Crochet Butterfly Applique


Crochet Butterfly Applique
This beautiful crochet Butterfly applique made from crocheted hearts.  Make hearts according to the instructions and then just sew them together!  It is easy and fun to make and the result is very cute.


Ch – chain
DC – double crochet
Rnd – round
SC- single crochet
Sl St – slip stitch
St (Sts) – stitch (stitches)
SC2tog – two single crochet together

Finished size: Butterfly is about 3″ wide.


For this crochet Butterfly applique you will need:

cotton crochet thread size 3 in pink and red
cotton crochet thread size 10 in red
crochet hook 1/2.75 mm
crochet hook size 6/1.8 mm

1. With cotton crochet thread size 3 and hook 1/2.75 mm make two Large size Hearts (see Instructions for the Crochet Hearts Applique) for the wings – work Rnd 1 and 2 in pink and Rnd 3 in red color.

2. With cotton crochet thread size 10 in red and hook 6/1.8 mm make two Medium size Hearts (see Instructions for the Crochet Hearts Applique) for the body and one Medium size Heart with Antennae for the Head.

3. To make Heart with Antennae, make Rnd 1 as instructed for the Medium size Heart (see Instructions for the Crochet Hearts Applique), make Rnd 2 as follow:
Rnd 2. Ch 3, SC into next St; making first Antenna – Ch 7, working in the 2nd and 3rd Ch from the hook – SC2tog, Sl St into each of next 4 Ch – this completes the first Antenna; 2 SC into each of next 2 Sts, SC into each of next 4 Sts, Ch 1, DC into next St (Heart Point), Ch 1, SC into each of next 4 Sts, 2 SC into each of next 2 Sts; making second Antenna – Ch 7, working in the 2nd and 3rd Ch from the hook – SC2tog, Sl St into each of next 4 Ch –  this completes the second Antennae; SC into next St, Ch 3, Sl St in center, Ch 1.

4. Fasten off and weave in the ends.

5. Using my picture as a guide, sew hearts together.

6. Make 2 eyes with black 11/0 glass seed beads or beads of your choice.  

Enjoy your crochet Butterfly applique!  

Crochet Butterfly Aplique free pattern
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  1. Mary Johnston
    03/21/2015 / 4:04 am

    I saw your Butterfly Applique being pinned, by AG Handmades and
    I followed your butterfly to your blog.
    A great site for patterns and inspiration.
    Your details are very nice.

  2. Amanda Edgeworth
    04/06/2015 / 10:44 am

    These are really cute! I wish I wish I had seen these around VALENTINES! LOVE THEM! THANKS!

  3. Angie Morris
    07/27/2015 / 2:44 am

    Thank you for the very nice free butterfly pattern! I can’t wait to make it! I am looking forward also to browsing your nice website! I found your pattern via Etsy.

  4. this is apretty butterfly free pattern
    11/02/2015 / 9:03 pm
  5. Arlene
    12/15/2015 / 5:02 pm

    My daughter is into butterflies so I will be sure to make one of yours for her. I think it is really pretty. Thanks for the pattern.

  6. Janys
    01/16/2016 / 1:44 am

    I’m crocheting an (I spy) rug for my first great grandchild your lovely little applique motifs have given me a wonderful start in my search thankyou so much

  7. Glenda Bell
    01/22/2016 / 10:32 am

    Absolutely love the butterflies! Thank you for sharing.

  8. Roxanne
    02/27/2016 / 8:02 am

    I think these butterflies are so cute and my granddaughter is into butterflies so this is great thank you so much for sharing your pattern.

  9. Rhea Coles
    03/23/2016 / 11:52 pm

    Love your designs, could you please email me this one and the caterpillar please? I am going to be putting them on hats that I crochet for kids for charity.

  10. Ann
    05/06/2016 / 12:04 pm

    You have an awesome talent, wish I could think up things like this!! Best of Wishes.

    • Elena
      05/07/2016 / 10:26 pm

      Thank you!

  11. Kitty
    09/08/2016 / 1:24 pm

    I found this pattern but cannot find the hook sizes in the Internet. Are the hooks known by another name in the U.S.?

      • Connie
        10/16/2016 / 4:13 pm

        Hook is steel😋

  12. Christa Eberle
    09/22/2016 / 11:40 am

    recht Herzlichen Dank für das schöne Schmetterlingsmuster ich liebe Schmetterlinge nochmal vielen Dank

  13. janet
    05/08/2017 / 5:34 am

    Hi have found your web page by chance and i would love to join you if i can please

  14. 08/06/2017 / 11:29 pm

    Awesome post, i’m going to share this with my followers on instagram @leagle

    • GoldenLucyCrafts
      08/08/2017 / 9:24 pm

      Thank you so much!

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