Crochet Butterfly Motif 1 – Picture tutorial & Chart

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In this crochet tutorial, I am going to show how you can crochet this butterfly. Tutorial has both step by step pictures and crochet chart.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

It is simple and takes a few minutes. You have to know how to crochet the chain stitch , single crochet stitch and the double crochet stitch (Click links for picture tutorials) to make this butterfly.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Closeup look of the butterfly.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Here is the chart. To save it for future reference, pin it on pinterest. (Connect with me @pinterest and @facebook)

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

We will be making a 8 petals flower and folding it into half. Scroll down for written and picture tutorial.

You can start with a magic ring or a ring made of chains. The magic ring looks like this.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Once all the stitches have been added, pull the tail to make the ring smaller

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Or make 6 chains and make a ring with a slip stitch.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Chain 3 and it will be counted as first double crochet stitch.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Add another double crochet stitch.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Chain 2 and add two more double crochet stitches.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

We will adding a total of 8 sets like this around the ring.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Chain 2 and join with the first double crochet stitch of this row.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Change to second color. The loop is pulled in the space between two double crochet stitches (not the chain space)

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Add a single crochet stitch.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

We will adding 5 double crochet stitches in the next chain space.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Again add a single crochet stitch in between the 2 double crochet stitches.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

We will add 5 double crochet stitches (dc shell) in the chain space and a single crochet stitch between two double crochet stitches.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

After completing the 8th shell, join it with the first stitch of the row with a slip stitch.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Then start adding chains.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Fold the circle into half and add enough chains so you can wrap around like shown below.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart
End with a slip stitch.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Add two knots on both sides of a small string. Cover knots with clear nail polish to secure knots (optional).

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Pass it under the chains.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Beautiful butterfly ready.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

They can be strung together and hung as a wall hanging or bunting in a baby nursery.

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

Crochet butterfly motif 1 - picture tutorial and chart

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