Oh, honey! Just when I thought I’d seen it all, along buzzes this amigurumi bumble bee pattern that’s as sweet as a pot of gold – er, I mean, honey. It brought a smile to my face that was stickier than a honeycomb! If you’ve ever dreamt of bringing a slice of the garden right into your hands, well, this is it.
You wouldn’t bee-lieve the joy of crocheting this little critter. Every twist and twirl of the yarn feels like a dance of the bumblebees. It’s whimsy, it’s vibrant, and it carries that undeniable buzz of excitement! And the details? Goodness gracious, it’s like crocheting summer on a rainy day.
So, here’s the deal: if you’ve got a hankering for some bee-utiful crochet fun, don’t just fly by. Dive in, and before you know it, you’ll be the proud creator of the most buzz-worthy crochet bee in town!
Pattern Designer: Coffee n’ Crochet
- 5 mm crochet hook
- 3 yarn colors
- Stitch marker
- Sewing needle
- 8 mm safety eyes
Mr – magic circle
Sc – single crochet
Sl st – slip stitch
Dec – decrease
Ch – chain
Hdc – half double crochet
Start your bee with the main body color.
Rnd 1: 8 sc in a Mr (8)
Rnd 2: inc x 8 (16)
Rnd 3: sc round (16) change to stripe color in last stitch
Rnd 4: sc around (16) change to main color in last stitch
Insert eyes between R2 and R3, roughly 3-4 stitches apart.
Rnd 5: sc round (16) change to stripe color in last stitch
Rnd 6: sc round (16) change to main color in last stitch
Rnd 7: Sc round (16)
Rnd 8: dec x 8 (8)
Fasten off and leave a tail to close the body.
The wing are made using your third yarn coor.
- Insert hook into R5 and pull up your yarn, ch 2 and in the second stitch from the hook (this will be the stitch that’s closest to the body of the bee) do hdc x 2 and sl st into R6 to secure the wing.
- Using your hook, pull the yarn tails into the inside of the body. To further secure the wings, you could tie the yarn tails together.