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Elegant Ewe Scarf & Shawl Patterns

A-Symmetrical Beginner Scarf

 

 

 

 

Designed as a first time knitter project, this fisherman style scarf is a great introduction to the basic stitches in knitting, including stockinette, seed, and ribbing.

 

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 46” long. Width varies according to stitches used.

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 240 yds worsted weight yarn. US#9 (5.5mm) needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Cables and Lace Scarf

 

 

 

 

This scarf is a wonderful introduction to basic lace and cables as well as simple chart reading. Great for soft luxury yarns!

 

 

SKILLS USED: Basics, shaping, cables.

 

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 5½” x 48”

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 260 yds of DK weight yarn. US#7 (4.5mm) needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Cascading Beads Scarf

 

 

 

 

Cascades of beads edge this elegant scarf. Easy to follow directions for two different beading styles.

 

 

SKILLS USED: Basics, knitting with beads.

 

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 4” x 50”

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 200 yds of DK weight yarn. US#6 (4mm) needles. A minimum of 700 #6 Japanese seed beads.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Diagonal Madeira Lace Scarf

 

 

 

 

This delicate scarf is worked out of one of the most common diagonal lace patterns of Spain. Four size options including a stole. SKILLS USED: Basics, lace. SIZES:  Small (Medium, Large neck scarf, Stole)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 190 (240, 390, 675) yards of lace/fingering weight yarn. US#5 (3.75mm) needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

English Mesh Lace Scarf

 

 

 

 

A very popular English lace pattern. Four size options including a stole.          

 

 

SKILLS USED: Basics, lace. SIZES:  Small (Medium, Large neck scarf, Stole)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 190 (240, 390, 675) yards of lace/fingering weight yarn. US#5 (3.75mm) needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Feather & Fan Lace Scarf

 

 

 

 

This old Shetland lace pattern, also known as Old Shale, comes in many variations and is thought to resemble print from the waves on the shale sands. This is probably the easiest and the most common variation. Four size options including a stole.

 

 

SKILLS USED: Basics, lace. SIZES: Small (Medium, Large neck scarf, Stole)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 190 (240, 390, 675) yards of lace/fingering weight yarn. US#5 (3.75mm) needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

French Fleurette Lace Scarf

 

 

 

 

This lovely French pattern resembles small flowers and is very elegant indeed! Four size options including a stole.

 

 

SKILLS USED: Basics, lace. SIZES: Small (Medium, Large neck scarf, Stole)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 190 (240, 390, 675) yards of lace/fingering weight yarn. US#5 (3.75mm) needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Fern Lace Scarf

 

 

 

 

A popular English lace pattern. Four size options including a stole.

 

 

SKILLS USED: Basics, lace. SIZES: Small (Medium, Large neck scarf, Stole)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 190 (240, 390, 675) yards of lace/fingering weight yarn. US#5 (3.75mm) needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Grapevine Lace

 

 

 

 

This pattern is a beauty with alternating rows of eyelet creating a slightly warmer scarf. Four size options including a stole.     

 

 

SKILLS USED: Basics, lace. SIZES: Small (Medium, Large neck scarf, Stole)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 190 (240, 390, 675) yards of lace/fingering weight yarn. US#5 (3.75mm) needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Horse Shoe Lace

 

 

 

 

A great basic Shetland lace pattern with a lovely peaked edge. Four size options including a stole.

 

 

SKILLS USED: Basics, lace. SIZES: Small (Medium, Large neck scarf, Stole)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 190 (240, 390, 675) yards of lace/fingering weight yarn. US#5 (3.75mm) needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Indian Cross Scarf

 

 

 

 

A reversible pattern that can be worked lengthwise or end to end. This interesting stitch will have your knitter friends curious as to just how you did it!

 

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:  Approximately 5” x 50”

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 245 yds heavy worsted weight yarn. US #9 (5.5 mm) needle (32” circular needle for side to side version).

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Reversible Scarves #1

 

 

 

 

Contains 4 scarf patterns:  Textural rib, diagonal rib, basketweave, and reversible cable scarves.  All simple, adjustable and truly reversible! 2 different yarn weight options.

 

 

SKILLS USED: Basics, cables.

 

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:  5-6” x 54-60” 

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 400 yds of DK weight yarn or 300 yds of heavy worsted weight yarn. US #7 (4.5mm) or US#10 (6mm) needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Elegant & Easy Scarves

 

 

 

 

Contains 4 scarf patterns:  Reversible Diagonal Garter, Reversible Garter Cables, Ribbon Stitch, and Woven Stitch. These simple stitch patterns are easily adjustable and create interesting scarves that dress up any outfit!

 

 

SKILLS USED: Basics, cables.

 

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:  5-6” x 60-70

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 300 yds of heavy worsted weight yarn. US #9-11 (5.5-8mm) needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Garter Stitch Loop Thru Scarf

 

 

 

 

This great little scarf is best knit in a hand-dyed, lovely soft fiber and makes a wonderful gift as it doesn't require a lot of yarn! 2 gauge options.

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, simple shaping.

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES:  176 yds fingering/sport weight yarn or 137 yds of DK weight yarn. US#4 (3.5mm) or US#6 (5mm) straight & double point needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Seed Stitch Loop Thru Scarf

 

 

 

 

This is the seed stitch version of our popular loop thru neck scarf. Seed stitch breaks up the colors in hand dyed yarns and has more texture...Sure to keep the neck warm! 2 gauge options.  

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, simple shaping.

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES:  176 yds of fingering/sport weight yarn or 137 yds of DK weight yarn. US#4 (3.5mm) or US#6 (4mm) straight & double point needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Snowflakes on Your Shoulders

 

 

 

 

Cold weather may not make you happy, but this wimple sure will! Knit in the round from the top down, the short row hood and flared shoulders will be sure to keep it on!

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, knitting in the round, shaping, lace.

 

 

SIZES: One (Adult).

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 300 yds worsted weight yarn. #9US (5.5mm) 20” circular needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Anatolian Rose Garden Wrap

 

 

 

 

It’s all in the details! This lovely piece is worked with stranded knitting in the round, including a steek that is cut after. Pattern is written for first time steekers. An interesting two color twisted I-cord edge and rose detail finished it off.

 

 

SKILLS USED: Basics, stranded color knitting, steek technique, finishing, I-cord.

 

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Width (closed/as measured at rose clasp/top of colorwork section): 38 (42, 46, 49, 54, 59)”

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: Cascade 220 Sport (164 yds/sk): 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3) sks background color, 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 4) sks collar color, 1 sk each colors C, D, E. US#5 (3.75mm) 32” circular & set of short double pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Easy as Pie Shawl

 

 

 

 

Knit in short row wedges, this pattern is a great introduction to wrap & turn! The shawl makes the most of self-striping yarns, creating an interesting color effect. And, being garter stitch, it’s completely reversible!

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, simple short rows, lace, single crochet top edging (optional).

 

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:  65” wide x 30” deep

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 980 yds of lace/fingering weight yarn. US#7 (4.5mm) 32” circular needle.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Faroese Scribble Shawl

 

 

 

 

Light as a feather, this shawl is warmer and easier than you would think. Inspired by Debbie New's scribble lace technique, this elegant shawl is shaped in the traditional Faroese style, but not worked with a traditional yarn. A thick and thin yarn will give a different look than a smoother bulky- why not try both!

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, shaping.

 

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:  23” deep x 60” wide

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 80 yds thick & thin bulky yarn, 250 yds of lace weight yarn. US#15 (10mm) 29” circular needle.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Thanksgiving Shawl

 

 

 

 

This simple garter stitch shawl is made special by short row shaping at the neck, keeping the shawl snuggly on your shoulders, and the simple lace edge applied afterwards. For more interest, use a hand dyed yarn or add pony beads to the edge (no pre-stringing necessary)!

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, simple shaping, basic lace.

 

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 26.5” deep x 52” wide

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 850 yds worsted weight yarn. US#7 (4.5mm) 32” circular & double pointed needles. 100 pony beads & 2.25mm crochet hook (optional).

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

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