Monday, 29 April 2013

Free crochet pattern - Cheeky peas in a pod

This quick and easy pattern was inspired by Toy Story funny enough because my daughter just loves the film and especially the adorable little cheeky peas in a pod!

So here is my take on the traditional peas in a pod.








You will need

Some green yarn
Some short scraps of black yarn
Small amount of toy stuffing
3.0 mm crochet hook or any hook that is appropriate for the yarn you are using

Pea (make 3)

Step 1
Using your green yarn crochet 5sc into a magic circle, pull to tighten, sl st to join - (5)


Step 2
2sc in next st and in ea st around - (10)

Step 3
*1sc in next st, 2sc in next st* repeat from * to * until end - (15)

Step 4 - 6
1sc in ea st around - (15)


Step 7
*1sc in next st, sc2tog* repeat from * to * until end - (10)

Pause your work here and using your black yarn stitch some eyes and a small mouth, stuff your pea and continue;


Step 8
*sc2tog* repeat from * to * until end - (5)


Step 9
Stitch remaining gap closed and hide your tails. Repeat steps 1 to 9 for two more peas.


Pod

Step 1
Using your green yarn ch13, 2sc in 2nd st from hook, 1sc in next 10 sts, 2sc in last st - (14)


Step 2
Turning your work clockwise and crocheting into your foundation sts, crochet 2sc in 1st foundation st, 1sc in next 10 sts, 2sc in last st - (28 total sts from steps 1 and 2)


Step 3
1sc in next st, 2sc in next st, 1sc in next 11 sts, 2sc in next st, 1sc in next st, 2sc in next st, 1sc in next 11 sts, 2sc in last st - (32)


Step 4
1sc in next st, ch1 (count as first dc), 1dc in next st and in ea st around, sl st in ch1 to join round - (32)


Step 5 - 6
Ch2, 1dc in next st and in ea st around, sl st in top of 2ch to join round - (32)


Step 7
Sc2tog twice, 1sc in next 10 sts, *sc2tog* repeat from * to * twice more, 1sc in next 10 sts, sc2tog, fasten off and tie in all tails - (26)


Pop in your peas and now you're done!

Happy crocheting everyone.





© HappyBerry This pattern can not be reproduced in any way without credit given to HappyBerry. This includes copying and pasting into another blog or website, and filming the pattern for use on YouTube. You can however print it off for personal use or for use in a crochet group. Thank you.