Butterfly Silk by Lindsay Lewchuk

Butterfly Silk

June 2021
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Pattern Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
675 yards (617 m)
66”/ 167.5cm long by 15”/ 38cm wide
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Watch as a graceful kaleidoscope flutters through Butterfly Silk. As stunning to gaze upon as it is to wear, this tonal silky yarn reflects the iridescent light of a butterfly wing.

Knit in one color, this easy biased knit rectangular wrap will become a wardrobe staple. In two colors, the chic pop of color transforms it into one spectacular wrap. Style it looped around and tied for causal workdays or float it over your shoulders for an evening out.

The tech edited and test knit pattern is fully written and charted.

Finished Measurements:
66”/ 167.5cm long by 15”/ 38cm wide

3 skeins Malabrigo Mora shown in 2 skeins Simple Taupe (MC) and 1 skein Sabiduria (CC)
Skein info: 100% silk; 225yds/ 206m per 50g/ 1.76oz
US 6/ 4mm circular needles
Yarn needle
15 stitch markers

15 sts and 30 rows over 4”/ 10cm in pattern stitch. Note: exact gauge is not critical to this design. Gauge variations may impact final size and yardage requirements.

Special Notes:

  • Construct It: a biased rectangular wrap invites offset butterflies to take flight. Create your shawl in one color or two.
  • 2 Corinthians 5:17