This simple lace pattern is easy to memorize and easy to work. When you reach the ruffles, the pattern grows seamlessly from lace to increases that create the ruffles. Choose a yarn with great drape, which allows the ruffles to hang beautifully.
Gauge: 24 sts and 36 rows per 4 inches (10 cm) square in stockinette after blocking
Finished Measurements: 8 inches (20 cm) wide and 60 inches (152 cm) long
Yarn Requirements: 440 yards of laceweight yarn. Sample shown in Les Oiseaux Laceweight in ‘Artemesia’.
Needle Size: 3.25mm (US 3) straight or circular needles for flat knitting or size needed to obtain gauge
Pattern Includes: charts and text translations of charts
Stitches Used: knit, purl, k2tog, yo, knit through the back loop, ssk, m1, sl1 k2tog psso.
Other Details: This scarf is worked in two parts from the center outward. You begin with a provisional cast on, then work the first half toward the ruffle, binding off loosely. The provisional cast on will then be picked up and the second half worked toward the other end.