Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Caterpillar Baby Toy
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice® Baby
Pattern Number: 90155AD Featuring bright colors and soft rings, this adorable caterpillar is a perfect gift for a baby!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

840-157 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Duckie

Soft yellow


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (A)

840-168 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Mint

Light sage green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (B)

840-102 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Aqua

Light sky blue


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (C)

840-132 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Goldfish

Soft peachy orange


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (D)

840-139 Vanna's Choice Baby Yarn: Berrylicious

Magenta pink


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.39
Note: (E)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Fiberfill stuffing Small amount of brown yarn
STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) 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 - 1 st decreased.

NOTES:
Work in continuous rnds; do not join or turn unless otherwise instructed.


INSTRUCTIONS



RINGS (make 2; 1 with A and 1 with B)
Ch 16, join with slip st in beg ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Work 2 sc in each ch around.
Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed - 32 sts at end of rnd.
Rnds 2-5: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 6: (Sc2tog) around - 16 sts.
Fasten off.



FINISHING
Sew first rnd to last rnd on each Ring, stuffing as you go.

Rep for second Ring.

Weave in ends.



CATERPILLAR
With C, 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: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts at end of rnd.
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 each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 24 sts.
Rnds 5-10: Sc in each st around.
Begin to stuff piece.
Continue to stuff as work progresses.
Rnd 11: *Sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sts, rep from * around - 18 sts.
Rnd 12: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around - 12 sts.
Change to D.
Rnds 13-23: Sc in each st around.
Slip Rings onto Caterpillar at end of Rnd 23.
Change to E.
Rnd 24: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st, rep from * around - 18 sts.
Rnds 25-29: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 30: *Sc2tog, sc in next st, rep from * around - 12 sts.
Rnd 31: *Sc2tog, rep from * around - 6 sts.
Fasten off.



FINISHING
With brown yarn, embroider French knot eyes.

With E, embroider straight st mouth.

Draw 2 lengths of D through Caterpillar 'head' for antennae, knot ends.
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dpn(s) = double pointed needle(s)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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