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Lorelei the Lady Bug
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 90228AD This adorable lady bug is part of our collection of amigurumi toys.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
2 in. (5 cm) tall

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-113 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Scarlet

True bold red


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

860-153 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Black

True black


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

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
2 plastic safety eyes, 6 mm diameter Fiberfill stuffing
STITCH EXPLANATION:
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.

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


INSTRUCTIONS



LADY BUG
UPPER BODY
With A, 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.



BASE
With B, ch 2.


Rnds 1-8: Work Rnds 1-8 of Upper Body - 42 sts.


Fasten off.



HEAD
With B, 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.



LEGS (make 6)
With B, 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.



SPOTS (make 6)
With B, ch 2.


Rnds 1 and 2: Work Rnds 1 and 2 of Upper Body - 12 sts.


Fasten off.



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 A, embroider a straight st mouth and make 2 antennae, each about 1 in.

(2.5 cm) long on top of Head.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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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