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Caterpillar and Flower Pattern

A fun little toy set for any little one that loves a caterpillar and flower. Replaces the button eyes for yarn made ones to avoid choking hazards.

Materials:

Hook: G (4.25mm)
Medium worsted weight yarn
Stitch marker, Safety Eyes
Fiberfill

Gauge: not needed I did use a hook size smaller than recommended for the yarn to create a fabric that does not show the fiberfill

Caterpillar, flower stem and center of flower are worked in the round

Terms:

ch: chain
st: stitch
slst: slip stitch
sc: single crochet
hdc: half double crochet
dc: double crochet
tr: triple crochet
dec: decrease
( ): repeat around
{ }: total number of stitches

Caterpillar

Head:

Ch 2, 6 sc in 1st chain
Round 2: 2 sc in each sc (12)
Round 3: sc around
Round 4: 2 sc in sc, sc * repeat around (18)
Round 5: sc around
Round 6: 2 sc in sc,  sc in next 2  * repeat around (24)
Round 7: sc around
Round 8: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 3 sc * repeat around (30)
Round 9: sc around
Round 10: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 4 sc * repeat around (36)
Round 11: sc around
Round 12: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 5 sc * repeat around (42)
Round 13-15: sc around
Round 16: dec, sc in next 5 sc * repeat around
Round 17: dec, sc in next 4 sc * repeat around
Round 18: dec, sc in next 3 sc * repeat around. Add safety eyes and stuff head.
Round 19: dec, sc in next 2 sc * repeat around
Round 20: dec, sc in next 1 sc * repeat around
Round 21: dec around and close

Eyelids (make 2):

Chain 5,
Sc in each (4)
Ch 1, sc in each (4)
Sew over safety eyes

Nose:

Ch 2, 6 sc in 1st chain.
Sc in each sc, fasten off and sew on head.

Antenna:

Ch 2, 4 sc in 1st chain
2 sc in each sc
Dec around (color change)
Sc around for 3 to 4 rows, stuff and sew on the head.

Body:

Ch 2, 6 sc in 1st chain
Round 2: 2 sc in each sc
Round 3: 2 sc in sc, sc * repeat around
Round 4: 2 sc in sc,  sc in next 2  * repeat around
Round 5: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 3 sc * repeat around
Round 6: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 4 sc * repeat around
Round 7: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 5 sc * repeat around
Round 8: (color change) sc around
Round 9: dec, sc in next 5 sc * repeat around
Round 10: dec, sc in next 4 sc * repeat around
Round 11: dec, sc in next 3 sc * repeat around
Round 12: (color change) sc around.

Round 13: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 3 sc * repeat around
Round 14: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 4 sc * repeat around
Round 15: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 5 sc * repeat around
Round 16: (color change) sc around
Round 17: dec, sc in next 5 sc * repeat around
Round 18: dec, sc in next 4 sc * repeat around
Round 19: dec, sc in next 3 sc * repeat around
Round 20: (color change) sc around.
Round 21: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 3 sc * repeat around
Round 22: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 4 sc * repeat around
Round 23: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 5 sc * repeat around
Round 24: dec, sc in next 5 sc * repeat around
Round 25: dec, sc in next 4 sc * repeat around
Round 26: dec, sc in next 3 sc * repeat around
Round 27: dec, sc in next 2* repeat around
Round 28: (color change) sc around
Round 29: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 2 sc* repeat around
Round 30: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 3 sc * repeat around
Round 31: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 4 sc * repeat around
Round 32: dec, sc in next 4 sc * repeat around
Round 33: dec, sc in next 3 sc * repeat around
Round 34: dec, sc in next 2 sc * repeat around
Round 35: dec, sc in next 1 sc * repeat around. Stuff body.
Round 36: dec around,  fasten off and sew closed.

Flower

Stem

Ch 2, 6 sc in 1st chain
Round 2: 2 sc in each sc (12)
Round 3: 2 sc in sc, sc * repeat around (18)
Round 4: 2 sc in sc,  sc in next 2  * repeat around (24)
Round 5: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 3 sc * repeat around (30)
Round 6: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 4 sc * repeat around (36)
Round 7: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 5 sc * repeat around (42)
Round 8: Sc in back loops
Round 9-11: sc around
Round 12: sc in 22 st dec, sc in 22 st dec
Round 13: sc in 11 st, dec, sc in nexr 20 st, dec, sc in 11 st
Round 14-16: sc around
Round 17-19: sc in 20 st, dec, sc in 20 st, inc
Round 20-22: sc around
Round 23: dec, sc in 19 st, dec, sc in 20 st
Round 24: sc in 10 st, dec – sc in 17 st, dec, sc in 10 st
Round 25: sc in 18 st, dec, sc in 17 st, dec
Round 26-28: dec, sc in 17 st, inc, sc in 17 st
Round 29-31: sc around
Round 32: dec, sc in 17 st, dec, sc in 16 st
Round 33: dec, sc in 16 st, dec, sc in 15 st
Round 34: dec, sc in 15 st, dec, sc in 14 st
Round 35-37: sc around, fasten off, and stuff.

Flower Petals

Ch 2, 6 sc in 1st chain
Round 2: 2 sc in each sc (12)
Round 3: 2 sc in sc, sc * repeat around (18)
Round 4: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 2  * repeat around (24)
Round 5: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 3 sc * repeat around (30)
Round 6: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 4 sc * repeat around (36)
Round 7: 2 sc in sc, sc in next 5 sc * repeat around
Round 8: sc around in back loops
Round 9: 2 sc in each sc (12)
Round 10: dec, sc * repeat around (18)
Round 11: dec, sc in next 2  * repeat around (24)
Round 12: dec, sc in next 3 sc * repeat around (30)
Round 13: dec, sc in next 4 sc * repeat around (36)
Round 14: dec, sc in next 5 sc * repeat around
Stuff a bit and sew closed.

Petals are crocodile stitch

Bottom row below back loops round
Row 1: 2 dc, ch 2* repeat every third sc –
Row 2: 5 dc around first post (dc) and 5 dc around second post.
Row 3: 2 dc, chain 4* repeat in every 6st in the back loops
Row 4: 5 dc around first post (dc) and 5 dc around second post.
Row 5: slst around in back loops

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Petra Monaco

Petra Monaco

Introverted Rebel, author, artist, teacher + coach, doer of things, and a mom to 3 boys – one with some extra needs that have forever changed my life. 

I love all things personal growth, music, art, food, words, and more importantly coffee.

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