Fruit Cozy (to Crochet)
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Fruit Cozy (to Crochet)

Never let your fruit get bumped and bruised before lunch again. Keep your snacks safe and protected in these cute cozies.
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 of Each – Yellow* (MC) and Kiwi (Contrast A)
  • *Alternate MC ideas – Mango, Hot Orange, Tangerine, Watermelon, Blackcurrant, Blueberry or Lily® Sugar ’n Cream® Scents Yarn (56.7 ga./2 oz.; 86m/95 yds.) – Strawberry (MC)
  • Double-pointed Needle (Set of 4), Size 4mm (U.S. 6) as or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
  • Crochet Hook, Size 4mm (U.S. 6/G)
 

Project Instructions

Stitch glossary:

Approx = Approximately

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = Double crochet

Hdc = Half double crochet

Rep = Repeat

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

Sc = Single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

Sp(s) = Space(s)

Yoh = Yarn over hook


INSTRUCTIONS

Note: To join new color, work to last 2 loops on hook. Draw new color through last 2 loops then proceed in new color.

With MC, ch 2.

1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first 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. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 18 sc.

4th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.

Smaller size only: 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 5 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 28 sc.

Larger size only: 5th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 30 sc.

6th rnd:Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.

7th rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 9 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 33 sc.

Both sizes: Next 6 rnds: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.

Large size only: Next rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in each of next 9 sc. Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – sc2tog made. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 30 sc.

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

Both sizes: Next rnd: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as sl st. *Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last sc. Ch 1. Miss last sc. Join with sl st to first sc.

Next rnd:Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 4 (5) sts. Ch 7 (8). Miss next
5 sts. 1 sc in each of next 9 (10) sts. Ch 7 (8). Miss next 5 sts. 1 sc in each of last 5 sts. Join with sl st to first sc.

Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 4 (5) sc. 1 sc in each of next
7 (8) ch. 1 sc in each of next 9 (10) sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 (8) ch.
1 sc in each of last 5 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Ties

First Leaf and chain:**With A, ch 6.

1st row:2 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 3 sc in last ch. Do not turn. Working into opposite side of foundation ch, 1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 sc in last ch. Join with sl st to first sc.**
Ch 27 (32). Fasten off.

Thread chain through ch-1 sps of first rnd of A.

Second Leaf:Work from ** to ** as given above. Fasten off, leaving a long end.

Sew Second Leaf to end of threaded chain.

Tips

MEASUREMENTS: Approx. 2½ (3½)" [6 (9)cm] diameter GAUGE: 21 sts and 27 rows = 4" (10cm) in stocking st