Crochet Rainbow Bee - Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet Rainbow Bee
Crochet Rainbow Bee - Free Crochet Pattern

I just love the colours of this rainbow bee. You can of course make him in any colour combination - the possibilities are endless!

There is a full Youtube Tutorial for this bee located here


Yarn used

- Hobbii Baby Snuggle - various colours
- Small amount of medium weight black yarn for mouth

Other items

- US G / 4.25mm Crochet Hook
- 9mm Safety Eyes
- Stitch markers (optional)
- Poly Fill
- Yarn needle
*Please note that safety eyes are NOT recommended for children under the age of 3 years.

Abbreviations and stitches

• MR: Magic ring
• St(s): Stitch(es)
• SC: Single crochet
• Ch: Chain stitch
• Sk: skip a stitch
• Sl st: Slip stitch
• Inc: Increase (Stitch 2 SC into the stitch)
• Dec: SC decrease using the invisible method
• (...) x n: Repeat instructions in brackets n times

Pattern

R1: 6 SC in a MR
R2: 6 inc (12)
R3: (SC, inc) x 6 (18)
R4: (2SC, inc) x 6 (24)
R5: (3SC, inc) x 6 (30)
R6-7: 30 SC




- Attach eyes where desired
- Embroider on mouth

Colour change
R8-9: 30 SC

Colour change
R10-11: 30 SC

Colour change
R12-13: 30 SC

Colour change
R14: (3SC, dec) x 6 (24)
R15: (2SC, dec) x 6 (18)

Colour change
R16: (SC, dec) x 6 (12)
R17: (SC, dec) x 4 (8)
R18: 8 SC
R19: 4 dec (4)
Fasten off, and sew the hole closed

Wings

R1: 6 SC in a MR
R2: 6 inc (12)
R3: (3SC, inc) x 3 (15)
Close with a sl st and cut the yarn, leaving a tail for sewing on to the body



Assembly

Sew the wings on to the back of the bee

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