Arrowhead Lace Scarf

This gorgeous jade scarf features an airy lace pattern with small arrowhead motifs. The delicate design is light enough for the summer and dressy enough to wear to formal occasions.

Skill Level: Advanced

Size: Approx. 66”/ 167cm long and 7”/ 19cm wide

Gauge: 28 sts and 42 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn:

Lace Weight Yarn Lang Lace Merino 400 (100% virgin wool; 218 yards [200 meters]/25 grams): #0073 Jade (3 balls)

Needles: US size 3 (3.25 mm) straight and spare needle for 3-needle bind-off

Notions: Waste yarn or stitch holder, tapestry needle

Pattern Notes

Scarf is made in two halves and grafted together using 3-needle bind off.

Stitch count changes on each odd numbered row.

Special Stitches

Stitch Pattern

Row 1: P1, *k3, yo, k5, yo, k2tog, yo, k4, yo, ssk, yo, k5, yo, k3; rep from * to last st, p1. (58 sts)
Row 2 and all even numbered rows: K1, p to last st, k1.
Row 3: P1, *k4, k3tog, k2, (yo, k2tog) twice, k2, (ssk, yo) twice, k2, k3tog, k4; rep from * to last st, p1. (50 sts)
Row 5: P1, *k3, ssk, k2, (yo, k2tog) twice, k2, (ssk, yo) twice, k2, k2tog, k3; rep from * to last st, p1. (46 sts)
Row 7: P1, *k2, ssk, k2, (yo, k2tog) twice, k2, (ssk, yo) twice, k2, k2tog, k2; rep from * to last st, p1. (42 sts)
Row 9: P1, *k1, ssk, k2, (yo, k2tog) twice, k2, (ssk, yo) twice, k2, k2tog, k1; rep from * to last st, p1. (38 sts)
Row 11: P1, *ssk, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, yo, k4, yo, ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2, k2tog; rep from * to last st, p1. (42 sts)
Row 13: P1, *(k3, yo) twice, k2tog, yo, k4, yo, ssk, (yo, k3) twice; rep from * to last st, p1. (50 sts)

Rep Rows 1-13 for pattern.

Pattern

CO 50 sts.

Knit 2 rows.

Work Rows 1-13 of Stitch Pattern 21 times.

Place sts on to holder or waste yarn and set aside.

CO 50 sts and work another piece to match the first half.

Holding the two pieces together with right sides facing each other, graft using 3-needle cast off.

Finishing

Carefully weave in ends, soak and block to measurements.yarn ball

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