Chasing Butterflies Shawl by The Chilly Dog

Chasing Butterflies Shawl

July 2022
Lace ?
24 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1312 yards (1200 m)
15-section shawl: 105" wingspan, 22" depth; 12-section shawl: 81" wingspan, 17" depth
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Chasing Butterflies is a gorgeous one-cake shawl that celebrates the joy of lace. With its easy-to-remember repeats, enjoy the adventure as this lightweight project flutters across your needles. 

This pattern has both charted and written stitch pattern instructions.

Yarn Weight: lace weight

Recommended Yarn: Schoppel Lace Flower (shown in color #2403)

Recommended Needle Size: US size 4 (3.5 mm)

Finished Measurements:

Shawl (shown) - 105 inch wingspan, 22 inch depth
Shawlette - 81 inch wingspan, 17 inch depth

Pattern Length: 10 pages

What to Expect

  • basic knit and purl stitches
  • repetitive stitch patterns
  • intricate lace
  • charted and written instructions
  • knitting in rows

Construction and Shaping

  • top-down
  • detailed, decorative edging

Video Support Series

Chasing Butterflies KAL Playlist

  • Swatch Blocking
  • Starting a Shawl with a Pinhole Cast On
  • Chasing Butterflies KAL Edging

This pattern was originally designed for the Chasing Butterflies KAL. View the KAL discussion thread on Ravelry.