Crochet Ladybugs for a Festive 4th of July

Find here a crochet pattern to make two Crochet Ladybugs for a Festive 4th of July


Get ready to celebrate the 4th of July with these adorable Crochet Ladybug Duo! These charming little creatures are the perfect addition to your patriotic decor. Handmade with love, these crochet ladybugs are a fun and festive way to show your American spirit. Use them as table centerpieces, hang them as ornaments, or incorporate them into your holiday crafts. Get the pattern below and create your own pair of delightful ladybugs just in time for Independence Day. Let these cute critters add a touch of whimsy to your 4th of July celebrations! 🇺🇸🐞✨

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Crochet Ladybugs for a Festive 4th of July

Crochet Ladybugs for a Festive 4th of July

Crochet Ladybugs for a Festive 4th of July

 


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Crochet Ladybugs for a Festive 4th of July

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Please read the whole pattern properly before starting.

The pattern is written using US terms.

This appliqué is made of the following parts:

  • Body and head
  • A pair of antennae

Size:

  • 2 inches (5 cm)

Material:

  • Yarn calling for a 5.5 mm hook in red or blue and black
  • Size 2.75 mm crochet hook (B/2). You can use a larger crochet, I used to do all my crochet appliques with a 3.5 mm crochet. It will work fine but your applique will be slightly bigger.
  • 2 googly eyes
  • 1 white star (I used a star button)
  • glue
  • Stitch markers (if needed)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Facultative: Poly-fill

Abbreviations:

  • chain (ch)
  • magic ring (mr)
  • single crochet (sc)
  • increase (inc)
  • invisible decrease (dec)
  • slip stitch (sl st)
  • half double crochet (hdc)
  • double crochet (dc)

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Pattern: How to crochet Ladybugs for a Festive 4th of July?


The body and the head – Crochet Ladybugs for a Festive 4th of July

  • The body and head are worked in continuous rounds (as a spiral). Use a stitch marker if needed.

With a 2.75 mm crochet and red or blue yarn.

  • Round 1: start 6 sc in a magic ring. (6)
  • Round 2: inc 6 times. (12)
  • Round 3: [1 sc in next st, 1 inc in next st] x6. (18)
  • Rounds 4 to 8: 1 sc in al st. (18)

Change for the black yarn.

  • Round 9: working in the back loop only: 1 sc in all st. (18)
  • Rounds 10 to 12: 1 sc in al st. (18)
  • Round 13: [1 sc in next st, 1 dec in next st] x6. (12)
  • Round 14: dec 6 times. (6)

Facultative: Slightly fill the body with poly-fill. You don’t want to put too much as you want your ladybug to keep a flat shape.

With your tapestry needle, close the head.


The antennae (make 2) – Crochet Ladybugs for a Festive 4th of July

  • The antennae are worked in rows.

With a 2.75 mm crochet and black yarn.

Antennae 1: Join with the black yarn in the front loop of Round 8 (it does not matter where)

  • Row 1: ch 6. (6)
  • Row 2: starting from the 3rd ch from the hook: 1 sc in the next 4 ch. (4)

Cut the yarn and fasten off.

Antennae 2: For the second antennae, join with the black yarn in the front loop of Round 8, separated by 4 st from the 1st antennae.

  • Row 1: ch 6. (6)
  • Row 2: starting from the 3rd ch from the hook: 1 sc in the next 4 ch. (4)

Cut the yarn and fasten off.


The finishing – Crochet Ladybugs for a Festive 4th of July

Glue 2 googly eyes on the head and a white star on the body.


Congratulations on creating the most adorable pair of crochet ladybugs for the 4th of July! 🎉🐞 Your crafting skills and creativity have truly shined, and these ladybugs are the perfect addition to any festive celebration. Well done on this fantastic achievement, and we hope your ladybugs bring joy and delight to your Independence Day festivities! 🇺🇸✨ I gave mine away as Acts of Kindness this 4th of July!

Crochet Ladybugs for a Festive 4th of July

Crochet Ladybugs for a Festive 4th of July

Crochet Ladybugs for a Festive 4th of July


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The O Family

The children had so much fun at their first parade! The y came back home with so many candies!!


Crochet Ladybugs for a Festive 4th of July

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