12 Free Bee Crochet Patterns

I’m sharing a collection of 12 bee crochet patterns in today’s roundup! This pattern collection includes softies, a backpack, a toddler costume, a lovey, a pincushion, a lip balm holder, a rattle, and a blanket block to inspire.

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12 Free Bee Crochet Patterns

Did you know there are more than 20,000 species of bees throughout the world? Bees are pollinators and it is estimated that one third of the world’s food production is dependent on them. Bees are also busy fighting against climate change by improving soil health and seed production. These insects apparently evolved together with flowers. May 20 is World Bee Day, a day to celebrate the importance of bees in our ecosystems. You can learn more and contribute to their preservation through the World Wildlife Fund. In this roundup, I’m sharing 12 fabulous and free bee crochet patterns for all ages to keep you inspired!

  • Bee Lovey by Underground Crafter: This adorable lovey has bobble eyes, a granny square blanket, and two antennae that are attached at the end. 
  • Bumble Bee Romper and Beanie by YARNutopia: This epic dress-up or Halloween costume fits an 18-24 month old toddler and includes a video tutorial.
  • Butterfly & Bee Baby Rattle by Raffamusa Designs: Depending on your color choices, this adorable rattle can be either a butterfly or a bee.
  • Bee Lip Balm Holder by Start Crochet: This is one of three cute scrap busting patterns for “love bug” lip balm holders, including a ladybug and caterpillar.
  • Barnabee Bumbles by The Loopy Lamb: This softie is big and huggable at 17” tall.
  • Bee Pincushion Slap Bracelet by Nicki’s Homemade Crafts: This pattern makes a great gift for your favorite sewist or quilter and includes a video tutorial.
  • Amigurumi Burnie the Bee by FreshStitches: This adorable, bug-eyed (pun intended) bee is available as a free PDF download.
  • Betty the Gardening Bee by Octopus Crochet: This adorable bee softie pattern also has accessories including a gardening hat and apron, a watering can, and flowers to place in a mini clay pot.

Need more bee pattern inspiration? Check out this roundup of 12 free bumble bee and honeycomb blanket patterns on Raffamusa Designs!

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