Breezy Butterfly Shawl

Lovely lace butterflies adorn this pretty shawl that is interesting to make and a pleasure to wear. Enjoy the spring breeze in your new shawl.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 55 (67)” Wingspan x 15 (18)” Depth

Gauge: 20 sts and 26 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Body Lace pattern after wet blocking

Materials

Super fine weight yarnYarn: Araucania Botany Lace (100% Wool; 448 yards [410 meters]/100 grams): 2114 (1 balls)

Needles: US size 6 (4.0 mm) 40” circular

Notions: Cable needle, tapestry needle

Abbreviations

2/2 RC – Place 2 sts on cable needle and hold in back, k2, k2 from cable needle

2/2LC – Place 2 sts on cable needle and hold in front, k2, k2 from cable needle

Kyok – (K1, yo, k1) in next st

Sk2p – slip 1 st, k2tog, pass slipped st over

Special Stitches

Body Lace

Note: 2 sts are increased on every RS row and 4 sts increased every WS row.

Row 1 (RS): K2, yo, k1, *k4, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k3; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2, yo, k2.

Row 2 and all WS rows: K2, kyok, purl to last 3 sts, kyok, k2.

Row 3: K2, yo, k4, *k5, yo, sk2p, yo, k4; rep from * to last 7 sts, k5, yo, k2.

Rows 5 and 7: K2, yo, knit to last 2 sts, yo, k2.

Row 9: K2, yo, k1, *k1, k2tog, yo, k7, yo, ssk; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2, yo, k2.

Row 11: K2, yo, k3, yo, *sk2p, yo, k9, yo; rep from * to last 7 sts, sk2p, yo, k3, yo, k2.

Rows 13 and 15: K2, yo, knit to last 2 sts, yo, k2.

Row 16: K2, kyok, purl to last 3 sts, kyok, k2.

Rep Rows 1-16 for patt.

Border Lace

Note: 2 sts are increased on every RS row and 4 sts increased every WS row.

Row 1 (RS): K2, yo, *p3, k1, yo, 2/2LC, ssk, k2tog, yo, p5, yo, ssk, k2tog, 2/2RC, yo, k1; rep from * to last 5 sts, p3, yo, k2.

Row 2 (WS): K2, kyok, k3, *p9, k5, p9, k3; rep from * to last 3 sts, kyok, k2.

Row 3: K2, yo, k3, *p3, k2, yo, k4, ssk, p7, k2tog, k4, yo, k2; rep from * to last 8 sts, p3, k3, yo, k2.

Row 4: K2, kyok, p3, k3, *p8, k7, p8, k3; rep from * to last 6 sts, p3, kyok, k2.

Row 5: K2, yo, k6, *p3, k3, yo, 2/2LC, ssk, p5, k2tog, 2/2RC, yo, k3; rep from * to last 11 sts, p3, k6, yo, k2.

Row 6: K2, kyok, p6, k3, *p9, k5, p9, k3; rep from * to last 9 sts, p6, kyok, k2.

Row 7: K2, yo, k2tog, k3, yo, k4, *p3, k4, yo, k4, ssk, p3, k2tog, k4, yo, k4; rep from * to last 14 sts, p3, k4, yo, k4, ssk, yo, k2.

Row 8: K2, kyok, p9, k3, *p10, k3, p10, k3; rep from * to last 12 sts, p9, kyok, k2.

Row 9: K2, yo, p1, k2tog, 2/2RC, yo, p1, k4, *p3, k4, p1, yo, 2/2LC, ssk, p1, k2tog, 2/2RC, yo, p1, k4; rep from * to last 17 sts, p3, k4, p1, yo, 2/2LC, ssk, p1, yo, k2.

Row 10: K2, kyok, p7, k1, p4, k3, *p4, k1, (p6, k1) twice, p4, k3; rep from * to last 15 sts, p4, k1, p7, kyok, k2.

Row 11: K2, yo, k3, k2tog, k4, yo, p2, k4, *p3, k4, p2, yo, k4, sk2p, k4, yo, p2, k4; rep from * to last 20 sts, p3, k4, p2, yo, k4, ssk, k3, yo, k2.

Row 12: K2, kyok, p9, k2, p4, k3, *p4, k2, p11, k2, p4, k3; rep from * to last 18 sts, p4, k2, p9, kyok, k2.

Row 13: K2, yo, 2/2RC, k2tog, yo, p1, yo, ssk, 2/2LC, k2tog, k4, *yo, p1, yo, k4, ssk, 2/2RC, k2tog, yo, p1, yo, ssk, 2/2LC, k2tog, k4; rep from * to last 23 sts, yo, p1, yo, k4, ssk, 2/2RC, k2tog, yo, p1, yo, ssk, 2/2LC, yo, k2.

Row 14: K2, kyok, p6, k1, p11, k3, *p11, k1, p11, k3; rep from * to last 21 sts, p11, k1, p6, kyok, k2.

Row 15: K2, yo, k6, k2tog, yo, p3, yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, k4, yo, *p3, yo, k4, ssk, k2, k2tog, yo, p3, yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, k4, yo; rep from * to last 26 sts, p3, yo, k4, ssk, k2, k2tog, yo, p3, yo, ssk, k6, yo, k2.

Row 16: K2, kyok, p8, k3, p10, k3, *p10, k3, p10, k3; rep from * to last 24 sts, p10, k3, p8, kyok, k2.

Row 17: K2, yo, p1, k1, yo, 2/2LC, ssk, k2tog, yo, p5, yo, ssk, k2tog, 2/2RC, yo, k1, *p3, k1, yo, 2/2LC, ssk, k2tog, yo, p5, yo, ssk, k2tog, 2/2RC, yo, k1; rep from * to 29 sts, p3, k1, yo, 2/2LC, ssk, k2tog, yo, p5, yo, ssk, k2tog, 2/2RC, yo, k1, p1, yo, k2.

Row 18: K2, kyok, p10, k5, p9, k3, *p9, k5, p9, k3; rep from * to last 27 sts, p9, k5, p10, kyok, k2.

Row 19: K2, yo, k1, * p3, k2, yo, k4, ssk, p7, k2tog, k4, yo, k2; rep from * to last 6 sts, p3, k1, yo, k2.

Row 20: K2, kyok, p1, k3, **p8, k7, p8, k3; rep from * to last 4 sts, p1, kyok, k2.

Row 21: K2, yo, k4, *p3, k3, yo, 2/2LC, ssk, p5, k2tog, 2/2RC, yo, k3; rep from * to last 9 sts, p3, k4, yo, k2.

Row 22: K2, kyok, p4, k3, *p9, k5, p9, k3; rep from * to last 7 sts, p4, kyok, k2.

Row 23: K2 yo, k7, *p3, k4, yo, k4, ssk, p3, k2tog, k4, yo, k4; rep from * to last 12 sts, p3, k7, yo, k2.

Row 24: K2, kyok, p7, k3, *p10, k3, p10, k3; rep from * to last 10 sts, p7, kyok, k2.

Row 25: K2, yo, 2/2RC, k1, p1, k4, *p3, k4, p1, yo, 2/2LC, ssk, p1, k2tog, 2/2RC, yo, p1, k4; rep from * to last 15 sts, p3, k4, p1, k1, 2/2LC, yo, k2.

Row 26: K2, kyok, p5, k1, p4, k3, *p4, k1, (p6, k1) twice, p4, k3; rep from * to last 13 sts, p4, k1, p5, kyok, k2.

Row 27: K2, yo, k1, k2tog, k4, yo, p2, k4, *p3, k4, p2, yo, k4, sk2p, k4, yo, p2, k4; rep from * to last 18 sts, p3, k4, p2, yo, k4, ssk, k1, yo, k2.

Row 28: K2, kyok, p7, k2, p4, k3, *p4, k2, p11, k2, p4, k3; rep from * to last 16 sts, p4, k2, p7, kyok, k2.

Row 29: K2, yo, k2, k2tog, yo, p1, yo, ssk, 2/2LC, k2tog, k3, *p3, k3, yo, ssk, 2/2RC, k2tog, yo, p1, yo, ssk, 2/2LC, k2tog, yo, k3; rep from * to last 21 sts, p3, k3, yo, ssk, 2/2RC, k2tog, yo, p1, yo, ssk, k2, yo, k2.

Row 30: K2, kyok, p4, k1, p11, k3, *p11, k1, p11, k3; rep from * to last 19 sts, p11, k1, p4, kyok, k2.

Row 31: K2, yo, k4, k2tog, yo, p3, yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, yo, k4, *p3, k4, yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, yo, p3, yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, yo, k4; rep from * to last 24 sts, p3, k4, yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, yo, p3, yo, ssk, k4, yo, k2.

Pattern Notes

This pattern is worked from the top down. Both lace patterns may be worked from charts or written instructions.

Pattern

CO 5 sts.

Set-up

Row 1 (RS): K2, yo, k1, yo, k2. (7 sts)

Row 2 (WS): K2, yo, p1, yo, k2. (9 sts)

Row 3: K2, yo, knit to last 2 sts, yo, k2. (11 sts)

Row 4: K2, yo, purl to last 2 sts, yo, k2. (13 sts)

Row 5: K2, yo, knit to last 2 sts, yo, k2. (15 sts)

Row 6: K2, kyok, purl to last 3 sts, kyok, k2. (19 sts)

Body

Work Rows 1-16 of Body Lace patt for a total of 3 (4) times. (163 (211) sts)

Size 67” only

Work Rows 1-8 of Body Lace patt once. (235 sts)

Work Rows 7-8 Body Lace patt once more. (241 sts)

Border

All Sizes

Work Rows 1-31 of Border Lace patt once. (255 (333) sts)

Next Row: With WS facing, BO as follows: P1, (p1, sl2 sts back to LN, p2tog) 3 times, *(p1, sl2 sts back to LN, p2tog) 13 times, sl1 st back to LN, CO 2, BO 3 (picot made), (p1, sl2 sts back to LN, p2tog) 4 times, (k1, sl2 sts back to LN, k2tog tbl) 3 times, (p1, sl2 sts back to LN, p2tog) 4 times, sl1 st back to LN, CO2, BO3; rep from * to last 16 sts, (p1, sl2 sts back to LN, p2tog) to end.

Finishing

Weave in ends.

Block to finished measurements.

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