FREE Butterfly Knitting Pattern

free small butterfly knitting pattern

Materials : Oddments of yellow, dark yellow and white double knitting.  3mm single point needles. Tension isn’t important for such a small piece.

Finished butterfly is approximately 7cm high

Abbreviations : k – knit. p – purl. st – stitch. tog-together. st-st – Stocking Stitch (k1row, p1row).  Knit into the front and the back of the stitch

Wings – Make 2
With white or yellow, cast on 30 sts
Starting with a purl row, st-st 15 rows
Cast off

Sew down the row ends so the wings are double thickness. Allow the cast on and cast off edges to curl. The centres will be gathered at the end.

Antennae – Make 1
With dark yellow, cast on 20 sts
Starting with a purl row, st-st 3 rows
Cast off
Allow the piece to curl upon itself and secure with stitches if needed

Body – Make 1
With dark yellow, cast on 26 sts
Starting with a purl row, st-st 3 rows
Cast off

Allow the piece to curl upon itself and secure with stitches if needed

Gather the wings in the centre and place the antennae at the top. Wrap the body piece round the wings and antennae and secure with stitches.

More FREE Patterns

Even More Patterns

£3.25

Knitting pattern instructions to knit a cute snowman soft toy sat on a shelf. A great Christmas decoration addition.

£3.25

Be careful this week, things could drag-on a bit! Watch those fingers as it all gets a bit Burny too. Here is Burny the Dragon knitting pattern. He is breathing fire and ready to fly away at any minute.

Sale!
£10.00

Get 5 knitting patterns for the price of 4 and FREE Delivery Buy this collection of 5 Toilet Roll Cover knitting patterns.

£3.25

DOWNLOAD ONLY.  Knitting pattern instructions to knit a Mole Pyjama Case.

£3.25

Knitting Pattern Instructions to Make a Pink Soft Toy

£3.25

Knitting pattern instructions to knit a Pig Doorstop.

If you enjoyed this article, sign up for our weekly newsletter. We will send you new articles and new knitting pattern ideas too direct to your inbox.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.