Butterfly - magnet or pen (3 colors)
# 10 crochet cotton (colors of your choice)
6 mm bead (s)
# 24 gage craft wire
pen back or magnet
# 6 steel crochet hook
chain 7 slip stitch to form a ring
ROUND 1 chain 3 (counts as a double crochet), 2 double crochet, chain 2, 3 double crochet, chain 2, till you have 8 groups of 3 and chain 2 spaces between all double crochet groups. Finish off.
ROUND 2 attach thread in any chain 2 space, beginning shell, shell in all chain 2 spaces around, slip stitch in 3rd chain of beginning shell. Finish Off (8 shells)
ROUND 3 attach thread in any chain 3 space of any shell, chain 3 (counts as a double crochet) double crochet 11 more times in same chain 3 space, single crochet in space between shells, double crochet 12 times in chain 3 space of next shell, single crochet in space between shells, repeat around to last space between shells, slip stitch in this space, slip stitch in 3rd chain of first stitch of round. Finish Off and weave in end. ( crochet over the first two ends)
Beginning Shell: chain 3, 2 double crochet, chain 3, 3 double crochet.
Shell: 3 double crochet, chain 3, 3 double crochet.
Swallow Tail Picot: chain 6, slip stitch in top of # 6 double crochet
(put picots in first 2 scallops, regular scallop in next two, picot in next two scallops, regular scallop in last 2 scallops)
Fold in half so tails line up.
Cut length of wire, bend in half like a big "V", put bottom of butterfly into bottom of "V", grab ends at top of the butterfly and twist tight 3 times. Put together the ends of antenna and slip bead over both ends and down over the twists. Take a small pair of needle nose plyers and curl the ends of the antenna.
Attach Pin Back or Magnet.