How to Make an Origami Butterfly Ring

This is a guide that will help you make a butterfly ring out of a paper strip

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How to Make an Origami Butterfly Ring
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Start with a paper strip that is 1/8 of the width of the sheet

Start with a paper strip that is 1/8 of the width of the sheet

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Fold the strip in half, lengthwise

Fold the strip in half, lengthwise

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Unfold, taking note of center crease

Unfold, taking note of center crease

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Now fold in half, top to bottom

Now fold in half, top to bottom

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Fold the corners in (crease side)

Fold the corners in (crease side)

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Unfold the corner and prepare to fold in the triangular area (pocket fold)

Unfold the corner and prepare to fold in the triangular area (pocket fold)

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I find that it's easier to push in the triangular area so that it's shape is well defined.

I find that it's easier to push in the triangular area so that it's shape is well defined.

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This is how it looks when you properly fold in the corner

This is how it looks when you properly fold in the corner

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Do the same pocket fold to the other corner

Do the same pocket fold to the other corner

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Now we are going to fold the bottom edge of one side up, stopping at the edge of the triangle formed by the pocket folds

Now we are going to fold the bottom edge of one side up, stopping at the edge of the triangle formed by the pocket folds

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Fold the other side the same way

Fold the other side the same way

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Fold in the corners again

Fold in the corners again

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Fold in the corners on the other side

Fold in the corners on the other side

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Next we will fold again the bottom edge up and over the triangle formed

Next we will fold again the bottom edge up and over the triangle formed

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Fold the other side the same way

Fold the other side the same way

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Now we are gonna fold up starting about 1/3 the way up the triangle inside

Now we are gonna fold up starting about 1/3 the way up the triangle inside

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Fold the other side the same way

Fold the other side the same way

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Fold in the corners flush with the triangle's outer edge

Fold in the corners flush with the triangle's outer edge

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Open up and pocket fold in

Open up and pocket fold in

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Do the same to the other three corners

Do the same to the other three corners

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This is how ot looks so far

This is how ot looks so far

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Side view of how it looks so far

Side view of how it looks so far

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Fold lengthwise starting with a corner

Fold lengthwise starting with a corner

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Fold the other side the same way

Fold the other side the same way

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Flip over and do the same to the other side

Flip over and do the same to the other side

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Using your index finger and thumb, carefully squeeze and pull  the ring part so it can make a better loop

Using your index finger and thumb, carefully squeeze and pull the ring part so it can make a better loop

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Cut or tear the ring parts so that they fit

Cut or tear the ring parts so that they fit

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Slide one end into the other.

Slide one end into the other.

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The butterfly ring is complete

The butterfly ring is complete

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