Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Cute Critter Crochet by Maki Oomaci

The wonderful folks over at All Free Crochet asked me to review this adorable Amigurumi Book, Cute Critter Crochet by Maki Oomaci. 
As soon as I opened the book I noticed first that it offers charts for all of the patterns, which I find cool! And the variety of patterns in this book is great, there is something for every animal lover in this book! Here, I snapped a few photos just to give you a glimpse inside ...


Sweet Smiley Caterpillars..
An adorable Alpaca..
And look at this cute little Panda! 
To read my full review visit All Free Crochet here! And All Free Crochet is giving away a copy, to enter head on over to their site here

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Duck Pattern

Supplies
2mm Crochet Hook (only use this hook where it is noted in the pattern)
2.5mm Crochet Hook
Cotton yarn in yellow, pink and purple. Green, black and pink crochet thread. Orange acrylic yarn
7.5mm Safety Eyes
Polyester Stuffing
Scissors
Needle

Abbreviations
Ch-Chain
Sc-Single Crochet
Inc-Increase
Dec-Decrease
Hdc-Half Double Crochet
Fo- Fasten Off

Finished Size
6.5 inches

Head and Body
Rd1:Starting at the top of your duck's head with yellow cotton yarn sc x 7 in an adjustable ring (7)
Rd2: Inc x 7 (14)
Rd3: Sc x 14 (14)
Rd4: [Sc, inc] x 7 (21)
Rd5: [Sc, inc] x 10, sc (31)
Rd6-8: Sc x 31 (31)
Rd9: [Sc x 3, inc] x 7, sc x 3 (38)
Rd10: You will be marking in this round where to place your safety eyes. Sc x 18, place a stitch marker or tie a piece of scrap yarn in the last stitch you just did, sc x 6, place a stitch marker or tie a piece of scrap yarn in the last stitch you just did, sc x 14 (38)
Rd11: Sc x 38 (38)
Rd12: Sc x 9, dec x 2, sc x 16, dec x 2, sc x 5 (34)
Rd13-18:Sc x 34, now place your safety eyes in the stitches that you marked between Rd10 and Rd11 (34)
Rd19: Dec x 17, stuff your duck firmly as you are working (17)
Rd20: [Sc x 2, dec] x 4, sc (13)
Rd21: Inc x 13 (26)
Rd22: Sc 12, inc x 6, sc x 8 (32)
Rd23-28: Sc x 32 (32)
Rd29: [Sc x 4, inc] x 6, sc x 2 (38)
Rd30: Sc x 38 (38)
Rd31: Dec x 19 (19)
Rd32: Sc, dec x 9 (10)
Rd33: Dec x 5 (5)
Rd34: Dec x 2, sc, fo (3)
Wing (Make 2)
Row1: Starting at the top of the wing with yellow cotton yarn ch x 5 (5)
Row2: Turn, sc x 4 (4)
Row3-4: Turn, ch, sc x 4 (4)
Row5: Turn, ch, dec x 2 (2)
Row6: Turn, ch, dec (1)
Rd7: Do not turn, sc around the entire piece then fo
Leg and Webbed Foot (Make 2)
Rd1: Starting at the top of the leg with orange acrylic yarn ch x 6 and join (6)
Rd2-7: Sc x 6 (6)
Row8: Turn, ch, sc x 2 (2)
Row9: Turn, ch, inc x 2 (4)
Row10: Turn, ch, inc x 4 (8)
Row11-12: Turn, ch, sc x 8 (8)
Rd13: Turn, ch, now sc around the entire piece x 25, fo (25)
Bottom of Webbed Foot (Make 2)
Row1: With orange acryclic yarn sc x 3 (3)
Row2: Turn, sc x 2 (2)
Row3: Turn, ch, sc x 2 (2)
Row4: Turn, ch, inc x 2 (4)
Row5-8: Turn, ch, sc x 8, fo at the end of Row8 (8)

Upper Beak
Row1: With orange acrylic yarn ch x 5 (5)
Row2: Turn, sc x 4 (4)
Row3: Do not turn, work down opposite side of work and sc x 4 (4)
Rd4: Sc x 8 (8)
Rd5: Inc x 2, sc x 2, inc x 2. sc x 2, fo (12)

Lower Beak 
Row1: With orange acrylic yarn ch x 5 (5)
Row2: Turn, sc x 4 (4)
Row3: Do not turn, work down opposite side of work and sc x 4 (4)
Rd4: Sc x 8 (8)

Bow
Row1: With a 2mm crochet hook and pink crochet thread ch x 6 (6)
Row2: Turn, sc x 5 (5)
Row3-6: Turn, ch, sc x 5  (5)
Rd7: Do not turn, sc around the entire piece, fo

Bonnet
Row1: Starting at the back of the hat with pink cotton yarn ch x 20 (20)
Row2: Turn, sc x 19 (19)
Row3: Do not turn, sc x 19 down the opposite side (19)
Row4-11: Turn, ch, hdc x 38 (38)
Rd12: Turn, ch, sc around the entire piece and fo

Strap
Insert your hook into one of the corners on the hat, pull up pink yarn and ch x 20, fo. Then repeat for the second corner.

Trim On The Bonnet
Row1: Work this entire Row behind the posts. Insert your hook behind the first post on the outside of your hat in the right corner. If you are using crochet thread use a 2mm crochet hook [Sc then ch x 3 and lastly sc all in the same stitch, skip stitch] x 19, fo (95)
To add another line of ruffles on your bonnet repeat the line above.

Assembly
Make sure your duck is stuffed firmly, weave in end. Sew the bottom of your webbed feet onto your legs. Then stuff the legs firmly from the top, and sew them onto your duck. Sew on the upper and lower beak onto your duck. Sew on eyebrows. Take about 5 strips of yellow yarn and use the loop method and add them on the top of your ducks head. And if you would like the hair fuzzy you can brush the yarn with a wire brush. Sew the bow onto your duck in front of her hair. Then sew on the wings. Weave in all ends and trim them.

Feel free to sell finished items that you make using my patterns. But please do not distribute my patterns without my permission. If you have any questions please feel free to email me at amidorablecrochet@gmail.com

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Moose Pattern

Supplies
2.75mm Crochet Hook
Red Heart Super Saver Yarn in Brown, Black and White
8mm Safety Eyes
Polyester Stuffing
Scissors
Needle

Abbreviations
Ch-Chain
Sc-Single Crochet
Inc-Increase
Dec-Decrease
Fo- Fasten Off

Finished Size
13 inches

Head
Rd1: Starting in the middle of the nose with brown yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2: Inc x 6 (12)
Rd3: Inc x 12 (24)
Rd4: Sc x 24 (24)
Rd5: [Sc x 3, inc] x 6 (30)
Rd6-8: Sc x 30 (30)
Rd9: Inc x 6, sc x 24 (36)
Rd10: Sc x 2, place a stitch marker in the last stitch you just did, sc x 10, place a stitch marker in the last stitch you just did, sc x 24 (36)
Rd11: Sc x 2, inc x 3, sc x 2, inc x 3, sc x 26 (42)
Rd12-19: Sc x 42 (42)
Rd20: Insert your safety eyes between Rd10 and Rd11 where you placed the stitch markers, sc x 42 (42)
Rd21: Stuff your head as you are working from this point on, dec x 21 (21)
Rd22: Sc, dec x 10 (11)
Rd23: Sc, dec x 5 (6)
Rd24: Dec x 3, fo (3)

Body
Rd1: Starting at the front of your body with brown yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2: Inc x 6 (12)
Rd3: Inc x 12 (24)
Rd4: Sc x 24 (24)
Rd5: Inc x 6, sc x 18 (30)
Rd6: Inc x 8, sc x 22 (38)
Rd7-16: Sc x 38 (38)
Rd17: Sc x 6, dec x 4, sc x 24 (34)
Rd18-23: Sc x 34 (34)
Rd24: Sc x 9, dec, sc x 23 (33)
Rd25-32: Sc x 33 (33)
Rd33: Sc, dec x 16 (17)
Rd34: Sc, dec x 8 (9)
Rd35: Stuff your work firmly, dec x 4, sc (5)
Rd36: Sc, dec x 2, fo (3)

Ear (Make 2)
Rd1: Starting at the tip of your ear with brown yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2-4: Sc x 6 (6)
Rd5: [Sc, inc] x 3 (9)
Rd6: Sc x 9 (9)
Rd7: [Sc, inc] x 4, sc (13)
Rd8-13: Sc x 13, fo at the end of Rd13 (13)
Leg (Make 4)
Rd1: Starting at the top of the leg with brown yarn ch x 10, join (10)
Rd2-13: Sc x 10 (10)
Rd14: Inc x 10 (20)
Rd15: Sc x 20 (20)
Rd16: Dec x 10 (10)
Rd17: [Sc x 3, dec] x 2 (8)
Rd18-25: Sc x 8 (8)
Rd26: [Sc x 3, inc] x 2 (10)
Rd27-29: Sc x 10 (10)
Rd30: [Sc x 2, inc] x 3, sc (13)
Rd31-32: Sc x 13 (13)
Rd33: Change to black and sc x 13 (13)
Rd34: Sc x 13, fo (13)

Bottom Of Leg (Make 4)
Rd1: With black yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2: Inc x 6, fo (12)

Hoove (Make 8)
Rd1: With black yarn sc x 5 in an adjustable ring (5)
Rd2-4: Sc x 5, fo at the end of Rd4 (5)

Large Antler (Make 2)
Rd1: Starting at the bottom of the antler with white yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2: [Sc, inc] x 3 (9)
Rd3-8: Sc x 9 (9)
Rd9: Dec x 3, inc x 3 (9)
Rd10: Dec x 2, sc x 5 (7)
Rd11: Sc x 7 (7)
Rd12: Dec, sc x 4, inc (7)
Rd13: Dec, inc x 3, dec (8)
Rd14: Dec, sc, inc x 3, sc x 2 (10)
Rd15: Sc x 10, stuff firmly (10)
Rd16: Dec x 5 (5)
Rd17: Dec x 2, sc, fo (3)

Small Antler (Make 4)
Rd1: Starting at the tip of the antler with white yarn sc x 5 in an adjustable ring (5)
Rd2-5: Sc x 5, fo at the end of Rd5 (5)

Tail
Rd1: Starting at the tip of the tail with brown yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2-4: Sc x 6 (6)
Rd5: [Sc, inc] x 3 (9)
Rd6: Sc x 9 (9)
Rd7: [Sc x 2, inc] x 3 (12)
Rd8-10: Sc x 12 (12)
Rd11: [Sc x 2, dec] x 3 , fo (9)

Assembly:
Sew your moose head onto the front of your body. Sew the small antlers onto the large antlers, then sew the antlers onto the head. Then sew the ears on, below the antlers. Sew the bottom of your legs onto your legs. Take two hooves and sew them on beside each other on the front of your leg, repeat for the other three legs. Stuff the legs and sew them onto your moose. Sew the tail on. Weave on all ends and trim them.

Feel free to sell finished items that you make using my patterns. But please do not distribute my patterns without my permission. If you have any questions please feel free to email me at amidorablecrochet@gmail.com

Frog Pattern

Supplies
2.75mm Crochet Hook
Red Heart Super Saver Yarn in Green
9mm Safety Eyes
Polyester Stuffing
Black Crochet Thread for the mouth
Scissors
Needle

Abbreviations
Ch-Chain
Sc-Single Crochet
Inc-Increase
Dec-Decrease
Fo- Fasten Off

Finished Size
10 inches

Head
Rd1: Starting at the top of your frog's head sc x 7 in an adjustable ring (7)
Rd2: Inc x 7 (14)
Rd3: Inc x 14 (28)
Rd4: Sc x 28 (28)
Rd5: Sc x 6, inc x 4, sc x 9, inc x 4, sc x 5 (36)
Rd6: Sc x 8, inc x 3, sc x 15, inc x 3, sc x 7 (42)
Rd7-8: Sc x 42 (42)
Rd9: Dec, sc x 10, inc, scx 5, dec, scx 3, dec, sc x 6, inc, sc x 10 (41)
Rd10: Sc x 10, inc, [sc x 5, dec] x 2, sc x 4, inc, sc x 6, dec, sc x 3 (40) 
Rd11: Sc x 40 (40)
Rd12: Sc x 8, inc x 2, sc x 17, inc x 2, sc x 11 (44)
Rd13: Sc x 44 (44)
Rd14: Sc x 10, inc x 3, sc x 17, inc x 3, sc x 11 (50)
Rd15: Sc x 50 (50)
Rd16: Sc x 10, inc x 3, sc x 23, inc x 3, sc x 11 (56)
Rd17-23: Sc x 56 (56)
Rd24: Dec x 28, stuff your frog as you are working from this point on (28)
Rd25: Dec x 14 (14)
Rd26: Dec x 7 (7)
Rd27: Dec x 3, sc (4)
Rd28: Dec x 2, fo (2)
Body
Rd1: Starting at the bottom of your frog's body sc x 7 in an adjustable ring (7)
Rd2: Inc x 7 (14)
Rd3:[Sc, inc] x 7 (21)
Rd4-6: Sc x 21 (21)
Rd7: [Sc x 4, inc] x 4, sc (25)
Rd8-12: Sc x 25 (25)
Rd13: [Sc x 5, inc] x 4, sc (29)
Rd14-17: Sc x 29, fo at the end of Rd17 (29)

Eye (Make 2)
Rd1: Starting at the top of your eye sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2: Inc x 6 (12)
Rd3: [Sc, inc] x 6 (18)
Rd4-6: Sc x 18, leave a long tail and of at the end of Rd6 (18)

Arm (Make 2)
Rd1: Starting at the bottom of your arm sc x 5 in an adjustable ring (5)
Rd2: [Sc, inc] x 2, sc (7)
Rd3-5: Sc x 7 (7)
Rd6: Dec, sc x 5 (6)
Rd7-11: Sc x 6, fo at the end of Rd11 (6)

Leg (Make 2)
Rd1: Starting at the bottom of your frog's foot sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2: Inc x 6 (12)
Rd3-5: Sc x 12 (12)
Rd6: [Sc x 2, dec] x 3 (9)
Rd7: [Sc x 2, dec] x 2, sc (7)
Rd8-19: Sc x 7 (7)
Rd20: Inc x 7 (14)
Rd21: Sc x 14 (14)
Rd22: Dec x 7 (7)
Rd23: Dec, sc x 5 (6)
Rd24-31: Sc x 6, leave a long tail and fo at the end of Rd31 (6)
Assembly:
Make sure your frog's body is stuffed firmly, sew closed and weave in ends. Stuff legs and arms and sew them onto your frog's body. Insert your safety eyes in any stitch in the fourth row down from the top of your eye. Stuff the eye and then sew it onto your frog four rows down from the top of your head, and sew the second eye on 14 stitches apart. Embroider on a little mouth. And weave in all ends and trim them.

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Campfire Pattern

Supplies
2.75mm Crochet Hook
Red Heart Super Saver Yarn in Light Tan, Red and Orange
Stuffing 
Scissors
Needle

Abbreviations
Ch-Chain
Sc-Single Crochet
Inc-Increase
Dec-Decrease
Fo- Fasten Off

Finished Size
3 inches

Large Log
Row1: With light tan yarn ch x 23 (23)
Row2: Turn, sc x 22 (22)
Row3-17: Turn, ch, sc x 22, fo at the end of Row17 (22)

End Of Log (Make 4)
Rd1: With light tan yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2: Inc x 6 , fo (12)

Small Log (Make 2)
Row1: With light tan yarn ch x 12 (12)
Row2: Turn, sc x 11 (11)
Row3-17: Turn, ch, sc x 11, fo at the end of Row17 (11)
Small Flame (Make 2)
Rd1: Starting at the bottom of your flame with red yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2-4: Sc x 6 (6)
Rd5: [Sc x inc] x 3 (9)
Rd6: Sc x 9 (9)
Rd7: [Sc, inc] x 4, sc (13)
Rd8: Sc x 13 (13)
Rd9: [Sc x 2, inc] x 4, sc (17)
Rd10: Sc x 17 (17)
Rd11: Stuff your flame as you are working from this point on, dec x 8, sc (9)
Rd12: Dec x 4, sc (5)
Rd13: Dec x 2, sc, fo (3)

Large Flame
Rd1: Starting at the bottom of your flame with orange yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2-5: Sc x 6 (6)
Rd6: Inc x 6 (12)
Rd7: Sc x 12 (12)
Rd8: [Sc x 3, inc] x 3 (15)
Rd9: Sc x 15 (15)
Rd10: Sc x 7, inc, sc x 7 (16)
Rd11-14: Sc x 16 (16)
Rd15: Stuff your flame as you are working from this point on, [Sc x 5, inc] x 2, sc x 4
(18)
Rd16: Dec x 9 (9)
Rd17: Dec x4, sc (5)
Rd18: Dec x 2, sc, fo (3)

Assembly:
Fold the large log in half lengthwise and sew the two ends together. Then stuff the log and sew both ends onto the log. Then fold the two short logs in half lengthways and sew the two ends together on each log, the shorter logs will only have one end to sew on. Stuff both of the short logs and take the end that doesn't have a bottom and sew it onto the large log in the middle, one on either side. Then Sew the flames ono the logs, with the large flame in the middle. Weave in all ends and trim them.

Feel free to sell finished items that you make using my patterns. But please do not distribute my patterns without my permission. If you have any questions please feel free to email me at amidorablecrochet@gmail.com

Doll Pattern


Supplies
2.75mm Crochet Hook
Red Heart Super Saver Yarn in Skin colour,  Brown,  Light Yellow, Grey, Light Blue, Bright Blue
7.5mm Safety Eyes
Polyester Stuffing
Black Crochet Thread for the mouth
Scissors
Needle

Abbreviations
Ch-Chain
Sc-Single Crochet
Inc-Increase
Dec-Decrease
Fo- Fasten Off

Finished Size
12 inches

Head 
Rd1: Starting at the top of your dolls head with skin color yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2: Inc x 6 (12)
Rd3: Inc x 12 (24)
Rd4-5: Sc x 24 (24)
Rd6: [Sc x 4, inc] x 4, sc x 4 (28)
Rd7-9: Sc x 28 (28)
Rd10: You will be marking in this round where to place the eyes. Sc x 5, inc x 2, sc x 4, place a stitch marker in the last stitch you did, sc x 4, place a stitch marker in the last stitch you just did, sc x 4, inc x 2, sc x 7(32)
Rd11-13: Sc x 32 (32)
Rd14: Sc x 6, inc, sc x 14, inc, sc x 10 (34)
Rd15-19: Sc x 34 (34)
Rd20: Now insert your eyes between Rd10 and Rd11, where you placed the stitch markers, sc x 34 (34)
Rd21-23: Sc x 34 (34)
Rd24: Dec x 8, sc x 3, dec x 7, sc (19)
Rd25: Dec x 9, sc, stuff your doll as you are working from this point on (10)
Rd26: Dec x 5 (5)
Rd27: Dec x 2, sc, fo and weave in end (3)

Body
Rd1: Starting at the top of your doll's body the neck area with skin colour yarn ch x 17, join (17)
Rd2-3: Sc x 17 (17)
Rd4: Change to light blue and sc x 17 (17)
Rd5: Sc x 5, inc x 2, sc x 5, inc x 2, sc x 3 (21)
Rd6: Sc x 5, inc x 2, sc x 8, inc x 2, sc x 4 (25)
Rd7-13: Sc x 25 (25)
Rd14: Sc x 3, change to brown yarn and sc x 22 (25)
Rd15: Sc x 25 (25)
Rd16: Sc x 9, dec x 2, sc x 8, dec x 2 (21)
Rd17-19: Sc x 21 (21)
Rd20: Dec x 10, sc (11)
Rd21: Sc, dec x 5 (6)
Rd22: Dec x 3 , fo (3)
Leg (Make 2)
Rd1: Starting at the top of the leg with brown yarn ch x 9, join (9)
Rd2: Sc x 9 (9)
Rd3: Dec, sc x 7 (8)
Rd4-6: Sc x 8 (8)
Rd7: Change to skin colour yarn and sc x 8 (8)
Rd8-11: Sc x 8 (8)
Rd12: Sc, change to black yarn and sc x 7 (8)
Rd13-14: Sc x 8 (8)
Rd15: [Sc x 2, inc] x 2, sc x 2 (10)
Rd16-17: Sc x 10 (10)
Rd18: [Sc x 2, inc] x 3. sc (13)
Rd19-22: Sc x 13, fo at the end of Rd22 (13)

Foot (Make 2)
Rd1: Starting at the front of your foot with black yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2: Sc x 6 (6)
Rd3: [Inc, sc x 2] x 2 (8)
Rd4: Sc x 8 (8)
Rd5: [Sc x 2, inc] x 2, sc x 2 (10)
Rd6: Sc x 10 (10)
Row7-8: Turn, ch, sc x 4 (4)
Row9: Turn, ch, dec x 2, fo (2)

Arm (Make 2)
Rd1: Starting at the bottom of your arm with skin colour yarn sc x 5 in an adjustable ring (5)
Rd2: [Inc, sc] x 2, sc (7)
Rd3: Sc x 7 (7)
Rd4: Puff stitch, sc x 6 (7)
Rd5: Dec, sc x 5 (6)
Rd6-10: Sc x 6 (6)
Rd11: Change to light blue and sc x 6 (6)
Rd12-14: Sc x 6, fo at the end of Rd14 (6)

Shirt Collar
Row1: With light blue yarn ch x 23 (23)
Row2: Turn, sc x 22, fo (22)

Ear (Make 2)
Rd1: With skin skin color yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring, fo (6)

Nose
Row1: With skin colour yarn ch x 2 (2)
Row2: Turn, Puff stitch in second chain from hook, fo (1)

Hat 
Rd1: Starting at the top of your hat with light grey yarn sc x 7 in an adjustable ring (7)
Rd2: Inc x 7 (14)
Rd3: [Sc, inc] x 7 (21)
Rd4: Sc x 21 (21)
Rd5: [Sc x 2, inc] x 7 (28)
Rd6-7: Sc x 28 (28)
Rd8: [Sc x 5, dec] x 4 (24)
Rd9: Sc x 24 (24)
Rd10: [Sc in front loop x 4, inc in front loop] x 4, sc in front loop x 3, inc in front loop (29)
Rd11: [Sc x 4, inc] x 5, sc x 4 (34)
Rd12: [Sc x 3, inc] x 8, sc x 2 (42)
Rd13: [Sc x 2, inc] x 14, fo (56)

Front of Backpack
Row1: Staring at the bottom of the bag with blue yarn ch x 14 (14)
Row2: Turn, sc x 13 (13)
Row3-5: Turn, ch, sc x 13 (13)
Row6: Turn, ch, dec, sc x 9, dec (11)
Row7-8: Turn, ch, sc x 11 (11)
Row9: Turn, ch, dec, sc x 7, dec (9)
Row10: Turn, ch, sc x 9, fo (9)

Back of Backpack
Row1-10: Work the same at the front of the backpack
Row11-13: Turn, ch, sc x 9 (9)
Row14: Turn, ch, inc, sc x 7, inc (11)
Row15: Turn, ch, inc, sc x 9, inc (13)
Row16: Turn, ch, sc x 13 (13)
Row17: Turn, ch, dec, sc x 9, dec (11)
Row18: Turn, ch, dec, sc x 7, dec, fo (9)

Backpack Strap (Make 2)
Row1: With blue yarn ch x 20 (20)
Row2: Turn, sc x 19, fo (19)

Assembly:
Stuff the body firmly, and sew it onto your dolls head. Stuff the hat and sew it on top of your doll's head. Sew the ears and nose on. Stuff the arms and sew them onto your doll. Stuff your feet and place the front of your foot onto the front of your dolls leg. The flat portion is the sole of your foot, sew this onto your leg. Stuff the leg from the top, then sew it onto your doll. Repeat for the second leg. Sew the shirt collar on your doll. Take light yellow yarn, or the color that you would like your dolls hair to be, and sew long strands all over the head where you want there to be hair. Then embroider on a mouth and eyebrows. Weave in all ends and trim them.

Lay the top of the backpack onto the bottom of the backpack, line them up. You will notice the back of the backpack is longer, the longer portion at the top is the flap of the backpack. Sew the bottom and two sides closed. Then sew the straps on. Weave in all ends and trim them 

Feel free to sell finished items that you make using my patterns. But please do not distribute my patterns without my permission. If you have any questions please feel free to email me at amidorablecrochet@gmail.com

Bee Pattern


Supplies
2.75mm Crochet Hook
Red Heart Super Saver Yarn in Yellow, Black and White
7.5mm Safety Eyes
Polyester Stuffing
Black Crochet Thread for the mouth
Scissors
Needle

Abbreviations
Ch-Chain
Sc-Single Crochet
Inc-Increase
Dec-Decrease
Fo- Fasten Off

Finished Size
5.5 inches 

Head and Body
Rd1: Starting at the front of your bees face with yellow yarn sc x 7 in an adjustable ring (7)
Rd2: Inc x 7 (14)
Rd3: Sc x 14 (14)
Rd4: Inc x 14 (28)
Rd5-6: Sc x 28 (28)
Rd7: You will be marking in this round where to place the eyes, sc x 10, place a stitch marker in the last stitch you just did, sc x 14, place a stitch marker in the last stitch you just did, sc x 4 (28)
Rd8-9: Sc x 28 (28)
Rd10: [Sc x  7, dec] x 3, sc (25)
Rd11-12: Sc x 25 (25)
Rd13: Sc, dec x 12 (13)
Rd14: Dec, change to black and [sc x 2, inc] x 3, sc, inc (16)
Rd15: Insert safety eyes between Rd7 and Rd8 where you placed the stitch markers, sc x 16, stuff your bee firmly as you work from this point on (16)
Rd16: Sc, change to yellow and [sc, inc] x 7, sc (23)
Rd17: Sc x 23 (23)
Rd18: Sc, change to black and sc x 22 (23)
Rd19: Sc x 23 (23)
Rd20: Sc x 2, change to yellow and sc x 21 (23)
Rd21: [Sc x 3,dec] x 4, sc x 3 (19)
Rd22: Sc x 2, change to black and sc x 17 (19)
Rd23: Dec x 9, sc (10)
Rd24-26: Sc x 10 (10)
Rd27: Dec x 2, sc x 6 (8)
Rd28: Sc x 8 (8)
Rd29: Dec x 4 (4)
Rd30: Dec x 2, fo (2)

Wing (Make 2)
Row1: Starting at the bottom of the wing with white yarn ch x 3 (3)
Row2: Turn, sc x 2 (2)
Row3-5: Turn, ch, sc x 2 (2)
Row6: Turn, ch, dec (1)
Rd7: Sc around the entire wing, fo

Antenna (Make 2) 
Rd1: Starting at the top of the atenna with black yarn sc x 6 in an adjustable ring (6)
Rd2: [Inc, sc] x 3 (9)
Rd3: Sc x 9 (9)
Rd4: Dec x 4, sc (5)
Rd5-8: Sc x 5, fo at the end of Rd8 (5)

Assembly:
Attach the antenna on your bees head. Embroider on a little smile onto your bee. Sew the wings onto your bees back. Weave in all ends and trim them.

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