FREE Crochet Pattern: Orange

Posted by Rebecca Reed on

Crochet Orange Pattern

Are you interested in the world of crochet food? Make your own crochet oranges with this easy, beginner pattern. The full pattern is available in a pdf download with more photos HERE! <-------

Skill Level: Beginner, Measures 3 inches tall


  • Worsted weight yarn in orange and green
  • 3.25mm crochet hook (size D) or hook of your choice
  • Two 6mm safety eyes
  • Black embroidery thread for the mouth
  • Polyfil stuffing
  • Yarn needle
  • Stitch marker (optional)

Stitches and Abbreviations:

  • R - round
  • Ch - chain 
  • Sl st - slip stitch
  • Sc - single crochet
  • St - stitch
  • Sts - stitches
  • Inc - increase
  • Dec - decrease
  • Hdc - half double crochet


  • This pattern is worked in continuous rounds. Do not join. 
  • A stitch marker is recommended to help keep track of rounds.
  • The orange can be started with a magic circle for a tighter starting hole. 
  • Invisible decrease is recommended.

With orange: (starts at the top) 

R1: Ch 2 and sc 6 in second ch from hook (6)

R2: Inc in each st (12)

R3: *Inc, sc in next st* repeat 6x (18)

R4: *Inc, sc in next 2 sts* repeat 6x (24)

R5: *Inc, sc in next 3 sts* repeat 6x (30)

R6: Sc in each st (30)

R7: *Inc, sc in next 9 sts* repeat 3x (33)

R8 - 10: (3 rounds) sc in each st (33)

R11: *Dec, sc in next 9 st* repeat 3x (30)

R12: Sc in each st (30)

Pause here to add 6mm safety eyes between rounds 8 and 9 with 3 sts between them. With embroidery thread, add a little smile in the round below. Eyebrows are optional, and are done in slanted lines above the eyes.

R13: *Dec, sc in next 3 sts* repeat 6x (24)

R14: *Dec, sc in next 2 sts* repeat 6x (18)

Pause here to start stuffing, and continue stuffing as you go.

R15: *Dec, Sc in next st* repeat 6x (12)

R16: *Dec* repeat 6x (6)

Finish off, leaving a 12 inch long tail. With yarn needle, close up hole by weaving the yarn through the front loops of each sc in Row 16. Pull tight to close.

With Green: (leave 9 inch starting tail)

Chain 5. Sc in 2nd ch from hook, and hdc in next 3 chains. Chain 3. 

In the backside of the starting chain, hdc in each of the next 3 chains, and finish with a sc in the last chain.

Leave 12 inch long tail for sewing, and cut yarn. Weave starting tail through the underside of the leaf down to the bottom so it meets the other tail. Tie both tails together.

Use your yarn needle to attach green leaf to the top of your orange. Pull extra yarn through the body of the orange and trim.

The full pattern is available in a pdf download with more photos HERE! <-------

I hope you enjoyed this pattern! If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at any time. This pattern is the property of BabyCakesStudios, so please do not claim this pattern as your own. You are welcome to sell finished products made from this pattern, but do not sell this pattern as your own. Thank you!

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