Ancyluris formosissima was first described in 1870 by William Chapman Hewitson, a famous British naturalist. The butterfly inhabits rainforests of South America, especially Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru. Its wingspan is about 38-45 mm.
The pattern is suitable for brick stitch or peyote stitch.
I wove the butterfly using peyote stitch. And the thread way is shown for peyote stitch.
You’ll need some fishing line with diameter 0,15 mm, a beading needle size 11-15 and 13 colours of seed beads size 11 or size 10.
2 toho beads palettes are offered: for opaque beads and for metal-lined ones.
The pattern includes a photo of the finished moth and 3 graphs showing the way of weaving the butterfly including hw to fasten the thread.
This butterfly pattern is a part of the collection "24 butterflies and moths of the world"
3,4 X 3,4 cm