Growing up, September always brought apple picking at an orchard in Weston, Missouri. Every year my mom, brother, and I would spend the day picking apples and eating fresh treats. We brought that tradition into my adult years and would go with my brother and mom and my oldest son. And then, we transitioned from that apple orchard to the one across the road, it was more of a pumpkin patch. My point is, I love apple picking season.

Sadly, there’s no such thing in this part of Texas, or if any part of Teas – I’m not sure they can grow apple trees down here? I looked and looked for one last year and couldn’t find any. There is the arboretum and little pumpkin patches but nothing that rivals the amazing apple orchards of Missouri and my youth. But even so, I still love September and look back fondly on those memories that date back to my little kid days.

So when I stumbled upon a beautiful apple kit by Flax and Twine it sparked an interest in me to crochet an apple. or several! I needed a free apple crochet pattern though so I went on the hunt for one, which I found at Grace and Yarn. It was perfect for my needs!

Apple Crochet Pattern

Picture credit: Grace and Yarn

I decided to skip the face this time and just make it into a generic apple. But the pattern was perfect and made a sweet red apple, which was quickly snatched up by my youngest son.

How could you not love that face, so happy with his new crocheted apple!

I have plans to make several in different colors and add them to a clear bowl for my kitchen for the month of September. Will I make the time for that? I don’t know but it’s a great idea! 

More about this apple crochet pattern.

This pattern was super simple to understand and make. Although I have been crocheting for years now, I do believe it would still make for a great beginner pattern or intermediate/beginner. 

It whipped up quickly, which is what I loved the most about it. I love a good quick project and if you’ve been in crochet for any length of time, you know that isn’t easy to come by – crochet usually takes a long time before completing the project.

Check out the free pattern.

What is your favorite part of the season changing from summer to fall?

Do you have sweet memories of the month of September?

If so, I’d love for you to share those in the comments below!

Happy fall, y’all!

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