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Chart of Thistle Flower with Monarch Butterfly

Designed by Sandi Marshall 9/1997

Another flower to which butterflies are attracted is the thistle. Add this chart to your collection of this butterfly design series.

Pattern copyright (c) 1997 Sandi Marshall, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Free for your own personal use only.
Pattern is not to be sold or redistributed in any form. All rights reserved worldwide.

The graph and pattern directions have been placed on a separate page to make these easier for you to print out.

The Butterfly Guide lists the Thistle as a favorite plant of the following butterflies:

Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes)
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos)
Great Spangled Fritillary (Speyeria cybele)
Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)

For hints and a diagram on changing colors in crochet, see Changing Colors

Links to All the Other Butterfly Patterns in This Series

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