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Betty the Butterfly · Submissions & Results! · Creator Challenge #6

Dear fellow crocheters,

I'm pleased to announce that the RESULTS for Sweet Softies' sixth annual Creator Challenge are here!  

This year, the featured pattern is Betty the Butterfly.  Betty was excited to meet her new siblings, and guess what? A jumbo one popped up within the same household! 

Want to make Betty as well?  You can get Betty the Butterfly's free pattern links here by scrolling down to the "Pattern Links" section! 

This sweet butterfly got to travel and explore lots of beautiful, scenic spots. Made by @your.crochet.doc on Instagram!

Betty didn't need to wait long for more siblings to emerge from around the world. Many more butterflies soon joined this colorful insect crew throughout the month of March, while the Creator Challenge took place.  A number of WIP and finished butterfly photos began sprouting up in the Sweet Softies FB group and on Instagram!

Doesn't she look lovely in velvet yarn? Made by @aislingcreates on Instagram!

You are all SO creative and really talented at customizing your butterflies and adding your own flair to them.  It brings me such joy to see all your lovely creations, read up on your butterflies' names and sometimes backstories (I love those!!), as well as notes on who you are gifting them to.  I know all the gifted butterflies will be very much loved and cherished.

This amazing butterfly was inspired by Pikachu! Made by Beth T.

I sincerely hope all participants had a fun time making their sweet butterflies! 

What a perfect blue and pink pair. Made by @mushroomsandmeadows on Instagram!

Without further ado, here is Betty the Butterfly's family album!

Take a look at all these unique butterflies!  

Included are ALL of the submissions made before the March 31st deadline with the hashtag #sweetsoftiescreatorchallenge.

Fun Fact: There are 41 new butterflies joining Betty!


The winner of Sweet Softies' Sixth Creator Challenge goes to...

Joan Callis!

Joan's butterflies are such a delight!  I love how she finished them with these creative additions.  Look at the floral buttons on each antennae, and the subtle butterfly motifs on the corner of each wing!  Not to mention the lovely beads and tassels that were added on.  A work of art!! 

Please join me in congratulating Joan on her lovely submission!!  As winner of the Creator Challenge, Joan will be receiving a $10 coupon code to Sweet Softies' Ravelry store!

All of the butterflies that were made during the Creator Challenge were absolutely beautiful and special in their own ways!  Thank you all so much for participating in this event of mine.  I look forward to hosting another Creator Challenge next year!  

This sweet butterfly looks so spiffy with that blue bowtie. Made by @crochelizzie on Instagram!

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Thank you, and happy crocheting!  Wishing you all the very best!