Butterfly Kiss by Aino Haikala

Butterfly Kiss

Knitting
September 2012
Sport (12 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
US 5 - 3.75 mm
700 - 850 yards (640 - 777 m)
one size, instructions for adjusting the size
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“May the wings of the butterfly kiss the sun
And find your shoulder to light on,
To bring you luck, happiness and riches
Today, tomorrow and beyond. ”
~Irish blessing

Butterfly Kiss features five large butterflies. It is half-circular shawl , big enough to wrap it around you. Butterfly Kiss is knitted from the center of the neck outwards. The butterfly and flower stitch motifs are inspired by Estonian lace and they were specifically designed for this project.

Gauge
15 stitches and 32 rows = 4” or 10 cm in normal motif of body pattern

Finished Size
217 cm (85 inches) across by 85 cm (34 inches) down

Materials
740 yards (680 meters) of fingering weight yarn.
Size 6 beads (optional). The total amount of
beads needed is 435.

Errata:
page 10, row 23, column 46: there should be s2tog instead of k3tog