Tweed Strawberry by Heather Pelletier

Tweed Strawberry

May 2022
both are used in this pattern
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4.5 stitches = 1 inch
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
13 yards (12 m)
4" (10cm) x 2" (5cm)
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This pattern is available for free.

These strawberries knit up fast using a red tweed yarn to create the look of seeds without the extra color work. The berry and stem are knit in the round in one piece. Leaves are knit on straight needles in one continuous piece (no extra loose ends) then secured to the berry

1” = 4.5 stitches worked in stocking stitch

4″ (10cm) tall with stem
2″ (4cm) wide

Yarn and Materials

  • 9 yards of red tweed in worsted weight wool for one strawberry. Pattern uses Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Tweed in Gingham Heather
  • 4 yards of green in worsted weight wool for the stem and leaves. Pattern uses Knit Picks Wool of the Andes in Shire Heather
  • Small amount of Poly-fil (a loose handful for each berry)

Needles and Tools

  • Set of US6 (4mm) double point needles
  • Darning Needle