Rutabaga Crochet Pattern
This utabaga crochet pattern is quick, beginner friendly, and minimal supplies! This pattern is available for FREE on my blog or you can follow along with the video tutorial on my YouTube Channel! You can also find a printable, PDF version in my Etsy Shop!
This rutabaga is the 12th pattern for the Pregnancy Progress Project! A rutabaga weighs approximately 1.5 pounds, the same size as a baby at 25 weeks of pregnancy! Not only is this rutabaga a cute addition for tracking your pregnancy, it would also make an adorable toy for your kids or pets!
- Pattern is worked in the round. Do not join at the end of each round, work the first ST into the fist ST of the previous round. Use a stitch marker to keep proper count
- Repeat instructions between the asterisks (*) until the end of each round
- The number in parenthesis at the end of each round states the total number of stitches for that round
- Final size is approximately 7 inches
- Medium (4) weight yarn in White, Purple, and Light Brown
- Hook: 4.00mm (G)
- Polyester Fiber Fill
- Yarn Needle
- Stitch Marker
- 2 10mm Safety Eyes (Optional)
- Black Crochet Thread (Optional)
Abbreviations (US Terms)
ST(s) – Stitch(es)
CH – Chain
SL ST – Slip Stitch
SC – Single Crochet
On the final pull through of the last SC at the end of the round, drop your current color and pick up the next. Pull through with the new color and SL ST into the first SC of the previous round. Cut the previous color and tie to the tail end of the new color to secure.
(with Light Brown)
Magic Circle, CH 1
Round 1: SC x7 inside of circle (7)
Round 2: 2 SC in each ST around (14)
Rounds 3-5: SC in each ST around (14)
Change color to Purple
Round 6: *1 SC in 1st ST, 2 SC in next* (21)
Round 7: *1 SC in 1st 2 STs, 2 SC in next* (28)
Round 8: *1 SC in 1st 3 STs, 2 SC in next* (35)
Round 9: *1 SC in 1st 4 STs, 2 SC in next* (42)
Round 10: *1 SC in 1st 5 STs, 2 SC in next* (49)
Round 11: *1 SC in 1st 6 STs, 2 SC in next* (56)
Rounds 12-19: SC in each ST around (56)
Round 20: *SC in 1st 6 STs, SC2TOG* (49)
Round 21: SC in each ST around (49)
Round 22: *SC in 1st 5 STs, SC2TOG* (42)
Rounds 23: SC in each ST around (42)
Change color to White
Round 24: *SC in 1st 4 STs, SC2TOG* (35)
Round 25: SC in each ST around (35)
Round 26: *SC in 1st 3 STs, SC2TOG* (28)
Add the eyes between rounds 15 & 16. With the crochet thread, make a “v” shape for the mouth centered between the eyes and 1 ST down. Stuff with Fiber Fill.
Round 27: SC in each ST around (28)
Round 28: *SC in 1st 2 STs, SC2TOG* (21)
Round 29: SC in each ST around (21)
Round 30: *SC in 1st ST, SC2TOG* (14)
Round 31: SC in each ST around (14)
Round 32: SC2TOG x7 (7)
Round 33: SC in each ST around (7)
Tie off leaving a 6” tail. Weave tail through final 7 STs. Secure with a few knots and weave in end.
And you are all done! I hope you enjoyed the pattern for this rutabaga amigurumi! Be sure to show off your finished veggie on Instagram and don’t forget to tag me!
You are free to sell the items you make with this crochet pattern, and I’d love if you could please credit The Turtle Trunk as the pattern designer. You do not have permission to republish or distribute this pattern in any way or claim it as your own. Do not use my photos in your sale listings or for any other purposes. Thank you.
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