Monday, March 31, 2014

Crochet Ladybugs - free pattern

Let's do the spring. Crochet mini ladybugs. It's an easy pattern and you can use them as brooch, as clip hair, as applique for a T-shirt or some jeans. You can sell the finished products, but please mention my blog and the name Ema's Decorations.


Abbrevions:
st - stitch
sl st - slip stitch
sg - single crochet
ch - chain
dec - decrease

Materials: you can use any type a hook and a proper yarn. Black and red yarn, black small beads, needle and thread to sew the beads.


The body - with red yarn:

r1 - ch 6, sl st to make a ring, ch 1
r2 - 2 sg in each st - you have 12 stitches, sl st in the first st, ch 1
r3 - 2sg in the next st, 1 sg and so on until the end - you have 18 stitches, sl st in the first st using black yarn.


The head - with black yarn

r4 - 1sg in the first st, 4 sg in next 4 st - you have 5 stitches with black yarn, ch 1, turn
r5 - dec 2 times, ch 1, turn
r6 - dec, fasten off and leave a long tail to make the antennas

The antennas - with black yarn
Using the long tail, sl st in the next st, making or leaving a long loop; cut the loop in the middle and make short antennas.
Sew some black beads on the body.


Best,
Ema


9 comments:

  1. So cute. Would be perfect in a dog sweater.

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  2. Love it, shared http://twitter.com/crochetlounge
    p.s. Sara, I think it'd be fabulous on your headband :)

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  3. LOVE THESE!! Ladybugs are so fun and these are adorable. Thank you

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  4. How cute! I agree...these would be adorable on a headband. Great idea. Thank you for the pattern.

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  5. I love lady bugs!! Thanks for sharing this!

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