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MoniDew
06-09-2010, 05:20 PM
Help! I can't remember what I forgot! :D

A while back, (maybe a year ago - so, quite a while back...) someone was making a shawl with two "tails" - like a swallowtail butterfly. But, after searching Ravelry real quick for a pattern for a two-tailed shawl, as it turns out - swallowtail ISN'T the one I remembered.

I think it might have been a knit-along here, but I searched there, too, and no luck.

Anyone remember this?

Jan in CA
06-09-2010, 08:08 PM
This one that's called swallowtail?
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/swallowtail-shawl-2

MoniDew
06-10-2010, 05:31 PM
no, Jan - that's not the one I remembered.

I think I'm going to have to invent one...

Lighting57
06-10-2010, 07:54 PM
http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/showthread.php?t=94134&highlight=lighting57

Is this what you remember?

suzeeq
06-10-2010, 07:54 PM
There's one by Mmario called Luna Moth, but it's fairly recent. (this is a different pattern than the elann Luna Moth).

Someone posts about her butterfly shawls in the shawl knitting groups and I believe they have 2 tails. Try searching for shawls with 'butterfly' as the keyword.

MoniDew
06-11-2010, 06:59 PM
well, maybe the swallowtail shawl IS the one I was thinking of... I'm cuckoo! Maybe I only THOUGHT it had 2 tails (or should have 2 because the butterfly has 2) whatever!

I'm insane. Sorry about that, guys!

Sknitter56
06-12-2010, 08:51 AM
Moni...I'm still working on my swallowtail shawl and it may be the one you're thinking of. I'll try to find it. It has the two tails with the impression of a swallowtail butterfly in the design. Could this be the one?
Mary

Sknitter56
06-12-2010, 08:57 AM
http://www.needlebeetle.com/lace/swallow.htm

Try this site...see it this is the one

lelvsdgs
06-12-2010, 10:31 PM
:woot: That is awesome!

Sknitter56
06-13-2010, 09:53 AM
lelvsdgs, it is a beautiful pattern, but when you get to the top part it gets verrrryyy long...I'm on row 186 which has I think 239 stitches. Every other row increases by 1 as there's a yo at the beginning of the right side rows. And, I'm off, somehow, by a couple of stitches which is driving me crazy. I'd put it aside for months, but Monidew's question made me drag it back out. I studied that thing all afternoon trying to figure out where I made the mistake, but no luck. I may just rip back a few rows, but I don't have a lifeline, so that may be quite difficult. Heck, quess I'll just throw it back in the bag and stash it away again.:)

MoniDew
06-13-2010, 10:49 AM
that is fabulous!! That's exactly what I want!!!

Sknitter56
06-13-2010, 11:14 AM
Moni...great! If you do this, I have one thing to say...LIFELINES, LIFELINES, LIFELINES! I've messed up by a couple of stitches and I'm stuck. Good luck!
Mary