15 Free Beautiful And Colorful Crochet Butterflies Patterns

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Transform Your Favorite Yarn Into Delicate Butterfly Appliqués And Amigurumi

Sprinkle some whimsy elements on your projects with these 15 Beautiful and Colorful Crochet Butterflies Patterns. These charming creations offer a wide range of uses and applications, making them versatile and delightful addition to various projects.

With their vibrant colors and cute designs, these crochet butterflies are perfect for decorating nurseries, embellishing larger pieces, or gifting to loved ones.

These patterns allow you to bring the beauty and charm of butterflies to life through the art of crochet. Below, you’ll find a list brimming with the cutest crochet butterflies you’d ever make.

With over a dozen of options, you will highly likely find a pattern that’s a perfect match for your skill level, personal style, and overall needs.

There are plenty of butterfly amigurumi designs with stunning textures and toy-like features that would make great nursery decorations and baby shower gifts.

You can make a bunch of them, line them in a string, and hang it up as a garland around your little one’s room for cute whimsical-themed decor.

Some crochet butterflies are even made to be fun and eye-catching rattles for your baby. They are complete with delightful expressions and colorful details that will keep your kid amazed and entertained for hours.

There are also carefully designed butterfly appliques that look real and mesmerizing.

These intricate designs can be easily attached to garments, accessories, or home decor items, instantly transforming them into impressive and unique creations.

Besides being a fabulous embellishment, crochet butterfly appliques are also handy for many things. You can transform these cute creations into almost anything that exudes beauty and whimsy.

You can transform them into stunning jewelry pieces like earrings or brooches, beautiful and personalized gift toppers, or scrapbooking and card-making supplies. The possibilities are truly limitless!

One of the most wonderful aspects of butterfly amigurumi and appliqué crochet patterns is the freedom they offer for customization.

You can experiment with different colors, yarn types, and embellishments to create butterflies that reflect your vibe and personality. So let your creativity takes flight as you mix and match stitches, play with textures, and bring your vision to life.

Get ready to spread your wings and immerse yourself in the captivating world of butterfly crochet. Pick your favorite pattern below, grab the most colorful yarns from your stash, and let’s start making some cute crochet butterflies.

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Basic to Advanced Crochet Patterns For Creating Whimsical Butterflies

Below, you’ll find a carefully curated collection of lovely butterfly crochet patterns that will make your heart flutter with joy.

Whether you’re a seasoned crocheter or just starting, these patterns are designed to inspire your creativity and bring a touch of magic to your projects.

From adorable amigurumi butterflies that make perfect companions to elegant appliqué designs that will add a whimsical touch to your garments and accessories, this collection has it all.

So if you’re looking to create a unique gift, decorate your home, or simply indulge in the pleasure of crochet, these butterfly patterns will give you a great time.

Every design is unique and offers something exciting, so take your time browsing through the entire list and see which crochet butterflies will call your name the most.

Thanks to the talented and hardworking crochet designers featured in this post, all patterns are free and available without sign-ups or log-ins.

So as you visit the pages of the crochet designers, consider leaving a sweet comment or words of appreciation for their works. A simple thank you note could make their day. Happy crocheting!

1. Crochet Butterfly Pattern for Beginners - 15 Free Beautiful And Colorful Crochet Butterflies Patterns - The Yarn Crew

Crochet Butterfly Pattern for Beginners

Project Size: About 4.5 – 5 cm
Level: Beginner
Yarn Weight: Aran (#4)
Brand: Lanoso Bebe Masal
Hook: 3.5 mm
Video: Yes
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Ann of Crazy Hands

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Crochet Butterfly

Project Size: Unspecified
Level: Beginner
Yarn Weight: Worsted Weight (#4)
Brand: Unspecified
Hook: 5 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Cheryl Bennett of Crochet 365 Knit Too

3. Uma Beautiful Butterfly - 15 Free Beautiful And Colorful Crochet Butterflies Patterns - The Yarn Crew

Uma Beautiful Butterfly

Project Size: approx. 3.75” wide by 2.5” tall
Level: Easy
Yarn Weight: Bulky (#5)
Brand: Caron X Pantone
Hook: 5.0 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Jessica of Stitching Together

4. How to Crochet Sweet Simple Butterfly - 15 Free Beautiful And Colorful Crochet Butterflies Patterns - The Yarn Crew

Sweet Simple Butterfly

Project Size: 5″ wide by 3.5″ tall
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Worsted (#4)
Brand: Red Heart Baby Hugs Light
Hook: 4.0 mm
Video: Yes
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Donna Wolfe of Naztazia

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Butterflies

Project Size: Various sizes (depending upon yarn used)
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Any 
Brand: Unspecified
Hook: Any 
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Maria Bittner of Pattern Paradise

6. Clouded Yellow Butterfly - 15 Free Beautiful And Colorful Crochet Butterflies Patterns - The Yarn Crew

Clouded Yellow Butterfly

Project Size: Unspecified
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Unspecified
Brand: Unspecified
Hook: Unspecified
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Lesley Stanfield through Lion Brand

7. BUTTERFLY AMIGURUMI TUTORIAL - 15 Free Beautiful And Colorful Crochet Butterflies Patterns - The Yarn Crew

Monarch Butterfly

Project Size: 4” (10cm) wide and 3” (7cm) long
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Yarn Weight: DK (#3)
Brand: Scheepjes Catona, Rico Design Ricorumi DK
Hook: 2.5 mm
Video: Yes
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Stella Taubenheim of Stella’s Yarn Universe

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Amigurumi Butterfly

Project Size: Width – 16.5cm (6.5″), Height – 18cm (7″)
Level: Basic to Intermediate
Yarn Weight: Sport (#2)
Brand: YarnArt Jeans
Hook: 2.5 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Petra of Cuddly Stitches Craft

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Crochet Butterfly

Project Size: Unspecified
Level: Beginner-friendly
Yarn Weight: DK (#3)
Brand: Stylecraft Special DK
Hook: 4mm
Video: Yes
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Sarah-Jayne Fragola of Bella Coco Crochet

10. Tunisian Butterfly Applique - 15 Free Beautiful And Colorful Crochet Butterflies Patterns - The Yarn Crew

Tunisian Butterfly Applique

Project Size: Unspecified
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Worsted (#4)
Brand: Lily Sugar and Cream
Hook: 3 mm
Video: Yes
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Effi of Gratia Project

11. Bella the Butterfly Crochet Rattle - 15 Free Beautiful And Colorful Crochet Butterflies Patterns - The Yarn Crew

Bella the Butterfly Crochet Rattle

Project Size: approximately 6.5 inches tall
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: DK (#3)
Brand: Unspecified
Hook: 2.75 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Shama Mohammed of Chai Coffee Crochet

12. Crochet Mini Heart Butterfly - 15 Free Beautiful And Colorful Crochet Butterflies Patterns - The Yarn Crew

Mini Heart Butterflies

Project Size: About 1”
Level: Easy
Yarn Weight: crochet thread size 10
Brand: Unspecified
Hook: 1.8 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Olena of GoldenLucyCrafts

13. Crochet Butterfly Pattern - 15 Free Beautiful And Colorful Crochet Butterflies Patterns - The Yarn Crew

Crochet Butterfly

Project Size: 6.5″ x 4.5″ (17cm x 12cm)
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Fingering (#1)
Brand: Unspecified
Hook: 1.25 mm
Video: Yes
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Kerri Brown of Kerri’s Crochet

14. FREE QUICK CROCHET BUTTERFLY PATTERN - 15 Free Beautiful And Colorful Crochet Butterflies Patterns - The Yarn Crew

Butterfly Crochet Pattern

Project Size: 5 x 3 inches
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Aran / Medium (#4)
Brand: Premier Yarns Cotton Batik
Hook: 4.0 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Nicole Riley of Nicki’s Homemade Crafts

15. Ellie the Butterfly Amigurumi - 15 Free Beautiful And Colorful Crochet Butterflies Patterns - The Yarn Crew

Ellie the Butterfly Amigurumi

Project Size: 13cm (5.1″)
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Aran (#4)
Brand: Garnstudio DROPS Loves You 8
Hook: 2.5mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: Ana Veiga of Faerie Stitches Ravelry Store

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