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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Izabel

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, decrese, increase, simple cable, twisted stitches

Pattern Description:

***pattern updated July 1st 2013

Starting to knit a stylized butterfly on the back neck (in my imagination is like a "tattoo" for women that cultivate the delicateness of inner strength - all of us, of course!), we keep working back and forth, along three triangles and four columns full of wings and simple cables.

The final border is like a celebration, full of my imaginary wings, curves, and a lacy edge.

Izabel is available in two sizes: shawlette and shawl.

The pattern have charts and written directions.


26 sts and 38 rows in 4 X 4" in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 38"(60") / 96,5cm(152,4cm) wingspan and 14"(24") / 35,6cm(61cm) height at center back ***measurements after blocking


  • 423 yds / 387m shawlette and 763 yds / 698m shawl of single ply fingering yarn
  • 40" (or longer) US 2 / 3mm circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Cable needle compatible with US2 / 3mm needles or size needed to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • 6 sts markers; 2 pieces of scrap yarn; Darning needle; T pins for blocking

Suggested yarn:

423 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

TricTric Fingering yarn (hand painted 100% merino wool single ply - 100gr = 440 yds)


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Paula Pereira
I’ve started to knit in 2007 and it was a life changer! Since I have learned how to knit & purl, I have never stopped.

I recently participated in the project Around the World in 80 ...

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