Crochet Design by: Maggie Weldon
Skill Level: Intermediate
Size: Afghan: 42″ x 63″; Pillow: 18″ square
Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn;
White (MC) – 42 oz, 2205 yds (1176 gr, 1985 meters);
Black (A) – 12 oz, 630 yds (336 gr, 565 meters);
Red (B) – 4 ½ oz, 235 yds (126 gr, 215 meters);
Green (C) – 9 ½ oz, 500 yds (266 grams, 450 meters);
Yellow (D) – 1 ¼ oz, 65 yds (35 grams, 59 meters);
Yarn Needle; 14" x 14" pillow form.
Crochet Hook: Size H-8 (5.00 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Ladybug Afghan and Pillow Crochet Pattern
Ladybugs are a sure sign of springtime and warmth with their bright red color and fun black spots. This makes the Ladybug Afghan and Pillow Crochet Pattern, designed by Maggie Weldon, a perfect complement to your living area or sun room for a bright splash of color. Ladybug afghan is true to that phenomenon that ladybugs tend to gather in groups, with a crochet design that covers the space in three-dimensional these little speckled bugs and spring season flowers. The delicate appearance of the crochet afghan is reminiscent of ladybugs descending upon a patch of flowers. Ladybug Afghan and Pillow Pattern is perfect as a gift for yourself or for that ladybug lover that you know. No matter who gets this crochet pattern, it will be sure to provide warmth and decoration.
The Ladybug Afghan and Pillow Crochet Pattern uses a worsted weight yarn and H-8 crochet hook for both the afghan and pillow. Delicate stitching with ladybug and flower designs makes this pattern an intermediate crochet level. The afghan makes a nice lap covering with the approximate dimensions of 42 inches wide and 63 inches long. The pillow is about 18 inches square. The two crochet items complement each other, but can be used separately for a striking accent in any room. The afghan is made in blocks, so you can easily take the crochet pattern with you for traveling. The block layout also makes it easy to adjust the size smaller or larger to fit your needs and the space you want to display this cheery afghan.