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Base: 6.5″; rim: 9.5″; depth: 2″

• Longleaf Pine needles (pinus palustris), dyed

• Waxed polyester cord

• Teneriffe center, 30 spokes

• Indian Crow beads (crazy lace agate)

Mariposa Notes:

Mariposa, inspired by the male morpho didius butterfly, native to the forests of South America. This teneriffe-woven butterfly version is not quite anatomically correct, but I did try to come close to matching the colors.

  • Stitches: simple; wheat; diamond; ti; solid wrap; mariposa; teneriffe
  • Project Year: 2021