Crochet Pattern: Pie for Pi Day

Because who doesn’t need a little more pie (or pi) in their life?

This is an easy pattern that utilizes scraps, and they’re so quick to make that I can crochet several in less time than it would take me to bake a real pie!

Two Pi

Two Pi are here

Materials:

Supplies

Crochet hook in size G or 6 4 1/2 mm

Yarn needle

Scraps of worsted weight yarn in light brown, gray, blue (or whatever colors you like)

Stuffing

Top Crust:

Crust

Rnd 1: With light brown yarn, ch 2. 6 sc in 2nd loop from hook (6).

Rnd 2: 2 sc in ea sc around (12).

Rnd 3: 2 sc in 1st sc, 1 in ea of nxt 2 sc around (16).

Rnd 4: 2 sc in 1st sc, 1 sc in ea of nxt 3 sc around (20).

Rnd 5: 2 sc in 1st sc, 1 sc in ea of nxt 4 sc around (24).

Rnd 6: *2 sc in 1st sc, 1 in ea of nxt 6 sc* three times, 2sc in nxt sc, 1 sc in ea of nxt 2 sc (28).

Rnd 7: To form the fluting on the edge of the crust, working in front loop only, 3 sc in ea sc around (84).

Sl st and tie off. Use your fingers to flute the edge, just like on a real pie crust.

Fluting

Thread needle with a double thickness of blue yarn, and embroider Pi on top of the crust. Tie off end.

Embroidering

 

Pie Plate:

Pie Pan

Rnd 1: With gray yarn, ch 2. 6 sc in 2nd loop from hook (6).

Rnd 2: 2 sc in ea sc around (12).

Rnd 3: 2 sc in 1st sc, 1 in nxt 1 sc around (18).

Rnd 4: 2 sc in 1st sc, 1 sc in ea of nxt 2 sc around (24).

Rnd 5: Working in back loop only, sc in ea sc around (24).

Rnd 6: Sc in ea of nxt 7 sc, 2 sc in nxt 1 sc around (27).

Rnd 7: *Sc in ea of nxt 11 sc, 2 sc in nxt 1 sc* twice, ending with 1 sc in ea of nxt 3 sc (29).

Sl st and tie off, leaving a tail of about 18″ for sewing.

 

Assembling the Pie

Thread needle with the long piece of yarn attached to the gray pie plate. Sew outer loop of pie plate to the bottom loop of the fluting of the crust, as shown.

Sewing

When you’re most of the way around, pause sewing and stuff. Then complete sewing, tie off and hide yarn.

Side View

Now that was so easy, you can make another 3.14159….

Two Pi Angle

Happy Pi Day!

This makes #13 in my 101 Scrap Projects.

 

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About rbpepper

Rebecca is an artist, writer, and photographer with degrees in Theater and Social Work, and is currently a Stay at Home Mom to her three kids. Some part of her house is always a mess, she lets her kids paint on the table and design their own costumes, and she makes excellent allergen-free cookies. She lives with her equally creative husband and children in a part of Virginia known for being "pretty close to Dulles Airport", and dreams of moving to an old farmhouse in New England.
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