Amigurumi Fruit Girls | Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet Fruit Girls Amigurumi Pattern

Crochet Lemon, Watermelon, and Pineapple Girl dolls in front of a white background. Text above dolls says "Fruit Girls, free pattern"

The Fruit Girls are BFFs – Best Fruits Forever! Make an amigurumi fruit bowl of your dreams with this super cute free pattern. First up is Watermelon Girl – she loves summer and hanging by the pool. You can find Lemon Girl selling pink lemonade on a sunny day! And Pineapple Girl is prickly on the outside, but sweet on the inside. Scroll down for the free crochet pattern to make Watermelon Girl doll, Lemon Girl doll, & Pineapple Girl doll.

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MATERIALS (what I recommend in parentheses)

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FINISHED SIZES

The finished height of Watermelon Girl & Lemon Girl is 7.5 inches. The finished height of Pineapple Girl is 8.5 inches. Keep your tension tight and consistent to avoid stuffing showing through.

STITCHES & ABBREVIATIONS
US TERMINOLOGY

BLO – back loop only
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
FLO – front loop only
hdc – half double crochet
inc – increase
inv dec – invisible decrease
rnd(s) – round(s)
rs – right side
sc – single crochet
sl st – slip stitch
sm – stitch marker
st(s) – stitch(es)
tr – treble crochet
x – times (indicates number of times to repeat)
* * – stitches between asterisks all in next stitch
[ ] – repeat steps between brackets for the specified number of times
( ) – the number of stitches you should have at the end of each round

SPECIAL TECHNIQUES

  • Changing color – Take the last yarn over of previous stitch with new color. Continue working with new color.
  • Embroidering on crochet – See tutorial here.
  • Finish off – Watch tutorial here.
  • Invisible decrease – Watch tutorial here.
  • Magic ring – Watch tutorial here.
  • Standing sc – Start with a slipknot on your hook. Insert hook into stitch and make a single crochet as normal. See tutorial here.
  • Surface crochet – Watch tutorial here.

NOTES

  • Pattern may switch between rounds and rows. Pay attention to whether you’re starting a rnd or a row.
  • Sections in the round are made in a continuous spiral.
  • Mark the beginning of each round with a stitch marker.
  • All stitches are written in US terminology.
  • Demonstration photos are shown using right-handed crochet.
  • Watermelon Girl & Lemon Girl use the same pattern with some customizing of colors and finishing. The Pineapple Girl pattern is separate and can be found below the Watermelon & Lemon Girl pattern.
Close-up of crochet Lemon Girl doll and Watermelon Girl doll sitting side by side on a white background.

AMIGURUMI WATERMELON GIRL & LEMON GIRL PATTERN

Click here to navigate to the Pineapple Girl pattern.

HAIR

rnd 1: with color A, sc 6 into a magic ring (6 sts)
rnd 2: inc 6 (12 sts)
rnd 3: [sc 1, inc 1] 6x (18 sts)
rnd 4: [sc 1, inc 1, sc 1] 6x (24 sts)
rnd 5: [sc 3, inc 1] 6x (30 sts)
rnd 6: sc around (30 sts)
rnd 7: [sc 4, inc 1] 6x (36 sts)
rnds 8-9: sc around (36 sts for 2 rnds)
••• The following will be crocheted in rows •••
rows 10-17: sc 25, ch 1, turn (25 sts for 8 rows)
Fasten off, leaving a 22-inch tail for attaching. Weave in beginning yarn tail. Set aside.

HEAD

rnd 1: with color B, sc 6 into a magic ring (6 sts)
rnd 2: inc 6 (12 sts)
rnd 3: [sc 1, inc 1] 6x (18 sts)
rnd 4: [sc 1, inc 1, sc 1] 6x (24 sts)
rnd 5: sc around (30 sts)
rnd 6: [sc 3, inc 1] 6x (30 sts)
rnd 7: [sc 2, inc 1, sc 2] 6x (36 sts)
rnds 8-16: sc around (36 sts for 9 rnds)
rnd 17: [sc 4, inv dec 1] 6x (30 sts)
rnd 18: [sc 3, inv dec 1] 6x (24 sts).
Sl st 1 into next st. Fasten off and cut yarn. Weave in ends.

ATTACHING HAIR & EMBROIDERING FACE

Close-up of crocheted head with hair being sewed and attached to head.
1. With stitch marker at the back, use yarn tail to sew hair to head using a running stitch. Insert needle into head.
Close-up of crocheted head with hair being sewed and attached to head.
2. Bring needle up through head and hair.
Close-up of crocheted head with hair being sewed and attached to head.
3. Insert needle back through head and hair. Continue along entire edge of hair.
Close-up of face embroidery for crochet doll.

To embroider face, thread embroidery needle with 6 strands of embroidery floss. Make a French knot for nose at center of rnd 12, a backstitch with some slack for smile on rnd 13, and backstitches to make upturned eyes 4 sts wide over rnds 10-12. After you finish the face, take your needle and gently pull on the mouth to create slack for the smile.

Check out this blog post for more tips for embroidering on crochet!

DRESS (continued from head)

rnd 1: in color C, make a standing sc (see special techniques) in last rnd of head, sc 2, inc 1, [sc 3, inc 1] 5x (30 sts)
rnd 2: sc around (30 sts)
rnd 3: [sc 4, inc 1] 6x (36 sts)
rnds 4-9: sc around (36 sts for 6 rnds)
rnd 10: [sc 17, inc 1] 2x (38 sts)
rnd 11: in FLO, [sc 5, inc 1] 6x, sc 2 (44 sts)
rnd 12: sc around (44 sts)
rnd 13: [sc 6, inc 1] 6x, sc 2 (50 sts)
rnd 14: [sl st 1, skip 2 sts, dc 5 into next st, skip 2 sts] 8x, skip 1 st, sl st 1 (makes 8 scallops)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

EMBROIDER WATERMELON SEEDS
• for Watermelon Girl only •

Close-up of hand sewing black watermelon seeds onto crochet doll's dress.
Embroider seeds onto dress using 8 strands of embroidery floss or DK weight black yarn. Make seeds about 1 rnd long and at a slight angle. Scatter them randomly on dress. Don’t embroider over back loop of rnd 10 (on the inside). We’ll crochet into it for bottom of doll.

BOTTOM

Close up of crochet hook in the back loop of watermelon dress.
Flip doll’s skirt up to reveal back loop of rnd 10. Begin rnd 1 of bottom on this rnd.

rnd 1: with color C, in BLO of rnd 10, make a standing sc. Sc around (38 sts)
rnd 2: [sc 4, inv dec 1] 6x, inv dec 1 (31 sts)
••• Begin stuffing now and continue stuffing until closed. •••
rnd 3: [sc 3, inv dec 1] 5x, sc 2, inv dec 2 (24 sts)
rnd 4: [sc 2, inv dec 1] 6x (18 sts)
rnd 5: [sc 1, inv dec 1] 6x (12 sts)
rnd 6: inv dec 6 (6 sts)
Sl st 1 in next st. Fasten off and finish off. Weave in ends.

LEG (MAKE 2)

rnd 1: with color D, sc 6 into a magic ring (6 sts)
rnd 2: inc 1, sc 6 (7 sts)
rnd 3: sc around (7 sts)
rnds 4-14: change to color B, sc around (7 sts for 11 rnds)
Sl st 1 into next st. Fasten off, leaving a 12-inch tail for attaching. Don’t stuff. Attach legs to bottom of doll over rnds 3 and 4. Space legs 1 stitch apart. See attaching photos below.

ATTACHING LEGS

Close up of sewing the leg to the bottom of the doll.
1. Insert tapestry needle under stitch on bottom, insert from inside to out through next st.
Close up of sewing the leg to the bottom of the doll.
2. Insert under next st on bottom. Repeat until leg is fully attached. Weave in yarn tail.

ARM (MAKE 2)

rnd 1: with color B, sc 6 into a magic ring (6 sts)
rnds 2-11: sc around (6 sts for 10 rnds)
Fasten off, leaving a 12-inch tail. Don’t stuff. Weave yarn tail through sts of last rnd to sew closed (like finishing off) and leave tail for attaching. Attach arms to left and right side of dress between rnds 2 and 3. See attaching images below.

ATTACHING ARMS

Close up of the side of crochet doll with hand sewing arm onto body.
1. Insert tapestry needle under st of rnd 2.
Close up of the side of crochet doll with hand sewing arm onto body.
2. Insert needle through arm
Close up of the side of crochet doll with arms fully attached.
3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 until arm is secure. Repeat for other arm.

HAT (Worked in rows)

SIDE A
row 1 (RS): in color C (color E for Lemon Girl), sc 3 into a magic ring, ch 1, turn (3 sts)
row 2: inc 3, (change to color C for Lemon Girl) ch 1, turn (6 sts)
row 3: [inc 1, sc 1] 3x, ch 1, turn (9 sts)
row 4: [inc 1, sc 2] 3x, ch 1, turn (12 sts)
row 5: [sc 3, inc 1] 3x, ch 1, turn (15 sts)
row 6: [sc 2, inc 1, sc 2] 3x, ch 1, turn (18 sts)
row 7: [inc 1, sc 5] 3x, ch 1, turn (21 sts)
row 8: [sc 3, inc 1, sc 3] 3x, change to color E, ch 1, turn (24 sts)
row 9: [sc 7, inc 1] 3x, change to color D, ch 1, turn (27 sts)
row 10: [sc 4, inc 1, sc 4] 3x (30 sts)
Fasten off and weave in ends. Set aside.

SIDE B
rows 1-9: repeat rows 1-9 from side A above.
row 10: [sc 4, inc 1, sc 4] 3x, ch 1, turn (30 sts)
rows 11-15: sc across, ch 1, turn (30 sts for 5 rows)
Fasten off, leaving a 22-inch tail for assembling.

EMBROIDER SEEDS & ASSEMBLE WATERMELON HAT
• for Watermelon Girl only •

Close up of crochet watermelon hat sides being sewn together.
Embroider seeds onto Side A and B using 8 strands of embroidery floss. Using yarn tail, sew rinds of Side A and B together using whipstitch, making sure RS is facing outward.

SURFACE CROCHET LEMON PITH & ASSEMBLE LEMON HAT
• for Lemon Girl only •

Close-up of crochet lemon with surface crochet wedge made.
For Side A & B, surface crochet 3 white lines to make lemon wedges. Weave surface crochet ends, but don’t weave in your long tail for sewing. Using yarn tail, sew rinds of Side A and B together using whipstitch, making sure RS is facing outward.

BOTTOM PANEL OF HAT (MAKE 2)

row 1 (RS): using color D, make a standing sc in a space between rows of the rind, sc 5 down rind, change to color E, ch 1, turn (6 sts)
row 2: sc across, change to color C, ch 1, turn (6 sts)
rows 3-6: sc across, ch 1, turn (6 sts for 4 rows)
Fasten off and use corresponding colored yarn tails to sew bottom panel to sides. Repeat for other side.

Bottom panel of crochet watermelon hat for doll.
1. The finished bottom panels.
Close up of sides of bottom panel being sewn down.
2. Use the corresponding colored yarn tails to sew panel to sides.
The bottom of the finished crochet watermelon doll hat.
3. The finished hat.

ATTACH HAT

Close up of how the fruit hat should be positioned on the doll's head.
1. Stuff the hat and position on doll’s head at an angle
Sewing the watermelon hat to the doll's head.
2. Start sewing hat to head. Insert needle under st on hair.
Sewing the watermelon hat to the doll's head.
3. Insert needle through had from inside to out. Continue sewing around hat until fully attached.

APPLY BLUSH

Optional – Using pink blush and cotton bud or paintbrush, press blush onto doll’s cheeks.

AMIGURUMI PINEAPPLE GIRL PATTERN

Crochet Pineapple amigurumi sitting on a wooden block in front of a blue background.

HAIR BASE

rnd 1: with color A, sc 6 into a magic ring (6 sts)
rnd 2: inc 6 (12 sts)
rnd 3: [sc 1, inc 1] 6x (18 sts)
rnd 4: [sc 1, inc 1, sc 1] 6x (24 sts)
rnd 5: [sc 3, inc 1] 6x (30 sts)
rnd 6: sc around (30 sts)
rnd 7: [sc 4, inc 1] 6x (36 sts)
rnd 8: sc around (36 sts)
rnd 9: sl st 1, all in next st *sc 1, dc 1, ch 3, sl st 1 in 3rd ch from hook, dc 1, sc 1*, [sl st 1, sc 1, all in next st *dc 1, tr 1, ch 3, sl st 1 in 3rd ch from hook, tr 1, dc 1*, sc 1, sl st 1] 2 times, all in next st *sc 1, dc 1, ch 3, sl st 1 in 3rd ch from hook, dc 1, sc 1*, sc 22, ch 1, turn
••• The following will be crocheted in rows •••
rows 10-12: sc 22, ch 1, turn (22 sts for 3 rows)
Fasten off, leaving a 22-inch tail for attaching. Weave in beginning yarn tail. Set aside. You’ll crochet and attach the Pineapple Leaves after you’ve finished the rest of the doll.

HEAD

rnd 1: with color B, sc 6 into a magic ring (6 sts)
rnd 2: inc 6 (12 sts)
rnd 3: [sc 1, inc 1] 6x (18 sts)
rnd 4: [sc 1, inc 1, sc 1] 6x (24 sts)
rnd 5: sc around (30 sts)
rnd 6: [sc 3, inc 1] 6x (30 sts)
rnd 7: [sc 2, inc 1, sc 2] 6x (36 sts)
rnds 8-16: sc around (36 sts for 9 rnds)
rnd 17: [sc 4, inv dec 1] 6x (30 sts)
rnd 18: [sc 3, inv dec 1] 6x (24 sts).
Sl st 1 into next st. Fasten off and cut yarn. Weave in ends.

ATTACHING HAIR & EMBROIDERING FACE

Close up of Pineapple Girl's embroidered face.

With stitch marker at the back, use yarn tail to sew hair base to head using a running stitch along entire edge of hair (use the same attaching technique as used for Watermelon and Lemon Girls). To embroider face, thread embroidery needle with 6 strands of embroidery floss. Make a French knot for nose at center of rnd 13, a backstitch with some slack for smile on rnd 14, and backstitches to make upturned eyes 4 sts wide over rnds 11-13. After you finish the face, take your needle and gently pull on the mouth to create slack for the smile.

Check out this blog post for more tips on embroidering on crochet!

DRESS (continued from head)

rnd 1: in color C, make a standing sc (see special techniques) in last rnd of head, sc 2, inc 1, [sc 3, inc 1] 5x (30 sts)
rnd 2: sc around (30 sts)
rnd 3: [sc 4, inc 1] 6x (36 sts)
rnds 4-9: sc around (36 sts for 6 rnds)
••• In the next rnds, you’ll be crocheting scallop stitches for the ruffled skirt. Follow the FLO and BLO instructions carefully. •••
rnd 10: in FLO, [sc 1, skip 2 sts, dc 5 into next st, skip 2 sts] 6x, sl st 1 in 1st st of rnd. (6 scallops)
rnd 11: Flip scallops up to reveal back loop of rnd 9. In BLO of rnd 9, [sc 17, inc 1] 2x (38 sts)
rnd 12: in FLO, [sc 5, inc 1] 6x, sc 2 (44 sts)
rnd 13: in FLO, [sc 1, skip 2 sts, dc 5 into next st, skip 2 sts] 6x, sl st in 1st st of this rnd (makes 7 scallops)
rnd 14: Flip scallops up to reveal back loop of rnd 12. In BLO of rnd 12, sc around (44 sts)
rnd 15: [sc 6, inc 1] 6x, sc 2 (50 sts)
rnd 16: [sl st 1, skip 2 sts, dc 5 into next st, skip 2 sts] 8x, skip 1 st, sl st 1 (makes 8 scallops)
Fasten off and weave in ends.

BOTTOM

Flip doll’s skirt up to reveal back loop of rnd 11. Begin rnd 1 of bottom on this rnd.
rnd 1: with color C, in BLO of first st of rnd 11, make a standing sc. Sc around (38 sts)
rnd 2: [sc 4, inv dec 1] 6 times, inv dec 1 (31 sts)
••• Begin stuffing now and continue stuffing until closed. •••
rnd 3: [sc 3, inv dec 1] 5x, sc 2, inv dec 2 (24 sts)
rnd 4: [sc 2, inv dec 1] 6x (18 sts)
rnd 5: [sc 1, inv dec 1] 6x(12 sts)
rnd 6: inv dec 6 (6 sts)
Sl st 1 in next st. Fasten off and finish off. Weave in ends.

LEG (MAKE 2)

rnd 1: with color D, sc 6 into a magic ring (6 sts)
rnd 2: inc 1, sc 6 (7 sts)
rnd 3: sc around (7 sts)
rnds 4-14: change to color B, sc around (7 sts for 11 rnds)
Sl st 1 into next st. Fasten off, leaving a 12-inch tail for attaching. Don’t stuff. Attach legs to bottom of doll over rnds 3 and 4. Space legs 1 stitch apart. See the attaching photos from the pattern above.

ARM (MAKE 2)

rnd 1: with color B, sc 6 into a magic ring (6 sts)
rnds 2-11: sc around (6 sts for 10 rnds)
Fasten off, leaving a 12-inch tail. Don’t stuff. Weave yarn tail through sts of last rnd to sew closed and leave tail for attaching. Attach arms to left and right side of dress between rnds 2 and 3. See the attaching photos from the pattern above.

INNER PINEAPPLE LEAF (Make 2)

rnd 1: with color A, sc 4 into a magic ring (4 sts)
rnd 2: [inc 1, sc 1] 2x (6 sts)
rnd 3: sc around (6 sts)
rnd 4: [inc 1, sc 2] 2x (8 sts)
rnd 5: sc around (8 sts)
rnd 6: [inc 1, sc 3] 2x (10 sts)
rnds 7-15: sc around (10 sts for 9 rnds)
row 16: ch 1, fold leaf opening in half, sc 5 across through both front and back sts (5 sts)
Fasten off and weave in ends. Set aside.

OUTER PINEAPPLE LEAF (Make 2)

rnds 1-10: same as outer leaf above.
row 11: ch 1, fold leaf opening in half, sc 5 across through both front and back sts (5 sts)
Fasten off and weave in end for 1 leaf. For last leaf, leave an 18-inch tail for assembling. Set aside.

ASSEMBLE & ATTACH LEAVES

Close up of the pineapple leaves.
1. Sew bottom of leaves together with inner leaves on the inside and outer leaves on the outside
Sewing the leaves to the head of Pineapple Girl.
2. Attach to top of hair over rnds 1-2. Run a thread through the bottom end of all 4 leaves to keep them from opening and weave in yarn tail.

APPLY BLUSH

Optional – Using pink blush and cotton bud or paintbrush, press blush onto doll’s cheeks.

Watermelon Girl sitting on a wooden block.

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Amigurumi Fruit Girls Free Crochet Pattern

4 thoughts on “Amigurumi Fruit Girls | Free Crochet Pattern

  1. So cute for the little ones. Thank you for sharing your pattern.

    1. I’m so glad you enjoy it & I hope the kiddos in your life love it, too!

  2. Mary E Venegas says:

    Finished making The Watermelon Doll for my oldest Great Granddaughter, now I am almost done making The Lemon Doll for my 3rd Great Granddaughter that will be 3 August 16th and then on to making the Pineapple Doll for my 2nd Great Granddaughter that is turning 5 years old on August 11th !!! Been pretty busy making them but I get so much pleasure from seeing the look in their faces when they get something that I have made specially for them!!

    1. I love to hear that, Mary! Thank you for your comment 🙂 I know they’ll treasure their dolls for years to come. I still have crocheted dolls my grandmother made me!

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