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Dreamcatcher shawl

Dreamcatcher shawl.
Dreamcatcher shawl.

From the legends of the Ojibwe people, this beautiful Butterfly Dreamcatcher shawl, is representative of the dreamcatcher tradition. Created with love, to watch over a friend and remove any bad feelings, allowing only the good to enter their life. This shawl is like a warm and nurturing hug, there when you need it most, when the struggle seems too much, and you just need something positive to focus on.


Notes on Project

This was my first Gobstopper yarn project and I just love her gradients. The blend so well with little nuances of color hand-painted throughout. The yarn knit up well without splitting and although I love knitting with silk, this Blue-faced Leicester wool is wonderfully soft with a subtle sheen. This was my second time knitting the Butterfly Dreamcatcher shawl it was less confusing but still a complicated knit. I would recommend it for the experienced knitter. I was a little worries how the gradient would fair with the short-row design on the second half, but as you can see, it looks fabulous.


Color: Dusky teals, blues, purples, violets
Size: One size,  Measures 62″ wide by 24″ long.
Material: 50% Blue-faced Leicester yarn
Gently hand wash – Lay flat or dry clean.

Dreamcatcher shawl.
View worn as scarf

Dreamcatcher shawl.
Folded for color.

Dreamcatcher shawl.
Close up of edging

Dreamcatcher shawl.
Full view of shawl.

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This shawl has sold. 🙂

*Special thanks to Lily Go (Butterfly Dreamcatcher Shawl) for creating such a beautiful  pattern and to Gobstopper Yarns for dyeing such beautiful yarn.