Lace items don’t have to be overly frilly to be stylish, a fact proven by the Lacy Columns Scarf. A perfect introduction to lace knitting, this lace and stockinette scarf is ideal springtime wear that adds a light amount of warmth with a classic, tailored look. Knit it in the solid of your choices, or choose a multi-colored yarn with a long repeat color change for a funky look.
Skill Level: Easy
Size: 6.5” x 76” after wet blocking
Gauge: Approximately 20 sts and 22 rows = 4” [10 cm] in pattern stitch after wet blocking
Yarn: Abuelita Yarns Baby Merino Lace (100% merino; 420 yards [384 meters]/100 grams): #58 (1 skein)
Needles: US size 7 (4.5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
K2tog: Knit 2 together, a single decrease
Psso: Sl 1 st purlwise, k next st, slip slipped st over knit st, a single decrease
Cast on 34 sts.
Knit 6 rows for garter stitch border.
Row 1 (RS): K7, (yo, psso, k2tog, yo, k4) 3 times, k3.
Row 2: K3, p28, k3.
Rep Rows 1-2 for pattern until work measures 76” or desired length, or approximately 12 yards before you run out of yarn.
Knit 6 rows for garter stitch border. Bind off.
Wet block to desired measurements.
Weave in all ends.