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The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a children's picture book designed, illustrated and written by Eric Carle, first published by the World Publishing Company in 1969.
This is one of my favorite childhood books so I created this very simple pattern.
Final measurement is 15 inches long and 2 inches wide.

Supplies:
Light green yarn
Dark green yarn
Red yarn
Yellow yarn
Brown yarn
5.50 mm hook
Needle
Scissors
polyester fiberfill stuffing

Step 1: Body

Picture of Body
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Body x7 (3x light green, 3x dark green and 1 red yarn):
R1: 6 SC into ring (6 SC)
R2: 2-SC INC around (12 SC)
R3: *SC 1, 2-SC INC into next SC * around. (18 SC)
R4: * SC 2, 2- SC INC into next SC * around. (24 SC)
R5: * SC 3, 2- SC INC into next SC * around. (30 SC)
R6: * SC 4, 2- SC INC into next SC * around. (36 SC)
R7: * SC 5, 2- SC INC into next SC * around. (42 SC)
R8-12: 1 SC in each SC around. (42 SC)
R13: *SC 5, 2-DEC into next SC * around. (36 SC)
R14: *SC 4, 2-DEC into next SC * around. (30 SC)
R15: *SC 3, 2-DEC into next SC * around. (24 SC)
R16: *SC 2, 2-DEC into next SC * around. (18 SC)
R17: *SC 1, 2-DEC into next SC * around. (12 SC)
Fasten off. Leave a long tail for attaching. Stuff with polyester filling. Set aside.
 
ashenputtel made it!11 hours ago

Lovely pattern, thanks for sharing - I just made one :)

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lheath31 year ago
awesome
Revolt Lab3 years ago
Amazing!
canucksgirl3 years ago
Very nice! Doesn't look too hard to make either. ;)
ChrysN3 years ago
Cute!
ashbegash3 years ago
I love love love this!
rrkrose3 years ago
This is so cute!
Looks perfect and so adorable! I don't know how you keep whipping these out, but I love seeing them!
You are on a roll!

Love this one - such a great book. :D