Barry the Bee by Anika Kam

Barry the Bee

October 2020
both are used in this pattern
DK (11 wpi) ?
Getting an exact gauge is not important for this project.
3.0 mm
219 - 230 yards (200 - 210 m)
One size
both US and UK
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Meet Barry the Bee - a happy little bee with a big smile and an even bigger heart! He stays a busy bee by flying around to see his family and friends.

Getting an exact gauge is not important for this project.


  • This item is a PDF that you download through Ravelry
  • The pattern is available in both UK and US terminology (there should be separate files)
  • The finished bee ends up approximately 22cm tall (including antennae) using similar yarn and hook size. Thinner yarn and a smaller hook size will produce a smaller bee and vice versa
  • Gauge is not important - just make sure the stitches are tight enough so that the stuffing doesn’t show through
  • The pattern includes step-by-step instructions for sewing


  • Suitable for beginners
  • Magic circle, double crochet (single crochet), half treble crochet (half double crochet), treble crochet (double crochet), increase, invisible decrease, crocheting around a chain, continuous rounds


  • 8 ply (DK) cotton in yellow (approx. 120m), black (approx. 60m), white (approx. 24m), and pink (small amount)
  • 4 ply (Fingering) cotton in black to embroider mouth
  • 3mm crochet hook for 8 ply (DK) cotton
  • 9mm safety eyes
  • Yarn needle
  • Polyester fiberfill stuffing

Please tag me on Instagram @handmade__byani as I would love to see your creations!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me.

Happy crocheting!



  • Minor error in antennae instructions - R2 should be (dc 2, inc) x 2 (8 sts). Pattern file has been updated


Please do not redistribute or claim this pattern (whole or in part) as your own.

You may sell finished items handmade by you in limited quantities from this pattern using your own photos. If you do, please credit Handmade by Ani (Anika Kam) as the designer.