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.
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🍎 Crochet apple
- 🧶 ORO Mondial red and green glitter yarn
- Crochet hook 3,5 mm
- Tapestry needle
- Stitch marker
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.
|1||MR, 6 SC||6|
|3||1 SC in each stitches around||12|
|4||*1 SC, INC *; REP * 6 times||18|
|5||1 SC, INC, * 2 SC, INC *; REP * 5 times, 1 SC||24|
|6||* 3 SC, INC *; REP * 6 times||30|
|7||1 SC in each stitches around||30|
|8||2 SC, INC, * 4 SC, INC *; REP * 5 times, 2 SC||36|
|9||1 SC in each stitches around||36|
|10||*5 SC, INC*; REP * 6 times||42|
|11-15||1 SC in each stitches around||42×5|
|16||*5 SC, DEC *; REP * 6 times||36|
|17||1 SC in each stitches around||36|
|18||2 SC, DEC * 4 SC, DEC *; REP * 5 times, 2 SC||30|
|19||1 SC in each stitches around||30|
|20||* 3 SC, DEC *; REP * 6 times||24|
|21||1 SC in each stitches around||24|
|22||1 SC, DEC *2 SC, DEC *; REP * 5 times, 1 SC||18|
|23||1 SC in each stitches around||18|
|24||*1 SC, DEC *; REP * 6 times||12|
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.
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.
|1||16 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.
|2||1 SC in each stitches around.|
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.
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.
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📌 SAVE 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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