I made the owl with a couple gray fabrics that had been in my fabric stash for a while. I was saving it for the perfect project. I really love these floral fabrics.
For the blanket, I made a 30 x 30 granny square with Caron Simply Soft yarn in Heather, Soft Pink, and White.
Instruction for Ladybug Applique:
size F hook
3 yarns (I used pink, gray, and white)
ch - chain
sc - single crochet
dc - double crochet
hdc - half double crochet
round 1: ch 2, 12 dc in ring, join.
round 2: ch 2, pull ring tight, dc in same space, 2 dc in each dc around, join
round 3: ch 2, dc in same space, 2 dc in each stitch around, join, fasten off and weave in tails
row 1: ch 2, 8 dc, do NOT join, ch 2, turn
row 2: 2 dc in each stitch, pull magic ring tight, fasten off and leave a tail
sew onto the body
Wings: (make 2)
magic ring, ch 2
row 1: 8 dc, do not join, ch 2, turn
row 2: 2 dc in each stitch, ch 2, turn
row 3: 1 hdc, 2 hdc around ch.1, fasten off
Spots: (make 6)
8 dc, join, leave a tail for sewing
Stitch the wings onto the body of the ladybug.