Pattern review: butterfly-stitch prayer shawl

Hi again! Today I will discuss my other finished project from last week. It’s another shawl I’ve been working on, namely the wonderful butterfly stitch prayer shawl. I’ve never worked this type of shawl before, but the instructions were very clear on how to set up your first stitches, and after that it is ‘just’ a four row back-and-forth repetition, ideal for combining with your favorite TV show 😉 I was stunned by the intricate pattern created in four rows! It really does look like a butterfly. This shawl was a little more difficult than the XY scarf, because it…

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Pattern review: XY scarf by mijocrochet

Hi 🙂 For those who don’t know me, this is me! The summer in Holland has been exceptionally hot up until now, so I thought it wise to crochet a couple of scarves! 😉 This pattern is one of my favorites so far because of its simplicity and drape (it definitely feels knit!). The pattern was designed by Johanna Lindahl from Mijocrochet, and can be found for free on her website. The recommended yarn, which i did indeed use, is the Scheepjes Skies light collection, which accounts for the gradual color changes. Johanna used both 117 Circumcumulus and 116 Cumulonimbus,…

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