I must tell ya, I’ve seen a lotta patterns in my day, but this one? It’s simply mouth-watering – and not just because it looks good enough to eat! Now, I don’t mean to toot my own horn, but when I stumbled upon this pretzel crochet pattern, I was over the moon. Oh, the possibilities! Picture a pretzel, but not your run-of-the-mill snack. This is a pretzel made from the softest yarn, perfect for adding a dash – or should I say twist – of fun to your living space.
Crocheting this pattern felt like I was weaving a little magic, each knot and loop bringing the pretzel to life. It’s not every day you get to work on something that’s both whimsical and downright adorable. And I gotta hand it to the pattern; it’s fun and pretty straightforward. Even if you hit a knot (pun intended!), just remember: it’s all part of the process.
So, to all my fellow crochet enthusiasts out there, if you’re in the mood for something savory but not edible, this is your jam. Dive into this pretzel pattern and let the good times roll – or should I say twist?
Designer: Iqra Makes Things
- 10 mm crochet hook
- 1 skein of weight 6 yarn – Big Twist Plush in “Cardamom”
- Stitch markers
- Pilyfill or scrap yarn for filling
- White yarn for embroidering salt
- Tapestry needle
Sc – single crochet
Inc – increase
Dec – decrease
FO – fasten off
The entire pretzel is made in one piece and sewn together afterward.
Make a magic ring.
Row 1: 6 sc in ring
Place stitch marker at beginning of row to keep track
Row 2:inc in every stitch (12)
Row 3-103: 12 sc across
Make sure to stuff pretzel as you go.
Row 104: dec in every stitch (6)
Keep dec until you can close the hole and fasten off.
- Fold the pretzel so that each end loops over the middle.
- Twist the ends over each other once.
- Pin the shape of the pretzel in place and seam within the highlighted areas shown below.
- Sew in the middle of the overlapped areas so the seams aren’t visible.
- With a long strand of yarn and a tapestry needle, embroider a pretzel to your liking.
- Make the crystals no later in length than the length of a sc.
- Weave the yarn 2-3 times around for each salt crystal.