Made in continuous rounds without turning and weaving in loose ends of yarn as you
With color 1 make a magic circle, using 4.00mm hook (RS) ch1, 8sc in circle, close
circle pulling loose thread, sl st to first sc on beginning of row.
Round 2 - ch3, 2dc in base of ch3, ch2, work 3dc, ch2 in each sc to end, sl st to
top of ch3 on beginning of row. Fasten off. (8, ch2 spaces)
Round 3 - Join in color 2 with a sl st to first ch2 space, (ch3, 2dc, ch2, 3dc) in
same ch2 space, work (3dc, ch2, 3dc) in each ch2 space to end, sl st to top of ch3
on beginning of
row. Fasten off.
Round 4 - Join in color 3 with a sl st to any space between shell groups, work *
8trc in next ch2 space, sl st in space between next 2 shell groups, * rpt from *
to * to end, sl st to sl st on beginning of row. Do Not Fasten off.
Body - ch20
Fold butterfly in half, wrap ch around the middle of wings, (see pic) sl st to first
ch. Fasten off.
Antenna - ch10. Fasten off.
Finishing - Weave in loose end of yarn from body and trim, slide antenna under body
ch (see pic) trim leaving a small tail on each.
Hope you enjoy this free crochet pattern for a butterfly motif.