Aug 19, 2013

Pattern - Shawl "Estonian Butterflies"

The motif of my "Estonian Butterflies" shawl is based on a stitch pattern from the book "The Haapsalu Shawl: A Knitted Lace Tradition from Estonia" by Siiri Reimann, Aime Edasi. To knit this pattern you will have to make nupps (a lot of them!) on the wrong side of the fabric.

Yarn used: Shibui Knits - Staccato - Velvet 2017.
Fibers: 70% Merino, 30% Silk.
Yarn weight: Fingering / 4 ply.
Yardage: 616.9 yards, 161 grams.
Size made: 75.2" x 28" (191 x 71 cm).

The pattern includes a simple to follow chart and general instructions. I hope you enjoy it!

Find projects of this pattern on Ravelry

Ready made "Estonian Butterflies" shawls for sale you can find here.

How to make a nupp using the english style of knitting.

How to make a nupp using the continental style of knitting.

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