Easter Egg Butterfly Buddy
Materials Needed: Small amounts of pink, variegated and black yarn, size G hook, sewing needle, 1 large Easter egg
Body of Butterfly:
Round 1- work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook
Note: you are now working in continuous round, use a stitch marker to mark the beginning of each round
Round 2 - work 2 scs in each st around (12)
Round 3 - (2 sc in 1st st, 1sc in next st) repeat around (18)
Round 4 - (2 sc in 1st st, sc in next 2 sts) repeat around (24)
Round 5-16 - sc in each st around (24)
Round 17- (sc in next 4 sts, dec sc) repeat 4 times, join with a sl st to next sc, Fasten off. (20)
attach black to round 2, ch 6, work 3 scs in 2nd ch from hook, sl st in next 4 sts. Fasten off repeat on other side of round 2.
Leaving a long length of yarn to sew with on one of the wings.
ch 4, join with a sl st to form a ring
Row 1- ch 3, work 2 dcs in ring, turn
Row 2 - ch 3 work 2 dcs in 1st st, ch 1, skip a st, work 3 dcs in next st, turn
Row 3 - ch 3 work 2 dcs in 1st st, ch 1, skip 2 sts, work 3 dcs in next ch 1 sp, ch 1, sk 2 sts work 3 dc in last st, turn
Row 4 - ch 3 work 2 dcs in 1st st, ch 1, skip 2 sts, *work 3 dcs in next ch 1 sp, ch 1* repeat twice, sk 2 sts work 3 dc in last st, turn
Row 5 - ch 3 work 2 dcs in 1st st, ch 1, skip 2 sts, *work 3 dcs in next ch 1 sp, ch 1* repeat 3 times, sk 2 sts work 3 dc in last st, turn
Sew eyes over round 6 and 7.
Sew wings to back on round 7 and tack the wings on round 3 of the wings so they will stand out.
Copyright (c) 2001 Marlo D. Cairns