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Thursday, April 05, 2007

Mohair Diamond Eyelet Scarf

This is the first scarf that I attempted to knit lace. It's a simple pattern to follow and good for beginners who want to try knitting something other than purl and knit patterns.



I used 8-ply mohair and 4mm knitting needles.

Pattern is below:

Cast on 36 stitches. Knit garter for 6 rows.

Row 1:Knit.
Row 2:K3, P30, K3
Row 3:Knit
Row 4:K3, P30, K3
Row 5:K7, *yo, ssk, k8, rep*, yo, ssk, k7.
Row 6:K3, P30, K3
Row 7:K5, *k2 tog, yo, k, yo, ssk, k5, rep*, k2tog, yo, k, yo, ssk, k5
Row 8:K3, P30, K3
Row 9: Same as Row 5
Row 10: K3, P30, K3
Row 11: Knit.
Row 12: K3, P30, K3
Row 13: K12, yo, ssk, k8, yo, ssk, k12
Row 14: K3, P30, K3
Row 15: K10, *k2 tog, yo, k, yo, ssk*, k5, rep* to *, k11
Row 16: K3, P30, K3
Row 17: Same as Row 13
Row 18: K3, P30, K3

Repeat pattern until scarf is desired length. Knit 6 rows garter. Cast off.

This produces a scarf with the diamond eyelet pattern with a border of garter stitch to prevent curling.

Block scarf.

For the fringe, I threaded translucent beads at various levels. Unfortunately, it hasn't shown up well in the picture.

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8 comment(s):

hey, nice scarf. so how are you? holding up ok? dont see you on msn much. havent been on much myself either.

By Blogger - b L u e D e -, at 4/05/2007 7:50 PM  

all ur scarfs are so pretty :) it must be so nice to be able to custom make and choose the perfect colour for all ur scarfs now. tty soon!

By Blogger mayne, at 4/05/2007 11:18 PM  

What a lovely scarf. I think you've inspired me to have a shot at knitting lace. Keep up the study. I live in Melbourne too. Love a good bit of dentistry.

By Anonymous feathers, at 6/25/2007 10:11 AM  

I'm still fairly new to knitting and this pattern looked like a nice change.

I'm not sure if I've done it wrong but looking at the pattern, I think there's a stitch missing from Row 7.
It only adds to 35.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 5/11/2008 10:11 PM  

This is a great pattern but I'm coming up 3 short on row 5 and I am really confused about what is going wrong

By Blogger Veronica, at 5/30/2008 2:26 PM  

Hi: I just started this scarf and I too am coming up with 35 stitches on row 5, using the pattern as shown. Is there a typo for the no. of stitches to cast on? Don't want to rip it out - help!

By Blogger Elaine, at 8/11/2008 6:09 AM  

The end of row 7 should be K6, not K5. For comparison, it's the middle of the diamond, so it's like row 15, where the first bit is K10 and the last is K11.

By Blogger Xtina!, at 8/15/2008 12:48 PM  

Hi I am used to knitting only knit and purl scarves and I was trying out your nice pattern but I can't figure out the instructions for rows 5 and 7 since it is not clear which stitches I need to repeat....could you please clarify this?

Thanks in advance.

Cristina

By Anonymous Cristina, at 8/27/2009 4:22 AM  

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