I made this cute crochet Watermelon garland to decorate the kitchen with my favorite summertime fruit. I wish consistently selecting a good watermelon from a large box of them at the grocery store were as easy as crocheting this fun item!
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This colorful garland will also be perfect for birthdays, picnics, outdoor spaces or kid’s room decor! For this project, I used my previously designed pattern for the crochet watermelon coaster or applique.
Garlands are easy to make and perfect to add handmade decor to your home for the holidays or just for fun!
You may want to check out my Spooky Spider Garland for Halloween, an Egg Emoji Garland for Easter and a Shamrock Garland for St. Patrick’s Day.
You may also like this summer crochet Strawberry garland.
I love to crochet garlands, they are wonderful projects were I can use my crochet appliques. All my crochet garland ideas can be found on this website under the tag Garlands.
I hope you will enjoy them and get inspired to make your own!
You can PIN this crochet Strawberry garland idea to your Pinterest Board for later HERE!
- Make Watermelon slices. For my garland I’ve made a total of five slices – three red ones and two pink. To make your garland fun, you can add eyes and smile to watermelons as I did.
You can always make your garland shorter or longer and adjust the number of pieces as needed.
The pattern I used:
A free pattern is available on this website: Crochet Watermelon coaster or applique
The pattern for this crochet Watermelon is also available as a print-friendly, styled and advertisement-free PDF file. You can get it from my Etsy Shop.
2. Block all the pieces as necessary.
3. Making a garland.
You have a couple of options on how to make the garland. One option is to crochet a chain and join each piece to the chain with single crochet evenly.
You can also crochet a chain first and then carefully sew each piece to the string, or you can use small 1 inch crafts clothespins to hang pieces as I did.
The length of the chain depends on how long you want your garland to be. My chain is about 55” long. Leave on each end about 5-7 inches for tying the garland, then arrange the pieces.
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