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3 Crochet butterfly patterns

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Techniques used in this stitch

UK / US crochet term:

Chain stitch – ch

Slip stitch – sl.st

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc

Triple double crochet / Double single crochet – tr.dc/d.sc: Insert your hook into stitch, yarn over and draw through (2 loops on the hook), yarn over, insert the hook into the same stitch, yarn over the hook and draw through (4 loops on hook),

yarn over and draw through 4 loops.

Half treble / half double crochet – h.tr / h.dc

Treble / Double crochet – tr/dc

Double Treble / Triple crochet – d.tr/tr

Triple Treble / Double Triple Crochet – tr.tr / d.tr

Picot of 5ch - picot

Stitch – st

Materials: Cotton - 100% (50g/250m), crochet hook size - 1.6mm

Butterfly S

Upper wing

Round 1: Make 7ch, skip 2ch, 1dc/sc in next ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in each of the next 2ch, 1tr/dc in next ch, 7tr/dc in last ch. Work on opposite side: 1tr/dc in next ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in each of the next 2ch, 1dc/sc in next ch, sl.st in second ch.

Round 2: Make 2ch, 1dc/sc in second ch of previous round, 10ch, skip 7sts and work 1d.tr/tr + 5ch + 1d.tr/tr + 5ch + 1d.tr/tr in fifth tr/dc below, 10ch, 1dc/sc in second ch of previous round, sl.st in second ch.

Round 3: Make 2ch, 1dc/sc in second ch of previous round, 1dc/sc in dc/sc below, 9dc/sc in space of 10ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in the same space, 1h.tr/h.dc in d.tr/tr below, 1h.tr/h.dc in space of 5ch, 5tr/dc in the same space of 5ch, 3tr/dc in second d.tr/tr below, 5tr/dc in next space of 5ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in the same space of 5ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in third d.tr/tr below, 1h.tr/h.dc in space of 10ch, 9dc/sc in the same space of 10ch, 1dc/sc in dc/sc below, 1dc/sc in second ch of previous round, sl.st in second ch.

Round 4: Make 2ch and work 1tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 21 st, then make picot and continue crochet 1tr.tr / d.tr in each st below, sl.st in second ch.

Make two upper wings.

Lower wing

Round 1: Make 10ch and sl.st in last ch. Make 1ch, and then work in the ring of 10ch: 2dc/sc, 4h.tr/h.dc, 9tr/dc, 4h.tr/h.dc, 2dc/sc; make sl.st in first ch.

Round 2: Make 1ch and work 1tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 11 st, then make picot and continue crochet 1tr.tr / d.tr in each st below, sl.st in ch.

Make two lower wings.

Body

Round 1: Make 10ch, skip 2ch, 1dc/sc in each of the next 2ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in each of the next 2ch, 1tr/dc n each of the next 2ch,1h.tr/h.dc in next, 1dc/sc in last ch.

Round 2: Make 2ch and work on opposite side: 1 tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 8 foundation ch, picot, 1 tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 2ch, picot, 1 tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 8sts, sl.st in ch. Fasten off.

Make antennas. See pictures below.

Butterfly M

Upper wing

Round 1: Make 10ch, skip 2ch, 1dc/sc in next ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in each of the next 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 3ch, 7tr/dc in last ch. Work on opposite side: 1tr/dc in each of the next 3 ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in each of the next 3ch, 1dc/sc in next ch, sl.st in second ch.

Round 2: Make 2ch, 1dc/sc in second ch of previous round, 10ch, skip 10sts and work 1d.tr/tr + 5ch + 1d.tr/tr + 5ch + 1d.tr/tr + 5ch + 1d.tr/tr in seventh tr/dc below, 10ch, 1dc/sc in second ch of previous round, sl.st in second ch.

Round 3: Make 2ch, 1dc/sc in second ch of previous round, 1dc/sc in dc/sc below, 9dc/sc in space of 10ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in the same space, 1h.tr/h.dc in d.tr/tr below, 1h.tr/h.dc in space of 5ch, 4tr/dc in the same space of 5ch, 1tr/dc in second d.tr/tr below, 7tr/dc in next space of 5ch, 1tr/dc in third d.tr/tr below, 4tr/dc in next space of 5ch 1h.tr/h.dc in the same space of 5ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in fourth d.tr/tr below, 1h.tr/h.dc in space of 10ch, 9dc/sc in the same space of 10ch, 1dc/sc in dc/sc below, 1dc/sc in second ch of previous round, sl.st in second ch.

Round 4: Make 2ch and work 1tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 13 st, then make picot, 1tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 10 st, make picot, 1tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 10 st, picot, crochet 1tr.tr / d.tr in each st below to the end of the round, sl.st in second ch.

Make two upper wings.

Lower wing

Round 1: Make 15ch and sl.st in last ch. Make 1ch, and then work in the ring of 15ch: 2dc/sc, 7h.tr/h.dc, 11tr/dc, 7h.tr/h.dc, 2dc/sc; make sl.st in first ch.

Round 2: Make 1ch and work 1tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 15 st, then make picot and continue crochet 1tr.tr / d.tr in each st below, sl.st in ch.

Make two lower wings.

Body

Round 1: Make 10ch, skip 2ch, 1dc/sc in each of the next 2ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in each of the next 2ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 2ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in next ch, 5dc/sc in last ch. work on opposite side: 1h.tr/h.dc in next ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 2ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in each of the next 2ch, 1dc/sc in each of the next 2ch, sl.st in second ch.

Round 2: Make 2ch and work 1 tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 9sts, picot, work 1 tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 2sts, picot, 1 tr.tr/d.tr in each of the next 8sts, sl.st in second ch.

Make antennas.

Butterfly L

Upper Left wing

Round 1: Make 11ch, skip 2ch, 1dc/sc in each of the next 3ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in each of the next 2ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 2ch, 1d.tr/tr in next ch, 11d.tr/tr in last ch. Work on opposite side: 1d.tr/tr in next ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 2ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in each of the next 2ch, 1dc/sc in each of the next 3ch, sl.st in second ch.

Round 2: Make 2ch, 1dc/sc in second ch of previous round, 13ch, skip 13sts and work 1d.tr/tr in seventh d.tr/tr below, 5ch, 1tr.tr / d.tr in the same st, 8ch, 1tr/dc in the middle of the tr.tr / d.tr (see pictures),

5ch, 1d.tr/tr in the same seventh d.tr/tr below, 5ch, 1d.tr/tr in the same st, 13ch, 1dc/sc in second ch of previous round, sl.st in second ch.

Round 3: Make 2ch, 1dc/sc in second ch of previous round, 1dc/sc in dc/sc below, 13dc/sc in space of 13ch, 1dc/sc in first d.tr/tr, 5dc/sc in space of 5ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in tr.tr/d.tr below, 2tr/dc in space of 8ch, 9 d.tr/tr in the same space, 2tr/dc in the same space, 1h.tr/h.dc in tr/dc below, 5dc/sc in next space of 5ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in second d.tr/tr below, 2h.tr/h.dc in space of 5ch, 4tr/dc in the same space of 5ch, 2h.tr/h.dc in same space, 1h.tr/h.dc in third d.tr/tr below, 13dc/sc in space of 13ch, 1dc/sc in dc/sc below, 1dc/sc in second ch of previous round, sl.st in second ch.

Round 4: Make 2ch and work 1tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 16 st, then make picot, 1tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 6 st, make picot, 1tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 7st, make picot, 1tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 7st, make picot, 1tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 5st, make picot, 1tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 10st, make picot, crochet 1tr.tr / d.tr in each st below to the end of the round, sl.st in second ch.

Use steam from an iron or a steamer to block the wing.

Upper Right wing

Round 1: Repeat round 1 of left wing.

Round 2: Make 2ch, 1dc/sc in second ch of previous round, 13ch, skip 13sts and work 1d.tr/tr in seventh d.tr/tr below, 5ch, 1d.tr/tr in the same st, 5ch, 1tr.tr / d.tr in the same st, 8ch, 1tr/dc in the middle of the tr.tr / d.tr (see pictures),

5ch, 1d.tr/tr in the same seventh d.tr/tr below, 13ch, 1dc/sc in second ch of previous round, sl.st in second ch.

Round 3: Make 2ch, 1dc/sc in second ch of previous round, 1dc/sc in dc/sc below, 13dc/sc in space of 13ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in first d.tr/tr below, 2h.tr/h.dc in space of 5ch, 4tr/dc in the same space of 5ch, 2h.tr/h.dc in same space, 1h.tr/h.dc in second d.tr/tr below, 5dc/sc in next space of 5ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in tr.tr/d.tr below, 2tr/dc in space of 8ch, 9 d.tr/tr in the same space, 2tr/dc in the same space, 1h.tr/h.dc in tr/dc below, 5dc/sc in space of 5ch, 1dc/sc in d.tr/tr, 13dc/sc n space of 13ch, 1dc/sc in dc/sc below, 1dc/sc in second ch of previous round, sl.st in second ch.

Round 4: Make 2ch and work 1tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 14 st, then make picot, 1tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 10 st, make picot, 1tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 5 st, make picot, 1tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 7st, make picot, 1tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 7st, make picot, 1tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 6 st, make picot, crochet 1tr.tr / d.tr in each st below to the end of the round, sl.st in second ch.

Make steam blocking.

Lower wing

Round 1: Make 17ch and sl.st in last ch. Make 1ch, and then work in the ring of 17ch: 3dc/sc, 4h.tr/h.dc, 5tr/dc, 9d.tr/tr, 5tr/dc, 4h.tr/h.dc, 3dc/sc; make sl.st in first ch.

Round 2: Make 1ch and work 1tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 17 st, then make picot and continue crochet 1tr.tr / d.tr in each st below, sl.st in ch.

Make two lower wings.

Body

Round 1: Make 15ch, skip 2ch, 1dc/sc in each of the next 7ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in each of the next 2ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 2ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in next ch, 5dc/sc in last ch. Work on opposite side: 1h.tr/h.dc in next ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 2ch, 1h.tr/h.dc in each of the next 2ch, 1dc/sc in each of the next 7ch, sl.st in second ch.

Round 2: Make sl.st over each dc/sc, then make 1 tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 7sts, picot, work 1 tr.tr / d.tr in each of the next 2sts, picot, 1 tr.tr/d.tr in each of the next 6sts, sl.st in each dc/sc.

Make antennas.

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