Littlest Ladybug baby bib and rattle by Darleen Hopkins

Littlest Ladybug baby bib and rattle

June 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
Round 4, 2.5"
4.0 mm (G)
105 - 210 yards (96 - 192 m)
one size, see notes.
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The Littlest Ladybug Bib and Rattle is an adorable crochet pattern set. Use household items to turn the ladybug into a rattle or omit for a cute little softie baby will love. Both items work up quick and would make a perfect shower gift.

SIZING: Approximate
Bib: 8½” wide, 7” long plus 6” strap
Rattle: 6” wide, 6½” long


GAUGE: Exact gauge is not important. Gauge checkpoints are provided in the pattern. If your gauge is close to stated gauge, your final bib and rattle will be close to stated size.

Yarn: I Love this Cotton! (100% cotton; 180 yards 165 meters/3.5 ounces 100 grams), worsted weight (4) or equivalent:
Please note, yarn amounts are approximate. Allow for at least a 10% variance when purchasing yarn.
• #2 Black, 35 yards
• #60 Red, 70 yards
• #2 Black, 35 yards
• #60 Red, 70 yards

Hooks: US size G (4 mm) or size needed to obtain correct gauge

Other: Stitch markers, yarn needle

Bib only; 1” square Velcro (hook and loop), matching thread and needle

Rattle only; small plastic container (a 2” mint container is perfect), beads, duct tape, crinkle paper such as the plastic lining from a cereal box (cut to size), poly-fiberfill

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Please note, this pattern is copyrighted and may not be reproduced or redistributed. Completed loveys may be sold but please credit Darleen Hopkins as the designer. If selling online, a link to my website is

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