Free Crochet Pattern : Bumble Bee

May 6, 2015

 

 

Bumble Bee is an easy project.

 

Completed bumble bee is approximately 6cm.

 

Materials you need: 

A 3.5mm crochet Hook

Yarn needle

Yarn - Yellow, white and black 

A pair of 8mm eyes

 

Abbreviations (in U.S crochet terms)

 

Sc      - Single crochet

HDc    - Half Double Crochet

Ch     - Chain

St      - Stitch

Sl      - Slipstitch

Inc    -  Increase (2 sc in same stitch)

Dec  -  Decrease (1sc over 2 stitches)

 

Please note that the type of yarn used and the tension may cause variation in size. 

We will be working in continuous round in this project unless otherwise stated. 

 

Crochet Pattern

 

Body

Start with Yellow yarn

R1     : 10 Sc in Magic Ring (10 St) 

R2    : Inc around (20 St)

R3    : [1 sc, Inc], Rep 9 times. (30 sts)

R4-6  : Sc around (30 sts)

Change to Black yarn 

R7-10  Sc around (30 sts)

Change to Yellow yarn 

R11-15 : Sc around (30 sts)

R16   : [1 sc, Dec], Rep 9 times. (20 sts)

R17    : Dec, Rep 9 times. (10 sts)

Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing. 

 

Wings - Make 2 ( White Yarn)

In Magic ring, Ch 2, Hdc 6, Ch 2

Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing. 

 

 

Assembly

Use the picture as a reference

  • Insert the safety eyes in the middle of the head 

  • Stuff an appropriate amount of stuff filling into body

  • Close the gap, Weave tail through last round and​ secure with a knot

  • Sew the wings onto the body and sew a mouth. 

Done! 

You can add a bead chain or key ring and carry it around or use it as a bag charm 

 

 

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