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Hofri's Crocheted Butterfly Motif

Updated on December 20, 2014

Motif Description

Remember the 3D Renaissance Butterfly I made for my sister? Well, this one is just an off-shoot of that pattern. It's so cute I have to name it after my little baby. I don't know yet what I'm gonna do with this. What are you gonna make?

What You Need


small amount of plarn* or any other yarn you prefer

Crochet Hook

size appropriate for the plarn or yarn you are using


Tapestry needle

Click here to learn the methods of making plarn. and conditioning it for crochet.


ch = chain

sl st = slip stitch

sc = single crochet

hdc = half double crochet

dc = double crochet

tr = treble crochet

dtr = double treble crochet

sp = space

Design Notes

This butterfly is cute no matter what tension you use.

Crochet Instructions

Ch 5, sl st to form ring.

(Ch 6, sl st to ring) 2x.

(Ch 5, sl st to ring) 4x. TURN.

In ch-5 sp, work 1 sc, 1hdc, 1dc, 1 tr, and 1 dtr. Ch 7, sl st to ring.

(In next ch-5 sp, work 1 sc, 1 hdc, 2 dc, 1 hdc, and 1 sc. Sl st to ring.)2x

Ch 7. In last ch-5 sp, work 1 dtr, 1 tr, 1 dc, 1hdc, and 1 sc. Sl st to ring.

Weave in loose ends.


It's possible that some parts of the motif will not lie flat. If that happens, simply iron the motif between two pieces of paper.

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