Crochet Ladybug Applique

This sweet little ladybug would make a great appliqué for a hat and a cute embellishment on a headband, but could also become a pin, magnet and more! Whatever you make with it, it is perfect for your love bug!
Crochet Ladybug Appliqué
Materials:
– Size F crochet hook
– Red worsted weight yarn
– Black worsted weight yarn
– 6 small black buttons for wings
– 2 small white buttons for eyes
– Tapestry needle
Abbreviations:
ch = chain
SC = single crochet
DC = double crochet
Ladybug should measure approximately 3×3 inches.
Wings (make 2):
Magic ring, 8 DC in magic ring. Do not join, ch 2, turn
Row 2: 2 DC in each stitch, pull magic ring tight. You should now have a half circle. (16 DC)
Sew buttons on wings.

Head:
Magic ring,8 DC in magic ring. Do not join, ch 1, turn.
Row 2: 2 SC in each stitch, pull magic ring tight. (16 SC)

Body:
Magic ring, 12 DC in ring, join to first DC, chain 2
Round 2: 2 DC in each stitch around, join, fasten off, weave in ends. (24 DC)


Sew head and body together. Then sew wings on so they are slightly spread apart onto the body portion.

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  1. says

    oh my goodness!!! This would be so adorable on a baby hat or baby sweater!!!! And the timing is perfect!!! I have a baby shower to go to in a couple of weeks, and the mother loves lady bugs!!! I think a little hat and sweater set using this would be so perfect!!!! thank you thank you thank you for sharing!!!!

  2. Ruth says

    Thanks Sarah, you are great!
    I knit hats for chd with ladybirds and bumble bees on, this will be great as does not need stuffing like the knitted ones I was doing. Any chance of a bumble bee!!!!
    Is there a way I can show you as I have used several of your patterns since finding you??
    Thanks from a fan
    Ruth

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  4. says

    What a kind lady you are,giving us all these free patterns.Iam in the process of making the ladybird,but as a brooch with embroidery thread,it will work out to about 2ins long,and instead of the buttons,with a paper hole puncher,I used black glossy card,and I will glue them on.Once again thank you so much for the patterns

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