There are two files. One written pattern file for the different languages and a simplyfied row by row description in English which contains mainly numbers so that it should be understood in other languages, too.
The row by row description also contains a smaller version of the pattern for little girls, a Minibird.
Die Originalversion ist auf Deutsch.
The English version from February 16th has been tech edited by MHM. So if you are interested in the pattern don’t let yourself get confused by the first part of the KAL in the Swing Knitting group or older notes on projects’ pages. All issues should have been resolved.
The French translation was made by Christine73.
The Russian translation was made by Manfredovna.
The Dutch translation was made by Ima.
The Danish translation was made by RieKrogh
The rich coloring of birds is something wonderful and I felt I wanted to express this in knitting. I had the Kingfisher before my eyes when I did this but there are no limits of what you can do, hence the name Dreambird!
Dreambird looks more complicated than it is. When you strictly follow the instructions for the first feather the following ones will be a walk in the park! The shaping is done by short rows and I explained everything in detail so that you don’t need to be an advanced knitter to knit this piece.
As in the wingspan, the drive of the shawl is attained by offset triangles. Additional elements transform the triangles to feathers. Maylin, the creator of the Wingspan, is also eager to see the result because she is very interested in Swing Knitting. But you don’t need any knowledge in Swing Knitting to knit this pattern!
You can knit the feathers with a yarn of rather long color changes or use up your stash, it is up to you! The fluffy Kid Mohair in the background emphasizes the feathers.