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Bees Nursery Mobile Free Crochet Pattern


Happy June my friends! I hope you had a wonderful start of the month!


I'm finally back with our weekly appointment to share with you all a super sweet crochet project - a Bees Crib Mobile.


Four happy bees, along with a beautiful flower are part of this mobile that will delight and entertain your little one.


Extremely easy to make, this project is a wonderful gift idea for a baby shower.

 

The Bees Mobile is made with Feels like Butta® yarn by LION BRAND YARN! This velvety fiber yarn is incredibly soft and comes in a variety of pastel colors, perfect for baby's projects!

 


***You can purchase a downloadable AD-FREE PDF of the pattern with more than 40

step-by-step pictures, and tips to guide you through the making process on Etsy HERE !



 

Here is the Bees Nursery Mobile FREE pattern!


EASY


SIZE

Bee: about 4.5 in. long (11.5 cm)

Flower: about 4 in. tall (10 cm)

Ball: about 1 in. tall (2.5 cm)


MATERIALS

· Lion Brand® FEELS LIKE BUTTA® (Art. # 215)

#157F Yellow 1 ball (A)

#125F Cocoa (B)

#158A Lemon1 ball (C)

#101A Pink 1 ball (D)

#140M Dusty Pink 1 ball (E)


· Lion Brand® Crochet Hook Size E (3.5 mm)


· Lion Brand® Clover Darning Needle Set


OTHER MATERIALS

Poly Stuffing

8 plastic safety eyes, 6mm diameter


GAUGE

20 sc + 20 rows = about 4 in. (10 cm).


ABBREVIATIONS

beg = begin(ninig)

ch = chain

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

sc = single crochet

sl st = slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)


 

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Bee's Body

With A, make a magic ring.

Rnd 1: work 8 sc in ring.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around – 16 sc.

Rnd 3: * sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 24 sc.

Rnd 4: * sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 32 sc.

Rnds 5 - 7: 1 sc in each st around – 32 sc.

Insert plastic safety eyes between Rnds 4 and 5, about 9 sts apart.

Rnd 8: With B, 1 sl st in each st around – 32 sc.

Rnds 9 - 10: 1 sc in each st around – 32 sc.

Rnd 11: With A, 1 sl st in each st around – 32 sc.

Rnds 12 -14: 1 sc in each st around – 32 sc.

Rnd 15: With B, 1 sl st in each st around – 32 sc.

Rnds 16 - 17: 1 sc in each st around – 32 sc.

Rnd 18: With A, 1 sl st in each st around – 32 sc.

Rnd 19: 1 sc in each st around – 32 sc.

Rnd 20: * sc in next 2 sts, st2tog; rep from * around – 24 sc.

Begin stuffing piece and continue stuffing until piece is complete.

Rnd 21: * sc in next 2 sts, st2tog; rep from * around – 18 sc.

Rnd 22: * sc in next st, st2tog; rep from * around – 12 sc.

Rnd 23: With B, 1 sl st in each st around – 12 sc.

Rnd 24: * sc in next 4 sts, st2tog; rep from * twice – 10 sc.

Rnd 25: * sc in next 3 sts, st2tog; rep from * twice – 8 sc.

Rnd 26: * sc in next 2 sts, st2tog; rep from * twice – 6 sc.


Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through top of sts of last rnd. Pull tail to close opening and knot securely.



Wings (make eight)

With C, make a magic ring.

Rnd 1: work 6 sc in ring.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around – 12 sc.

Rnd 3: sc in each st around – 12 sc

Rnd 4: * sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog; rep from * twice – 10 sc.

Rnd 5: sc in each st around – 10 sc

Rnd 6: * sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog; rep from * twice – 8 sc.

Rnd 7: sc in each st around – 8 sc


Fasten off, leaving a long strand for sewing Wings to Body. Do not stuff Wings.


Balls (make 4 for each color)

With D/E, make a magic ring.

Rnd 1: work 6 sc in ring.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around – 12 sc.

Rnd 3: * sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 18 sc.

Rnds 4 - 6: 1 sc in each st around – 18 sc.

Rnd 7: * sc in next 1 st, st2tog; rep from * around – 12 sc.

Stuff the piece.

Rnd 8: sc2tog around – 6 sc


Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through top of sts of last rnd. Pull tail to close opening and knot securely.


Flower Center Disk

With C, make a magic ring.

Rnd 1: work 8 sc in ring.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around – 16 sc.

Rnd 3: sc in each st around – 16 sc.

Rnd 4: sc2tog around – 8 sc


Fasten off, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through top of sts of last rnd. Pull tail to close opening and knot securely.


Flower Petals

With E, make a magic ring.

Rnd 1: work 6 sc in ring.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around – 12 sc.

Rnd 3: * sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around – 18 sc.

Rnd 4: sc in each st around – 18 sc.

Rnd 5: * sc in next 1 st, st2tog; rep from * around – 12 sc.

Rnd 6: sc in each st around – 12 sc.

Rnd 7: * sc in next 4 sts, st2tog; rep from * twice – 10 sc.

Rnd 8: sc in each st around – 10 sc.

Rnd 9: * sc in next 3 sts, st2tog; rep from * twice – 8 sc.


Stuff the Petals.

Fasten off, leaving a long strand for sewing Petals to Center Disk.


FINISHING

Using photograph as a guide and yarn tails still attached to pieces whenever possible, assemble Mobile’s parts as follows:

With C, sew Wings to Body, 4 sts apart.

With black thread, embroider Eyebrows between Rnds 5 and 6.

With black thread, embroider Mouth between Rnds 3 and 4, 7 sts long.

With E, sew Petals to Center Disk, between Rnds 2 and 3.

Weave in ends.


Assemble the Mobile

Cut five 25 in. (64 cm) length of C.

· Thread length of C onto blunt needle. Insert needle from the bottom center part of Bee, through the body, into Ball in color D and Ball in color E. Weave in the bottom loose end of the yarn string (x 4).

· Thread length of C onto blunt needle. Insert needle into Flower’s Center Disk, between petals. Tie into a tight knot. Weave in the bottom loose end of the yarn string.

· Attach the 5 strings to mobile’s arms.




I can't wait to see your version of my BEES NURSERY MOBILE! Feel free to tag me (@elisascrochet) in your photos on Instagram or Facebook!


Elisa

 

This pattern is an original pattern by Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet.  Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but please DO NOT sell the pattern or distribute it.

You may sell products made from this pattern but please clearly credit the design to me, Elisa Sartori of Elisa's Crochet. Permission is NOT granted for mass production or factory manufacturing of any kind. Thank you!


 

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