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Kid Merino Ruffled Scarflet Neck Wrap

Only 2 - 25 gr balls of Kid Merino
needed to knit this lace scarf

Below is a close detail of the scarf unwrapped
to show you how it will look after knitting

Below is a close-up of the end of the
scarflette showing button placement

See other free patterns
using Kid Merino HERE

A Free Lace Scarf Pattern that uses only 2 balls of Kid Merino

Designed and Knit by Lisa Dykstra for Crystal Palace Yarns

This elegant scarflet will dress up any outfit. There are so many colors of Kid Merino to pair up that you will want to make more than one.  Kid Merino comes in 25 gr balls with 240 yds/ball. It is a blend of merino wool, kid mohair and nylon.

Materials
1 - 25 gr ball variegated Crystal Palace Kid Merino (color A)
1 - 25 gr ball coordinating solid Crystal Palace
Kid Merino (color B) [Here the 2 colors are A: 2001 'cocoa blues' & B: 4673 'espresso'
1 button
**The yarn is held DOUBLE throughout.**
[You will be pleasantly surprised to learn that the estimated retail cost of the Kid Merino yarn to make this Neck Wrap is approx. $12.]
Circular Crystal Palace Bamboo Needles, 26" or 35" US size 6.
[Note: the scarflette is knit lengthwise.]

Abbreviations:
K - knit; kf&b - knit in front & back [increase]; Psso - pass the slipped stitch over; rep - repeat; Sl - slip one stitch purlwise; YO - yarn over

Instructions
With color B (solid) held double. Cast on 136 stitches
Knit 3 rows
With color A held double (variegated)
Row 1: Purl
Row 2: Knit
Row 3: Purl
Row 4: *sl 1 purlwise, k1, yo, psso the k1 and the yo, rep from* to end of row
Row 5: Purl
Row 6: as row 4
Row 7: Purl
Row 8: as row 4
Work rows 1-8 twice.
Repeat rows 1-3 once more.

Begin 1st Ruffle:
Change to color B held double.
Rows 1-3: knit
Row 4: purl
Row 5: knit
Row 6: purl
Row 7: kf&b of every stitch
Row 8: purl
Row 9: knit
Row 10: purl
Bind off all sts LOOSELY knitwise.

2nd ruffle:
With right side facing and color A held double, pick up 136 sts from garter ridge bump created by row 2 of first ruffle.
Row 1: kf&b of every stitch
Row 2: purl
Row 3: knit
Row 4: purl
Bind off all stitches LOOSELY knitwise.

Finishing
On the short ends of the scarf, weave a piece of color A yarn through the end stitches. Pull tight to create a rounded point on each end of the scarf. Sew on a decorative button as shown that will fit through the lacey section of the scarf. Wrap around neck twice and fasten with button.

You can find the designer, Lisa Dykstra, on Ravelry here www.ravelry.com/people/yenforyarn


 


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Pattern Copyright 2007 Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this  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 CPY Yarns Kid Merino are welcome to print and share this pattern with customers of our yarns.

or write to:
Crystal Palace Yarns, 160 23rd Street, Richmond, CA 94804
phone: 510-237-9988, 
fax: 510-237-9809 
email: cpyinfo -at- straw.com

Last revision of this page February 07, 2012