This Itty Bitty Butterfly Applique is a super quick, less than 5 minute, work up perfect for embellishing any project that you want. Change the hook size and yarn weight to change the size of the butterfly to fit your needs!
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Itty Bitty Butterfly Applique
- 6-10 yards of worsted weight yarn
- G hook
- Yarn needle
Gauge: Not necessary for this project
Stitch Glossary: MC-magic circle, Ch-chain, Sl St- slip stitch, Sc-single crochet, Dc-double crochet
- Size of butterfly can easily be changed by using a larger hook, or a lighter/heavier weight yarn and the appropriate hook for that yarn.
Round 1: MC. [Ch 5, sc] x4.
Round 2: *Sl st into the next ch 5 loop. Ch 2 (counts as Dc). 7 dc in the same loop.* Repeat from * to * 3 more times. Join to the beginning sl st. Fasten off leaving a long tail to use to sew butterfly onto another project.
Taking a long piece of contrasting color yarn and leaving a tail, wrap around the center of the four wings until you get your desired body size/shape. Tie both ends of the yarn together at the top of the body, (you can decide where this is) leaving 2 strands to serve as antennas. Cut these to your preferred antenna length. Sew onto any project for added embellishment.
***My testers and I have worked diligently to make this pattern for you. Rewriting, reselling, distributing, or copying this pattern as your own and/or without my consent is prohibited. You may sell any finished items from this pattern. However, I do ask that you credit me as the designer and link back to my Facebook page www.facebook.com/sweetpotatocrochetcreations or my Ravelry page http://www.ravelry.com/designers/sweet-potato-crochet-creations
I hope you all enjoy this quick and easy butterfly applique!