Monday, 21 October 2013

Crochet Apple Slice Key Chains Free Pattern

After crocheting a bunch of apple tawashi scrub's this weekend I was thinking how cute they would be as mini key chains...


Imagine how adorable they will look attached to the gift tags of our apple dish cloths!


Free Apple Slice "Key Chain"
Crochet Pattern

Apple Slice
With cream, ch 2.
(work in continuous rnds)
Rnd 1: 6 sc in first ch.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around – 12 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around – 18 sts.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around – 24 sts. change yarn to country red, green or yellow
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around – 30 sts.  Fasten off leaving a long tail.


FINISHING 
With brown yarn, embroider a straight st for apple seeds. Fold Apple Slice in half to form a semi-circle and weave long tail to sew closed.

LEAF 
With green, ch 5. Sl st in 2nd ch from hook, Sc in next 2 ch's, 3 sc in last ch; working along opposite side of foundation ch, Sc in next 3 ch's, sl st in top of beg ch. Fasten off. Tie or sew on Leaf.



Hanging Loop 
Join brown yarn with a sl st at one corner of Slice. Ch 6, join with sl st in first ch. Fasten off. Weave or snip ends.
Attach a metal key chain loop.
Pattern adapted from the Lion Brand Tawashi Scrub.


These tiny whole apples were an experiment and I didn't follow any specific pattern (please note the different sizes and shapes) but once I get it right I will jot it down and share.

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