Strawberry Knitting Pattern and Yarn Along

I have been wanting to knit a little strawberry for ages!
So here it is, knitted from yarn scraps, I have knitted it in the magic loop technique, or DPNs would work just as well too:)

Materials:
Red and green oddments of yarn
4mm circular needles
Merino stuffing
Sewing up needle
4mm DPNs to knit the stalk i-cord

Pattern:
Cast on 4 stitches and join for knitting in the round.
Round 1:Knit
Round 2: Kfb all stitches. (8 stitches)
Round 3: Kfb all stitches. (16 stitches)
Round 4: Knit
Round 5: (Knit 2, kfb) across the round, knit 1. (21 stitches)
Round 6: Knit
Round 7: Knit
Round 8: Knit
Round 9: (Knit 2, knit 2 together) across the round, knit 1 on the end. (16 stitches)
Round 10: Knit.
Round 11: (Knit 2, knit 2 together) across the round. (12 stitches)
Round 12: Knit
Round 13: (Knit 1, knit 2 together) across the round. (8 stitches)
Round 14: Knit
Start stuffing your strawberry now.
Round 15: (Knit 1, knit 2 together) across the round, knit 1 stitch on the end. (6 stitches)
Cut thread, thread needle and put stitches on the sewing needle, make sure you have stuffed the strawberry sufficiently, pull the stitches tight.
Finish off.
Sew in any ends.

Green Top:
Cast on 4 stitches, join for knitting in the round.
Round 1: Knit
Round 2: kfb into all stitches. (8 stitches)
Round 3: Knit
Round 4: kfb all  stitches. (16 stitches)
Round 5: Knit
Round 6: (Knit 1, kfb) across the round. (24 stitches)
Round 7: Knit 3, ***turn, purl 3, turn, knit 1, knit 2 together, turn, purl 2 together, turn, put the first stitch from the left needle over onto the right needle.
Pick up 2 stitches along the left side of the knitting on the right needle.
Cast them off by knitting them across onto the right needle one by one and passing the right stitch over each knitted stitch.
Place the right needle’s stitch on the left needle and knit 2 stitches together, knit 2.***
Knit from *** to ***

Continue to knit this way until all the stitches have been knitted.
Cast off the last 2 stitches down the side of the little leaf, finish off and sew in ends.

The strawberry and its green fringed cap.

Sew the green cap onto the strawberry.
With 2 double pointed size 4mm needles, pick up 2 stitches on the top of the green cap and knit a small i-cord for a stalk.

This pattern is for personal use only.

Joining in today with Ginny’s Yarn Along.

Enjoy!
Linda

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27 Responses to Strawberry Knitting Pattern and Yarn Along

  1. Sarah May 30, 2012 at 12:26 pm #

    I am inspired. I need a short seasonal project. It is nearly strawberry season here. Thanks!

  2. Kim Corrigan-Oliver May 30, 2012 at 1:38 pm #

    Cute!

  3. Joy May 30, 2012 at 1:50 pm #

    That little strawberry is SO cute! I might have to knit a few of those for the nature table. 🙂 Thanks for the pattern!

  4. Tracey May 30, 2012 at 2:00 pm #

    You my dear Linda are an amazingly talented woman and I am truly thankful to have you in my life. Thank you for another super patten, I love it!

  5. Lori ann May 30, 2012 at 3:26 pm #

    that is adorable! i have done very little knitting in the last three weeks linda, thank you for the inspiration!

  6. Andréann -Aux Demilunes May 30, 2012 at 4:04 pm #

    Super cute! I will totally try it! It would be my first time making something intricate -to me at least.

  7. Jill May 30, 2012 at 8:56 pm #

    I love this! Can’t wait to try it!

  8. Fairyluver May 30, 2012 at 9:50 pm #

    How cute is this little strawberry I will have to add this to my to knit list…I know the kids would love to add strawberries to their fake food collection.
    thanks for sharing the directions!!

  9. Mia Foley May 30, 2012 at 9:51 pm #

    What a sweet little project Linda, very generous of you to share, children will adore these! You are a wonder with those needles x

  10. HeatherLee May 31, 2012 at 12:29 am #

    That is cute! my mom loves strawberries.

  11. Sarah-Our Island Home May 31, 2012 at 1:22 am #

    Oh! Thank you Linda for this sweet, sweet strawberry pattern! I have been wanting to knit strawberries. This is perfect!

  12. Natalie May 31, 2012 at 2:33 am #

    Thank you thank you thank you. This is going into my queue as soon as I have some red yarn. I already have the green.

  13. Leslie May 31, 2012 at 8:57 am #

    What a sweet berry!

  14. Charis's Mum May 31, 2012 at 6:36 pm #

    I’ll definitely be making a few for my daughter for her birthday!! Thanks.

  15. K June 1, 2012 at 3:55 am #

    LOVE IT! LOVE IT SO MUCH!!

  16. Melissa Plank June 1, 2012 at 6:08 pm #

    Really darling, another super cute pattern!

  17. Jess Schleicher June 1, 2012 at 9:44 pm #

    This is adorable. Thanks for sharing!

  18. WonderWhyGal June 2, 2012 at 1:02 am #

    That strawberry is so cute I want to eat one. Love it.

  19. TwigandToadstool June 7, 2012 at 2:16 am #

    You are brilliant! Seriously…have you thought of doing a book? Thanks for sharing on our first ever All Spunk, No Junk party! Hope you come back again!
    xo maureen

  20. Cheri July 18, 2014 at 4:12 pm #

    Very cute! A bowl of these on the table…you’d have grabbers for sure! I made some many years ago out of fabric…same style and all…and I had them in a glass bowl (smaller bowl with high side) on the table and when anyone came to the kitchen..that ist he first place they’d go when they saw the “strawberries”.

  21. Joanne Thomas July 21, 2014 at 10:09 pm #

    I love those strawberries!

  22. Anna January 31, 2015 at 3:22 am #

    This is so cute! I can’t wait to try it!

  23. samar May 2, 2015 at 2:42 pm #

    amazing 🙂

    Please can i share it to arabic website for women 🙂

  24. Aya May 25, 2015 at 7:10 pm #

    Hi, I’m stuck at round 7 of green top. I’ve done till purl 2 together, turn. From this point, I don’t understand… Could anyone help please?

    • Linda May 29, 2015 at 5:28 pm #

      Hi Aya, when it says turn, you turn your work around and start knitting back along the stitches you have just knitted.
      Happy knitting
      Linda

  25. Luz Bon-tzi October 4, 2015 at 4:14 pm #

    Hola, súper lindo todos tus tejidos, justo el tutorial de cómo hacer la manzana no se puede abrir la página, al principio creí que era mi equipo o mi conección.
    Pero de todas maneras me cuesta mucho entender la traducción del inglés, es solo para darme una idea, al final la saco viendo la imagen de la foto, jajajj.
    Un abrazo desde Santiago de Chile.
    LUZ

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