Crochet Butterfly Pin

Materials

  • TLC Cotton Plus Yarn: Melody Variegated, Tan
  • Metal pin back, 1-1/2”
  • Acrylic flat-backed rhinestones: four lavender, 10 pink
  • Faux pearls, two white

Tools

  • Crochet hook, size F
  • Yarn needle
  • Craft glue

Directions

STEP 1

  • Row 1: (ch 10, sl st in 10th ch from hook) 2 times, (ch 15, sl st in 15th ch from hook) 2 times, (sl st into smaller loop, ch 1, 11 sc evenly spaced around loop) 2 times, (sl st into next larger loop, ch 1, 16 sc evenly spaced around loop) 2 times, join with sl st in first sc of first smaller loop.

STEP 2

  • Row 2: (ch 3, sl st in next sc) around each of 2 smaller loops, and around next larger loop until you reach center, ch 8 instead of 3 at center,(sl st in next sc, ch 3) around larger loop until you reach center of next larger loop, ch 8 instead of 3 at center, (sl st in next sc, ch 3) around remainder of loop, join to bottom of first ch-3. Fasten off.

STEP 3

  • For body and antenna, with Tan, ch 35, fasten off. Wrap twice around center of wings making sure ends are even and having larger loops on top. (This forms the body). Tie knot at top of body.

STEP 4

  • To finish, dip antenna in fabric stiffener. Shape ends and lay flat to dry. Glue acrylic rhinestones on center of each loop. Let dry. Glue pin back on back of butterfly.
by Terry Day
Crochet Butterfly Pin
Crochet Butterfly Pin