Description: Get ready to buzz with creativity as we guide you through crafting your very own adorable Amigurumi Crochet Bee! This step-by-step tutorial, complete with a free pattern, will have you hooked on the world of amigurumi and crocheting in no time.

Materials Needed:

  • Worsted weight yarn in yellow, black, and white
  • Crochet hook (size G/4mm recommended)
  • Safety eyes or black beads
  • Stuffing material
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

Skill Level: Intermediate

Tutorial: Step 1: Head and Body

  1. Start with yellow yarn. Make a magic ring and crochet 6 single crochet (sc) stitches into the ring. Pull the ring tight and join with a slip stitch.
  2. Round 1: 2 sc in each stitch around (12 stitches).
  3. Round 2: 1 sc in next stitch, 2 sc in the following stitch around (18 stitches).
  4. Round 3: 1 sc in each of the next 2 stitches, 2 sc in the following stitch around (24 stitches).
  5. Rounds 4-6: 1 sc in each stitch around.
  6. Round 7: 1 sc in each of the next 2 stitches, sc2tog in the following stitch around (18 stitches).
  7. Round 8: 1 sc in next stitch, sc2tog in the following stitch around (12 stitches).
  8. Stuff the head and body firmly.

Step 2: Wings (Make 2)

  1. With white yarn, chain 6.
  2. Row 1: Starting from the second chain from the hook, sc in each chain across (5 stitches).
  3. Rows 2-3: Chain 1, turn, sc in each stitch across.
  4. Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

Step 3: Eyes

  1. Attach safety eyes or sew black beads onto the head.
  2. Use black yarn to embroider a smile below the eyes.

Step 4: Stripes

  1. With black yarn, embroider 3 evenly spaced horizontal stripes on the body.

Step 5: Antennae

  1. Cut two pieces of black yarn, approximately 2 inches each. Attach to the top of the head and knot to secure.

Step 6: Assembly

  1. Sew the wings onto the sides of the body.
  2. Weave in any loose ends and trim excess yarn.

Congratulations, you’ve just crafted your very own Amigurumi Crochet Bee! This delightful creation is perfect for gifting, decorating, or simply bringing a touch of sweetness to your crochet collection. Experiment with different colors and variations to create a buzzing community of adorable amigurumi bees!

Feel free to share your finished bee on social media with the hashtag #CrochetBeeBuzz. Happy crocheting!