Bee Mine – Crochet Appliqué

Crochet Bee Applique, Valentine's Day, Free Pattern

This cute little Bee crochet pattern is a beautiful project for Valentine’s Day. It is very easy and fun to make!

Abbreviations:
Ch – chain
DC – double crochet
HDC – half double crochet
Rnd – round
SC- single crochet
SC2tog – two single crochet together
Sl St – slip stitch
St (Sts) – stitch (stitches)
Finished size: Bee is about 2-1/2”Materials:
– cotton crochet thread size 10 in black, yellow, red and white
– crochet hook size 6/1.8 mm
– black 11/0 glass seed beads or beads of your choice for the eyes

Body 
For the Bee’s body make 2 Medium Hearts in yellow and 2 Medium Hearts in black.

Medium Heart
With cotton crochet thread size 10 in black and crochet hook size 6/1.8 mm
Ch 4;
Rnd 1. make all of the next stitches into the fourth Ch from hook (the first Ch made) working under both loops – 3 DC, 3 HDC, Ch 1, DC (Heart point), Ch 1, 3 HDC, 3 DC, Ch 3, Sl St.
Rnd 2. Ch 3, SC into first St of previous Row, 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 Sts, SC into next St, Ch 3, Sl St in center, Ch 1.

Head
For the Head make Medium Heart with Antennae.

Medium Heart with Antennae
To make Heart with Antennae, make Rnd 1 as instructed above for the Medium Heart, 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 next St – twice, 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 next St – twice; 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.

Wings
For the Wings make Rnd 1 and Rnd 2 as instructed above for the Medium Heart, make Rnd 3 as follow:
Ch 3, SC into first St of previous Row, 2 SC into each of next 3 Sts, SC into each of next 6 Sts, Ch 1, DC into next St (Heart point), Ch 1, SC into each of next 6 Sts, 2 SC into each of next 3 Sts, SC into next St, Ch 3, Sl St in center, Ch 1.

Crochet Bee Applique - Pieces
Red Small Heart
Ch 4; make all of the next stitches into the fourth Ch from hook (the first Ch made) working under both loops – 3 DC, 3 HDC, Ch 1,  DC (Heart point) , Ch 1, 3 HDC, 3 DC, Ch 3, Sl St, Ch 1.
Fasten off and weave in the ends.Using my picture as a guide, sew hearts together.

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

Embroider the mouth.

Enjoy your Bee!

Crochet Bee Applique free pattern

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3 Comments

  1. cindy halligan
    02/12/2017 / 12:14 pm
  2. Helen
    05/16/2017 / 5:17 pm

    Luv, luv, luv all your little appliques – they are soooo cute! I intend to place them on bibs for the moment – which to choose first. Many thanks for sharing your talent & designs with the rest of us who can’t design or write patterns. Love your work – all great designs (incl. the ones in your shop – great work.

    • GoldenLucyCrafts
      05/16/2017 / 9:14 pm

      Thank you so much for such wonderful words! I am so happy to hear that! It is the best reward for my work! Thank you!!!

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