Felt Butterfly by Claire Fairall Designs
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Felt Butterfly

Knitting
DK (11 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
22 - 24 yards (20 - 22 m)
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

With a brooch clasp sewn into place they can adorn hats, bags and clothes!
Or sew them onto your craft project in groups for an eye catching display.

These unusual butterfly brooches are knitted simply from just 3 sections then sewn together before hand felting.

Finished Size 10cm x 7cm

Recommended yarn cascade 220 Use one strand unlike other felting patterns using this wool!

To obtain a thick felt with no visible stitches ensure your yarn is 100% pure handwash only wool
Beware of “Superwash” it will not felt!!

Yarn amounts-
Front wings 5g (10m , 11yds)
Back wings 4g (9m,10yds)
Body1.5g (2.5m, 3yds)

This 3 page pattern comes with fully illustrated instructions for knitting,making up and felting the butterfly.