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Amigurumi Heart Butterfly Free Crochet Pattern

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Amigurumi Heart Butterfly Free Crochet Pattern

Well, well, well, guess what I stumbled upon in the vast sea of the internet today? A crochet pattern that’s as delightful as a basket of puppies – a Heart Butterfly, no less! Its plush wings, shaped like hearts, are the stuff of crafting dreams. It’s like the universe decided to mash together symbols of love and transformation, then whispered, “Make this, why don’t ya?”

This pattern… Oh boy, it’s a concoction of coziness and charm, utilizing stitches that wrap around your hook like a warm hug. The red yarn recommended – resembling the fiery hue of passion and vitality – breathes life into the creation. Imagine that, a plush butterfly that’s not just a visual delight but a tactile one too. As I delved deeper into the pattern, memories of my first crochet project danced in my mind.

Now, I won’t fib; this isn’t your run-of-the-mill, quick-fix project. It’s a journey through loops and knots that might test your patience. But, as I’ve always said, the beauty of crocheting lies not just in the final piece but in the stitches along the way.

Each segment of the heart wings challenges you to pour a little more love, a tad more dedication. And when it’s done? You’ve not just got a butterfly but a symphony of craftsmanship and affection. So, to those willing to embark on this adventure – tight stitches and happy thoughts!


Designer: Double Dutch Crochet Co

Materials & Tools

  • Color A: 30 g bulky size 6 velvet yarn (Baby snuggle in Powder Pink)
  • Color B: 15 g bulky size 6 velvet yarn (Baby Snuggle in Dusty Rose)
  • Color C: 2 g medium size 4 yarn (Black)
  • 5.5 mm crochet hook
  • Darning needle
  • Scissors
  • Fabric pins
  • Stitch maker
  • Fiberfill
  • 16 mm safety eyes

Abbreviations

Rnd – round
Mr – magic ring
Sc – single crochet
Dc – double crochet
Tr – triple crochet
Sl st – slip stitch
Inc – increase
Dec – decrease

Amigurumi Heart Butterfly

Head

5.5 mm hook, bulky yarn.

(Color A yarn)

Rnd 1: Mr, sc 8 (8)
Rnd 2: (inc) x 8 (16)
Rnd 3: (sc, inc) x 8 (24)
Rnd 4-8: 24 sc ( rounds) (24)
Rnd 9: (sc, dec) x 8 (16)

Place eyes on round 6 and 7 with 5-6 stitches in between and stuff.

Rnd 10: (dec) x 8 (8)
Rnd 11: (2 sc, dec) x 2 (6)

Do not tie off. We will continue directly onto the body.

Body

5.5 mm hook, bulky yarn.

Continue directly from head. Continue to stuff every few rounds.

Rnd 12: (inc) x 6 (12)
Rnd 13: (2 sc, inc) x 4 (16)
Rnd 14-15: 16 sc (2 rounds) (16)
Rnd 16: (6 sc, dec) x 2 (14)
Rnd 17-18: 14 sc (2 rounds) (14)
Rnd 19: (5 sc, dec) x 2 (12)
Rnd 20-21: 12 sc (2 rounds) (12)
Rnd 22: (4 sc, dec) x 2 (10)
Rnd 23: 10 sc (10)
Rnd 24: (3 sc, dec) x 2 (8)
Rnd 25: (dec) x 4 (4)

Sl st and tie off. Weave in yarn ends.

Shaping the Face

Darning needle, medium yarn.

Using a darning needle and color C yarn, insert the needle into the top, inner corner of one eye.

Heart Butterfly face 1

Then push the needle through to the same spot on the inner top corner of the other eye.

Heart Butterfly face 2

You should have a strand of yarn hanging from both eyes at this point.

Heart Butterfly face 3

Then on the eye your darning needle is still attached to, insert the needle into the bottom inner corner of the eye.

Heart Butterfly face 4

Push the needle to the back of the head and pull through. Repeat steps 4-5 for the other eye.

Heart Butterfly face 5

Once both yarn ends are pushed to the back, pull to bring the eyes together. Then tie the yarn ends together to secure it. Weave in ends.

Heart Butterfly face 6

Smile

Darning needle, medium yarn.

Using a darning needle and color C yarn, insert into the bottom of round 7, 1-2 stitches from the eye.

Heart Butterfly smile 1

Then insert the needle 3 stitches over towards the second eye. Then push the needle down one row and over 1.5-2 stitches to the center between both points.

Heart Butterfly smile 2

Take the needle and insert it up through the loop.

Heart Butterfly smile 3

Then take the needle and insert it back into the bottom stitch. Tie off and weave in ends.

Heart Butterfly smile 4

Antenna x2

5.5 mm hook, bulky yarn.

(Color B yarn)

Rnd 1: Mr, 4 sc (4)
Rnd 2: (sc, inc) x 2 (6)
Rnd 3: 6 sc (6)
Rnd 4: (sc, dec) x 2 (4)

Color A yarn.

Rnd 5-7: 4 sc (3 rounds) (4)

Lightly stuff first 4 rounds if desired. Sl st and tie off. Leave 12″ strand of yarn for sewing.

Make 2 antennae. Using fabric pins, attach the antenna to rounds 3-4 centered with round 1 of the head.

Heart Butterfly Antenna 1

Using a darning needle, sew on both antennae.

Heart Butterfly Antenna 2

Antenna attached. Tie off and weave in yarn ends.

Heart Butterfly Antenna 3

Small Heart x2

5.5 mm hook, bulky yarn.

(Color A yarn)

Working entire first round inside the magic ring.

Rnd 1: Mr, dc, tr x 3, dc x 4, ch 2, dc x 4, tr x 3, dc, sl st (16)

Color B yarn.

Rnd 2: (sc, inc) x 2, 4 sc, 3 sc in ch 2 space, 4 sc, (inc, sc) x 2, sl st (23)

Sl st and tie off. Leave 12″ strand of yarn for sewing.

Use the final slip stitch of round 1 to change the color for round 2. End the slip stitch of Color B yarn with the color A yarn.

Heart Butterfly heart 1

Make 2 small hearts. Weave in all ends except the one you want to use to attach to the other heart and the body.

Heart Butterfly heart 2

Large Heart x2

5.5 mm hook, bulky yarn.

(Color A yarn)

Working entire first round inside the magic ring.

Rnd 1: Mr, dc, tr x 3, dc x 4, ch 2, dc x 4, tr x 3, dc x 1, sl st (16)
Rnd 2: (sc, inc) x 2, 4 sc, 3 sc in ch 2 space, 4 sc, (inc, sc) x 2, sl st (23)

Color B yarn.

Rnd 3: (sc, inc) x 3, sc 5, inc x 1, sc 5, (inc, sc) x 3, sl st to center.

Sl st and tie off. Leave 20″ strand of yarn for sewing.

Wings x2

5.5 mm hook, bulky yarn.

Line up the wings with the body. Both sides should have one large heart on top and one small one on the bottom.

Heart Butterfly wings 1

Using your darning needle, sew together one side of both the small and big heart.

Heart Butterfly wings 2

Hearts sewn together to form one wing. Repeat for other wing.

Heart Butterfly wings 3

Using fabric pins, attach the wings to the back of the body. The top of the big hearts and bottom of the small hearts should remain free and not sewn down. Angle the placement of the wings slightly – wider on the top and smaller close to the bottom.

Heart Butterfly wings 4

Using a darning needle, sew on the wings. Tie off and weave in yarn ends.

Heart Butterfly wings 5
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