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
- 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
ch = chain
SC = single crochet
DC = double crochet
Ladybugshould measure approximately 3x3 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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