Butterfly Stitch Prayer Shawl by njSharon AND DebiAdams
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Butterfly Stitch Prayer Shawl

Crochet
December 2013
Lace / 2 ply ?
3.5 mm (E)
498 - 660 yards (455 - 604 m)
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Butterfly pattern works with a wide variety of yarns. Hook size selection will vary accordingly.

The treble crochet on Row #5 is simply a normal Treble Crochet (TC) stitch inserting the hook from front to back into the indicated stitch in Row #2. The treble is worked into that 4th stitch 2 rows below, then when the yarn is pulled through the bottom part of the Treble, it encloses the two chains in Row #3 & Row #4 and creates the butterfly body.

Thanks to Joan Elisha, there is a YouTube video showing you how to work the treble stitch as well as the first 2 pattern repeats for the shawl. The link is:
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Ravelry member azbelle3 (Sandy) was kind enough to tell us about the video. Thank you, Joan, and thank you, Sandy.

For the written directions beyond Row 10 see Skrpune’s Butterfly Stitch Shawl project page

We are also happy to offer you a German version of the printed pattern translated by Jasmine Ornes. We thank Jasmine for her translation and for allowing us to post it on this page.

Thanks to Erika Stande, who is Ravelry member fingerscroched, we are happy to add a Swedish translation to the pattern. Her directions include still photos of some of the more interesting areas of the pattern. She also has a blog which shows a number of her other lovely finished projects.