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Free Knit Pattern - Lace Scarf

Panda Silk Chevron Lace Scarf
 Intermediate to Advanced level

Finished size: 9" x 60"
MATERIALS:
2 - 50 gr. balls Crystal Palace Yarns Panda Silk
Color #3010, "lemon cream"

Crystal Palace Bamboo Needles: 9 inch size 4

GAUGE: 5.5 sts 1" in lace pattern. Take time to check the gauge.

Abbreviations:
psso: Pass slip stitch over
sl1:  slip 1 stitch
yo:  yarn over
tog:  together

Note: This scarf is knit in two pieces, from the ends to the center back, where the two pieces are grafted together.

SCARF:  Cast on 45 sts VERY loosely. Begin pattern stitch.

Pattern Stitch:
Row 1:
  (right side): Knit.
Row 2: 
(and all wrong-side rows): Purl.
Row 3:
  K2, * k1, yo, k8, (sl1, k2tog, psso), k8, yo; repeat from *, end k3.
Row 5:
  K2, * k2, yo, k7, (sl1, k2tog, psso), k7, yo, k1; repeat from *, end k3.
Row 7:
  K2, k2 tog, * yo, k1, yo, k6, (sl1, k2tog, psso), k6, yo, k1 yo, (sl1, k2tog, psso); repeat from * to last 4 sts, end yo, (sl1, k1, psso), k2.
Row 9:
  K2, * k4, yo, k5, (sl1, k2tog, psso), k5, yo, k3; repeat from *, end k3.
Row 11:
  K2, * k1, yo, (sl1, k2tog, psso), yo, k1, yo, k4, (sl1, k2tog, psso), k4, yo, k1, yo (sl1, k2tog, psso), yo; repeat from *, end k3.
Row 13:
 K2, * k6, yo, k3, (sl1, k2tog, psso), k3, yo, k5: repeat from *, end k3.
Row 15:
 K2, k2tog, * yo, k1, yo, (sl1, k2tog, psso), yo, k1, yo, k2, (sl1, k2tog, psso), k2, [yo, k1, yo, (sl1, k2tog, psso)] twice; repeat from * to last 4 sts, end yo, (sl1, k1, psso), K2.
Row 17:
 K2, * k8, yo, k1, (sl1, k2tog, psso), k1, yo, k7; repeat from *, end k3.
Row 19:
 K2, * [k1, yo, (sl1, k2tog, psso), yo] 5 times; repeat from *, end k3.
Row 20:
  Purl
Repeat these 20 rows nine more times.
Place these stitches on a holder.

Cast on 45 sts and knit second half exactly as first half.
Graft together the two halves of the scarf, using the Kitchener stitch.

Wash or dampen thoroughly and block (DO NOT STEAM TO BLOCK). Pin scarf to large towel and let dry.

(These directions will produce a scarf approximately 60" long. For a longer or shorter scarf, change the number of repeats of pattern, but always end with line 20 of pattern.)

Special thanks to Angie Kachelmeier for the beautiful knitting of this sample.

copyright 2011 Crystal Palace Yarns

copyright 2011 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this free knitting pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission. Knitting shops carrying CP Yarns Panda Silk are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.

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