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Do you have a passion for crafting? Are you looking for fun, creative projects to fill your time? Crocheting bumble bees can be an enjoyable way to express your creativity and make something beautiful to keep or give away as a gift. Plus, many of these little bees take very little yarn and very little time to make!
This article will explore the many different ways one can use crocheted bumble bees in and around the home, from decorating a baby room, to adding a bee to a keychain or a kid’s backpack. Liven up any room with a cheerful buzzing bee or give a loved one a unique present that is sure to bring a smile.
With easy instructions and access to the right supplies, anyone can make a crocheted bumble bee to brighten their day.
I love these free crochet bumble bee patterns! Especially the patterns that are available to make small sized bumblebees!
If you are wondering what you would do with a crocheted bumble bee here are some ideas:
- Baby room decor
- Baby mobile
- Hang a bee from your rear-view mirror in the car
- Key chain attachment
- Kid’s backpack attachment
- Softie to play with
- Add a magnet to put one on the fridge
- If you use thread and a small needle you could make earrings too!
Free Crochet Bumble Bee Patterns
Bumble Bee Amigurumi
Make this adorable Bumble Bee Amigurumi, designed by Spin a Yarn Crochet, with Medium Weight Cotton Yarn  and a 3.5 mm (E) hook.
The finished size of your bumblebee will be approximately 12 inches from top to bottom.
I love this pattern for Amigurumi Bees designed by Stephanie Jessica Lau. I think these little guys would look great on plant sticks for houseplants!
You will need Medium Weight Yarn  and a 2.0 mm hook.
Little Bumble Bee Amigurumi
Crochet this little Bumble Bee, designed by Erangi Udeshika, with Sport Weight Yarn  and a 3.5 mm (E) hook.
This cute little bee would look great in a nursery, or as part of a mobile.
This small bumblebee was designed by Sharon Ojala. You will need Medium Weight Yarn  and a 4 mm (G) hook.
Sweet Little Bee
This sweet little bee was designed by Cheryl from Crochet 365 Knit Too. You will need a 4 mm (G) hook and Medium Weight Yarn .
The bee measures approximately 2.5 inches long when complete.
Bee Happy Hanging Towel
This bright Bee Happy, Hanging Towel was designed by Heidi Yates.
You will need Medium Weight Yarn  and a 5.5 mm (I) hook.
Benevolent Bumble Bee by Tamara Kelly
The Benevolent Bumble Bee is huggable and soft. This pattern was designed by Tamara Kelly and uses Medium Weight Yarn  and a 5.5 mm (I) hook.
The finished bee measures 12 inches long X 11 inches wide.
The Bee Family (so cute!) was designed by Sharon Ojala. You will need Medium Weight Yarn  and a 4 mm (G) hook.
Tiny Bee Amigurumi by The Wandering Deer
Make your own Tiny Bee Amigurumi Key Chain. This pattern was designed by The Wandering Deer and uses Fingering Weight Yarn  and a 3 mm hook.
Beatrice the Bee by Tamara Ramsey
This simple bee toy was designed by Tamara Ramsey. You will need Medium Weight Yarn  and a 3.5 mm (E) hook. The finished bee measures 6 inches.
More Crochet Bumblebee Patterns
These gorgeous bumblebees were designed by Sonja van der Wijk. For this project you will need a 3.5 mm (E) crochet hook and Aran Weight Yarn .
Chubby Bumble Bee Amigurumi
This bumble bee pattern is available from StringyDingDing. To crochet this bee you will need a 4 mm (G) crochet hook and Medium Weight Yarn .
This bumble bee pattern is available from Annamaria Majlath. The written pattern is available on as a free PDF download. The yarn used was Fingering Weight Yarn  and a 2.25 mm (B).
Amigurumi Bumblebee Pattern
This amigurumi bumblebee pattern is available from Hooked by Robin. The written pattern is available on her blog and she also has a Video Tutorial (linked below in my post) to show you how to make it!
You may also like these adorable crocheted bee patterns!