(For a finer variety, butterfly and edging may be crocheted with J. & P. Coats or Clark's O.N.T. Mercerized Sewing Thread, Size 50, any color desired, and a Milwards Steel Crochet Hook No. 15.)
BUTTERFLY -Large Wing •••
Now work around as follows: Working along opposite side of starting chain, make 5 sc in first sp, (sc in next ch, 2 sc in next sp) 8 times; sc in next ch, 9 sc in end sp, (sc in next st, 2 sc
Now work in rows as follows:
EDGING ••• Attach China Blue to end st of first Blue row, sc closely around to opposite side
Make another Wing the same way, being careful to have sc's of Edging on right side of both Wings.
SMALL WING (Make 2) ••• Starting at long side with Blue, ch 33.
Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows alternately until 9 rows in all are completed (1 sc in last sc-group), Break off. Attach China Blue and sc closely around, making 16 sc in each ch-10 loop.
BODY ••• Starting at long side with Black, ch 24.
ANTENNAE ••• With China Blue make a chain 2 inches long, sl st in center st of Head and make another chain 2 inches long. Break off.
Sew Wings and Body together. Sew Butterfly to corner of handkerchief.