Claire the Caterpillar by Cuddly Stitches Craft

Claire the Caterpillar

Crochet
April 2021
Sport (12 wpi) ?
2.5 mm
US
Flag of English English
This pattern is available for free.

Try this easy to follow crochet caterpillar pattern that includes detailed step by step instructions with many photos. This stuffed caterpillar pattern will help you make your own crochet toy with confidence so don’t hesitate and get started NOW. And remember that I am happy to provide support with any of my crochet animal patterns if needed. Happy crocheting!

DETAILS:

  • available only in English using US crochet terms
  • skill level: basic crochet skills and knowledge
  • finished size – length: 24cm / 9.5 inches
  • finished size – height: 12.5cm / 5 inches

THIS AMIGURUMI CATERPILLAR PATTERN CONSISTS OF:

  • step by step pattern descriptions including lots of photos for guidance
  • Information on how to assemble your toy including photos
  • Information about materials and equipment needed
  • List of abbreviations used in the pattern

MATERIALS NEEDED:
- This pattern will work with any weight of yarn or type of fiber but I recommend Fine Sport #2 = 4 ply OR Light Worsted #3 = DK

I USED:

  • Fine Sport #2 = 4 ply
  • 55% cotton and 45% acrylic
  • 1x ball of green yarn - YarnArt Jeans - colour 60 - (50g/160m)
  • 1x ball of yellow yarn - YarnArt Jeans – colour 35 - (50g/160m)
  • 1x ball of purple yarn - YarnArt Jeans - colour 72 - (50g/160m)
  • 1x ball of orange yarn - YarnArt Jeans - colour 77 - (50g/160m)
  • 1x ball of pink yarn - YarnArt Jeans – colour 42 - (50g/160m)

OTHER MATERIALS USED:

  • a long piece of thin black yarn for eye lash embroidery
  • a button of medium size
  • ribbon – 8mm wide
  • polyester fibre fill

EQUIPMENT NEEDED:

  • crochet hook: I used 2.5mm = B/1 , if using different weight of yarn then refer to hook size recommendations on the yarn but go one size smaller
  • scissors, yarn needle, pins with large heads, stitch marker or thin yarn to use instead
  • 8mm safety eyes

You may sell the crochet toys you made using this caterpillar crochet pattern as long as you credit me as the original designer