Butterfly Lovers by Lily Go

Butterfly Lovers

by Lily Go
September 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
270 - 540 yards (247 - 494 m)
S and L
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This pattern is available for $5.00 USD
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Link to buy the gradient yarn.

Butterfly Lovers is a crescent shaped shawlette/shawl worked in DK weight yarn. You can add a single button and wear it as a cowl. You just need a single skein of DK weight yarn to make the small size or 2 skeins to make the larger size shawl. It worked fast and you get yourself a stunning shawlette/cowl or shawl perfect for gift or you can keep it for yourself. Pattern includes charts and written directions.

Suggested yarn: DK

Yardage needed for sizes Small (Large): 270 (540) yards / 250 (500) m.

Beads (6/0 seed beads) - Optional: 394 (885)

Finished Sizes (Relaxed):
Wingspan: 48 (72)“ / 123 (184) cm.
Depth: 11 (17)” / 29 (43) cm.

Size 6 US / 4.00 mm circular needle, at least 24” / 60 cm long.
Size 7 US / 4.50 mm circular needle, at least 24” / 60 cm long.
Size 10 US / 6.00 mm circular needle, at least 24” / 60 cm long or any needle bigger than 4.50 mm.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Tapestry needle, blocking pins, size 14 US / 0.75 mm steel crochet hook for beads (optional), stitch markers, 3/4” button (optional).

Level: Intermediate.

The Mystery KAL is divided into 12 Clues published everyday starting on 22 November 2018 (except weekends).
1st clue: Thursday, November 22nd
2nd clue: Friday, November 23rd
3rd clue: Monday, November 26th
4th clue: Tuesday, November 27th (Large size only)
5th clue: Wednesday, November 28th (Large size only)
6th clue: Thursday, November 29th
7th clue: Friday, November 30th
8th clue: Monday, December 3rd
9th clue: Tuesday, December 4th
10th clue: Wednesday, December 5th (Large size only)
11th clue: Thursday, December 6th (Large size only)
12th clue: Friday, December 7th

You can buy the clues only for USD 3.5,- until November 22nd. The price will be USD 5,- after that date. Payment by Paypal and delivery by Ravelry, no accounts required. Credit cards accepted.

You can buy the kit from my website for USD 45 for small size or USD 85,- for large size.

For the Kit, your will receive:
1. One (1) skein of Rendezvous Precious DK Gradient (80% Superwash Merino, 20% Cashmere) - 273 yards/250 meter/100 gram/skein enough to make the small size shawlette
Two (2) skeins of Rendezvous Classic DK (100% Superwash Merino) - 273 yards/250 meter/100 gram/skein enough to make large size shawlette

  1. Size 6 Toho/Miyuki seed beads enough to complete the project.
  2. Removable marker (3 pcs).
  3. Dental floss (1 strand).
  4. 3/4” clear acrylic button (1 pc)
  5. Pattern is NOT INCLUDED in this kit. You need to buy separately in Ravelry or my blog


  • The kits are in limited quantity, once sold out, it’s gone.
  • Payment by Paypal, no accounts required. Credit cards accepted.
  • Shipping is FREE (please make sure to update your shipping address in Paypal).
  • Please allow 10 - 21 days to reach your hand.

Latest date to order: September 28rd, 2018.

Target shipment date: October 19th, 2018.

Project Set-up:

  • Once you bought the pattern, you’ll receive a notification every time a new clue is uploaded.
  • You also need to sign up here (just to say hi and maybe show us your yarn choices). You also need to check from time to time for tips, additional information or revision.
  • On your Ravelry Project Page: Click photo, then choose slurp from web, copy and paste this link: https://images4-e.ravelrycache.com/uploads/lprajogo/54720... Use this image as a first photo of your project page.
  • To respect the other participants, do not post SPOILER in other thread/forum except the SPOILER thread until 1 weeks after the last clue.
  • Use the tag ButterflyLoversMKAL on Ravelry, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.

Additional Information:
At the end of the MKAL, the participants will receive a copy of the complete pattern at no additional cost. Pattern is protected by copyright, so participants in the MKAL are required to not distribute copies of the clues or copies of the whole pattern.

Info about the yarn for the Kit:
Weight: DK
Fibers: 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Cashmere
Yardage/Weight: approx. 273 yards/250 m/ 100g
Hand Wash/lay flat to dry using bleach-free detergent.
May bleed slightly upon first wash.