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A thoroughly modern, yet romantically classic scarf. The exquisite lace stitch has lots of texture and movement, yet is quite easy to work. The edges are finished with simple 4-st cables.
Knit on size 9 needles using the sport weight Alpaca Silk yarn from Blue Sky Alpacas, the finished scarf drapes beautifully. Wear it bundled and wrapped around your neck, loosely wrapped and draped around your shoulders, or casually thrown over your outfit.
A great knit piece to relegate your pashmina to the back of the closet.
As with all SweaterBabe.com patterns, this knitting pattern includes lace chart as well as written lace stitch instructions.
Finished Knit Measurements: 67 ¼" [171 cm] long x 9" [23 cm] wide.
Yarn Used: Blue Sky Alpacas Alpaca Silk (50% Alpaca/50% Silk); 1.75 oz/50 g [146 yds/133 m] per hank): 3 hanks in Amethyst #192 [Note: the scarf with the fringe as shown uses EXACTLY 3 hanks. It's a good idea to buy 1 hank extra just in case or follow the hint below and cut the fringe yarn first.]
Pattern Gauge: Approx. 24 stitches = 4" [10 cm] and 21 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Textured Lace Stitch on Size 9 [5.5 mm] needles.
Yarn Label Gauge and Information: A dk weight yarn with 5-6 sts per inch on size 3-5 US / 3.25–3.75 mm needles..
Total Yardage Required: Approximately 438 yds [399 m].
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Knitting Needles Used: Size 9 [5.5 mm] needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
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