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4mm crochet hook, 4/Medium weight yarn in White and Green. 8mm safety eyes, tapestry needle, scissors, black embroidery thread, and stuffing.
We start by making the cauliflower. Once making the cauliflower, we make the leaves. We then pin of the leaves and sew them onto he cauliflower. Finally, we sew on the smile!
How to make a puff stitch:
We will now do the icing stitch. *Do 3 double crochets in the next stitch (Pic 2). Take hook out of the current stitch and insert your crochet hook into the first Dc made (Pic 3). Reinsert hook into the current working Dc (Pic 4). Yarn over (Pic 5), and pull through both loops that are on your hook (Pic 6). You have just made one puff stitch (Pic 7).
1. 2. 3. 4.
5. 6. 7.
In Main Color
Round 1: 6 Sc in Magic Ring (6)
Round 2: *Inc next st, Sc next st, 1 puff stitch in that same st* all around (12)
Round 2 will look like the picture below
Round 3: *Inc in the next st, 1 puff stitch in the next stitch* all around (18)
Round 3 will look like the picture below
Round 4: *Inc in the next st, 1 puff stitch in the next 2 stitches* all around (24)
Round 5: *Inc in the next st, 1 puff stitch in the next 3 stitches* all around (30)
Round 6: *Inc in the next st, 1 puff stitch in the next 4 stitches* all around (36)
Add safety eyes in here. Put them in right below Round 5, 3 puff stitches apart.
Round 7: *Sc in the next st, 1 puff stitch in the next stitch* all around (36)
Round 8: *Puff stitch in the next st, Sc in the next stitch* all around (36)
Round 9: *Puff stitch in the next st, Skip the next stitch, Puff stitch in next st* all around (24)
Round 10: *Skip the next st, Puff stitch in the next stitch* all around (12)
Finish off and stuff. Sew closed.
Round 1: 6 Sc in Magic Ring (6)
Round 2: *Inc* all around (12)
Round 3: *Inc, Sc* all around (18)
Round 4: *Inc, Sc 2* all around (24)
Round 5: *Inc, Sc 3* all around (30)
Round 6: *Inc, Sc 4* all around (36)
Finish off, and leave a long tail for sewing.
Pin one leaf on the right side of the cauliflower (Pic 1), then pin one of the left side of the cauliflower. The left leaf will overlap the right leaf at the bottom (Pic 2-3). Pin the last leaf at the back of the cauliflower (Pic 4).
Start to sew each leaf on, making sure to leave about 1/2″ unattached to give it a loose leafy look (Pic 1-2). Once all 3 leaves are sewn on, pull one strand of yarn out to the bottom-middle of all 3 leaves (Pic 3-4). Sew one leaf edge to the next leaf for a few stitches, but leave about 1/2″ unsewn for the leaf effect (Pic 5-7). Repeat this for the other leaf edges. Once done weave in the ends!
In Black Embroidery Thread
Insert needle with thread into the middle of the mouth area, and pull out under the left eye (Pic 1). Reinsert needle into the middle of the mouth area, and pull out under the right eye (Pic 2). Reinsert needle into the middle of the mouth (Pic 3). Finish off and weave in ends.
I hope you liked this crochet pattern! My favorite thing to crochet is food, they’re usually so quick to make, easy, and so addicting. If you have any ideas for a food pattern let me know and I can try to make it.
Also, if you made a cauliflower I would love to see it! You can show me by “trying” it on Pinterest.
I don”t know if I’m doing this right do you mind if you could see if i’m doing the Cauliflower right if not can you tell what I’m doing wrong?
here is the other picture sorry if they’re bad
Hi Natalie! It looks right to me, especially if you’re on the 2nd round! Is there anything you’re having trouble with? One important thing to note is that each puff stitch creates 1 total stitch. So even though we’re doing 3 dc into one stitch, we crochet all 3 dc’s together to make 1 total stitch! Maybe that can help 🙂
Ok thanks for some reason it didn’t look right to me I started to think I was doing it wrong. thank you once again for helping me.
I’m sorry but on round 9 am I supposed to puff stitch and skip a stitch all the way around?
Nevermind I just figured it out.
Hi Natalie! Glad you figured it out! To calrify just in case, yes on Round 9 we repeat 1 puff stitch, skip the next stitch, puff stitch in the next stitch all around 🙂 This decreases the cauliflower!
This pattern is absolutely adorable, with clear instructions.
Love your patterns! They are lovely. One brief remark: the stitch you use to give texture to the cauliflower is called Bobble Stitch. The Puff Stitch is a different stitch. Just Google it 😃
I love this!! I don’t think I ended up making my puffs as big, but it’s still awesome!