28 Jun 2018

Crochet Pattern: Bee Happy Honeycomb Baby Blanket

     The Bee Happy Honeycomb Crochet Pattern makes a beautiful baby blanket or lapghan you would want to use for years and pass it down when time comes. 

     This pattern is available in both Etsy Store and Ravelry Store in a large print, inexpensive, printable PDF file, with lots of pictures and step by step tutorial on how to crochet yours.

      It's made with bright happy colors and smiling bee appliques, it's also easy to make because it only uses basic stitches like the single crochet stitch and the double crochet stitch.

     The blanket is made out of solid hexagons joined with single crochet stitches which give the border a raised texture. Using shades of warm yellows make this blanket look like a honeycomb. 

     The smiling bee applique pattern is versatile, one pattern can create a multitude of different looking bees: some can face to the left, some to the right, even vertically with one wing on each side of the body.

     This pattern creates a cot size blanket or a lapgan sized 115cm by 100cm (approximately 40in by 45in). You can modify it to suit your needs by simply adding or taking away hexagons.

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     Gather your supplies and head over to my store for the pattern.

- For the hexagons - chunky yarn in 3 shades of yellow. I used Hayfield 978 Sunflower, King Cole 828 Yellow and King Cole 551 Cream.

- For the bees - chunky yarn in black, yellow and white. I used King Cole 554 Black, King Cole 828 Yellow and King Cole 822 White

- crochet hook, I used a 3.5mm hook

- large eye blunt needle to weave in the ends

The Stitches

- magic ring - tutorial here

- chain ( ch)

- slip stitch (sl st)

- single crochet (sc)

- half double crochet (hdc)

-double crochet (dc)

- increase (inc) - tutorial here

- decrease (dec) - tutorial here

     This is how your blanket should look like once finished. You can customize yours by adding more bees and changing the size of the blanket.

Happy crocheting!


  1. You need to make a video of this. How many total skeins did it take?

  2. Hello. I am interested in this pattern, it is really lovely. Could you let me know what size of hook you used for it?

  3. I loved the pattern. Could you please help me with the making of the hexagons. like how many chains and loops in each row.