Bumble Bee Amigurumi

Learn how to make crochet bee amigurumi! This easy crochet bee tutorial teaches you how to crochet a bee with a video or written! It even includes a free PDF!

What did the Queen Bee say to the Worker Bee?

Bee-hive yourself! 

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The Materials:
•The Yarn (Worsted Weight)
– Yellow (Body Color)
– Black (Body Color 2)
– Orange (Worker helmet)
– White (Wings)
•Size G6/4.00mm Hook
•Plastic Saftey Bead Eyes (6mm+)

Gauge : 5 Rnds and 4 sts per 1”
Finished piece is about 6” long

Worked in the round

The Stitches:
– Ch : Chain stitch
– St : Stitch
– Sl.st : Slip Stitch
– Sc : Single Crochet
– Hdc : Half Double Crochet
– Dc : Double Crochet
– Tr : Trebble / Tripple Crochet
– Dec/Inc : Decrease/Increase
– InvDec : Invisible Decrease
– FLO : Front Loops Only
– M.p : Mini Picot
(ch 2, sl.st into the back loop of the 2nd ch from the hook)

How to Make a Crochet Bee Amigurumi

(01:54) Wings (make 2):

[All in White]
Ch 7 (each st in the next row goes in a single ch)

Row 1: Skip 3 chs, Tr 1, Dc 1, Hdc 1, Sc 1 (4)

Ch 1, cut the yarn and pull through.

Use the two tail ends to sew onto the body of the bee (on the first black stripe).

Making the perfect stripes:

The following color changes in the body for how to crochet a bee uses a technique called the “No Cut Join” to make horizontally aligned stripes. To make a more perfect stripe both horizontally and vertically, see my video here for the invisible join:



[Starting in Y (Yellow)]

Ch 2 or use the magic loop method

(04:44) Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook or into magic loop (6)

(05:15) Rnd 2: inc (sc 2) in each st around (12)

(06:16) Rnd 3: [sc 1, inc] repeat 6 times (18)

(07:14) Rnd 4: sc in each st (18)

[Color changes start here]

(08:38) Rnd 5: sc in each st (18) [All B/Y]

(13:30) Rnd 6: sc in each st (18) [All Y/B]

(15:11) Rnd 7: sc in each st (18) [All B/Y]


(16:43) Add eyes between Rnds 2 and 3.

(18:30) Add a smile between the eyes using black thread (or split black yarn).

(21:19) Sew on the wings in the first black stripe.

(25:08) Rnd 8: [sc 4, invdec 1] repeat 3 times (15) [All Y/B]

(28:25) Rnd 9: [sc 3, invdec 1] repeat 3 times (12) [All B/Y]

[All Black from here on]

(31:15) Rnd 10: [sc 2, invdec 1] repeat 3 times (9)

Stuff thoroughly.

(33:22) Rnd 11: [sc 1, invdec 1] repeat 3 times (6)

(35:24) Rnd 12: invdec in each st (3)

(36:31) Cut, pull through and sew together. Pinch the end to make it a point.

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