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Zephyr Lace Scarf
This scarf, loaded with lace and texture that looks deceptively complex, is simple and fun to knit.
Design by Tabetha Hedrick
6 x 76 inches
- Fingering weight yarn* (462 yds/100g per hank): 1 hank kindling #24912
- Size 7 (4.5mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge
*Sample project was completed with Stroll Tonal (75% superwash merino wool, 25% nylon) from Knit Picks.
16 sts and 24 rows = 4 inches/10cm in Zephyr Lace pat.
Exact gauge is not critical to this project.
Feel free to adjust for your own preferred width/length.
Feather Border (multiple of 9 sts + 6)
Rows 1 and 3 (WS): Purl across.
Row 2 (RS): K4, *yo, k2, ssk, k2tog, k2, yo, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, end k2.
Row 4: K3, *yo, k2, ssk, k2tog, k2, yo, k1; rep from * to last 3 sts, end k3.
Rep Rows 1-4 for pat.
Zephyr Lace (even number of sts)
Row 1: K1, *yo, k2tog; rep from * to last st, end k1.
Rep Row 1 for pat.
Cast on 33 sts.
Work [Rows 1-4 of Feather Border pat] 3 times.
Dec row (WS): K1, k2tog, knit to end -- 32 sts.
Knit 4 rows, ending with a WS row.
Work even in Zephyr Lace pat until piece measures approx 56 inches (unblocked), ending with a RS row.
Knit 4 rows.
Inc row (WS): K1, knit in front and back of next st, knit to end -- 33 sts.
Beg with Row 4, work 12 rows of Feather Border pat.
Bind off loosely.
Weave in ends.
Wash scarf and pin to finished measurements to stretch out the lace pat; do not remove pins until fabric is completely dry.
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