Friday, September 19, 2008
Crochet Butterfly-Motif- Variation B
Crochet Butterfly Variation B
Pattern by Teresa Richardson
CH = Chain
DC = Double Crochet
ST = Stitch
Beg = Beginning
SL ST = Slip Stitch
Picot: This is a chain 3, join in the first chain. It forms a tiny, decorative loop.
Size 10 Crochet Cotton Thread
Steel Crochet Hook Size 2
Magic Circle or Chain 4 and join.
Round 1: CH 3, 4 DC, CH 1, *5 DC, CH 1, repeat 3 times from *, SL ST in beg CH 3 to join. (8 Sets of 5 Double Crochet)
Round 2: SL ST over to 3rd DC. CH 3, 4 DC in same DC. CH 1, *5 DC in next CH 1 SP. CH 1, 5 DC in the center(3rd DC over), CH 1, repeat from * 3 times. 5 DC in next CH 1 SP, CH 1, SL ST in beg CH 3.
Round 3: SL ST over to 3rd DC. CH 3, 4 DC in same DC. *CH 3, 5 DC, in 3rd DC of the next set of stitches. Repeat from * 7 times. CH 3, join in beg CH 3.
Round 4: SL ST over to 3rd DC. CH 3, 2 DC in same ST, CH, SL ST in 1st CH,(picot), 3 DC in same ST. *CH 2, DC dropping below around row 2, CH 1 SP, CH 2, 3DC,PICOT, 3DC in 3rd DC. Repeat from * 7 times. CH 2, DC dropping below around row 2, CH 1 SP, CH 2, SL ST in beg CH 3.
When the motif is complete, fold in half and secure together to form the butterfly shape. Knot and sew in all the tails.