Posted: 15 May 2012 03:21 PM PDT
Crochet Butterfly Fiona
How to make a crochet Butterfly
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Written by Teresa Richardson
Video Tutorial: Crochet Butterfly Fiona
Video Tutorial: Crochet Butterfly Fiona Left Hand Version
Skill Level - Intermediate
DC - Double Crochet
SL ST - Slip Stitch
SC - Single Crochet
Size I/5.5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Optional: Chenille Wire stem for butterfly body
Chain 5, join
Round 1: Chain 1 (won't count as a stitch), *2 DC through the chain, Chain 3, continue around from * 8 times total. Join with the beginning stitch. ( 8 sets of 2 DC, CH 3)
Round 2: Work a slip stitch between the double crochet. Work a chain 1, *SC between the DC. Working in the next chain 3 space, work 4 DC, CH 3, SL ST to DC, 4 DC in same space. Complete from * a total of 8 times. Join with the beginning stitch. ( 8 sets of 4 DC, CH 3 join, 4 DC, SC between DC)
Upon completion, you will fold and align the double crochet together so there are 4 sections on each side. Sew together so they stay in place. Knot secure and sew in the tails.
Chenille Stem: Approximately 8 inches. Align around the butterfly. Twist at the top and shape antenna.
Magnet: Glue a magnet to the back for using on a refrigerator or magnetic board.