England Awaits Scarf

With its gentle waves and airy spaces, this scarf will give you the confidence to travel to your dream destination. Knit this up for the friend headed abroad or to spice up your wardrobe for the summer season.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 15” width x 75” length

Gauge: 18 sts and 24 rows = 4” [10 cm] in pattern after wet blocking.

Materials

Yarn:

Fine weight yarn Nako Saten (100% Microfiber; 251 yards [230 meters]/100 grams): SA236 Rose Pink, 2 balls

Needles: US size 8 (5 mm): straight

Special Stitches

S2kp – Sl 2 sts together as if to knit, knit next st and pass the slipped sts over for a centered double decrease.

Pattern Notes

This is a rectangular scarf that is worked flat from end to end in one piece. The lace pattern may be worked from the written instructions or the chart.

Tips to customize size of scarf: CO fewer or more sts in multiples of 14 sts + 1 to decrease or increase the width of the scarf. The length may be adjusted by simply working the repeats for desired length or until the skein runs out.

Pattern

CO 61 sts.

Row 1 (RS): K3, yo, p4, s2kp, (p1, k1) 3 times, *yo, k1, yo, p4, s2kp, (p1, k1) 3 times; rep from * to last 3 sts, yo, k3.

Row 2 (WS): K2, p3, (k1, p1) 3 times, k4, *p4, (k1, p1) 3 times, k4; rep from * to last 4 sts, p2, k2.

Row 3: K3, yo, p4, s2kp, (k1, p1) 3 times, *yo, k1, yo, p4, s2kp, (k1, p1) 3 times; rep from * to last 3 sts, yo, k3.

Row 4: K2, p2, (k1, p1) 3 times, p1, k4, *p3, (k1, p1) 3 times, p1, k4; rep from * to last 4 sts, p2, k2.

Rows 5-8: Rep Rows 1-4.

Rows 9-10: Rep Rows 1-2.

Row 11: K2, ssk, p4, yo, k1, yo, (p1, k1) 3 times, *s2kp, p4, yo, k1, yo, (p1, k1) 3 times; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2tog, k2.

Row 12: K2, p1, (p1, k1) 3 times, p3, k4, *p1, (p1, k1) 3 times, p3, k4; rep from * to last 3 sts, p1, k2.

Row 13: K2, ssk, p4, yo, k1, yo, (k1, p1) 3 times, *s2kp, p4, yo, k1, yo, (k1, p1) 3 times; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2tog, k2.

Row 14: K2, p1, (k1, p1) 3 times, p3, k4, *p1, (k1, p1) 3 times, p3, k4; rep from * to last 3 sts, p1, k2.

Rows 15-18: Rep Rows 11-14.

Rows 19-20: Rep Rows 11-12.

Rep Rows 1-20 until Scarf meas 75” or desired length, ending with Row 19 on the last repeat.

 

BO Row (WS): P1, (p1, sl 2 sts back to left needle, p2tog) 9 times, sl st back to left needle, CO 2 sts, immediately BO 3 sts, *(p1, sl 2 sts back to left needle, p2tog) 13 times, sl st back to left needle, CO 2 sts, immediately BO 3 sts; rep from * to last 8 sts, (p1, sl 2 sts back to left needle, p2tog) 8 times.

Finishing

Weave in ends and block to finished measurements. yarn ball

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