A glitter yarn and a simple crochet apple can be a wonderful abbination to make a Christmas tree decoration!

I’m happy to show you a tutorial to make a Christmas apple, I find it so beautiful to decorate my Christmas Tree and you?

Work separate apple and leaf.

Apple is worked in continous roud with amigurumi tecnique, it will be useful a stitch marker.

Leaf is worked in round on a foundation chain and then you have to make a loop that will be used to hang it on the tree.

👉📗 Library stitches (US terms)👈

🍎 Crochet apple

paragrafo filati e accessori utilizzati
  • 🧶 ORO Mondial red and green glitter yarn
  • Crochet hook 3,5 mm
  • Scissor
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch marker
  • Stuffing
Photo Oro Mondial yarn used to make the Christmas apples
Oro Mondial yarn

Any kind of yarn can be used, but the effect this glittery yarn gives is unmatched!

Here can you see a gold apple and a red apple with gold leaf


Work in continous round without closing at the end and do not start with a chain.

Use a stitch marker to mark the first or the last stitch of each round and move it.

ROUNDINSTRUCTIONSTOT
1MR, 6 SC6
26 INC12
31 SC in each stitches around12
4*1 SC, INC *; REP * 6 times18
51 SC, INC, * 2 SC, INC *; REP * 5 times, 1 SC24
6* 3 SC, INC *; REP * 6 times30
71 SC in each stitches around30
82 SC, INC, * 4 SC, INC *; REP * 5 times, 2 SC36
91 SC in each stitches around36
10*5 SC, INC*; REP * 6 times42
11-151 SC in each stitches around42×5
16*5 SC, DEC *; REP * 6 times36
171 SC in each stitches around36
182 SC, DEC * 4 SC, DEC *; REP * 5 times, 2 SC30
191 SC in each stitches around30
20* 3 SC, DEC *; REP * 6 times24
211 SC in each stitches around24
221 SC, DEC *2 SC, DEC *; REP * 5 times, 1 SC18
231 SC in each stitches around18
24*1 SC, DEC *; REP * 6 times12
256 DEC6
Crochet pattern apple

Make 1 SL ST in the next stitch to close and fasten off.

Cut the yarn and leave a long tail

Pass the thread through the sphere made, from the upper center point to the lower one, pulling lightly until it forms a hollow above the sphere.

Photo basin on the apple

Stop the tension by making a knot at the base to maintain shape.

Pass the thread from bottom to top and cut.

🍃 Crochet leaf

To crochet the leaf you have to make a foundation chain and work in round.

GIROINSTRUCTIONS
116 CHs. Make 1 SC in the 2nd CH from hook and in the next 3. 1 TC in the next 5 CHs, 1 DC in the next 3 CHs, 1 SC in the next 2 CHs, 2 SC in the last CH.
Work in the opposite side of the foundation chain
1 SC in the next 2 CHs, 1 DC in the next 3, 1 TC in the next 5, 1 DC in the next 3, 1 SC in the last CH.
21 SC in each stitches around.
Crochet pattern leaf
Graphic of the leaf Giulia Pinky Time
Graphic of the leaf Giulia Pinky Time

Make 25 CHs and join in ring with 1 SL ST in the first CHs to form a loop. Cut the yarn and leave a long tail. Use it to sew the leaf on the apple.

Apple and leaf assembly

Pass the thread through the top center of the apple to the base and make an X so the leaf is pinned to the apple and you can hang it on the tree.

photo tutorial X embroidery under the apple
X embroidery under the apple

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🎬VIDEO TUTORIAL

https://youtu.be/0_WSkeo1rho

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📌 SAVE TO MAKE IT AFTER

Save on Pinterest to make it after

If you don’t have time, pin it on your Pinterest dashboard to make it after!

💻Computer: click on the red SAVE button in the corner of the picture.

📱Smarthphone/mobile: Go to end of this post and click on the red circle with “P” Symbol inside and choose the folder on your Pinterest, to save it.


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