These butterflies are so cute and easy to make! They are a great way too to use up some of your scrap yarn and ribbon too...all you need is a finished hexagon (tutorial below), some ribbon and scissors. Let's make a pretty butterfly, shall we?
Begin by making a hexagon. You can make them as large or small as you like:
When you're finished, weave in any ends and follow these simple steps:
- Fold hexagon as shown below.
- Cut a 12 inch piece of ribbon and wrap it around the hexagon as shown.
- Tie at the top. Be sure to cinch it a little as you tie to make it look more like wings and less geometric.
Next, trim the each ribbon antenna at an angle with scissors,
Click below for a full tutorial on how to make a Granny Hexagon Butterfly:
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