Magenta Haze Cowl

This reversible and lightweight lacy scarf is the perfect summer accessory! Worked up in a bold shade of magenta, this openwork cowl is airy enough for summer but can be worn well into the fall as well.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 65” x 7”

Gauge: 8 sts x 12 rows = 4” in lace pattern after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn: Astral Bath Yarns Spectra DK (100% merino; 250 yards [229 meters]/100 grams): Salome (1 skein)
Needles: US size 6 (4.0 mm) 32” circular knitting needles
Notions: Stitch marker, tapestry needle

Pattern Notes

This lace pattern opens up considerably with blocking. Gauge is not essential, and this pattern could easily be knit in any weight yarn.

Pattern

CO 160 sts while holding both ends of the circular needle together so that you’re casting on over both needles. This will ensure that you have an extra stretchy cast on. Join to knit in the round, being careful not to twist. Pm for beginning of round.
Row 1: *K2, (yo, pull the last st over the yo) 4 times; rep from * to end.
Row 2: *K1, (yo, pull the last st over the yo) 4 times, k1, rep from * to end.
Repeat Rows 1-2 10 more times or until you have about 20 grams of yarn left.
BO all sts very loosely.

Finishing

Wash and block so that lace opens up. When scarf is completely dry remove pins, weave in ends, and trim. yarn ball

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