Peas in a Pod Crochet Pattern

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Happy March!

This month’s Mini tier pattern is for Peas in a Pod from Toy Story.

I was really looking forward to making this pattern because I have not yet crocheted an amigurumi that requires a zip – not to mention that the peas are just way too cute!

The most frustrating thing about this pattern was the difficulty to find the right zip. After digging through my zip stash and finding one that was the perfect colour, I quickly realised that it was not a chunky one and was also an invisible zip. Those of you that know me will be aware that I can be a bit of a stickler when it comes to certain details. So, I took to google to source a green chunky zip which was not easy. I ended up buying the zip that was the closest to what I needed, but when it arrived it was florescent green/yellow.

As you can see, I just went ahead and used the fluorescent zip anyway and fortunately, the end result was okay and somehow ties into the overall project. As this project is so simple there is not much more to discuss about it so I will jump right in.

Peas in a Pod measures approximately 6.25 inches / 16 cm long and 2.25 inches / 6 cm tall (with each pea measures approximately 1.5 inches / 4 cm wide).

  • DK yarn in grass green and sage green (I used colours from my stash and I am not sure of the brand or colour code)
  • 2.5mm crochet hook
  • Yarn needle
  • Fire retardant Fibrefill
  • Felt glue
  • Scissors
  • Green felt
  • Needle felting needle and wool roving in black and red (OPTIONAL – You can embroider it on instead, in which case you can use black and red yarn)
  • 6 inch green zip
  • Pins
  • Stitch marker

A full list of the abbreviations that I use in my patterns:

  • MR# – magic ring with the specified number of single crochets
  • SC – single crochet (double crochet English)
  • HDC – half double crochet (half treble English)
  • DC – double crochet (treble English)
  • TC – treble crochet (double treble English)
  • INC – single crochet increase
  • #in1 – the specified number of SC in the same stitch (i.e. 3in1)
  • #DCin1 – the specified number of DC in the same stitch (i.e. 3DCin1)
  • #HDCin1 – the specified number of HDC in the same stitch (i.e. 3HDCin1)
  • hdcINC – half double crochet increase
  • dcINC – double crochet increase
  • trINC – treble crochet increase
  • DEC – invisible decrease (if it is a DEC in BLO I tend to use the 2TOG decrease method)
  • 2TOG – two stitches together decrease (non-invisible) method
  • *_______* X# – repeat sequence within the asterisks the specified number of times e.g. *SC, INC* x6)
  • FLO – front loop only
  • BLO – back loop only
  • CH – chain stitches
  • CC – colour change
  • CH1T – chain a stitch then turn your work
  • SS – slip stitch
  • ST/STS – stitch/stitches
  • OFFSET – a term I use when adding or taking away additional stitches in order to line up or get the right placement
  • = # ROWS – repeat the stitch sequence for the row the specified number of times e.g. 32SC (32) = 5 ROWS
  • FO – fasten off
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Pop the peas into the pea pod and zip it up. You are now complete!

How did you find the pattern? Did your peas turn out as cute as you wanted? This turned out to be a sort of interactive amigurumi because you can unzip to reveal the peas or take the peas out completely.

As per request from a Patreon subscriber, next month’s mini tier pattern is Janie Doll from the first Toy Story movie. In the meantime you can check out my other Toy Story patterns HERE.

Until the next post, happy crocheting!

Chantelle X

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