Free Crochet Pattern – Play Pretend Pear
We Make A Pretty Good Pear
Don’t you just love fruit? It can make an awesome still life, it’s super healthy and best of all, it tastes delicious. Crochet fruit might not taste delicious. But instead, it can be used as decoration or be given to your kids for playing with.
When my son was younger, I crochet a whole lot of cookies and baked goods for him. But at some point, I realized that playing with them too much might send him the message that eating unhealthy is okay. Of course, I let him play with the cookies as much as he wants. But now, at least he got some healthy choices too! Don’t miss the crocheted Apple, Banana, and Orange (Comming soon).
The pattern is crochet around in a spiral, without closing the laps. Insert a marker (such as a piece of yarn in a contrasting color) in the first stitch of the row. This makes it easier to see where the laps begin and end.
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What you need:
- Green yarn (Sport weight, 5 ply) (E.g. Lion Brand Yarn’s Vanna’s Choice in Kelly Green*)
- Brown yarn (Sport weight, 5 ply) (E .g. Lion Brand Yarn’s Vanna’s Choice in Chocolate*)
- Crochet hook C / 3 m.m.*
- Yarn needle
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ch = Chain
sc = Single crochet
dec = Decrease
It’s time to start crocheting the pear!
Using green yarn:
Row 1: 6 sc in Magic Ring. (6 sts) Click here if you need help with the Magic Ring.
Row 2: Sc 2 in each sc around. (12 sts)
Row 3: *Sc 1, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (18 sts)
Row 4: *Sc 2, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times. (24 sts)
Row 5: *Sc 3, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times (30 sts)
Row 6: *Sc 4, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times (36 sts)
Row 7: Sc 36
Row 8: *Sc 5, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times (42 sts)
Row 9: *Sc 6, 2 sc in next sc*, rep 6 times (48 sts)
Row 10-16: Sc 48
Row 17: *Sc 6, dec 1*, rep 6 times (42 sts)
Row 18: *Sc 5, dec 1*, rep 6 times (36 sts)
Row 19: *Sc 4, dec 1*, rep 6 times (30 sts)
Row 20-26: Sc 30
Row 27: *Sc 3, dec 1*, rep 6 times (24 sts)
Row 28: Sc 24
Row 29: *Sc 2, dec 1*, rep 6 times (18 sts)
Continue stuffing firmly.
Row 30: *Sc, dec 1*, rep 6 times (12 sts)
Row 31: *Dec 1*, rep 6 times (6 sts)
Fasten off and weave in end.
Using brown yarn:
Row 1: 2 sc in second ch from hook and in the last ch (4 sts)
Row 2: Crochet in a circle, 1 sc in each stitch. (4)
Row 3-4: Sc 4
Row 5: Dec 1 two times (2)
Cut the thread and sew the stem at the top of the pear. Secure all loose ends.
How did it go? Did you finish the pear or do you need some guidance? If you’re a beginner needing help, just shoot me an email or leave a comment below. If you’re a long-time crocheter, you probably took one look at the image and didn’t even need to read the pattern!
Let’s chat down below! Who are you making the pear for?