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Crochet butterfly pattern

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  • The butterfly applique pattern can be used as the cutest embellishment for accessories, baby blanket or pillow. You can also create a wonderful wall display.


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Feel free to use any type of yarn (or even thread) for your project. Most yarns have the recommended crochet hook size on the label.


Techniques used in this stitch

UK / US crochet term:

Chain stitch – ch

Slip stitch – sl.st

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc / sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

Double treble / Treble – d.tr / tr

3 tr / dc cluster – cls.

Picot of 5ch – picot

Popcorn of 5 tr/dc – pn5: work 5 tr/dc in the same space of 1 ch. Drop the loop from your hook. Insert your hook from back to front under the top 2 loops of the first tr/dc of the group. Grab the dropped loop with your hook and pull it through the stitch. Make 1 ch.

Big wings.

Take yarn of brown color and work next:

Row 1: make 2 foundation ch, work in last ch 16 dc/sc, sl.st in second ch.

Row 2: 1ch, work 16 dc/sc into ring, sl.st in ch.

Row 3: 1ch, work 21 dc/sc into ring, sl.st with yarn of beige color in ch.

Row 4: 8ch, 3 st skip, * 1tr/dc in next, 5 ch, 2 st skip; rep from * 5 times, sl.st in third ch.

Row 5: 2ch, * 5 dc/sc in space of chs, 1 dc/sc in tr/dc below; rep from*, 6 times, 5 dc/sc in space of 5 ch, sl.st in second ch, turn.

Row 6: work dc/sc in back loop of st below. Make 2ch, * 1 dc/sc in next 5 sts, 2 dc/sc in the next st; rep from * 5 times, 1 dc/sc in next 6 sts, sl.st with yarn of blue color in second ch, turn.

Row 7: 2 ch, work dc/sc in in back loop of st below, sl.st in second ch.

Row 8: 5ch, * skip 2 sts, 1dc/sc in next, 4ch; rep from * 3 times, 1dc/sc in next, 1ch, skip 2 sts, 1tr/dc in next, turn.

Row 9: 5 ch, * 1 dc/sc in space of 4ch, 4 ch; rep from *, 1time, 1 dc/sc in space of 4ch, 1 ch, 1 tr/dc in space of 5ch, turn.

Row 10: 5ch, 1 dc/sc in space of 4ch, 4ch, 1 dc/sc in next space of 4ch, 1 ch, 1 tr/dc in space of 5ch, turn.

Row 11: 5 ch, 1 dc/sc in space of 4ch, 1 ch, 1 tr/dc in space of 5ch, turn.

Row 12: 2 ch, 1 tr/dc in space of 5ch, turn.

Take brown yarn and work next rows.

Row 13: 2ch, work 3 dc/sc in each hole (you now have 15dc/sc).

Continue crochet dc/sc in back loop of sts below. Make 1 dc/sc in next 5 sts below, * 2 dc/sc in the same st, 6 dc/sc in next 5 sts below ; rep from * times, work 3 dc/sc in each hole (15dc/sc), sl.st in second ch, turn.

Row 14: 2ch, 1 dc/sc in back loop of next 38 sts below, turn, 5 ch, skip 4st, 1 cls. in next, 5 ch, skip 2 sts, 1dc/sc in next, turn; 1ch, 5 dc/sc in first space of 5 ch, picot, 5 dc/sc in next space of 5 ch.

Continue work over dc/sc of row 13. Make 1 dc/sc in back loop of next 29 sts below, sl.st in second ch.

Small wings.

Take yarn of brown color and work next:

Row 1: 6ch, 8 d.tr/tr in last ch, turn.

Take yarn of beige color.

Row 2: 5ch, * skip 1 st, 1 dc/sc in next, 4ch; rep from* 1 time, skip 1 st, 1 dc/sc in next, 1ch, 1 tr/dc in fifth ch, turn.

Row 3: 5 ch, * 1dc/sc in space of 4ch, 4ch; rep from* 1time, 1dc/sc in space of 5ch, 1ch, 1tr/dc in first ch below, turn.

Row 4: 5 ch, * 1dc/sc in space of 4ch, 4ch; rep from* 1time, 1dc/sc in space of 5ch, 1ch, 1tr/dc in first ch below, turn.

Row 5: 5 ch, * 1dc/sc in space of 4ch, 4ch; rep from * 1 time, 1dc/sc in space of 5ch,turn.

Take yarn of brown color.

Row 6: 1ch, 4dc/sc in next two spaces of 4ch, 5 dc/sc in next space, 3 dc/sc in next two holes under tr/dc, 5 dc/sc over 5ch, 3 dc/sc in last foundation ch, 5 dc/sc over d.tr/tr, 3dc/sc in space under tr/dc, 3 dc/sc in space of 5ch, 1 dc/sc in next space of 4ch, sl.st in ch, turn.

Row 7: make 1 dc/sc in back loop of next 28 sts below, 3dc/sc in the same st, 1 dc/sc in back loop of next 10 sts, sl.st in second ch.

Take yarn of blue color.

Row 8: 3ch, *skip 1st, pn5 in next, 1ch; rep from *3 times, skip 1st, pn5 in next, skip 1st, 1tr/dc in next.

Take yarn of brown color.

Row 9: (work tr/dc into dc/sc of row 7). Make 1ch, 1 tr/dc in first st below , * 2ch, 1 tr/dc in dc/sc below (between two popcorns); rep from *3 times, 2ch, skip 1st, 1 tr/dc in next, turn.

Row 10: 1ch, work 1dc/sc + picot + 1dc/sc in each space of 2ch.

Body.

Take beige yarn and make 15 foundation chains.

Row 1: skip 2ch, make 1 dc/sc in 13 foundation chs, 3 dc/sc in last ch, make 1 dc/sc in the same 13 foundation chs on opposite side, sl.st in first ch, turn.

Row 2: 1 ch, make 1 dc/sc in back loop of next 14 sts below, 3 dc/sc in the same st, 1 dc/sc in back loop of next 14 sts,

* 20ch, 1 cls.in fourth ch, 3 ch, sl.st in the same ch, sl.st in next 16 ch; rep from * 1 time, sl.st in ch.

100% Cotton

Color combination with blue and white

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