March 29, 2012

Watermelon Wedge Applique

By Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!"
Ideas on how to use these appliques...
*These would be great to apply to any project.
*You can add them to kitchen towels,
*turn them into a keychain or fridge magnet.
*You can also make several and make a garland.
*Attach a ribbon to make them into bookmarks.

SIZE/MEASUREMENTS
Width: approx. 2.5" from its widest point
...but they can vary based on yarn and hook size.

MATERIALS
*Crochet hook size: 3.0mm
*Worsted weight yarn: Red (3yds), White (1yd), Green (1yd) & Black (1yd)
*Tapestry Needle

PATTERN NOTES
 Numbers in ( ) at the end of each round/row indicate the total number of stitches.
 Always use stitch markers to mark your rounds.
 There's no need to sl st and/or ch when going to the next round unless stated to do so.

WATERMELON starting with red
  Row 1: 3sc in a magic ring, ch1, turn (3)
  Row 2: 2sc in each st across, ch1, turn (6)
  Row 3: sc in next st, 2sc in next st across, ch1, turn (9)
  Row 4: sc in next 2 sts, 2sc in next st across, ch1, turn (12)
  Row 5: sc in each st across, in last st change to white, ch1, turn (12)
  Row 6: sc in next 3 sts, 2sc in next st across, in last st change to green, ch1, turn (15)
  Row 7: sc in each st across (15)
F/O, secure and weave in the ends. 


ASSEMBLE
     All that's left to do is to embroidery the seeds with black yarn or embroidery floss.


GLOSSARY:
ch/s:chain/s || sc: single crochet || st/s: stitch/es || f/o: finish off



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Have a nice crochet time!
- Janet

This pattern is an original pattern by Janet Carrillo "damn it Janet, let's crochet!" (March 2012). Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint/repost it on your site. You may print and keep a copy for your own personal use. Please do not resell or distribute it.

2 comments:

  1. I love all of your little appliques! Thanks for sharing your patterns :)

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  2. Another hit! I featured them this morning on Moogly: http://www.mooglyblog.com/free-watermelon-crochet-patterns/
    Thank you for sharing your patterns!

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