5½“ (14 cm) tall
(100% American wool; 50 grams / 180 yards)
1 skein each (only small amounts of each color are used) in the following colorways:
• Tapestry needle
• Removable stitch markers
• Safety eyes, size 4.5 mm (see Notes)
• Black embroidery floss
• Waste yarn
US 5 - 3.75 mm
6½ sts = 1” (2.5 cm) in stockinette stitch with smaller needles
6 sts = 1” (2.5 cm) in stockinette stitch with larger needles
Butterfly is worked in the round from the bottom up and stuffed as you go. Face detail, wings, and antennae are added after. Cocoon is worked from the bottom up in the round, then bound off at beginning of hood and continued in garter stitch. Top of hood is grafted, with stitches kept live at center of hood to make I-cord loop.
Warning: Safety eyes are considered a choking hazard for young children and infants. Embroider eyes if this is a concern.