Welcome to my airplane crochet applique pattern. The finished airplane will look like this.

Finished airplane crochet applique group portrait

There’s also a video tutorial for this pattern available on my YouTube channel at Airplane Crochet Applique Tutorial.

 

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This pattern will be using US terminology. If you would like to view the UK version go to Airplane Crochet Applique Pattern (UK Version).

Airplane Crochet Applique Pattern

Abbreviations 

  • st – stitch
  • sts – stitches
  • ch – chain
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • sc – single crochet
  • dc – double crochet
  • tr – treble crochet
  • dtr – double treble crochet

Materials Used

  • I used red, light grey, blue and yellow 4 ply crochet cotton.
  • A crochet hook, I used a 1.25mm hook.
  • Scissors.
  • Darning needle to weave in ends.
  • Sewing thread and a sewing needle to stitch the plane together.

Size

Large plane (Using 8 ply wool)

15cm x 16.5cm or 6” x 6.5”

Medium plane (Using 4 ply crochet cotton) 

10cm x 11cm or 4” x 4.25”

Fuselage

10 ch.

Row 1:  Miss 1st ch and work 1 sc in each st to end.  Turn. (9 sts)

Rows 2-4:  1 ch, 1 sc in each st to last st, 2 sc in last st.  Turn.

Row 5:  1 ch, 1 sc in each st to end.  Turn.  (12 sts)

Row 6:  1 ch, 1 sc in each st to last 3 sts.  Turn.  (9 sts)

Row 7:  1 ch, a joined sc over 1st 2 sts, 1 sc in each st to end.  Turn.  (8 sts)

Row 8:  1 ch, 1 sc in each st to last 2 sts, a joined sc over last 2 sts.  Turn.  (7 sts)

Rows 9-11:  1 ch, 1 sc in each st to end.  Turn. (7 sts)

Row 12:  1 ch, 1 sc in each st to last st, 2 sc in last st.  Turn.  (8 sts)

Row 13:  1 ch, 1 sc in each st to end.  Turn.  (8 sts)

Row 14:  1 ch, 1 sc in each st to last st, 2 sc in last st.  Turn.  (9 sts)

Row 15:  1 ch, 1 sc in each st to end.  Turn.  (9 sts)

Row 16:  1 ch, 1 sc in each st to last st, 2 sc in last st.  Turn. (10 sts)

Row 17:  1 ch, 1 sc in each st to end.  Turn.  (10 sts)

Row 18:  1 ch, 1 sc in each st to last 2 sts, a joined sc over last 2 sts.  Turn.  (9 sts)

Row 19:  1 ch, a joined sc over 1st 2 sts, 1 sc in each st to end.  Turn.  (8 sts)

Row 20:  1 ch, 1 sc in each st to last 2 sts, a joined sc over last 2 sts.  Turn.  (7 sts)

Row 21:  1 ch, a joined sc over 1st 2 sts, 1 sc in each st to end.  Turn.  (6 sts)

Row 22:  1 ch, 1 sc in each st to last 2 sts, a joined sc over last 2 sts.  Turn.  (5 sts)

Row 23:  1 ch, a joined sc over 1st 2 sts, 1 sc in each st to end.  Turn.  (4 sts)

Row 24:  1 ch, 1 sc in each st to end.  Turn. (4 sts)

Row 25:  1 ch, 2 sc in 1st st, 1 sc in each st to end.  Turn.  (5 sts)

Row 26:  1 ch, 1 sc in each st to last st, 2 sc in last st.  4 ch.  Turn.  (6 sts + 4 ch)

Row 27:  Miss 1 ch, 1 sc in each st to end.  Turn.  (9 sts)

Row 28:  1 ch, a joined sc over 1st 2 sts, 1 sc in each st to last st, 2 sc in last st.  Turn.  (9 sts)

Row 29:  1 ch, 2 sc in 1st st, 1 sc in each st to last 2 sts, a joined sc over last 2 sts.  Don’t Fasten off.

Crochet airplane applique body

Neatening Row

Turn work and work 1 sc or 2 sc, when needed, in each st around.  Join with a sl st in top of 1st st.  Fasten off.

Crochet airplane applique body neatened

Wings (Make 2)

16 ch.

Row 1:  Work 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook and 1 sc in each st to end.  Turn.  (16 sts)

Row 2:  1 ch, work 2 sc in 1st st, 1 sc in each st to last st and 2 sc in last st.  Turn.  (18 sts)

Row 3:  1 ch, 2 sc in 1st st and 1 sc in each st to end.  Turn. (19 sts)

Row 4:  1 ch, a joined sc over 1st 2 sts, 1 sc in each st to last 2 sts and a joined sc over last 2 sts.  Turn.  (17 sts)

Row 5:  1 ch, work a joined sc over 1st 2 sts, 1 sc in next st, 1 hdc in each of following 2 sts, 1 dc in each of next 3 sts, 1 tr in each st to last 4 sts, work a tr cluster over last 4 sts.  Don’t fasten off.

Crochet airplane applique wing

Neatening Row

Work 1 sc in each st around.  Join with a sl st in top of 1st st.  Fasten off.

Crochet airplane applique wings neatened

Front of Plane

Join cotton to 1st st on front of body section as shown.

Crochet airplane applique joining for front

1 ch, 1 sc in next st, 1 hdc in following st, 2 dc in next st, 2 tr in each st until you have 4 sts left, 2 dc in next st, 1 hdc in following st, 1 sc in next st, sl st in last st.  Fasten off.

Crochet airplane applique body with first front section

Join same colour 1 st back from centre st.

 Crochet airplane applique joining for second front section

2 ch, work 1 hdc in each of next 2 sts.  Fasten off.

Crochet airplane applique body with second front section

Propellers

Join cotton in 1st ch as shown.

Crochet airplane applique joining for first propeller

6 ch.

Work 2 dc in 3rd ch from hook, 1 hdc in each of next 2 sts, 1 sc in last st, sl st into top of front of plane.  Fasten off.

Crochet airplane applique joining for top of first propeller

Crochet airplane applique first propeller

Work the other propeller the same on the other side of the top front section.

Crochet airplane applique joining for second propeller

Crochet airplane applique second propeller

Tail Flaps (Make 2)

7 ch.

1 sl st in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in next st, 1 hdc in following st, 1 dc in next st, 2 tr in following st, 1 dtr in last st, 5 ch, sl st in same st as dtr.  Don’t fasten off.

Crochet airplane applique tail flap

Neatening Row

Sl st into each st around both sides.  Fasten off.

Crochet airplane applique tail flaps neatened

Tiny Teddy

Head

Make a magic loop.

2 ch, work 14 dc into circle.  Pull circle tight and join with a sl st in top of 1st st.  Don’t fasten off.

Crochet airplane applique teddy bear head

1st Ear

1 ch, work 1 sc, 1 hdc, 1 sc and a sl st in the same st as the ch.  Fasten off.

Crochet airplane applique teddy bear first ear

Miss 2 sts and join cotton for 2nd ear.

Work 2nd ear the same as 1st ear.

Crochet airplane applique teddy bear with ears

Muzzle

Make a magic loop.

1 ch, work 6 sc in circle.  Pull circle tight and join with a sl st in top of 1st st.  Fasten off.

Crochet airplane applique teddy bear muzzle

To Make Up

Weave in ends.  Stitch the wings to the fuselage leaving the top wing unstitched across the cockpit to put the teddy in.

Crochet airplane applique body with wings

Sew the tail flaps to the tail.

Crochet airplane applique body with tail flaps

Embroider a mouth and nose on muzzle.

Crochet airplane applique muzzle with mouth and nose

Stitch the muzzle to the head.

Crochet airplane applique teddy bear with muzzle

Embroider eyes and ear markings on the teddy.

Crochet airplane applique teddy bear

Put teddy in cockpit.

Finished crochet airplane applique landscape

And there’s the finished airplane crochet applique pattern. I hope that you’ve enjoyed it. If you have liked it I also have a ship and a car that you might like.

Finished crochet ship landscape

Finished crochet car landscape