 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 18 sc.

39th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Sc2tog) 3 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 15 sc.

40th rnd: As 7th rnd.

41st rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Sc2tog) 3 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.

42nd rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 6 times. Break MC. Join A. 6 sts.

43rd to 47th rnds: With A, as 7th rnd. Fasten off, leaving a long end. Finish stuffing Banana. Thread end through rem sts and draw tightly.

Tips

MEASUREMENTS: Approx 9½" (24cm) long x 1¾" (4.5cm) diameter GAUGE: 16 sc and 18 rows = 4" (10cm)