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Crochet Butterfly Blanket

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Give the little girl in your life a cute and cuddly gift. This Crochet Butterfly Blanket is perfect for your pint-sized princess. This butterfly crochet afghan pattern features floating butterflies and shades of pink that are super girly and fun. Your little one won't be able to resist petting the soft butterfly wings on this blanket. Plus, because this afghan is small, it's a great portable blanket for the car. Make a gift that's sure to become a treasured keepsake with this crochet baby blanket pattern.

Crochet Butterfly Blanket
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Intermediate

Crochet Hook: I/9 or 5.5 mm hook

Yarn Weight: (4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Notes

Materials:

  • RED HEART® "Super Saver®"
    • 5 skeins 311 White CA
    • 1 skein 724 Baby Pink CB
    • 2 skeins 774 Lt Raspberry CC
  • 5.5 mm [US I-9]
  • Yarn needle
     

Size: 41" x 57"

Gauge: Square measures 9" high x 8 1/2" wide.


Instructions:

Square 1 (17)

Note: DO NOT work into the ch-1 sps of v-sts on Rnds 2-7.

With CC, ch 4; join with sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch-2); [(dc, ch 1, dc) all in ring – v-st made; ch 2] 3 times, dc in ring, ch 1; join with a sl st in 3rd ch of ch-5; slip st in next space changing to CA. Fasten off CC.
Rnd 2: With CA, ch 5, v-st in same space, ch 1; [(v-st, ch 2, v-st) all in next ch-2 space – corner made; ch 1] 3 times, dc in first space, ch 1; join with a slip st in 3rd ch of ch-5; slip st in next space.
Rnd 3: Ch 5, v-st in same space, ch 1, v-st in ch-1 space, ch 1, [work corner, ch 1, v-st in ch-1 space, ch 1] 3 times, dc in first space, ch 1; join with a slip st in 3rd ch of ch-5; slip st in next space.
Rnd 4: Ch 5, v-st in same space, ch 1, [v-st in next space, ch 1] twice, * work corner, ch 1, [v-st in ch-1 space, ch 1] twice; repeat from * twice more, v-st in
space, ch 1, dc in first space, ch 1; join with a slip st in 3rd ch of ch-5; slip st in next space.
Rnd 5: Ch 5, v-st in same sp, ch 1, [v-st in ch-1 space, ch 1] 3 times, * work corner, ch 1, [v-st in ch-1 space, ch 1] 3 times; repeat from * around; dc in first space, ch 1; join with a slip st in 3rd ch of ch-5; slip st in next space.
Rnd 6: Ch 5, v-st in same space, ch 1, [v-st in ch-1 space, ch 1] 4 times, * work corner, ch 1, [v-st in ch-1 space, ch 1] 5 times; repeat from * around; dc in first space; join with a slip st in 3rd ch of ch-5, slip st in next space. Change to CC.
Rnd 7: With CC, ch 5, v-st in same space, ch 1, [v-st in ch-1 space, ch 1] 5 times, * work corner, ch 1, [v-st in ch-1 space, ch 1] 5 times; repeat from * around; dc in first space, ch 1; join with a slip st in 3rd ch of ch-5; slip st in next space. Change to CA.
Rnd 8: With CA, ch 1, * (sc, ch 2, sc) all in same ch-2 space of corner, ch 1, [skip next sc, sc in ch-1 space, ch 1] 13 times; repeat from * around; join with a slip st in first sc. Fasten off.


Square 2 (18): Work same as square 1 EXCEPT work beginning ch and Rnd 1 with CA.

Butterfly (18)

With CB, ch 10.
Rnd 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, *sc in next ch, (slip st, ch 5, slip st) all in next ch, sc in next 3 ch, (slip st , ch 9, slip st) all in next ch, sc in next 2 ch **, ch 1, TURN to work on other side of ch; sc in first 2 ch, (slip st, ch 9, sl st) all in next ch, sc in next 3 ch, (sl st, ch 5, sl st) all in next ch, sc in last 2 ch, ch 1; join with a slip st in first sc.
Rnd 2: (2 Dc, ch 1, [tr, ch 1] 5 times, 2 dc) all in ch-5 loop, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc, (3 dc, ch 1, [tr, ch 1] 6 times, 3 dc) all in ch-9 lp, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc, sc in ch-1 sp; sc in next sc, skip 1 sc, (3 dc, ch 1, [tr, ch 1] 6 times, 3 dc) all in ch-9 lp, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc, (2 dc, ch 1, [tr, ch 1] 5 times, 2 dc) all in ch-5 lp, skip 1 sc; join with a sl st in next sc. Change to CC.
Rnd 3: With CC, ch 1, sc in each st and ch-1 space around; join with a slip st in first sc. Fasten off.


Butterfly Body (18): With CC, ch 6, slip st in 6th ch from hook (head of butterfly), ch 14. Fasten off. Evenly tack down center of butterfly to make body and head of each butterfly.

Finishing: Sew a butterfly to each Square 2. Sew squares together as shown.

Border

Rnd 1: With right side facing, attach CA in ch-2 sp of any corner square; ch 1,*(sc, ch 2, sc) all in corner sp, ** ch 1, sc in ch-1 space; repeat from ** to next
corner, ch 1; repeat from * around; join with a slip st in first sc, slip st into next ch-2 space.
Rnds 2 and 3: Ch 1, * (sc, ch 2, sc) all in ch-2 space, **ch 1, sc in ch-1 sp; repeat from ** to next corner; ch 1; repeat from * around; join with a slip st in first sc. Change to CC at end of Rnd 3.
Rnd 4: With CC, repeat Rnd 2. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

 

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