Tunisian Crochet Butterfly Pattern

Tunisian crochet butterfly pattern

Crochet materials and tools:

<> Crochet hook 5 mm (H-8)

<> Bernat Maker Fashion (5) – 72% cotton, 28 % nylon: 100 grams -115 m per skein.

Crochet butterfly size:

About 7*8 cm

Common abbreviations of crochet stitches:

ch – chain

sc – single crochet

sl st – slip stitch

st – stitch

yo – yarn over

two crochet Tunisian butterflies - gray and yellow

Tunisian crochet butterfly pattern:

Start with magic circle. Chain 8.

Row 1: Insert the hook into first back ridge and draw up a loop (2 loops on the hook). Then insert the hook into the second ridge and draw up a loop (3 loops on the hook). Continue in the same manner until you have 8 loops on the hook. Insert the hook into the center of the circle and draw up a loop (9 loops on the hook). [yo and pull through 2 loops] – 8 times.

Row 2: Insert the hook into the back loop stitch that is near your hook and make a sl st. [Insert the hook into the next back loop and draw up a loop] – 6 times. Insert the hook into the center of the circle and draw up a loop (8 loops on the hook). [yo and pull through 2 loops] – 7 times.

Row 3: Insert the hook into the back loop stitch that is near your hook and make a sl st. [Insert the hook into the next back loop and draw up a loop] – 5 times. Insert the hook into the center of the circle and draw up a loop (7 loops on the hook). [yo and pull through 2 loops] – 6 times.

Row 4: Insert the hook into the back loop stitch that is near your hook and make a sl st. [Insert the hook into the next back loop and draw up a loop] – 4 times. Insert the hook into the center of the circle and draw up a loop (6 loops on the hook). [yo and pull through 2 loops] – 5 times.

Row 5: Insert the hook into the back loop stitch that is near your hook and make a sl st] – 4 times, sl st into the circle. The first large wing is ready.

Row 6: Chain 4. [ Insert the hook into first back ridge and draw up a loop] – 3 times (4 loops on the hook). Insert the hook into the center of the circle and draw up a loop (5 loops on the hook). [yo and pull through 2 loops] – 4 times.

Row 7: Insert the hook into the back loop stitch that is near your hook and make a sl st. [Insert the hook into the next back loop and draw up a loop] – twice. Insert the hook into the center of the circle and draw up a loop (4 loops on the hook). [yo and pull through 2 loops] – 3 times.

Row 8: [Insert the hook into the next back loop and draw up a loop] – twice. Insert the hook into the center of the circle and draw up a loop (4 loops on the hook). [yo and pull through 2 loops] – 3 times.

Row 9: [Insert the hook into the back loop stitch that is near your hook and make a sl st] – twice, sl st into the circle. The first small wind is ready.

crochet Tunisian butterfly made with yellow yarn

Row 10: chain 3, [Insert the hook into first back ridge and draw up a loop] – twice, Insert the hook into the center of the circle and draw up a loop (4 loops on the hook), [yo and pull through 2 loops] – 3 times.

Row 11: [Insert the hook into first back loop that is near your hook and draw up a loop] – twice, Insert the hook into the center of the circle and draw up a loop (4 loops on the hook), [yo and pull through 2 loops] – 3 times.

Row 12: Chain 1[Insert the hook into first back ridge (or loop) and draw up a loop] – 3 times, Insert the hook into the center of the circle and draw up a loop (5 loops on the hook), [yo and pull through 2 loops] – 4 times.

Row 13: [Insert the hook into the back loop stitch that is near your hook and make a sl st] – 3 times, sl st into the circle. The second small wind is ready.

Row 14: chain 5, [Insert the hook into first back ridge and draw up a loop] – 4 times, Insert the hook into the center of the circle and draw up a loop (6 loops on the hook), [yo and pull through 2 loops] – 5 times.

Row 15: chain 1, [Insert the hook into first back ridge (or loop) and draw up a loop] – 5 times, Insert the hook into the center of the circle and draw up a loop (7 loops on the hook), [yo and pull through 2 loops] – 6 times.

Row 16: chain 1, [Insert the hook into first back ridge (or loop) and draw up a loop] – 6 times, Insert the hook into the center of the circle and draw up a loop (8 loops on the hook), [yo and pull through 2 loops] – 7 times.

Row 17: chain 1, [Insert the hook into first back ridge (or loop) and draw up a loop] – 7 times, Insert the hook into the center of the circle and draw up a loop (9 loops on the hook), [yo and pull through 2 loops] – 8 times.

Row 18: [Insert the hook into the back loop stitch that is near your hook and make a sl st] – 7 times, sl st into the circle. The second large wind is ready.

Now pull the tail and close the circle. Weave in ends.

It is time to fly for our butterflies!

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