You know kiwis are good for your health, so how about a crochet Kiwi Fruit Granny Square?!
This kiwi granny square is quick and fun to crochet. You can make it with any yarn you have in your stash and the appropriate hook size.
The nice thing is that you can easily combine this kiwi square with a classic granny square or any other granny square from the Tutti Frutti Granny Squares collection.
Tutti Frutti Granny Squares
The Tutti Frutti Granny Squares collection includes a colorful variety of fruit granny square patterns!
In this little e-book, you’ll find a strawberry, an apple, a pear, citrus fruits, a cute flower, two different patterns to make a heart granny square, and of course, the kiwi!
Take a look at the collection HERE on the blog, or get a copy of the e-book on Ravelry, LoveCrafts, or Etsy!
Find more fruit-inspired patterns on the blog…
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PRINTABLE PDF PATTERN
The pattern of the Citrus Kiwi Fruit Granny Square is available as a printable PDF file, which comes with step-by-step photos! Get your copy on Ravelry, LoveCrafts, or Etsy!
- 4.5-mm (7 USA, 7 UK) Crochet Hook
- Aran (4, Medium) Weight Yarn
- Black Embroidery Floss
- Tapestry Needle
I used Paintbox Yarns Cotton Aran in the following colors:
- A – Champagne White (603)
- B – Lime Green (629)
- C – Coffee Bean (611)
- D – Vanilla Cream (608)
Feel free to use any yarn with the appropriate hook size.
4″ (10 cm)
4 rounds of a classic granny square in 4″ (10 cm).
BLO – Back Loop Only
Ch – Chain
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Dc – Double Crochet
Inc – Increase
MC – Magic Circle
RS – Right Side
Sc – Single Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sp – Space
Sl St – Slip Stitch
St – Stitch
Yo – Yarn Over
Back Loop Only (BLO)
Learn how to crochet in the back loop only HERE.
One increase consists of 2 sts worked in the same indicated st. The pattern indicates when to make a sc, hdc, dc, or tr inc.
Magic Circle (MC)
Find a step-by-step photo tutorial on how to crochet the magic circle HERE.
- If the pattern says “sc 2”, you need to sc 1 in each of the next 2 sts.
- (…) – Repeat the instructions within brackets for the indicated number of times.
- *… – Repeat the instructions from * for the indicated number of times.
- […] – Crochet the instructions within brackets all in the same indicated st.
Kiwi Fruit Granny Squares – Free Crochet Pattern
With A, make a MC.
Round 1 (RS). Ch 1 (does not count as a st here and throughout), sc 6 in MC, sl st in first st to join. (6 sts)
Fasten off A. RS facing, join B in any st from round 1.
Round 2. Ch 1, sc inc 6, sl st in first st to join. (12 sts)
Round 3. Ch 2 (does not count as a st), dc inc 12, sl st in first st to join. (24 sts)
Fasten off B. RS facing, join C in any st from round 3.
Round 4. Ch 1, (sc inc 1, sc 2) 8 times, sl st in first st to join. (32 sts)
Fasten off C. RS facing, join D in BLO of any st from round 4.
Round 5. BLO sc 1 in same st as joining, *ch 1, sk 2, [BLO hdc 3] in next st, ch 2, [BLO hdc 3] in next st, ch 1, sk 2, BLO sc 2. Repeat from * 3 times. Ch 1, sk 2, [BLO hdc 3] in next st, ch 2, [BLO hdc 3] in next st, ch 1, sk 2, BLO sc 1. Join with a sl st in first sc (photo 2).
Round 6. Sl st in next ch-1 sp and ch 2 (counts as the post of a dc), [dc 2] in same ch-1 sp, ch 1, *[dc 3, ch 2, dc 3] in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, ([dc 3] in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) twice. Repeat from * 3 times. [Dc 3, ch 2, dc 3] in last ch-2 sp, ch 1, [dc 3] in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, join with a sl st in first dc (and not into initial ch-2!).
Fasten off and weave in all your ends.
With a length of black embroidery floss, embroider the seeds of the kiwi.
Fasten off and weave in all your ends.
YOUR CROCHET Kiwi fruit Granny SQUARE is READY!
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