Finished Size: 2.25" (with stems)
Worsted Weight Yarn in orange & green
Size G (4.0 mm) Crochet Hook
Abbreviations (US Terms):
BLO - Back Loop Only
Ch - Chain
Sc - Single Crochet
Sc2tog - Single Crochet 2 Together
Sl st - Slip Stitch
-All joins are made with a sl st.
-Your first stitch is always worked in the same space as the ch 1.
-Sc2tog counts as one sc.
-This pattern uses the Magic Circle, if you do not know how to make a magic circle you can learn with my quick video here: https://youtu.be/64O9WVJucFA
Row 1: Magic circle, ch 1, 6 sc in circle. Join. (6 sc)
Row 2: Ch 1, *2 sc, sc in 2.* Repeat *to* around. Join. (8 sc)
If you haven't already, sew in your beginning end.
Row 3-7: Ch 1, sc in each around. Join. (8 sc)
Stuff carrot before moving on.
Row 8: In BLO: *Sc2tog.* Repeat *to* around. Join. (4 sc)
Fasten off leaving a long end, sew top of carrot shut.
Now using green yarn, cut 3 strands about 4" in length. Use your needle to add each strand to the top of the carrot then knot all three strands together and trim to an inch or so in length.
This pattern was originally written as a topper for a cupcake, they compliment the cupcake well!
You can find the cupcake pattern here: With a Cherry on top Cupcake
If you would like to make even more carrots, I have free patterns for additional sizes which you can find here: Baby Carrots and here: Large Carrots