Tresa's Butterfly Rag Rug

Tresa's Butterfly Rag Rug
Tresa's Butterfly Rag Rug

Crochet Patterns - Tresa's Butterfly Rag Rug

This unique butterfly rug crochet pattern was kindly contributed by designer Tresa Robinson. If you have questions regarding this pattern, please contact Tresa at: TresaRobinson@aol.com

Copyright April 22, 2003 Tresa Robinson. All Rights Reserved

Materials: Q hook; 3 inch wide strips of fabric, folded with no raw edges exposed.

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Wings-make 2

Chain 23

Round 1: 2 DC in 3rd ch. from hook. DC in next 19 chains. 4 DC in last chain. Turn. DC in next 6 chains. HDC in next chain. SC in next chain. Slip stitch in next 3 chains. SC in next chain. HDC in next chain. DC in next 6 chains. 2 DC in last chain (for a total of 4 DC in last chain). Connect with a slip stitch.

Round 2: Chain 3. Working in back loops throughout, DC in same stitch as chain 3. 2 DC in next stitch. DC in next 19 stitches. 2 DC in next 4 stitches. DC in next 5 stitches. HDC in next stitch. SC in next stitch. Slip stitch in next 4 stitches. SC in next stitch. HDC in next stitch. DC in next 5 stitches. 2 DC in next 2 stitches. Connect.

Round 3: Change colors. Chain 3. DC in same stitch as chain 3. 2 DC in next 4 stitches. DC in next 17 stitches. 2 DC in next 9 stitches. DC in next 5 stitches. HDC in next stitch. SC in next stitch. Slip stitch in next 4 stitches. SC in next stitch. HDC in next Stitch. DC in next 5 stitches. 2 DC in next 4 stitches. Connect.

Round 4: Change colors. Chain 3. DC in same stitch as chain 3. 2 DC in next 9 stitches. DC in next 17 stitches. 2 DC in next 17 stitches. DC in next 6 stitches. HDC in next stitch. SC in next stitch. Slip stitch in next 5 stitches. SC in next stitch. HDC in next stitch. DC in next 6 stitches. 2 DC in next 6 stitches. Connect and finish.

Body: Chain 27 leaving a very long fabric tail.

SC in 2nd chain from hook. SC in each chain to the end leaving last chain. 3 SC in last chain. Turn.

Working down other side of chain, SC in next 20 chains.

Chain 6. SC in 2nd chain from hook and in next 4 chains forming the second antennae. Finish off leaving another very long fabric tail.

Using the long fabric tails, connect the body to the wings with a whip stitch. (I used a large paper clip as a sewing needle.)

Finish off and weave in all loose fabric tails. I like to anchor it by sewing and hiding the sewn tail under a stitch.

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