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You Are What You Eat

There is a wild and wacky side to almost anything that humans make, it’s just our nature. Crochet is not an exception. It really is amazing what we can think up! Have a look…


There was a time when wax, glass, and plastic fruit in a bowl was a centerpiece on many a dining table. Fruit is life. Fruit is good. Fruit can be knitted and crocheted! Here are a fun and funky pair of juicy pears for your home decor. The free pattern, found here, is written for both Australian-style and American-style crochet.


This gorgeous display of crocheted cupcakes can be found at BitterSweet, a fantastic blog for all foodies, not just those that craft. The link above will take you to the Free Patterns page where you will find an extensive list of food to make for both knitters and crocheters.

If you’re curious about what else is out there on the Web, just type in what you’re looking for. For instance, a search for “knitted carrot pattern” turned up this crocheted version:


Moon Arts Crochet Carrot
Moon Arts Crochet Carrot
And this knitted version:
Knitted Baby Carrot

Knitted Baby Carrot

¬†Depending on your tastes and your crafting abilities, you will surely find what you are looking for. The sky’s the limit! There are patterns for cake, ice cream cones, bacon and eggs, as well as fruits and vegetables. If you can eat it, then chances are that someone out there has designed a pattern for you to craft and display in a bowl, on a plate, or give away as a funky gift.



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