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Japanese Summer Scarf

By: Ratcha from
Japanese Summer Scarf
Japanese Summer Scarf
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Add a bit of lace to your wardrobe with this beautiful Japanese Summer Scarf.  This lacy easy knit scarf pattern is the perfect accessory for the summer.  Light and airy, this scarf will add an elegant touch to any outfit.  A fine yarn is used to achieve the lacy look of this knitted scarf pattern, so beginning knitters will be happy to hear they wont have to master any complicated charts to make this lovely project. You can work up this pattern in a short amount of time and have a beautiful addition to your wardrobe. The different yarns of this piece mix and mingle to create the perfect color combination you'll love to wear around your neck.


Knitting Needle Size9 or 5.5 mm

Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)

How to Knit with Multiple Types of Yarn

Learn how to knit with multiple types of yarn by watching this video tutorial and you'll be able to complete this summer scarf with ease.

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I knit a lot of scarves lengthwise. I do like to do this. This is a beautiful scarf because of the variety of yarns used. It is a good stash buster as well. I prefer lightweights scarves like this even in the winter because they tie and drape so easily. And who doesn't need a bit of spring in the winter? Thank you for the pattern.

It really pays to buy good, beautiful yarn for this pattern because it really shows off the yarn. It is a nice variation on the usual method of knitting a scarf from one end to the other. I try never to stop knitting in the middle of a row for a more finished look. For this pattern, it takes a while to finish a row, but there are only a few rows, so you will still be done in a flash. A great pattern to use over and over again.

This is a lovely simple scarf pattern made elegant by the choice of the beautiful yarns. While the scarf begins by casting on250 stitches, its quick to knit because its only five inches wide. As a bonus, the designer also links to a video tutorial for a sleek elastic bind off.

If you click on the pink button that invites you to click here for knitting pattern, that will take you to the designer's web site where you can see a very simple pattern typed out, as well there are two places where you can download the pdf version of the pattern - if I can do it, believe me, anyone can the eleven-year-old is still trying to teach me how to use my tablet with very little success. As for the yarn, she includes a link to it in the basic instructions - still wish it were easier to find these yarns in Canada I like to be able to go out now and buy the yarn for a project, not to have to wait weeks for it to arrive (even if I am going to have to finish several projects before I start a new one ) This is a superb summer scarf - for that matter would add wonderful contrast to a dark sweater in winter...

Can you give more info about the yarn? Name, manufacturer, etc

Hi kkwolek 4055606, If you have a question about the specific yarn used, we suggest leaving a comment on the designer's blog post. She will not be notified of comments and questions left on this page. Hope this helps! -Editors of AllFreeKnitting

How can I find her blog post?

Hello lorihiggins 362368 1, if you click on the pink button above that says "Click here for knitting pattern," you will be taken to the designer's blog post where you can view the full pattern tutorial. Hope this helps! -Editors of AllFreeKnitting

What a great summer accessory.

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This scarf is very beautiful - thank you!


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