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August 18, 2011

Butterfly Bookmark

 What's the butterflies doing here? ...hm....

Curious to read my diary?!!! mm......

aha!.... you know what they are upto?!!! they have become my "bookmarks".

Presenting two types of butterfly bookmark. One is 3rd butterfly pattern followed from the pattern provided by Cindi in her beautiful blog

and the other one (pink) my version.

Ch4, sl.st in 4th chain to form a ring. make 12 dcs into the ring.
Make 3 ch, [1 dc, 2 tr, 3 dtr, picot, 3dtr, 2 tr, 2 dc] into same space.
skip next 2 dc of the ring. SC in next dc.
7 tr, picot, 7 tr into 6th dc of the ring.
sc in next dc
7 tr, picot, 7 tr into 8th dc of the ring
skip next 2 dc
[2 dc, 2 tr, 3 dtr, picot, 3dtr, 2 tr, 2 dc] in next dc
sc in next dc of the ring. fasten off and sew the ends.

For Antenna :- Cut 2 meter yarn, wind it around the centre of the butterfly body leaving two ends of equal length hagning, using which  make 15 chains,  slst into 12th chain to form a ring. fasten off and sew the tail. repeat the same to the other piece of loose thread.

Tail for bookmark :-

attach yarn to the bottom centre of the butterfly. make required number of chain to suit your book. Make tassel and attach it to the end or crochet a big bead, fasten off.

sew the flat bottomed pearl into centre of each forewings.

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