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Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Art of Crochet by Teresa - Free Instructions and Patterns

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
Tapestry Needle

Optional: Chenille Wire stem for butterfly body
Optional: Magnet

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.

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