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Crocheted Avocado Bunting Pattern

They’re a fruit. They’re an Aztecan aphrodisiac. They taste good on literally everything.We’re living in the Golden Age of the Avocado – why not celebrate??

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M A T E R I A L S

Cotton worsted weight yarn (dark green, light green, and brown)
Size H-8/5.00mm crochet hook, or other medium size
Yarn needle & scissors
 
A B B R E V I A T I O N S:
Ch           Chain
HDC        Half double crochet
DC           Double crochet
Sl st         Slip stitch
 

P A T T E R N

AVOCADO OUTER LAYER
With dark green yarn:
Rnd 1: Magic ring, ch 3 (counts as DC).  7 DC in center, tighten, and sl st to top of ch-3.

 

Rnd 2: Ch 8, DC in 3rd chain from hook and next 5, 1 DC in base, then 2 DC in each 8 around base, 5 DC up on opposite side of chain, 2 DC in last, sl st to first DC.

Rnd 3: Ch 2, 2HDC in same, 7 HDC, (2HDC, 1HDC)* 7 times, 7 HDC, 2HDC in next, HDC in last, sl st to top of ch-2, break off yarn and weave in on back side.

AVOCADO INNER FRUIT
Same as OUTER LAYER, with light green yarn: 
AVOCADO PIT
With brown yarn:
 
Rnd 1: Magic ring, ch 3 (counts as DC).  7 DC in center, tighten, and sl st to top of ch-3.
Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2HDC in each of the 8 stitches around, sl st to top of ch-2, break off yarn leaving at least a 12″ tail. Weave in starting tail on back side.
A S S E M B L Y:
AVOCADO OUTER LAYER + INNER FRUIT + PIT
Using the long brown tail, attach the PIT to the INNER FRUIT. Be sure to have the front sides showing on both pieces. It’s helpful to use the magic rings on both to help center the PIT, then work around the PIT’s outside edge to get a flat placement.
Attach the INNER FRUIT to the OUTER LAYER by slip stitching around the edges using the dark green yarn.
 
 
Making sure that both pieces are lined up with back sides together, sl st through both loops of OUTER LAYER and only back loop of INNER FRUIT.
TIP: Keep tension secure but not so tight that it distorts the outer loops.
 
HOW TO MAKE AN AVOCADO BUNTING:
With yarn color of your choice:
 
Ch 100.
 
Attach yarn to top center of completed AVOCADO with sl-st.

(Ch 27, attach to next avocado with sl-st)* repeat until all avocados are connected. Ch 100, then break off. Trim yarn ends and knot, if desired.

Enjoy!!

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