This pretty lace scarf comprises 2 lace patterns and a lace edging added at the ends.
It looks lovely knitted in an alpaca mix soft yarn as a short scarf, but could be made longer to make a beautiful shawl.
The original sample was knitted using a laceweight yarn: Rowan Fine Lace (80% baby suri alpaca, 20 % extra fine merino, 400m/437 yd 50g Cobweb 922
Sizes & yarn quantities:
The pattern gives instructions for 32 x 70 cm/12.5 x 27.5 ins
The scarf uses 1 ball yarn
Tension: 26sts and 36 rows to 10cm/4ins in lace patt
Needles etc: 3.75mm (US 5) & 3.75 (US 5) needles
(June 2019 – I reknitted the scarf with more stitches and using a laceweight linen/silk yarn to make a lovely summer shawl. For more details go to the Ravelry page)
For more information and to purchase the pattern as a PDF download follow the link below to the Ravelry page (membership of Ravelry not required)
Photos: Nick Sargeant, Jennie Atkinson