Vroooom vroooom! Here is a soft and woolly version of the most beloved car ever!
This PDF pattern describes in US terminology how to crochet a lovely classic Beetle as shown in pictures.
Finished size will be approx. 9” (23 cm) long, 4.3” (11 cm) tall, 4.7” (12 cm) wide, crocheted using acrylic yarn (8 ply / DK), with hook size E (3.5 mm).
If you wish to make a taller or smaller version of this beetle, you can just use thicker or thinner yarn / crochet hook. This pattern is also suitable for wool or cotton yarn.
The pattern is mostly worked in continuous rounds. Some parts are worked in rows.
Skill level: intermediate (for crocheting, as well as for pinning/sewing parts together)
Gauge: not important for this pattern, just crochet tight enough so your stuffing will not show through the stitches.
- Crochet hook size E (3.5 mm)
- Yarn in pink (approx. 60 gr), grey, black (both approx. 25 gr.), small amounts of white, red, orange.
- Fiberfill stuffing, preferably a sturdy kind
- 2 mother of pearl buttons, diameter approx. 0.5” (1.2 cm)
- 2 pieces of chenille wire or pipe cleaner, both approx. 4.7” (12 cm)
- Stitch marker, tapestry needle, pins, optional: matching colors sewing thread
Stitches used: chain, slip stitch, single crochet, half double crochet, increasing and decreasing, bobble stitch (instruction included), surface slip stitches, working through back of loops
This crochet pattern is an original ©Millionbells design and is available in:
- English (US terms)
- Dutch (Nederlands)
- German (Deutsch)
- French (Français)
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Amigurumi Beetle Classic Retro Car Toy Crochet Pattern PDF
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