This effective, easy-to-knit lace scarf is a good beginner lace knitting project. This leaf scarf pattern is an original design by Sivia Harding.
Scarf dimensions: 10.5" wide x 41" long
Laceweight/fingering weight yarn - approximately 200 yds
3.75 mm circular needle
5 sts and 7 rows/in. (blocked) over lace pattern
Little Leaf Lace Pattern:
Row 1 (and all WS rows): Purl
Row 2: K1, *k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, k1. Repeat from * across.
Row 4: K3, *yo, sl 1 - k2tog - psso, yo, k5. Repeat from * across, ending last repeat k3.
Repeat these 4 rows for pattern.
1. Start each row: slip 1 purlwise with yarn in front, k2.
2. End each row: k3.
Cast on 47 sts. Knit 5 rows (garter stitch).
Row 6 (and all WS rows): K3, place marker, purl across, pm, k3
Row 7 (and all RS rows): Slip 1 purlwise with yarn in front, k2, pass marker, knit across in pattern, pm, k3.
Repeat rows 1 - 4 of pattern 64 times (256 rows).
Knit 5 rows (garter stitch).
Bind off loosely. Weave in ends and block scarf.