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Mexican Silverspot Butterfly Chart
Designed by Sandi Marshall 5/1997

Continuing this butterfly series,
with this fifth chart, featuring
the Mexican Silverspot butterfly.

Mexican Silverspot
also known as
Dione Moneta Poeyi

Crochet Directions for Afghan Square
Worsted weight yarn: 1 oz. white, 1 oz. black,
small amount light to medium orange

Size G crochet hook
Guage: 4 stitches = 1 inch, 4 rows = 1 inch
Apprx. size of each finished square = 10 inches

Note: At the end of each row, you will chain 1 to turn.

With white yarn, chain 41.
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in ea ch across.(40 sc)
Rows 2 - 4: sc in ea st across.
Row 5: Begin chart at first row on the chart. (plain row)
Rows 6 - 37: Continue to follow chart. How to Change Colors in Crochet, Changing Colors How-To (Photos)
After completing all rows on the chart:
Rows 38 - 40: With white yarn, sc in ea st across.
End off.

Using a straight stitch, with black yarn or embroidery floss, embroider antennae as indicated in blue on the chart.

The chart could also be used to work cross-stitch on a crocheted afghan stitch or single crochet background. How to Cross-Stitch on Single Crochet

Pattern copyright 1997 by Sandi Marshall, licensed to About.com, Inc. Patterns that a designer chooses to place on the Internet as free patterns are protected by the same copyright laws as patterns that are purchased.
Free for your personal (not for profit) use only.
Per copyright law, pattern is not to be sold or redistributed in any form (even for free). All rights reserved worldwide. If others would like to have the chart, please give them the URL of this page so that they may come here to get the chart for themselves. Copyright Questions Answered About Patterns

To print out the pattern
To print just the pattern, or just the graph, without printing out the rest of the feature, go here.

The 09/27/97 Feature gives links to all butterflies in the complete butterfly design series.

I also charted this butterfly for filet crochet. Click for: Mexican Silverspot Butterfly Filet Chart

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