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Very Hungry Caterpillar Crochet Pattern

from Punte Bella
(4) Name: 'Crocheting :  Very Hungry Caterpillar Crochet Pattern
 Very Hungry Caterpillar Crochet Pattern

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • sc, ch, sl st, inc, dec (I include instructions for inc and dec)

Pattern Description:

This Very Hungry Caterpillar hat and cocoon set is makes for adorable first photo sessions for boys and girls! So whimsical and sweet, these photos will make a cherished keepsake for years to come.

You will receive a PDF file with crochet pattern instructions for the cozy cocoon, designed to enclose baby from the chest to the toes. Crochet hat instructions include the pattern for the newborn hat, eyes, nose, and antennae, including tips for making the antennae stand up straight, not flop down.

Many helpful photos are included and I am available to answer any questions via e-mail.


1"= 3sc with I hook

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Newborn head circumference 12-14"
  • Newborns 6-10 pounds


  • I, H, and G crochet hooks
  • 150 grams green worsted or chunky yarn
  • 50 g red worsted yarn
  • 25 g yellow worsted yarn
  • 25 g purple worsted yarn
  • 1 pipe cleaner

You Will Also Need:

  • yarn needle for finishing