Crochet Caterpillar Applique

 

Crochet Caterpillar Applique free pattern

Another Crochet Heart shaped Animal – Caterpillar. Make this adorable Crochet Caterpillar Applique from hearts. Crochet hearts according to the instructions and then just sew them together! 

Abbreviations:

Ch – chain
DC – double crochet
Rnd – round
SC- single crochet

Sl St – slip stitch
St (Sts) – stitch (stitches)
SC2tog – two single crochet together

Finished Size: Green Caterpillar is about 3 -1/2″ long,  Rainbow Caterpillar is about 4″ long.

Materials:

cotton crochet thread size 10
– crochet hook size 6/1.8 mm

1. For Green Crochet Caterpillar Applique with no feet:
With cotton crochet thread size 10 in red and hook 6/1.8 mm make 5 Medium size Hearts (see Instruction for the Crochet Hearts Applique) for the body and one Medium size Heart with Antennae for the Head.
To make Heart with Antennae, make Rnd 1 as instructed for the Medium size Heart (see Instruction for the Crochet Hearts Applique), make Rnd 2 as follow:

Rnd 2. Ch 3, SC into next St; making first Antenna – Ch 7, working in the 2nd and 3rd Ch from the hook – SC2tog, Sl St into each of next 4 Ch – this completes the first Antenna; 2 SC into each of next 2 Sts, SC into each of next 4 Sts, Ch 1, DC into next St (Heart point), Ch 1, SC into each of next 4 Sts, 2 SC into each of next 2 St; making second Antenna – Ch 7, working in the 2nd and 3rd Ch from the hook – SC2tog, Sl St into each of next 4 Ch – this completes the second Antenna; SC into next St, Ch 3, Sl St in center, Ch 1.

2. For Rainbow Crochet Caterpillar Applique with feet you need to make 6 Hearts with feet for the body. To make Heart with foot, make Rnd 1 as instructed for the Medium size Heart (see Instruction for the Crochet Hearts Applique), make Rnd 2 as follow:

Rnd 2. Ch 3, SC into next St, 2 SC into each of next 2 Sts, SC into each of next 4 Sts, Ch 1, DC into next St; making Foot – Ch 6, Sl St into 2nd Ch from hook, Sl St in next Ch, 2 SC in next Ch, SC in each of next 2 Chs, Sl St into top of last DC – the Foot is now complete;     Ch 1, SC into Ch-1 space, SC into each of next 3 Sts, 2 SC into each of next 2 St, SC into next St, Ch 3, Sl St in center, Ch 1.

3. Fasten off and weave in the ends.

4. Using my picture as a guide, sew hearts in a pattern overlapping the adjacent ones.

5. Make 2 eyes with black 11/0 glass seed beads or beads of your choice.

Enjoy your Crochet Caterpillar Applique!

Crochet Caterpillar

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6 Comments

  1. lais carrapatoso nascimento
    06/13/2015 / 11:55 pm

    Amei os trabalhos

  2. mary
    11/27/2015 / 11:25 am

    would look so cute on a hat

  3. Sinead
    02/09/2016 / 6:08 am

    Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful creations. This is just what I was looking for (and at my skill level too!)

  4. nariman owes
    02/06/2017 / 11:27 pm

    so beautiful work

  5. Hazel
    02/21/2017 / 6:59 am

    Would I be able to make for charity

    • GoldenLucyCrafts
      02/21/2017 / 7:04 pm

      Yes, of course! You have my permission.

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