Beehive Chocolate Egg Cover (fits a Kinder egg)
Pair 3mm needles
DK yarn in brown, yellow and black
Rows 1-4: Using 3mm needles and DK yarn cast on 24 sts and work 4 rows in K1, P1 rib.
Row 5: Knit
Row 6: Purl
Row 7: *K2, kfb*, repeat to end of row (32 sts)
Row 8: Knit
Row 9: Purl
Row 10: K3, kfb*, repeat to end of row (40 sts)
Row 11: Knit
Row 12: Purl
Rows 13 and 14: Knit
Repeat Rows 12 to 14 6 times
Row 33: Purl
Row 34: *K2, k2tog*, repeat to end of row (30 sts)
Row 35: Knit
Row 36: Purl
Row 37: *K1, k2tog*, repeat to end of row (20 sts)
Row 38: Knit
Row 39: Purl
Row 40: K2tog to end of row (10 sts)
Row 41: Knit
Row 42: P2 tog to end of row (5 sts)
Row 43: K2 tog, k1, k2tog. (3 sts)
Row 44: Slip 1, k2tog, psso.
Fasten off and cut yarn leavjng a long enough end to sew up side seam.
Stitch side seam (back stitch).
MINI MINI BEE
Using 3 mm or smaller double pointed needles and thin black yarn, cast on 3 sts.
Row 1: Kfb in each st. (6 sts)
Row 2: *K1, kfb* 3 times (9 sts)
Row 3: Using yellow, knit. Slide the stitches to the other end of the needle.
Row 4: Using black, knit.
Row 5: Purl. Slide the stitches to the other end of the needle
Row 6: Using yellow, purl.
Row 7: Using black, knit.
Row 8: Purl.
Row 9: *K2 tog, k1* 3 times (6 sts)
Row 10: Purl.
Row 11: K2 tog. 3 times (3 sts)
Draw yarn through remaining sts and fasten off. Sew body seam, using any ends for stuffing, or insert a tiny bit of toy stuffing.
Using a small crochet hook and thin white yarn, make a 20 st. chain and join in a circle. Fold in half, making two loops. Sew to body by stitching in the middle, and attach to top of hive.