A small gift for you! 🎁
The FREE PATTERN of Lalla.
Thanks to those who follow me from the beginning when over a year ago I started this colorful adventure and thanks to those that just arrived.. we are already at 5k and it doesn’t seem true to me!
If you would like to make Lalla please tag me so that I can see yours too!
• 100% cotton, in the wanted color, I used off white for the body and one more color of Catona by Scheepjes for wings and details
• 2.5 -3 mm crochet hook
• Embroidery needle and Black yarn
• Polyester fiberfill
• Stitch marker
MR. Magic Ring
Sl St. Slip stitch
Sc. Single crochet
Sc inc. Single crochet increase
Sc dec. Single crochet invisible decrease
Hdc. Half double crochet
Hdc inc. Half double crochet increase
BLO. Back loops only
FLO. Front loops only
HEAD and BODY
In color A (off white) crochet in round
Rd 1. 6sc in a magic ring
Rd 2. 6 inc (12)
Rd 3. (1sc, 1inc)x6 (18)
Rd 4. (2sc, 1inc)x6 (24)
Rd 5. (3sc, 1inc)x6 (30)
Rd 6-10. 30sc (30) 5 rounds
Rd 11. (3sc 1dec)x6 (24)
Rd 12. (2sc, 1dec)x6 (18)
Rd 13. (1sc,1dec)x6 (12)
Start to stuff
Rd 14. BLO (sc, inc sc)x6 (18)
15. 1sc (3sc, 1inc)x4 1sc (22)
16-17. 22sc (22) 2 round
18-19. 22sc (22) 2 round
20. 22sc (22)
21. 1sc (3sc, 1dec)x4 1sc (18)
22. 18sc (18)
23. 1sc (2sc, 1dec)x4 1sc (14)
24. 1sc (2sc, 1 dec)x3 1sc (11)
25. 1sc (1sc, 1dec)x3 1mb (8)
Stuff the body and break yarn, weave the loose end through the FLO of round 25 to close.
If you want to put the butterfly on a stick do not close now.
Make 2 in color B, crochet in two parts and join them
Rd 1. 6 sc in a magic ring
Rd 2. (1sc, 1inc)x3 (9)
Rd 3. (1sc, 1inc,1sc)x3 (12)
Rd 4. (11sc, 1slst) (12) mark the 11 stitch and break the yarn and pull through, hide it.
Repeat part 1 from round 1 to 3
Rd 4-7. 12sc
Rd 8. Join part 1 and 2 with a sl st in the marked st in part 1, 1 sc in the next stitch (this is the first of the new round), 10sc, 1sc in the sl st you made to attach the two parts, 1sc in the last stitch of round 4 (the one you have made sl st) 11sc (24)
Rd 9. (3sc, 3dec, 3sc)x2 (18)
Rd 10. (2sc, 1dec, 1sc, 1dec,2sc)x2 (14)
Rd 11. (1sc, 1 dec, 1sc, 1dec, 1sc)x2 (10)
Break yarn leaving a long tail for sewing.
Make 2 in Color B
Rd 1. Make a chain with 4ch
Rd 2. Start from the second st from hook, 1sc, 2 slst
Finish leaving long yarn for sewing.
In color B
Rd 1. Make a chain with 35ch
Rd 2. Start from the second st from hook, 1sc, 1hdc, 1sc, 28slst, 1sc, 1hdc, 1sc.
Finish the work and hide the left yarn.
Sew the wings to the back of the body from round 16.
Sew the antennae to the head round 3 with 3 stitch in the middle
Tie the scarf around the neck and embroide eyes as you prefer in round 8 and cheek in pink just below.
Your butterfly is ready to fly!!! Hope you enjoyed making it!
If you want to put Lalla on a stick you need sticks and small buttons. With hot glue fix a button on the top of a stick, insert the button in the body and push upwards until it’s fixed, now close the body around the stick with FLO.
AMIGUmaMI. All rights reserved Pattern duplication and sharing is strictly prohibited.
You may sell finished items made with this pattern in small quantities, provided you credit me as the original designer.