This scarf lace knitting pattern is a great introduction to lace knitting.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn basic lace stitches like the yarn over (YO), which gives lace its open airiness, and two decreases (the K2tog and SSK), which slant to the left and right respectively.
You’ll also learn how to block your scarf (a must for all lace patterns) and how to neatly attach a fringe.
Knit in super bulky weight yarn, this lace scarf comes together in no time, making it a perfect weekend knit.
For a detailed walkthrough of the this lace knitting pattern, watch the tutorial video below.
Materials & Notes
Yarn Used: 6 balls of Lana Grossa Ragazza Lei (100% merino wool; 44 yds/50g) in color Hellblau/Grau (84)
Other Similar Yarns:
300 grams of super bulky yarn can be used instead of the Lana Grossa yarn. Some favourites include:
Recommended Needles: 1 set of 12mm/US 17 straight knitting needles (similar bamboo pair)
Gauge: 14 stitches/16 rows = 4″/10cm in Stockinette Stitch with 12mm needles
Finished Measurements: length is 70″
Lace Scarf Pattern Video Tutorial
For a step-by-step walkthrough of this lace scarf pattern, watch the video tutorial below. It goes through the entire pattern from beginning to end, including how to block the scarf and attach a fringe.
CO 19 sts with 12mm needles
Row 1 (WS): Sl1 purlwise, purl all sts to end of row
Row 2 (RS): Sl1 knitwise, *YO, SSK, K1, K2tog, YO, K1; repeat from * to end of row
Row 3: Sl1 purlwise, purl all sts to end of row
Row 4: Sl1 knitwise, K1, *YO, Sl2 knitwise, K1, P2SSO, YO, K3; repeat from * to last 2 sts, K2
Repeat Rows 1-4 until scarf measures 17” or desired length
Block or steam block scarf so that lacy holes are prominent
Fringe: Cut 3 strands of yarn that measure 10” in length. Fold this fringe bundle in half and attach to end of scarf. Make 5 more fringe bundles and attach lengthwise to end of scarf. A total of 6 fringe bundles will be attached to one scarf end. Repeat on the other end of the scarf.
CO: cast on
K2tog: knit two stitches together
P2SSO: pass 2 slipped stitches over next stitch
RS: right side of knitting
Sl1 knitwise: slip 1 stitch as if to knit
Sl1 purlwise: slip 1 stitch as if to purl
SSK: slip 1 stitch, slip 1 stitch, knit 2 slipped stitches together
WS: wrong side of knitting
YO: yarn over
* * : repeat instructions between asterisks the number of times indicated
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