Argynnis pandora, or the cardinal was first decribed in 1775 by Johann Nepomuk Cosmas Michael Denis, (Austrian Catholic priest, best known a s a poiet and lepidopterist) and Ignaz Schiffermüller, Austrian naturalist, mainly interested in Lepidoptera.
The butterfly inhabits southern Europe and northern Africa and the Middle East to northwestern India.
The wingspan is 6480 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 15 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 hоw 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