Estonian Butterflies Shawl

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Estonian Butterflies Shawl Pattern


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Knitting: Estonian Butterflies Shawl
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • k2tog
  • ssk
  • s2kpsso
  • nupp
  • cable to the right
  • cable to the left

Pattern Description:

This lovely shawl "Estonian Butterflies" is inspired by the estonian lace motif "Butterfly". It has a triangular shape and is knit from top to bottom.

This design includes cabled stitches and nupps worked on WS rows. The pattern has step-by-step instructions and includes a simle to follow CHART. Please note, there is no written (or row-by-row) instructions available for this shawl.


14 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches in Butterfly lace stitch pattern.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 67" (170 cm) wingspan, x 31" (78 cm) height at center spine. Size may vary according to individual knitting tension


  • US 7 - 4.5 mm
  • US 8 - 5.0 mm for bind off

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch markers (optional)
  • Blocking accessories

Suggested yarn:

528 yards of Lace weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Shibui Knits Silk Cloud



About Designer

About Designer

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I'm a passionate knitter and designer;
Love camping and traveling;
Reading fantasy and philosophy;
Practicing yoga and meditation.

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