CROCHET LADYBUG FLOWER APPLIQUE SET

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CROCHET LADYBUG FLOWER APPLIQUE SET

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Crochet Ladybug Flower Applique Set – Free Crochet Pattern

This crochet ladybug flower applique set is so cute it can be applied to anything!
Pretty up a bag, t- shirt or use on an afghan block!

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Easy
Basic stitches, no shaping and finishing.

Materials:

  • Double knitting light worsted yarn in yellow, green, cream, light brown, dark pink, dark brown/black and light blue (approx 15 – 25 gr for each color)
  • Double knitting light worsted yarn in purple (approx 50 gr)
  • Small amount of pink and black yarn
  • Crochet hook 3,5 mm
  • Yarn Needle

Abbreviations:

I use US Crochet stitch terminology

sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
tr – treble crochet
sl st – slip stitch

Gauge: Tension is not necessary for this project to be perfect!

Finished Size:

Afghan Block – approx 23 cm x 23 cm with border

Notes: I whipped stitched my appliques to the afghan block – I did not stitch the sun petals or flower petals

NOTE: This pattern was originally released as a contributor post of The Stitchin Mommy in October 2015

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INSTRUCTIONS:

The Appliqués

All the appliqués are worked with a 3,50 mm hook

The Sun:

With yellow double knitting light worsted yarn

Make a magic ring

Row 1: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 5DC into ring (6 Dc), turn

Row 2: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into same ST, work 2 DC into each ST until end, (12 DC), turn

Row 3: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into same ST, work 1 DC into next ST. *Work 2 DC into next ST, work 1 DC into next ST. Rep from * until end (18 DC)

Row 4: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into same ST, work 1 DC into next 2 STS. *Work 2 DC into next ST, work 1 DC into next 2  STS. Rep from * until end (24 DC)

Row 5: CH3, work 2DCtog, CH3, SL ST into next ST. *SL ST into next ST, CH3, work 2DCtog, CH3, SL ST into next ST. Repeat from * 4 more times (6 petals made)

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Row 6: Work 2 SC over first 3CH post, work 1 SC into top of DC, CH3, SL ST into SC just made, work 2 SC over next 3CH post, SL ST into ST below 3CH post.

*Work 2 SC over next3CH post, work 1 SC into top of DC, CH3, SL ST into SC just made, work 2 SC over next 3CH post, SL ST into ST below 3CH post. Repeat from * for the next 4 petals.

Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing

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The Flower:

With blue double knitting light worsted yarn

This part is made in continuous rounds – a stitch marker may be needed to keep round count

Rnd 1: Work 6 SC into ring

Note: for each round that follows work into backloops only!

Rnd 2: Work 2 SC into each SC (12 SC)

Rnd 3: Work 2 SC into next , work 1 SC into next ST. *Work 2 SC into next ST, work 1 SC into next ST. Rep from * until end (18 SC)

Rnd 4: Work 2 SC into next , work 1 SC into next 2 STS. *Work 2 SC into next ST, work 1 SC into next 2 STS. Rep from * until end (24 SC)

Note: work through both loops!

Rnd 5: CH3, work 2DCtog, CH3, SL ST into next ST. *SL ST into next ST, CH3, work 2DCtog, CH3, SL ST into next ST. Repeat from * 4 more times (6 petals made)

Rnd 6: Work 2 SC over first 3CH post, work 3 SC into top of DC, work 2 SC over next 3CH post, SL ST into ST below 3CH post.

*Work 2 SC over next3CH post, work 3 SC into top of DC, work 2 SC over next 3CH post, SL ST into ST below 3CH post. Repeat from * for the next 4 petals.

Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing

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With pink yarn SL ST through every exposed loop – starting at the center of the flower.

The Tree Branch:

With light brown double knitting light worsted yarn

CH 21

Work 1 SC into 2nd CH from hook, work 1 SC into next 5 STS, work 1 HDC into next 5 STS, work 1 DC into next 6 STS, work 1 TR into next 3 STS (20 STS)

Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing

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The Leaves:

With green double knitting light worsted yarn

CH 7

Work 1 SC into 2nd CH from hook, work 1 SC into next ST, work 1 HDC into next 2 STS, work 1 DC into next ST, work 6 DC into last ST – continue working on the opposite side of chain, work 1 DC  opposite 1 DC, work 1 HDC opposite each of the 2 HDC, work 1 SC opposite 1 SC, work a SL ST opposite the last SC. Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

CH12

Work 3 SC into 2nd CH from hook, SL ST into each CH until end. Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

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The Ladybug:

 Wings:

With dark pink double knitting light worsted yarn

Make a magic ring

Row 1: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 5DC into ring (6 Dc), turn

Row 2: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into same ST, work 2 DC into each ST until end, (12 DC), turn

Row 3: CH3 (counts as 1 DC), work 1 DC into same ST, work 1 DC into next ST. *Work 2 DC into next ST, work 1 DC into next ST. Rep from * until end (18 DC) DO NOT TURN

SL ST across bottom (flat part) of wing.

Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

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With dark brown/black yarn embroider some French knots onto wings.

Body:

With dark brown/black double knitting light worsted yarn

CH11

Work 1 SC into 2nd CH from hook, work 1 HDC into next ST, work 1 DC into next 2 STS, work 1 TR into next 2 STS, work 1 DC into next 2 STS, work 1 HDC into next 2 STS,

work 5 SC into last ST,

continue along the bottom

work 1 HDC into next ST, work 1 DC into next 2 STS, work 1 TR into next 2 STS, work 1 DC into next 2 STS, work 1 HDC into next 2 STS, work 1 SC into next, SL ST into next ST.
Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

Head:

With dark brown/black double knitting light worsted yarn

Make a magic ring

Work 6 DC into ring, turn

work 2 SC over 1 ST post, work 1 SC into next 4 DC, work 2 SC over last post.

Fasten off and leave a tail for sewing.

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The Afghan Block:

With purple double knitting light worsted yarn and 3.50 mm Hook

CH41

Row 1: Work 1 SC into 2nd CH from hook, work 1 SC into each ST until end, turn ((40 SC)

Row 2 – 50:  CH1, work 1 SC into each ST until end (40 SC)

Fasten off and weave in ends.

With the 3,50 mm Hook join the  cream double knitting light worsted yarn with a 3CH into the first SC of the top row

Border: Work 2 DC into the same ST as 3CH (counts as 1 DC).  *SKIP 2 STS, SL ST into next ST, work 3 DC into same ST. Repeat from * all around block.

Note when working down/up the sides of the row – SKIP 2 ROWS for the SKIP 2 STS

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Building The Block:

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