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Crochet Apple - Instructions for Amigurumi Fruits

  • Material and previous knowledge
  • manual
    • Crochet the apple
    • Crochet leaf

Crochet fruits are perfect as decoration objects or for children to play. In this tutorial we show you how to crochet an apple. As it differs in form and size hardly from the orange, you learn in a train, how you can crochet both fruits.

Material and previous knowledge

For the apple we have processed two different colors of cotton yarn together. This mix is ​​worked with a 4.0 mm needle size. The orange is crocheted exactly the same as the apple, but with a thinner cotton yarn and a needle size of 3.5 mm. Both fruits are worked identically. The size difference comes only from the strength of the yarn and the crochet hook.

Needed crochet techniques:

  • thread ring
  • Fixed stitches
  • stitches
  • slip stitch

Tip: Use a stitchmarker for fruit crocheting, which you can take with you in every new round.


Crochet the apple

1st round: You start with a thread ring. Crochet 7 stitches into the thread ring = 7 stitches.

2nd round: 2 stitches = 14 stitches in each stitch.

3rd round

  • 2 stitches in every 2 stitches
  • 1 fixed loop
  • In the following stitch 2 fixed stitches
  • 1 fixed loop
  • In the following stitch 2 stitches = 21 stitches.

4th round: in each 3rd stitch 2 sts = 28 stitches.

5th round: Crochet 2 stitches in each 4th stitch = 35 stitches.

Round 6: Work 1 stitch in each stitch = 35 stitches.

Round 7: In each 5th stitch, 2 stitches = 42 stitches.

8th - 16th round: Crochet 1 stitch in each stitch.

Now the weight loss starts

17th round:

  • Crochet 5 strong stitches
  • Crochet 2 stitches together

18th round:

  • 4 fixed stitches
  • Crochet 2 stitches together

19th round:

  • 3 fixed stitches
  • Crochet 2 stitches together

20th round:

  • 2 strong stitches
  • Crochet 2 stitches together

You can now make the first filling of the apple. Do not save on filling material. The fruits should be firmly filled.

21st round:

  • 1 fixed loop
  • Crochet 2 stitches together
  • If necessary, top up with filling cotton

From the 22nd round:

Crochet two stitches together. For the last 3 - 4 remaining stitches, work off each with a slit stitch.

Now the last round is closed. Sew all threads. It starts the fine work. The apple and the orange, we have brown or green flower remnants on the lower part.

For the stem, we have worked a double chain of airmesh. You can also crochet 5 meshes with 5 strong stitches.

Both fruits still get leaves.

Crochet leaf

Depending on the size of the sheet, make an air chain.

1st row

  • Crochet a tight stitch in the 2nd stitch of the chain stitch
  • 1 half stick
  • Now work as long as whole rods until two stitches of the chain are left.
  • 1 half stick
  • Crochet 1 tight stitch
  • Crochet 2 pieces of air for the end of the sheet

Crochet the work on the opposite side of the chain as the first side of the sheet. Crochet a tight stitch in the first stitch of the work. This gives the blade tip.

Sew on threads and sew on the stems with the stems.

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