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Mini Chunky Bee Free Crochet Pattern

Updated: Sep 23, 2023

Hey everyone! This post features our third wonderful pattern from Cheebi. We're thrilled to feature their work on Love & Crochet once again! We have no doubt that you'll enjoy it just as much as the previous two—The Mini Chunky Dino and The Mini Chunky Whale. Definitely check out those two patterns if you haven't already, I promise you won't be disappointed :)

Before we jump into this pattern though—if you want to publish a pattern on Love & Crochet just like Cheebi, send us a quick message here! It's been a joy to work with designers all over the world, and we'd love to see what you have to offer as well.

With that said, let's make some bees!

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This cute little crocheted bee will brighten anyone's day in an instant. Make one or many, with the traditional black and yellow yarn or a new creative color combo. These bees make for a lovely last-minute gift or a nice keychain to hang on a bag. They're packable, huggable, and collectible—anything you could ask for from such a simple pattern.

We can't wait to see how your bee turns out! Let us know on any of these social channels.

Difficulty: Beginner


3" (7.62 cm) tall

2" (5.08 cm) wide


There are SO many colors to choose from ⬆️ I'm curious to see the unique color combinations you come up with!

Hook- US, J/10 (6.0 mm)

Tapestry Needle


Mr - Magic ring

Fo - Fasten off

Rnd - Round

Dc- Double crochet

Dec - Decrease (Single Crochet)

Sc - Single Crochet

St - Stitch

Inc - Increase


Body (1x)

With yellow yarn, create mr

Rnd 1: 6 sc in mr [6]

Rnd 2: 6 inc [12]

Rnd 3: sc around [12]

Change to black yarn

Rnd 4: sc around [12]

Change to yellow

Rnd 5: sc around [12]

Change to black yarn

Rnd 6: sc around [12]

Change to yellow yarn

Rnd 7: dec around [6]

Add safety eyes (refer to images for placement)

Fo and weave in ends

Wings (2x)

With white yarn, create mr

Rnd 1: 5 dc in mr

Fo and sew onto body (refer to images for placement)

And there you have it, one adorable little bee! Or maybe you already have two or three bees ready to go 🐝 Regardless of the size of your bee tribe, we'd love to see your finished work. Send a note in the comments or reach us through one of our social media channels listed below.

And don't forget to contact us if you want to publish your own pattern on Love & Crochet just like Cheebi did with their little bees!

Stay safe and see you in the next pattern!

-Sarah 💕

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