These tiny strawberries are very quick to make. You need under an hour to finish one (I am slow at crochet; some of you might need less than 30 minutes). But they are super cute! I am planning on making at least 10 and putting them in a small favor jar (the one in the picture is 3.4 oz).
- Aunt Lydia’s size 10 thread – red, green, and white
- Clover Amour crochet hook, 1.5 mm
- Sewing needle
- Hot glue gun (or tacky glue if you prefer)
mr – magic ring
ch – chain
st – stitch
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
trbl – treble crochet
inc – increase
dec – decrease (invisible)
Crochet in spiral.
Round 1: with red 6 sc in a mr – 6 sts
Round 2: 6 inc – 12 sts
round 3: (sc, inc) x 6 – 18 sts
Rounds 4 – 5: sc around – 18 sts
Round 6: (2 sc, inc) x 6 – 24 sts
Round 7: (3 sc, inc) x 6 – 30 sts
Rounds 8 – 10: sc around – 30 sts
Round 11: (3 sc, dec) x 6 – 24 sts
Round 12: (2 sc, dec) x 6 – 18 sts
Start stuffing the strawberry. You will need to stuff more before finishing the last round.
Round 13: (sc, dec) x 6 – 12 sts
Round 14: 6 dec – 6 sts
Fasten off and finish off. Insert the beginning and end tail through the same stitch, tie a knot, and stuff the ends inside the strawberry.
Round 1: with green, 10 sc in a mr; sl st to join and ch 1 – 10 sts
Round 2: *in same stitch (1 hdc, 1 trbl, ch 1, and 1 hdc), sl st in next* repeat 5 times
Fasten off and tie a knot securing the beginning and end tail. Set aside.
With green, ch 6
1 sl st in the back bump of the 2nd ch from hook, 1 sl st in back bump of each ch – 5 sts
Insert the ends of the stem through the mr hole of the leaves. Tie knots with the ends of the leaves and the stem and cut excess thread.
Glue to the top of the strawberry. Do not glue down the tips of the leaves.
OPTIONAL: Use white to sew small Vs around the strawberry.
And your tiny strawberry is finished! Now make a whole bunch more! These are FUN.
Let me know what you think in the comments.