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Home : Patterns : Lorelei the Lady Bug
 

Free Crochet Pattern: Lorelei the Lady Bug

Lion Brandฎ Vanna's Choice®
Pattern #: 90228AD
Rating: *****4.8 (based on 16 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
2 in. (5 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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This adorable lady bug is part of our collection of amigurumi toys.
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Additional Materials
2 plastic safety eyes, 6 mm diameter
Fiberfill stuffing
 

Lorelei the Lady Bug

Lion Brand Vanna's Choice®

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTES:

Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.

LADY BUG
UPPER BODY

With A, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch.
Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around – 18 sts.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around – 24 sts.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around – 30 sts.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * around – 36 sts.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts; rep from * around – 42 sts.
Rnds 8–16: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off.

BASE
With B, ch 2.
Rnds 1–8: Work Rnds 1–8 of Upper Body – 42 sts.
Fasten off.

HEAD
With B, ch 2.
Rnds 1–4: Work Rnds 1–4 of Upper Body – 24 sts.
Rnds 5–8: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 9: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around – 18 sts.
Fasten off.

LEGS (make 6)
With B, ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch.
Place marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around – 8 sts.
Rnds 3 and 4: Sc in each st around.
Fasten off.

SPOTS (make 6)
With B, ch 2.
Rnds 1 and 2: Work Rnds 1 and 2 of Upper Body – 12 sts.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Following package directions, attach safety eyes to Head. Stuff Upper Body and sew to Base. Stuff Head and sew to Body. Stuff Legs very lightly and sew three to each side of Body at Base. With A, embroider a straight st mouth and make 2 antennae, each about 1 in. (2.5 cm) long on top of Head. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.8 (based on 16 reviews)
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Lorelei the Lady Bug Reviewed by Nancy Meler on 2013-09-14 ****
This was my first try at making an amigurumi figure. I found the pattern easy to follow and my lady bug turned out very cute. I am now picking out my next project.


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