Parnassius Apollo is a relict butterfly (one of the first butterflies on the earth). Inhabits mountain areas of Northern Europe and Asia. The butterfly got its name in honour of Apollo, Greek god of arts and poetry.
The wingspan is about 8 cm.
This beaded butterfly is woven of 5 colours.
The pattern includes a photo of a woven butterfly, a palette of needed toho beads and 3 graphs. The colours in all beads are numbered for easier work. The way of the thread is shown in each graph.
Weaving this tiny lepidoptera can be an easy and simple lesson helping a pupil to make much bigger butterflies.
Such butterfly can be used as a brooch, an earring, a part of a bookmark.
2,5 X 3,5 cm