• Elisa

Turnip Free Crochet Pattern




Happy Tuesday my crafty friends!


Today I'm going to be sharing a cute design I created some time ago as part of a fun Amigurumi Vegetable Collection. This set includes 4 adorable crocheted veggies: a Turnip, a Leek, a Red Bell Pepper and a Carrot.


If you are not a big fan of turnips, do not worry...you're gonna love "working" on this one!


So grab your crochet hook and yarn and join me in this fun project!


***You can purchase an AD-FREE PDF with more pictures of this pattern on Etsy HERE.


Here's the FREE pattern! Enjoy!


SKILL LEVEL: Beginner

YARN: Medium Weight Cotton Yarn (Lace 4) in White, Purple, Green, Brown and Black

OTHER MATERIALS: Polyester Fiber Filling; Two 9mm Black Plastic Safety Eyes

HOOK SIZES: E/3,50 mm

DIMENSIONS: 6" x 5"

STITCHES USED and ABBREVIATIONS: magic ring (mr), chain (ch), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), decrease (dec), increase (inc), fasten off (F/O).

INSTRUCTIONS: work in rows (join with a sl st and ch1 at the end of each row) unless otherwise instructed.


Disclosure. Most blog posts on this website contain affiliate links. This means I get a small commission if you click-through & purchase (no additional cost to you).


LEGS AND BODY (white, brown and purple)

Make two:

1) 8 sc in a mr (8)

2) sc inc around (16)

3) sc even (16)

4) *7 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** twice (18)

5) sc even (18); F/O, hide the yarn and stuff the leg

Do no cut the yarn once you have completed the 2nd leg, CH 3 INSTEAD.

Merge the two legs together:

6) join the yarn with a sl st to the 1st leg, ch1 and sc in the same st, crochet around 17 sc, 1 hdc in each of the 3 stitches between the two legs, keep working on the 2nd leg , 18 sc, 1 hdc in each of the 3 stitches between the two legs (42)

7) *6 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** around (48)

8) 7 sc, 1 sc inc, switch to brown yarn, 7 sc, 1 sc inc, switch back to white yarn, 7 sc, 1 sc inc, 7 sc, switch to brown yarn, 1 sc sc inc, 7 sc, 1 inc, switch back to white yarn, 7 sc, 1 sc inc (54)

9) sc even with white yarn (54)

10) switch to brown yarn, 4 sc, switch back to white yarn, 17 sc, switch to brown yarn, 9 sc, switch back to white yarn, 19 sc, switch to brown yarn, 5 sc (54)

11) switch to white yarn, sc even (54)

12) 6 sc, switch to brown yarn, 10 sc, switch to white yarn, 17 sc, switch to brown yarn, 8 sc, switch back to white yarn, 13 sc (54)

13) sc even with white yarn (54)

14) switch to purple yarn, sc even (54)

15-22) sc even (54); start stuffing the turnip

23) *7 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (48)

24) *6 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (42)

25) *5 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (36)

26-27) sc even (36); insert the safety eyes between rounds 21/22, 12 stitches apart

28) *4 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (30)

29) *3 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (24)

30) *1 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** around (16); finish stuffing the turnip

31) dec around (8); F/O and close the hole.

Embroider the MOUTH with some black yarn.

ARMS (purple yarn; make two)

1) 8 sc in a mr (8)

2) sc inc around (16)

3-5) sc even (16); F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to sew the arm to the side of the body.

Stuff the arm firmly.

STEM (green yarn)

Small leaf:

1) 6 sc in a mr (6)

2) *2 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** (8)

3) sc even (8)

4)*3 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** (10)

5-6) sc even (10)

7) *3 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** (8)

8) *2 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** (6)

9) sc even (6)

10) 4 sc, 1 sc dec (5); F/O and cut the yarn

Big leaf:

1) 8 sc in a mr (8)

2) *3 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** (10)

3) sc even (10)

4) *4 sc, 1 sc inc*, repeat ** (12)

5-7) sc even (12)

8) *4 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** (10)

9) *3 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** (8)

10) *2 sc, 1 sc dec*, repeat ** (6)

11) 4 sc, 1 sc dec (5)

12-13) sc even (5)

Do no cut the yarn once you have completed the big leaf:

Merge the two leaves together:

1) join the yarn with a sl st to the small leaf, ch1 and sc in the same st, crochet around 4 sc, keep working on the big leaf, crochet 5 sc (10)

2) sc inc around (20); F/O and leave a long tail of yarn to sew the stem to the top of the head.

Stuff the bottom part of the stem before attaching it.


I can't wait to see your version of my cute TURNIP! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook if you'd like!



Elisa

This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  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 it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it.

You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!

  • badgeRGB
  • instagram icon_edited
  • Facebook Social Icon

All photos, designs, and patterns are copyright of Elisa's Crochet unless otherwise noted. Please do not repost, sell or claim my content as your own. No authorized reproduction, in whole or in part, sale or distribution of these patterns or content is allowed.