15 Macrame Butterfly Patterns

Fans of macrame will not want to miss this collection of macrame butterfly patterns that take the shape of such eye-catching creatures we crafters are all delighted to make. These macrame patterns are budget-friendly enough that you can make a dozen of them!

MACRAME BUTTERFLY PATTERNS

From adorable butterfly accessories to home decor, these patterns will keep you busy with butterflies for some time. If you make any of these projects in a large number, you can have your butterfly swarm brighten up your day as we head into the fall.


1. Macrame Butterfly Pattern by Olga’s Macrame Site

This butterfly makes a beautiful unique brooch, pendant, hair clip, or can be used as a home decor piece. You will need 10 cords 1.5-2 meters (5 feet) long, or around 17-20 yards of cord total. 

You can make the butterfly in two-tone – white and pink, but you can improvise with other color combinations, or make it monochrome or even ombre!

Macrame Butterfly Pattern by Olga's Macrame Site

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2. Macrame Butterfly Pattern by Pelote Et Compagnie

These beautiful butterflies can be used as the cutest embellishment for accessories, baby blanket, or pillow. You can also create a wonderful wall display.  

Macrame Butterfly Pattern by Pelote Et Compagnie

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3. Macrame Butterfly Wall Hanging Pattern by Honalee Studio

A butterfly macrame wall hanging pattern and a twig for the holder is sure to create an aesthetic look, bringing a touch of the outdoors to your living room.

Or, you can keep it in the garden. This macrame tutorial is best for intermediate level macrame artists but is explained simply enough for a beginner to make.

Macrame Butterfly Wall Hanging Pattern by Honalee Studio

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4. Macrame Butterfly Tutorial by Macrame School

Adorable little macrame butterflies that work great from appliques, hair accessories, magnets, and more. You’ll love making different color combos and will have a pile of butterflies before you know it!

Macrame Butterfly Tutorial by Macrame School

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5. Macrame Chinese Butterfly Pattern by Free Macrame Patterns

This Chinese Butterfly is a combination knot made with both the Mystic Knot (Pan Chang) and the Josephine knot (Double Coin). You must know how to tie both knots easily, or this macrame pattern will be difficult for you to complete.

This Chinese knot can be used as a pendant, since the loop at the top could be an attachment point for a necklace cord.

Macrame Chinese Butterfly Pattern by Free Macrame Patterns

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6. Macrame Butterfly Earrings Pattern by Imbali Crafts

Celebrate summer with these Macrame Butterfly Earrings. If you want an instant gratification project to make, these butterflies will be perfect. These earrings will compliment any outfit, day or night!

Macrame Butterfly Earrings Pattern by Imbali Crafts

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7. Macrame Butterfly Knot Tutorial by Share A Knot

In this tutorial, you will learn how to do the macrame butterfly knot. It’s a really cute knot, easy to follow, fast and so pretty! You can create necklaces, bracelets or even decorate your wall hangings, macrame rainbows, plant hangers giving a girly, playful touch.

Macrame Butterfly Knot Tutorial by Share A Knot

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8. Macrame Butterflies by Macrame Adventure

This is a simple Macrame butterfly. It’s easy to make and you will only need 13 nylon cords (1.5mm), 6 cords for each wings and one cord for body!

Macrame Butterflies by Macrame Adventure

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9. Micro Macrame Butterfly Brooch Pattern by Micro Macrame Maven

This whimsical Micro-Macrame and wire Butterfly Brooch made with nylon cord (S-Lon or C-Lon) will brighten your day. Several different knotted chain variations make up the wings and hammered wire is used to form the base and the antennae. 

Micro Macrame Butterfly Brooch Pattern by Micro Macrame Maven

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10. Macrame Butterfly Bracelet Tutorial by Macrame Tita

A butterfly that flying on your arm! If you’d like to make a quick bracelet that’s going to be admired, you are going to love these Macrame Butterfly Bracelets! It makes the perfect last-minute gift or as a gorgeous gift for yourself.

Macrame Butterfly Bracelet Tutorial by Macrame Tita

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11. Macrame Butterfly Ring Pattern by Macramedamare

Bring in spring with this easy Macrame Butterfly Ring Pattern. These little guys are happy and bright and they work up so quickly you will want to make many.The pattern is the base, the fun part for you to make your own color combinations!

Macrame Butterfly Ring Pattern by Macramedamare

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12. DIY Macrame Butterfly Pattern by Lots Of Knots Canada

Add some texture to an empty wall space with a gorgeous wall hanging. This Butterfly Wall Hanging features a unique design which is must-have in any home with a bohemian theme.

It’s the perfect size to display in a bedroom, living room, children’s room, workspace, or anywhere else you want to add texture to your walls.

DIY Macrame Butterfly Pattern by Lots Of Knots Canada

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13. DIY Macrame Butterfly by Bochiknot Macrame

This tutorial goes over a 3D macrame butterfly you can use as a wall hanging on its own or as an add on to an additional macrame piece.

It is made with 4 basic macrame knots: the marks head, square knot, double half hitch and double overhand knot. Although it looks very intricate, the majority of the pattern is a repetition of a few simple patterns.

DIY Macrame Butterfly by Bochiknot Macrame

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14. Macrame Butterfly Pattern by Zaney May

This Macrame Butterfly Pattern is made with square knots, diagonal double half-hitch knots, double half- hitch knot, lark head, and overhand knots. Wear it as a necklace to symbolize change and endurance, or as a pin to take a simple ensemble to the next level.

Macrame Butterfly Pattern by Zaney May

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15. Macrame Butterfly Keychain Tutorial by Myow Handmade

If you are on a hunt for a beautiful gift for your friends (which is also easy and quick to make), you will love this gorgeous Macrame Butterfly Keychain.

This is a very fun way to accessorize your bags or you can gift it to your friends for a special occasion. Would you able to say no to this charming little keychain?

Macrame Butterfly Keychain Tutorial by Myow Handmade

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THESE MACRAME BUTTERFLY PATTERNS ARE JUST AS PRETTY AS THE REAL THING AND WE KNOW YOU LOVE THEM!

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If you already embrace this wonderful craft trend, feel free to browse our collection of Macrame Fish Patterns, Macrame Owl Patterns, Macrame Flower Patterns and a lot more macrame patterns filled with inspiration of all your favorite macrame projects. Transform macrame cord into a plant hanger, wall hanging and more!

For now, flutter into your macrame collection these macrame butterfly patterns today. You’ll surely have fun making them!