Crochet Avocados: Appliques


You will find here a free Crochet Pattern to crochet avocado appliques. 


 

Who does not love avocados? Definitely not me! I am obsessed and I think there should be more avocados around us so I decided to make these wonderful crochet avocado appliques! There were obviously too cute to make only one of them so I have decided to make a family of crochet avocado!

 

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SIZE :

4” / 10 cm tall for the biggest and 3” / 8 cm tall for the smallest when made with the indicated yarn. You can use a smaller or bigger hook to get a smaller or bigger applique.

 

MATERIALS:

• 1 type of yarn calling for 5,5 mm (US I-9) hook in 3 different colors (and a very small amount of black and pink yarn for the mouth, eyelashes, eyebrows and cheeks)
• Size 4.5 mm crochet hook
• Size 3.5 mm crochet hook
• Tapestry needle
• 6.5 mm black safety eyes

 

What did I use?

Light worsted yarn in brown, light green and dark green.
I used «Rico Creative Cotton Aran» in Pistachio (color 41), Light Pistachio (color 44) and Nougat (color 56).

 

ABBREVIATIONS:

• chain (ch)
• single crochet (sc)
• double crochet (dc)
• half double crochet (hdc)
• increase (inc)
• decrease (dec)
• slip stitch (sl st)
• stitch marker





How to crochet an avocado applique?


 

Let’s start this crochet avocado!

 


PART 1: Small Crochet Avocado

 

Work in rounds, do not turn unless specified. If needed, use a stitch marker for the first stitch of each round.

 

With a 3.5 mm crochet and the brown yarn

 

Round 1: start 6 sc in a magic ring (6)

Round 2: inc 6 times (12)

Round 3: [sc in next st, inc in next st] x6 (18)

With a 3.5 mm crochet and the light green yarn

Join your new color and keep working in rounds.

Round 4: [sc in next 2 st, inc in next st] x6 (24).

Round 5: [sc in next 3 st, inc in next st] x6 (30). Place st marker in the first stitch and the 20th stitch of the round.

 




 

We are now working in rows (still with a 3.5 mm crochet and the light green yarn)

Row 1: ch1, turn; 1 dec, 1 sc in next 6 st, 1 dec. (8)

Row 2: ch1, turn; sc in all. (8)

Row 3: ch1, turn; 1 dec, 1 sc in next 4 st, 1 dec. (6)

Row 4: ch1, turn; sc in all. (6)

Row 5: ch1, turn; 1 dec, 1 sc in next 2 st, 1 dec. (4)

Row 6: ch1, turn; sc in all. (4). Place stitch markers in the first st.

 

 

 

DO NOT TURN. Change your hook and use the 4.5 mm hook.  Make 6 sc evenly until the first stitch marker. Make 1 sc in the stitch with your st marker. You can now remove this stitch marker. Make 1 sc in the next 19 st (the last sc you make must be in the st with your 2nd st marker).  You can remove this stitch marker.  Make 6 sc evenly until the third stitch marker you added.

 

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With your 4.5 mm crochet and the dark green yarn.

Join the new color and make 1 sc in each st, all around. Once the round is completed, cut the yarn and sew in the end.




 


PART 2: Large Crochet Avocado

 

Work in rounds, do not turn unless specified. If needed, use a stitch marker for the first stitch of each round.

 

With a 3.5 mm crochet and the brown yarn

 

Round 1: start 6 sc in a magic ring (6)

Round 2: inc 6 times (12)

Round 3: [sc in next st, inc in next st] x6 (18)

Round 4: [sc in next 2 st, inc in next st] x6 (24)

With a 3.5 mm crochet and the light green yarn

Join your new color and keep working in rounds.

Round 5: [sc in next 3 st, inc in next st] x6 (30).

Round 6: [sc in next 4 st, inc in next st] x6 (36). Place st marker in the first stitch and the 24th stitch of the round.

 

 

We are now working in rows (still with a 3.5 mm crochet and the light green yarn)

Row 1: ch1, turn; 1 dec, 1 sc in next 8 st, 1 dec. (10)

Row 2: ch1, turn; sc in all. (10)

Row 3: ch1, turn; 1 dec, 1 sc in next 6 st, 1 dec. (8)

Row 4: ch1, turn; sc in all. (8)

Row 5: ch1, turn; 1 dec, 1 sc in next 4 st, 1 dec. (6)

Row 6: ch1, turn; sc in all. (6)

Row 7: ch1, turn; 1 dec, 1 sc in next 2 st, 1 dec. (4)

Row 8: ch1, turn; sc in all. (4). Place stitch marker in the first st.

 

 

 

DO NOT TURN. Change your hook and use the 4.5 mm hook.  Make 9 sc evenly until the first stitch marker. Make 1 sc in the stitch with your st marker. You can now remove this stitch marker. Make 1 sc in the next 23 st (the last sc you make must be in the st with your 2nd st marker).  You can remove this stitch marker.  Make 9 sc evenly until the third stitch marker you added.

 

 

With your 4.5 mm crochet and the dark green yarn.

Join the new color and make 1 sc in each st, all around. Once the round is completed, cut the yarn and sew in the end.

crochet avocado applique




 


PART 3: The faces

 

Now that you have done your avocados, you can work on the faces!

 

Baby Avocado:

Place the eyes between row 2 and 3, spaced by 2 st.

With some black yarn and your tapestry needle, make a mouth just below row 1.

 

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Male Avocado:

Place the eyes between row 2 and 3, spaced by 2 st.

With some black yarn and your tapestry needle, make a mouth just below row 1.

With some black yarn and your tapestry needle, make eyebrows just above the eyes.

 

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Female Avocado:

How to make eyelashes?

With some black yarn and your tapestry needle, make eyelashes. Identify where the eyes will go (between row 2 and 3, spaced by 2 st.). From there make 2 eyelashes for each eye. Then place the eyes.

With the black yarn and your tapestry needle, make a mouth just below row 1.

With some pink yarn, make two small dots under the eyes to make the cheeks.

crochet eyelashes 

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Congratulations, your avocados are done! If you made them, please be sure to tag @natalinacraft on social media with the hashtag #natalinacraft, I would love to see your work!

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Crochet Avocados: Appliques

 

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