Fruit Knitting Patterns
Knitting patterns with shapes and designs inspired by fruit including strawberry, watermelon, pineapple, apple, lemon, orange inspired clothes, decor, accessories,and baby gifts.
To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.
These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
All links on this site are for informational purposes, but please note that some links are to affiliate sellers that pay me a small commission on purchases.
Free Knitting Patterns
Fruity Trivets and Potholders
Fruit themed hot pads in watermelon, orange, and lime designs. Crochet version also available. Designed by Purl Sosho
Berry Baby Hat
Popular baby hat with a rolled brim to fit as baby grows. Original (top) designed by Michele Sabatier. Strawberry variation (center) with eyelet stitch and flower by ankusyj. Raspberry variation with bubble stitch (bottom) by tatankagirl
Watermelon Baby Cardigan
Sleeveless summer baby cardigan with watermelon slice yoke with eyelets to look like seeds. One size to fit approx 0-3 months. Designed by Stitchylinda Designs.
Watermelon Baby Hat
Baby hat rated very easy by Ravelrers. Sizes newborn, 0-6 months, 6-12 months, 1-2 years, small child. Designed by Susan B. Anderson. Pictured project by Sparkles29
Melon Pocket Bag
When you’re not using this Lily Sugar n Cream bag just fold it up into itself, zip, and carry with convenient strap. Then just unzip to use as a tote.
Cute baby bib by Vickie Howell.
Amanda Berry’s cute zippered coin purse knits up quickly in chunky yarn. The finished purse is 16.5cm wide at the top, and 10cm deep.
Watermelon Baby Booties
Easy booties are knit flat in one piece and then seamed. Designed by Gina Michele. Great quick shower gift!
Strawberry Baby Cocoon
Designed by Bernat with a cozy texture and leaves for baby to play with.
Kate Buchanan designed this strawberry bitty bag measures approx 7cm x 10cm
Pineapple Dish Cloth
This shaped and textured cloth is created with wrapped and dropped stitches. Approx 7 x 12″ [18 x 30.5 cm]. Designed for Yarnspirations.
Pineapple Teapot Cosy
The link below is to the Wayback Machine because the pattern is no longer available at the redesigned Prima site. Height: 6in (15cm) excluding leaves. Lower edge circumference: 15in (38cm)
Pineapple Delight Shawl
Cresent shaped shawl featuring pineapple lace motifs. Designed by by Larisa Valeeva. Available in English, Russian, Swedish, and Portuguese. Pictured project by Avrora007 who knit a smaller version.
Pineapple Reticule Bag
This drawstring bag pattern is translated by Franklin Habit from an 1840 knitting pattern by Jane Gaugain. Approximately 12 inches high (excluding ribbon trim) by 11 inches wide.
This throw worked with textured stitches and cable pineapple motifs in worsted yarn. Approximate finished size: 48 by 53. Designed by Craft Yarn Council of America. Pictured project by dykstra109
Lemon Baby Hat
This lemon inspired baby from Little Red Window is available for free in the 6 months size in a web page version. Additional sizes and the printable pdf are available on Etsy.
Lea’s Strawberry Baby Bib
Vania Jenny designed this bib is knit flat and all in one piece for minimal assembly.
Norah Gaughan designed this baby bib to resemble an orange slice.
Fruit Bookmarks or Clips
This tiny set of apple, pear, and pineapple is a cute way to keep your place in a cookbook or any book, clip papers together or even decorate a gift. Great stashbuster for scrap yarn or a quick gift! The tallest, the pear, is about 7cm (3”) high. Designed by Amalia Samios who allows you to sell the finished projects.
Cute functional fruit shaped cloths.
Apple Pi Cozy/Bag
Apple-shaped bag with leaf drawstring and pi symbol … a quick and fun gift for kids’ teachers or anyone with a nerdy sense of humor.
Patterns for Purchase
Fruit Baby Hat Bundle
Knitting patterns for grape, apple, watermelon, lemon, and strawberry baby hats. Sizes: 0-3 m, 6 m, 12 months, 2T+. Designed by Cassie at Little Red Window. Patterns are also available individually.
Watermelon Baby Bonnet
Baby Hat sized for Newborn, 0-3 Months, 3-6 Months, 6-12 Months, 12 Months – 3 Years. The designer Melody’s Makings allows sale of finished projects.
Strawberry Baby Blanket
Great newborn photo prop! Knit with two strands or yarn held together in an easy to remember stitch. 37″ wide x 37″ long. Designed by Dawn Brocco
Child’s Strawberry Top
Knit top with some crochet details. Sizes: 2 (4, 6, 8, 10, 12) years
Pineapple Lace Throw
This lace afghan featuring pineapple motifs is knit in sport weight yarn. Afghan is 40″ square excluding fringe.
Strawberry Shortcake Baby Matinee Set
Strawberry inspired baby set with instructions for Matinee Coat/Jacket, Dress, Hat/Bonnet and Shoes. Lots of detail including picot edging and knitted flowers. Sizes 0-3 (3-6, 6-9, 9-12, 12-24) months old.
Strawberry Baby Hat
Sizes: 0-3 months, 6 months, 12 months and 2T+.
Apple of My Eye Baby Onesie, Hat, and Booties
Apple inspired baby set with instructions for romper, booties, bonnet. Although for 0-3 month instructions are supplied, the outfit can easily be made for an older baby simply by using thicker yarn and needles.
Pineapple and Diamonds Table Runner
Stunning lace design by by Nazanin S. Fard. Runner center panel is worked flat and then stitches are picked up so the pineapple lace is worked in the round. Finished with a crocheted bind-off edge. About 22″ wide x 42″ long, after blocking.
Watermelon Baby Blanket
The easy-to-knit watermelon shape is knit in the round, from the center out, into a large circle. Short rows turn the circle into an oval. The watermelon seeds are embroidered on last. 31″ wide x 37″ long
Watermelon Baby Set
Watermelon inspired baby layette set with instructions for Dress, Hat, Mittens, and Shoes. Knit flat. Some crochet details. Sizes Newborn – 6 months
Terry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, intheloopknitting.com. Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!