Crochet Butterfly Applique

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Crafts by Starlight


Very Cute make this appliqué into a Butterfly Hair Comb for yourself or daughter. This Butterfly can even be used as an appliqué for a hat, pillow, etc.  It is made from size 10 thread. Used any color you want as to match an outfit.


Materials: Size 10 Thread colors – Maroon and Cream, Size 1.3 mm hook, hair comb.


Ch = Chain

SL = Slip Stitch

SC = Single Crochet

DC = Double Crochet

TR = Treble Crochet


Body: Cream Thread

Base: Ch 3.

Rnd 1: 6 SC in 1st CH sp, SL to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 2 – 12: 6 SC, SL to 1st SC made, CH 1, turn.

Rnd 13: 1 SC in every other sp, Tie off and hide string.


Right and left wings: Maroon.

Row 1: 10 SC along the side of the body just made, CH 1, turn.

Row 2: CH 3, SK 4 sps, 2 SC, CH 4, SK 3 sps, 1 SC, CH 2, turn.

Row 3: in 1st CH sp (3 TR, CH 3, 3 TR, 2 DC, 2 SC), 2 SC, In next CH sp ( 2 SC, 2 DC, 3 TR, CH 3, 3 TR), 1 SC, CH 1, turn.

Row 4: 4 SC, In CH 3 sp (3 DC, CH 2, 3 DC), 4 SC, 5 SL, 3 SC, in next CH sp (3 DC, CH 2, 3 DC), SL at base, Tie off, hide string.

Note: made sure you start each wing on the same side.

Optional: *After Take your Hair Comb that you can purchase at any Craft store and sew to butterfly to the comb or as I did. I am a fan of the hot glue gun.

Crochet Butterfly Applique