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I picked up crocheting to add crochet items to my Etsy shop, but have fallen in love with designing instead. I began making my own patterns almost instantly and am in the process of switching over ...

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Caterpillar Lovey

from Bowtykes Designs
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Caterpillar Lovey
Caterpillar Lovey
Caterpillar Lovey
Caterpillar Lovey

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic crochet stitches
  • decreases
  • reverse single crochet aka crab stitch

Pattern Description:

This 18" caterpillar lovey (also known as a security blanket or blankey) would make a great baby shower or birthday present! Toddlers and babies are sure to love cuddling with this cute guy!

Materials Needed:
-300 yards worsted weight yarn in green, light/bright green, red, yellow, purple
-crochet hook I (5.5mm)
-crochet hook G (4.0-4.5mm)
-tapestry needle
-stitch marker

Gauge is not important, just make sure you are using an appropriate hook size for your yarn of choice. An I hook with worsted weight should give you an 18" blanket.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 18" blanket


  • crochet hook I (5.5mm)
  • crochet hook G (4.0)
  • tapestry needle
  • stitch marker
  • fiberfill

Suggested yarn:

300 yards of Worsted weight