Butterfly Crochet Sapelo

Butterfly Crochet Sapelo

Written by +Teresa Richardson 

Video Tutorial:  
Butterfly Crochet Sapelo 

Video Tutorial: Butterfly Crochet Sapelo Left Hand Version

 Skill Level - Easy

DC - Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch

Size I/5.5 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Chenille Wire or Pipe Cleaner

Chain 5, join
Round 1:  CH 1, 3 DC, Chain 8, 3 DC, CH 5, 3 DC, CH 5, 3 DC, CH 8, join with the first stitch. SL ST to the center DC. 

Round 2: Work 8 DC in the chain loop, Work 8 DC in the chain loop.  *SL ST in center DC.  In the next CH 5 loop, work 5 DC, CH 3, SL ST in same stitch, Work 5 DC in same chain, complete twice from *.  SL ST in center DC.  Work 8 DC in the chain loop, Work 8 DC in the chain loop. Sl ST in center DC, cut yarn, pull through. 

Wrap and shape wire around center.  Shape antenna.

If you don't have wire available, you can cut several strands together, tie to center.  Separate strands at top and knot for antenna.  See image above for example.

If you are a beginner, you can find a playlist for the basic crochet stitches by clicking on this link.  Beginner Crochet Stitches

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  1. I've been making blankets for my hospital to give out to moms who lose babies....these butterflies will look super cute on the corner of the girl ones!

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