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The Crochet Honey Bee Blanket Pattern

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There is something sweet about this cheerful blanket. After releasing The Buzzing Beehive Blanket, I did not think I could ever think of another style. But I love when inspiration strikes, and I had been itching to do some cross-stitch. So I combined my love for crochet and cross-stitch together and created The Honey Bee Blanket.

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Honey Bee Blanket

Are you all about the honey bee? Check out these bee-themed patterns:

Buzzing Beehive Blanket Crochet Pattern
Bee Fingerless Mittens Free Crochet Pattern
Queen Bee Crochet Tank Top Pattern

About the Yarn

Living in Florida means it’s warm most of the year. So choosing a blanket yarn is very important, and I’m very particular. I love it when I find a soft cotton yarn that creates a stunning blanket.

Honey Bee Blanket

For this blanket, I stumbled upon Loops & Threads Creme Cotton from Michael’s Craft Stores. It’s the yarn that inspired the crochet blanket. I purchased the colors that spoke to me, and then they sat in a basket for a while. Whenever I saw them, I thought it would make a beautiful bee theme.

One of my crochet friends also released a pattern recently with this yarn and I love it so I just have to share. It’s called The Beach Day Pullover by Sincerely Pam. It’s a great design to show how diverse this yarn is and this really is a beautiful pullover for the warmer months. And can easily be layered during the cold months.

Honey Bee Blanket

Want to make adjustments?

I know a lot of people do not want to cross stitch the be design, so I’ve also included a crochet tapestry option as well. The bee will simply be mirrored and turns out beautiful.

Other yarns can also be used if a different fiber is desired. The key thing is to make sure the gauge works. Each hexagon needs to come out as, well, a hexagon. So as long as each piece can be blocked to a hexagon which is equal on all sides, then substitutions are fine.

The blanket can also be sized larger or smaller by making more hexagons for the center and the sides. A visual schematic of the finished blanket in the pattern will help in deciding adjustments.

Honey Bee Blanket


• 6.5 mm (K) Furls Odyssey or size to obtain gauge
• Yarn Needle
• Scissors

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When blocked:
32 inches (81 cm) wide
48 inches (123 cm) long


ch- Chain
RS- Right Side
sc- Single Crochet
sc2tog – Single Crochet Two Together
sl st- Slip Stitch
sts- Stitches
WS- Wrong Side

Honey Bee Blanket
Honey Bee Blanket


Michaels Loops & Threads Creme Cotton

Loops & Threads Creme Cotton
(432 yds/ball)
In Colorways:
Cream 2 skeins
Mustard 3 skeins
• Approx. 1,650 Yards [1,509 meters]

Skill Level

Easy/Advanced Beginner


Before blocking: 15 sc sts and 15 rows = 4” [10 cm] with K-hook

This pattern is worked in pieces and joined together similar to a quilt. Blocking pieces before joining is recommended.

Honey Bee Blanket


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Saturday 7th of November 2020

Love this pattern! If I wanted to make it I am adult size lap blanket, how many more hexagons would you recommend adding? Thanks!

Grandma Lucy

Friday 31st of July 2020

Super cute!


Thursday 30th of July 2020

What substitute would you recommend for this yarn? It is out of stock right now?

Briana Kepner

Friday 31st of July 2020

Oh my, I looked up a couple and they are out of stock too, seem hard to get our hands on yarn right now. Here is a link to possible substitutes

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