Made in continuous rounds without turning and weaving in loose ends of yarn as you
With colour 1 make a magic circle, using 4.00mm hook (RS) work 1ch, 8dc into circle,
close circle pulling loose thread, ss to first dc on beginning of row.
Round 2 - 3ch, 2tr into base of 3ch, make 2ch, work 3tr, 2ch into each dc to end,
ss to top
of 3ch on beginning of row. Fasten off. (8, 2ch spaces)
Round 3 - Join in colour 2 with a ss to first 2ch space, work (3ch, 2tr, 2ch, 3tr)
2ch space, work (3tr, 2ch, 3tr) into each 2ch space to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning
of row. Fasten off.
Round 4 - Join in colour 3 with a ss to any space between shell groups, work * 8dtr
into next 2ch space, ss into space between next 2 shell groups, * rpt from * to *
to end, ss to ss on beginning of row. Do Not Fasten off.
Body - Make 20ch.
Fold butterfly in half, wrap ch around the middle of wings, (see pic) ss to first
ch. Fasten off.
Antenna - Make 10ch. 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.