Fruit Basket Pear
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Fruit Basket Pear

Juciy, delicious, and yarn? Crochet some great fruit basket fruits for your kitchen.
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

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

Project Instructions

ABBREVIATIONS

Approx = Approximately

Beg = Beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = Double crochet

Hdc = Half double crochet

Rem = Remaining

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

Sc = Single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

St(s) = Stitch(es)

Yoh = Yarn over hook


Pear

Note: Stuff Pear as you work.

Beg at top pear with MC, ch 2.

1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. 6 sc.

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

3rd rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc) 6 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 18 sc.

4th 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.

5th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.

6th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc) twice.
2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.

7th rnd: As 5th rnd.

8th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 7 sc., 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 27 sc.

9th rnd: As 5th rnd.

10th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 3 sc.
2 sc in next sc) 6 times. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 33 sc.

11th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc)
5 times. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 39 sc.

12th to 19th rnds: As 5th rnd.

20th 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. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc)
5 times. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 33 sc.

21st rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 9 sc. Sc2tog) 3 times. Join with sl st to first sc.
30 sc.

22nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. (Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc) twice. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Join with
sl st to first sc. 27 sc.

23rd rnd:Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 7 sc. Sc2tog) 3 times. Join with sl st to first sc.
24 sc.

24th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st to first sc.
18 sc.

Lightly stuff Pear.

25th rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog)
6 times. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.

26th rnd: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) 6 times. Join with sl st to first st. 6 sts. Fasten off leaving a long end. Finishing stuffing Pear. Thread end through rem sts and draw tightly. Gently shape work to look like a pear.


Leaf (make 1)

With A, ch 5.

1st rnd: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in next ch. (2 hdc. Ch 2. Sl st in 2nd ch from hook. 2 hdc) in next ch. Working into opposite side of ch, work 1 dc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 sc in last ch. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off, leaving a long end for stitching.


Stem(make 1)

With B, ch 7.

1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in next ch. Sl st in each of next 4 ch. Fasten off, leaving a long end for stitching.


Finishing

Sew Stem and Leaf to top of Pear as shown in picture.

Tips

MEASUREMENTS: Approx 4" (10cm) high x 3" (7.5cm) diameter. GAUGE: 16 sc and 18 rows = 4" (10cm)