Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Lorelei the Ladybug

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by Lion Brand Design Team

Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Lorelei the Ladybug

Your kids will love playing with this ladybug!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    An exact gauge is not critical for this project. Finished ladybug measures approximately 2 inch. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Special abbreviaton: sc2tog (sc decrease) = Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook. Note: work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.
  • 2
    Upper Body: With Brick, ch 2. Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch. Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed. Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around – 12 sts. Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around – 18 sts. Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around – 24 sts. Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around – 30 sts. Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * around – 36 sts. Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts; rep from * around – 42 sts. Rnds 8–16: Sc in each st around. Fasten off.
  • 3
    Base: With Black, ch 2. Rnds 1–8: Work Rnds 1–8 of Upper Body – 42 sts. Fasten off.
  • 4
    Head: With Black, ch 2. Rnds 1–4: Work Rnds 1–4 of Upper Body – 24 sts. Rnds 5–8: Sc in each st around. Rnd 9: *Sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around – 18 sts. Fasten off.
  • 5
    Leg (make 6): With Black, ch 2. Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in first ch. Place marker to indicate beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed. Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around – 8 sts. Rnds 3 and 4: Sc in each st around. Fasten off.
  • 6
    Spot (make 6): With Black, ch 2. Rnds 1 and 2: Work Rnds 1 and 2 of Upper Body – 12 sts. Fasten off.
  • 7
    Finishing: Following package directions, attach safety eyes to Head. Stuff Upper Body and sew to Base. Stuff Head and sew to Body. Stuff Legs very lightly and sew three to each side of Body at Base. With Brick, embroider a straight st mouth and make 2 antennae, each about 1 inch long on top of Head. Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Brick 104213512
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Black 104213519
  • Lion Brand Crochet Hook Size G-6/4.00 mm 104239367
  • Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers 24 pc. 104239331
  • Lion Brand Blunt End Needles Large Eye 6 pc. 104755288
  • Fairfield Processing Poly-fil Fiber 32 oz. 104238553
  • 6 mm Public Safety Eyes (2)
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