Yellow Squash by Amanda Berry

Yellow Squash

May 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 8 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 3 - 3.25 mm
One size only: 9cm wide x 15cm tall
Flag of English English
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download


Use a combination of knit and purl stitches to make a squash! I made mine in yellow yarn, but you can use any colour you like.

Technically a squash is considered a fruit but it is cooked as a vegetable, and knitted veggies are super toys to encourage little ones to eat healthily.

I have been working on a box of different vegetables, and if you are new to making knitted toys these make an easy introduction to the craft as they don’t have too many pieces to sew together.

My squash is worked flat on straight knitting needles, but could be converted to knitting in the round if that is your preference.


  • The finished squash is approximately 9cm wide x 15cm tall (including the stalk).
  • The pattern is 3 pages and written in English only.
  • All pieces are knitted flat (back and forth) on a pair of straight knitting needles.
  • You will need to know how to cast on and off, knit, purl, work increases and decreases, and sew seams.


  • A pair of straight 3.25mm knitting needles (US 3)
  • DK yarn (double knitting or light worsted weight)
  • A few handfuls of toy filling
  • Toy safety eyes

Pattern for personal use only; not for resale
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