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Crochet Butterfly Applique


Light weight yarnYarnTahki Yarns Cotton Classic (100% Mercerized Cotton; 108 yards [99 meters]/50 grams):  3402 Dark Orange (C, 1 ball), 3449 Bubblegum Pink (D, 1 ball), 3533 Bright Yellow (E, 1 ball)

Hook: US size G/6 (4.25 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle,  sewing needle and matching thread.

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Butterflies (make 8 (10, 12, 14) each using C, D and E as MC. Use another color for body and antennae)

With MC, ch 4, sl st into first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: *Ch 3, 3 tr into ring, ch 3, sl st into ring, ch 3, 3 tr into ring, ch 3, sl st into ring, ch 2, 3 dc into ring, ch 2, sl st into ring, ch 2, dc 3 into ring, ch 2, sl st into ring.

Fasten off, leaving a tail approx. 8″ long.

Cut a strand of another color 12″ long. Wrap around Body 3 times and tie a square knot between triple crochet clusters for head. Tie an overhand knot in each end about ½” away from head for antennae, then trim ends.

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