Friday, February 10, 2017

Small Bumblebee Amigurumi



Bumble Bee,

I designed this little Bumblebee for my latest bear pattern called, "Bee Mine Teddy Bear" You can pick up the bear pattern here. Bee is about 1.5 inches long.
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Warning: This Bumblebee is not meant for small children due to chocking hazard.

Copyright 2017 Author: Sharon Ojala - Amigurumi To Go, All rights reserved

Supplies:
small amount of Red Heart Comfort yarn in bright yellow, black and white
4.00 mm hook
blunt end yarn needle for sewing
scissors
small amount of stuffing or yarn



Bumblebee: starting with yellow
1) magic circle or adjustable loop with 6st (6)
2) 1sc then 2sc in next st (9)
3) 1sc in next 8st, switch to black on 9th st (9)
4) 1hdc in each st for 1 row
5) switch to yellow on first st, 1sc in next 8st (9)
6) 1sc in each st for 1 row 

break free from the black yarn and knot off the color change yarn tails. Pull tight, this helps even out the color jump. Tuck yarn tails inside bee.
7) 1sc then 2tog (6)
sl st next st and f/o. Stuff the bee with stuffing or yarn. Use a stick or pencil to pack the stuffing inside the body. Weave in and out of the FLO of the remaining stitches then pull yarn tail to close the gap. Bring yarn tail through the center and out the other end, pull slightly to shape the bee, knot off and cut free. Bring the yarn tail anywhere through a stitch hole, pull slightly and cut free.




Wings: with white
make a  magic circle or adjustable loop with 6st (6)

sl st first st. Wing number one is done, do not break free
chain 3 then work 6st into the 2nd chain from the hook. Sl st the first st and f/o.
Weave yarn tail to center of both wings so that the yarn tail is hanging out the bottom just like the first yarn tail. Fold wings together and bring the yarn needle through the bottom edge of both wings then knot off and pull tight.




ASSEMBLY:

 
You can sew the yarn tails into the bee or do it the following way which I find much simpler...

Bring both yarn tails through the middle of the bee and out through the same stitch hole. Pull the wings up and add a dot of glue under the wings. Pull the yarns tails to suck the wings back down to the body. Knot off the yarn tails then cut them up short and push the knot into the body to hide it. 

 


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Copyright 2017 Author: Sharon Ojala - Amigurumi To Go, All rights reserved

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2 comments:

  1. Super cute! thank you for sharing xx

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  2. Hi Sharon, thank you for sharing your wonderful patterns! Can you tell me, is it possible to make this bumble bee on a larger scale?

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