The Butterfly Motif :: Crochet Stitch #91

Stitch Description

The Butterfly Motif is an adorable shaped crocheted butterfly. This motif would be great worked in small yarn for use as a decorative embellishment!

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Materials Used

Imperial Yarns Native Twist

Native Twist (Imperial’s most popular product) is a single-ply, lofty yarn. The bulky weight creates a soft, smooth knit fabric, making it an excellent option for heavy-weight outerwear such as coats and sweaters.

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Crystal Palace Bamboo Crochet Hook

Crystal Palaces’ Bamboo Crochet Hooks are lovely, and feel great in your hand. These 6 inch crochet hooks are made from specially selected, cured, and finished bamboo for an exceptionally smooth feel. Made in Japan.

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
dc
Double Crochet


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 1

  Pattern Repeat 
Chain 15

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

  • Prep: Ch 15, join with a Sl st, to the first ch (forming a large loop), ch 15, join with a Sl st in the same st as you joined the first loop (now you have two loops), ch 10, join with a Sl st, in the same st as other loops are joined, ch 10, join with a Sl st in the same st as other loops are joined (2 ch-15 loops and 2 ch-10 loops).
  • Step 1: Ch 1, [5 sc, ch 4, 1 sc, ch 6, 1 sc, ch 8, 1 sc, ch 10, 1 sc, ch 8, 1 sc, ch 6, 1 sc, ch 4, 5 sc] in each of the next 2 ch-15 loops, [2 sc, ch 4, 1 sc, ch 6, 1 sc, ch 8, 1 sc,ch 6, 1 sc, ch 4, 2 sc], in each of the next 2 ch-10 loops, join with Sl st to beg sc, end off, leaving a 12″ (30.5 cm) length of yarn, wrap this around center to form body of butterfly, tie a knot underneath body.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Butterfly Motif

Example of the Butterfly Motif


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