I have the perfect crochet cherry pattern for you! These cherries work up very quickly and are beginner friendly. You can use it as a wonderful decor for a handbag or hat, as a cute toy or a keychain.
And a good news! I’m going to make more than just a cherry, but two cherries with stem and leaf attached to each other. It just looks charming and can also be used safely for children’s games.
- I used Golden Sun cotton yarn 50 gr / 180 m (pink and green colors),
- crochet hook 1.5 mm for berry, and hook 2 mm for leaf.
- toy polyester stuffing, needle and scissors.
Measurement: Cherry is approx. 2 inches (5 cm) high and 1.3 inches (3.3 cm) wide.
Abbreviations Used (In American Terms)
- sts= stitches
- sc = single crochet
- dc = double crochet
- hdc = half double crochet
- sl st = slip stitch
- Inc = increase
- Dec = decrease
How to crochet cherry:
Work in spiral rounds. Using a stitch marker for know when a round ends and begins.
Work in pink color yarn. Make Magic Ring.
Round 1: Sc 6 into magic ring (6 sts).
Round 2: 6 Inc around (12 sts)
Round 3: [Sc, Inc ] around (18 sts)
Round 4-6: 18 Sc around (18 sts)
Round 7: [Sc, Dec ] around (12 sts) Stuffing.
Round 8: 6 Dec around (6 sts)
Make 2 cherries.
Stem and leaf:
Ch 6, sc into second stitch from hook, 1 hdc, 2 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc into same stitch, ch 2, 1 sc into same stitch, 1 hdc into same stitch, 2 dc, 1 hdc, 1 sc, sl. st. to join, ch 12. Fasten off. Make 2 details.
Sew leaves as shown in the photo. And sew the cherries to the stems.
I hope you enjoy this free tutorial and I’m wait your comments!
Love, Ana (Bohemian Cat)