Using free crochet patterns for making cute little ladybugs can be kind of addictive - every time you find one that you think cannot be beat another one comes along to top it. These free patterns are especially wonderful when used as appliques, simply because they are brightly colored and can add dimension to other more neutral colored items. As far as the degree of difficulty in making these little ladybugs it is nonexistent, as even beginners can finish these off pretty quickly and without any hassle whatsoever. As for kids attempting to learn the art of crochet these are among the most useful teaching patterns as well - before a child can become bored with a project it is usually finished in a single setting of short duration.
Here are some of the nicer free crochet patterns for ladybugs available on the internet: