Chevron Lace

Chevron Lace is a light and easy-to-make lace scarf that’s perfect for beginners. It uses the most simple and basic lace knitting stitches to produce a glamorous summertime scarf.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 10” wide & 74” long, relaxed after blocking

Gauge: 14 stitches x 23 rows = 4” in Chevron lace pattern; relaxed after blocking

Materials

Yarn: Sweet Georgia Merino Silk Fine (50% silk, 50% merino; 380 yards [347 meters]/100 grams): Sapphire (2 skeins)
Needles: US size 6 (4.0 mm) circular knitting needles
Notions: Blocking material (Rust-proof T-pins, blocking mat, blocking wires, etc.)

Abbreviations

K2tog: Knit two sts together
SKP: Slip one st, knit next st, pass the slipped st over knit st
Sl1-k2tog-psso: Slip one st, knit next two sts together, pass the slipped st over knit st
{}, (): Repeat the group of sts inside these brackets as instructed

Special Stitches

Chevron Lace Pattern

Row 1 (RS): K3, yo, skp, k3, {k2, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, skp, k3} Three times, k2, k2tog, yo, k3.
Row 2 (WS and all wrong side rows): Purl all stitches.
Row 3: K4, yo, skp, k2, {k1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, skp, k2} Three times, k1, k2tog, yo, k4.
Row 5: K2, (yo, skp, k1) Twice, {k2tog, yo, k2, (yo, skp, k1) Twice} Three times, (k2tog, yo, k1) Twice, k1.
Row 7: K3, yo, skp, k1, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, {yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, skp, k1, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso} Three times, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k3.
Row 9: K4, yo, skp, k2, {k1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, skp, k2} Three times, k1, k2tog, yo, k4.
Row 11: K2, (yo, skp, k1) twice, {k2tog, yo, k2, (yo, skp, k1) Twice} Three times, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k2.
Row 13: K3, yo, skp, k1, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, {yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, skp, k1, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso} Three times, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k3.
Row 15: K4, yo, skp, k2, {k1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, skp, k2} Three times, k1, k2tog, yo, k4.
Row 17: K5, yo, skp, k1, {k2tog, yo, k5, yo, skp, k1} Three times, k2tog, yo, k5.
Row 19: K6, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, {yo, k7, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso} Three times, yo, k6.
Row 21: K7, yo, {skp, k8, yo} Three times, skp, k6.
Odd Rows 23-35: K2, p1, skp, k2, yo, k1, {yo, k2, k2tog, p1, skp, k2, yo, k1} Three times, yo, k2, k2tog, p1, k2.
Rows 37-57: Repeat rows 1-21.
Row 59: K5, k2tog, yo, k1, {yo, skp, k5, k2tog, yo, k1} Three times, yo, skp, k5.
Row 61: K4, k2tog, yo, k2, {k1, yo, skp, k3, k2tog, yo, k2} Three times, k1, yo, skp, k4.
Row 63: K3, k2tog, yo, k3, {k2, yo, skp, k1, k2tog, yo, k3} Three times, k2, yo, skp, k3.
Row 65: K2, k2tog, yo, k4, {k3, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, k4} Three times, k3, yo, skp, k2.
Row 67: K2, yo, skp, k4, {k4, yo, skp, k4} Three times, k3, k2tog, yo, k2.

Pattern Notes

Chevron scarf is a rectangular shaped lace scarf which is worked flat from one end to another. After casting on required number of stitches, the lace pattern is worked back and forth. All the stitches are bound off once the scarf length is achieved. The stitch count remains the same on all rows.
Please note that the scarf width can be modified by changing the number of cast on stitches. Length of the scarf can be changed by altering the number of pattern repeats. Blocking is a must to set in the lace pattern.

Pattern

Cast on 45 stitches, knit two rows plain.
Work rows 1 to 68 of Chevron lace pattern a total of 6 times.
Knit two rows, bind off all the stitches loosely.

Finishing

Weave in ends and block well. yarn ball

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