Ash Blue Faux Distressed Scarf

Jeans and the holes from constant wearing were the inspiration for this design. The concept tries to capture the feelings and memories behind them through a lace pattern that gives a faux distressed look.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 17” / [43 cm] x 80” / [203 cm]

Gauge: 22 sts and 28 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st after wet blocking.

Materials

Yarn: Omega Sinfonia (100% Cotton; 218 yards [200 meters]/100 grams): Ash Blue (Azul Cenizo, 5 balls)

Needles: US size 4 (3.5 mm) 24” circular

Notions: Markers (optional), tapestry needle

Abbreviations

DD (Double decrease): Slip 2 sts as if to knit, knit next st, psso the knit st

Pattern Notes

The design is worked flat from one end to the other. It incorporates stockinette stitch and a lace diamond pattern.

Techniques required are: Continental (Long Tail) cast on and lace knitting.

This is an easy pattern, recommended for an adventurous beginner lace knitter.

Written and charted instructions are provided.

Pattern

Using the Long Tail cast-on, CO 87 sts.

Work 4 rows in Garter St (knit every st, every row) to form border.

Rows 1-4: K.

Section 1
Eight Lace Diamond Repeats

Work from Chart 1 and the following instructions:

Note: If desired, place a marker after each lace diamond repeat.

Row 1 (RS): K6, k2tog, yo, *k1, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo; rep from * 6 more times, k1, yo, ssk, k6.

Row 2 (WS) and all even rows: K3, p81, k3.

Row 3: K5, k2tog, yo, k1, *k2, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * 6 more times, k2, yo, ssk, k5.

Row 5: K4, k2tog, yo, k2, *k3, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k2; rep from * 6 more times, k3, yo, ssk, k4.

Row 7: K3, k2tog, yo, k3, *k4, yo, DD, yo, k3; rep from * 6 more times, k4, yo, ssk, k3.

Row 9: K4, yo, ssk, k2, *k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2; rep from * 6 more times, k3, k2tog, yo, k4.

Row 11: K5, yo, ssk, k1, *k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k1; rep from * 6 more times, k2, k2tog, yo, k5.

Row 13: K6, yo, ssk, *k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk; rep from * 6 more times, k1, k2tog, yo, k6.

Row 15: K7, yo, *DD, yo, k7, yo; rep from * 6 more times, DD, yo, k7.

Row 16 (WS): K3, p81, k3.

Rep Rows 1-16, 10 more times.

Complete one last lace diamond motif as follows:

Row 17: K19, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, k59.

Row 19: K20, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k60.

Row 21: K21, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k61.

Row 23: K22, yo, DD, yo, k62.

Row 24 (WS): K3, p81, k3.

Row 25 (RS): K.

Rep Rows 24-25, 6 times, then Row 24 once more.

Section 1 ends.

Section 2

Instructions for each Lace Motif in this section start with a Row 1 to match each Lace Chart.

Work from Chart 2 and the following instructions:

Row 1 (RS): K37, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk*, k5; rep from * once more, k35.
Row 2 (WS) and all even rows: K3, p81, k3.

Row 3: K36, *k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk*, k3; rep from * once more, k34.

Row 5: K35, *k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk*, k1; rep from * once more, k33.

Row 7: K34, k2tog, yo, k7, yo, DD, yo, k7, yo, ssk, k32.

Row 9: K35, *yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from *, yo, ssk, k30.

Row 11: K36, *yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k3; rep from *, yo, ssk, k29.

Row 13: K37, *yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k5; rep from *, yo, ssk, k28.

Row 15: K38, *yo, DD, yo, k7; rep from *, yo, ssk, k27.

Row 17: K50, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, k28.

Row 19: K51, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k29.

Row 21: K52, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k30.

Row 23: K53, yo, DD, yo, k31.

Row 24 (WS): K3, p81, k3.

Row 25: K.

Rep Rows 24-25 twice, then Row 24 once more.

Five Lace Diamond Repeats off center right

Work from Chart 1 and the following instructions:

Row 1: K16, k2tog, yo, *k1, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo; rep from * 3 more times, k1, yo, ssk, k26.

Row 2 (WS) and all even rows: K3, p81, k3.

Row 3: K15, k2tog, yo, k1, *k2, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * 3 more times, k2, yo, ssk, k25.

Row 5: K14, k2tog, yo, k2, *k3, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k2; rep from * 3 more times, k3, yo, ssk, k24.

Row 7: K13, k2tog, yo, k3, *k4, yo, DD, yo, k3; rep from * 3 more times, k4, yo, ssk, k23.

Row 9: K14, yo, ssk, k2, *k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2; rep from * 3 more times, k3, k2tog, yo, k24.

Row 11: K15, yo, ssk, k1, *k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k1; rep from * 3 more times, k2, k2tog, yo, k25.

Row 13: K16, yo, ssk, *k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk; rep from * 3 more times, k1, k2tog, yo, k26.

Row 15: K17, yo, *DD, yo, k7, yo; rep from * 3 more times, DD, yo, k27.

Row 16 (WS): K3, p81, k3.

Row 17 (RS): K.

Rep Rows 16-17, 8 times, then Row 16 once more.

Work from Chart 3 and the following instructions:

Row 1: K6, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk*, k50; rep from * once more, k21.

Row 2 (WS) and all even rows: K3, p81, k3.

Row 3: K5, *k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk*, k48; rep from * once more, k20.

Row 5: K4, *k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk*, k46; rep from * once more, k19.

Row 7: K3, *k2tog, yo, k7, yo, ssk*, k44; rep from * once more, k18.

Row 9: K4, *yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, k8, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk*, k33; rep from * once more, k6.

Row 11: K5, *yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k8, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk*, k33; rep from * once more, k5.

Row 13: K6, *yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k8, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk*, k33; rep from * once more, k4.

Row 15: K7, *yo, DD, yo, k8, k2tog, yo, k7, yo, ssk*, k33; rep from * once more, k3.

Row 17: K16, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo*, k43; rep from * once more, k4.

Row 19: K15, *k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo*, k43; rep from * once more, k5.

Row 21: K14, *k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo*, k43; rep from * once more, k6.

Row 23: K13, *k2tog, yo, k7, yo, DD, yo*, k43; rep from * once more, k7.

Row 25: K14, *yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo*, k46; rep from * once more, k9.

Row 27: K15, *yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo*, k48; rep from * once more, k10.

Row 29: K16, *yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo*, k50; rep from * once more, k11.

Row 31: K17, *yo, DD, yo*, k52; rep from * once more, k12.

Row 32 (WS): K3, p81, k3.

Row 33 (RS): K.

Rep Rows 32-33, 8 times, then Row 32 once more.

Section 2 ends.

Section 3

Five Lace Diamond Repeats off center left

Work from Chart 1 and the following instructions:

Row 1: K26, k2tog, yo, *k1, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo; rep from * 3 more times, k1, yo, ssk, k16.

Row 2 (WS) and all even rows: K3, p81, k3.

Row 3: K25, k2tog, yo, k1, *k2, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * 3 more times, k2, yo, ssk, k15.

Row 5: K24, k2tog, yo, k2, *k3, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k2; rep from * 3 more times, k3, yo, ssk, k14.

Row 7: K23, k2tog, yo, k3, *k4, yo, DD, yo, k3; rep from * 3 more times, k4, yo, ssk, k13.

Row 9: K24, yo, ssk, k2, *k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2; rep from * 3 more times, k3, k2tog, yo, k14.

Row 11: K25, yo, ssk, k1, *k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k1; rep from * 3 more times, k2, k2tog, yo, k15.

Row 13: K26, yo, ssk, *k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk; rep from * 3 more times, k1, k2tog, yo, k16.

Row 15: K27, yo, *DD, yo, k7, yo; rep from * 3 more times, DD, yo, k17.

Three Lace Diamond Repeats to the left

Row 17: K56, k2tog, yo, *k1, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo; rep from * once more, k1, yo, ssk, k6.

Row 19: K55, k2tog, yo, k1, *k2, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * once more, k2, yo, ssk, k5.

Row 21: K54, k2tog, yo, k2, *k3, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k2; rep from * once more, k3, yo, ssk, k4.

Row 23: K53, k2tog, yo, k3, *k4, yo, DD, yo, k3; rep from * once more, k4, yo, ssk, k3.

Row 25: K54, yo, ssk, k2, *k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2; rep from * once more, k3, k2tog, yo, k4.

Row 27: K55, yo, ssk, k1, *k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k1; rep from * once more, k2, k2tog, yo, k5.

Row 29: K56, yo, ssk, *k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk; rep from * once more, k1, k2tog, yo, k6.

Row 31: K57, yo, *DD, yo, k7, yo; rep from * once more times, DD, yo, k7.

Two Lace Diamond Repeats off center left

Row 33: K46, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k26.

Row 35: K45, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k25.

Row 37: K44, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk, k24.

Row 39: K43, k2tog, yo, k7, yo, DD, yo, k7, yo, ssk, k23.

Row 41: K44, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, k24.

Row 43: K45, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k25.

Row 45: K46, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k26.

Row 47: K47, yo, DD, yo, k7, yo, DD, yo, k27.

Row 48 (WS): K3, p81, k3.

Row 49 (RS): K

Rep Rows 48-49 twice, then Row 48 once more.

Five Lace Diamond Repeats to the right

Work from Chart 1and the following instructions:

Row 1: K6, k2tog, yo, *k1, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo; rep from * 3 more times, k1, yo, ssk, k36.

Row 2 (WS) and all even rows: K3, p81, k3.

Row 3: K5, k2tog, yo, k1, *k2, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * 3 more times, k2, yo, ssk, k35.

Row 5: K4, k2tog, yo, k2, *k3, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k2; rep from * 3 more times, k3, yo, ssk, k34.

Row 7: K3, k2tog, yo, k3, *k4, yo, DD, yo, k3; rep from * 3 more times, k4, yo, ssk, k33.

Row 9: K4, yo, ssk, k2, *k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2; rep from * 3 more times, k3, k2tog, yo, k34.

Row 11: K5, yo, ssk, k1, *k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k1; rep from * 3 more times, k2, k2tog, yo, k35.

Row 13: K6, yo, ssk, * k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk; rep from * 3 more times, k1, k2tog, yo, k36.

Row 15: K7, yo, *DD, yo, k7, yo; rep from * 3 more times, DD, yo, k37.

Three Lace Diamond Repeats to the right

Row 17: K6, k2tog, yo, *k1, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo; rep from * once more, k1, yo, ssk, k56.

Row 19: K5, k2tog, yo, k1, *k2, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * once more, k2, yo, ssk, k55.

Row 21: K4, k2tog, yo, k2, *k3, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k2; rep from * once more, k3, yo, ssk, k54.

Row 23: K3, k2tog, yo, k3, *k4, yo, DD, yo, k3; rep from * once more, k4, yo, ssk, k53.

Row 25: K4, yo, ssk, k2, *k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2; rep from * once more, k3, k2tog, yo, k54.

Row 27: K5, yo, ssk, k1, *k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k1; rep from * once more, k2, k2tog, yo, k55.

Row 29: K6, yo, ssk, * k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk; rep from * once more, k1, k2tog, yo, k56.

Row 31: K7, yo, *DD, yo, k7, yo; rep from * once more times, DD, yo, k57.

One Lace Diamond Repeat to the right

Row 33: K26, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k56.

Row 35: K25, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k55.

Row 37: K24, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk, k54.

Row 39: K23, k2tog, yo, k7, yo, ssk, k53.

Row 41: K24, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, k54.

Row 43: K25, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k55.

Row 45: K26, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k56.

Row 47: K27, yo, DD, yo, k57.

Row 48 (WS): K3, p81, k3.

Eight Lace Diamond Repeats

Work from Chart 1 or the following instructions:

Note: If desired place a marker after each lace diamond repeat.

Row 1 (RS): K6, k2tog, yo, *k1, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo; rep from * 6 more times, k1, yo, ssk, k6.

Row 2 (WS) and all even rows: K3, p81, k3.

Row 3: K5, k2tog, yo, k1, *k2, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * 6 more times, k2, yo, ssk, k5.

Row 5: K4, k2tog, yo, k2, *k3, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k2; rep from * 6 more times, k3, yo, ssk, k4.

Row 7: K3, k2tog, yo, k3, *k4, yo, DD, yo, k3; rep from * 6 more times, k4, yo, ssk, k3.

Row 9: K4, yo, ssk, k2, *k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2; rep from * 6 more times, k3, k2tog, yo, k4.

Row 11: K5, yo, ssk, k1, *k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k1; rep from * 6 more times, k2, k2tog, yo, k5.

Row 13: K6, yo, ssk, * k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk; rep from * 6 more times, k1, k2tog, yo, k6.

Row 15: K7, yo, *DD, yo, k7, yo; rep from * 6 more times, DD, yo, k7.

Row 16 (WS): K3, p81, k3.

Rep Rows 1-16 once more.

Five Lace Diamond Repeats to the left

Work from Chart 1and the following instructions:

Row 1: K36, k2tog, yo, *k1, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo; rep from * 3 more times, k1, yo, ssk, k6.

Row 2 (WS) and all even rows: K3, p81, k3.

Row 3: K35, k2tog, yo, k1, *k2, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * 3 more times, k2, yo, ssk, k5.

Row 5: K34, k2tog, yo, k2, *k3, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k2; rep from * 3 more times, k3, yo, ssk, k4.

Row 7: K33, k2tog, yo, k3, *k4, yo, DD, yo, k3; rep from * 3 more times, k4, yo, ssk, k3.

Row 9: K34, yo, ssk, k2, *k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2; rep from * 3 more times, k3, k2tog, yo, k4.

Row 11: K35, yo, ssk, k1, *k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k1; rep from * 3 more times, k2, k2tog, yo, k5.

Row 13: K36, yo, ssk, * k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk; rep from * 3 more times, k1, k2tog, yo, k6.

Row 15: K37, yo, *DD, yo, k7, yo; rep from * 3 more times, DD, yo, k7.

Three Lace Diamond Repeats off center right

Row 17: K26, k2tog, yo, *k1, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo; rep from * once more, k1, yo, ssk, k36.

Row 19: K25, k2tog, yo, k1, *k2, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * once more, k2, yo, ssk, k35.

Row 21: K24, k2tog, yo, k2, *k3, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k2; rep from * once more, k3, yo, ssk, k34.

Row 23: K23, k2tog, yo, k3, *k4, yo, DD, yo, k3; rep from * once more, k4, yo, ssk, k33.

Row 25: K24, yo, ssk, k2, *k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2; rep from * once more, k3, k2tog, yo, k34.

Row 27: K25, yo, ssk, k1, *k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k1; rep from * once more, k2, k2tog, yo, k35.

Row 29: K26, yo, ssk, * k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk; rep from * once more, k1, k2tog, yo, k36.

Row 31: K27, yo, *DD, yo, k7, yo; rep from * once more times, DD, yo, k37.

One Lace Diamond Repeat off center left

Row 33: K46, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k36.

Row 35: K45, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k35.

Row 37: K44, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk, k34.

Row 39: K43, k2tog, yo, k7, yo, ssk, k33.

Row 41: K44, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, k34.

Row 43: K45, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k35.

Row 45: K46, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k36.

Row 47: K47, yo, DD, yo, k37.

Row 48 (WS): K3, p81, k3.

Eight Lace Diamond Repeats

Work from Chart 1 or the following instructions:

Note: If desired place a marker after each lace diamond repeat.

Row 1 (RS): K6, k2tog, yo, *k1, yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo; rep from * 6 more times, k1, yo, ssk, k6.

Row 2 (WS) and all even rows: K3, p81, k3.

Row 3: K5, k2tog, yo, k1, *k2, yo, ssk, k3, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * 6 more times, k2, yo, ssk, k5.

Row 5: K4, k2tog, yo, k2, *k3, yo, ssk, k1, k2tog, yo, k2; rep from * 6 more times, k3, yo, ssk, k4.

Row 7: K3, k2tog, yo, k3, *k4, yo, DD, yo, k3; rep from * 6 more times, k4, yo, ssk, k3.

Row 9: K4, yo, ssk, k2, *k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2; rep from * 6 more times, k3, k2tog, yo, k4.

Row 11: K5, yo, ssk, k1, *k2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k1; rep from * 6 more times, k2, k2tog, yo, k5.

Row 13: K6, yo, ssk, * k1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk; rep from * 6 more times, k1, k2tog, yo, k6.

Row 15: K7, yo, *DD, yo, k7, yo; rep from * 6 more times, DD, yo, k7.

Row 16 (WS): K3, p81, k3.

Rep Rows 1-16 once, then Rows 1-15 once more.

Work 4 rows in Garter St as follows:

Rows 16-19: K.

BO all sts.

Section 3 ends.

Finishing

Weave in ends.

Wash gently and block carefully.

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