Spring Meadow Scarf
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It can be so hard to find knit scarf patterns that are light and lacy enough for the warmer months, so when you find a pattern like this, you have to seize the moment. Knit yourself a Spring Meadow Scarf for the most stunning lacy addition to your wardrobe in years. Nothing quite beats the blues, grays and greens of this yarn, reminiscent of a quiet pond on a lazy day. This scarf is knit in five lovely sections and four transitions that seamlessly join them together.
Knitting Needle Size: 8 or 5 mm
Yarn Weight: (4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Congratulations to mymusicradar for winning the Red Heart Prize Pack from the Spring Meadow Scarf Knit Along! We love all the colors in her scarf, and the lace turned out beautifully! Thank you to everyone for participating; hopefully you had as much fun as we did. Your scarves all look to-die-for, and we hope you all will knit along with us again very soon!
- 1 skein Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable yarn in Tidal (100% acrylic; 270 yards/247 meters/100 grams)
- US size 8 (5 mm) straight 9 inch knitting needles
- Tapestry needle
Size: One size, [Finished size approximately 6”x58”].
CO - cast on
sts - stitches
WS - wrong side
RS - right side
k - knit
p - purl
yo - yarn over
k2tog - knit 2 sts together
ssk - slip as if to k, slip as if to p, k2tog
M1 - make 1
sl 1 -k2tog- psso - slip one st as if to p, k2tog, pass slipped st over the k2tog
rep to last X sts, end - This means that you’ll repeat from ( to ) in that line of the pattern, but instead of working the last X number of sts as a repeat of what’s listed in parenthesis, work the pattern as written after the phrase “rep to last X sts, end”.
sl 2 knitwise -k1- p2sso - slip 2 sts knitwise, k1, pass both slipped sts over the knit st.
BO - bind off
Gauge: 19 sts and 24 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Stockinette stitch after wet blocking.
Vine Lace, Fern Lace, Star Rib Mesh, and a custom transition between sections
This pattern is worked flat.
Section 1 & 5: Vine Lace
Rows 1 & 3. (WS) p
Row 2. (RS) k4, (yo, k2, ssk, k2tog, k2, yo, k1), k2
Row 4. k3, (yo, k2, ssk, k2tog, k2, yo, k1), k3
Repeat rows 1-4 15 times.
The second time you work vine lace (section 5 of the scarf), end it with the following:
Row 5. (WS) p
Row 6. k
Row 7. p & BO this row
Transition 1, 3 & 4
Use this to transition: from the first vine lace section to the first fern lace section, from the star rib mesh section to the second fern lace section, and from the second fern lace section to the second vine lace section.
Row 1. (WS) p
Row 2. k
Do not repeat rows 1 & 2.
Section 2 & 4: Fern Lace
Row 1 & all odd rows. (WS) p
Row 2. k2, (yo, ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, k1), k1
Row 4. k2, (yo, k1, ssk, k3, k2tog, k1, yo, k1), k1
Row 6. k2, (yo, k2, ssk, k1, k2tog, k2, yo, k1), k1
Row 8. k2, (yo, k3, sl 1, k2tog, psso, k3, yo, k1), k1
Row 10. k4, (k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k5) end k4 instead of k5
Row 12. k3, [k2tog, (k1, yo) twice, k1, ssk, k3]
Row 14. k2, (k2tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, ssk, k1), k1
Row 16. k1, k2tog, (k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, sl 1, k2tog, psso) rep to last 10 sts, end k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, ssk, k1
First Fern Lace Section: Repeat rows 1-16 twice.
Second Fern Lace Section: Repeat rows 1-16, 2.5 times, which means you’ll work rows 1-16 twice and rows 1-8 one last time after that.
Use this to transition from the first fern lace section to the star rib mesh section.
Row 1 & all odd rows. (WS) p
Row 2. k2, yo, (ssk, k5, k2tog, M1, k1, M1), rep to last 11 sts, end ssk, k5, k2tog, yo, k2
Row 4. k2, yo [k1, ssk, k3, k2tog, (k1, M1) twice] rep to last 11 sts, end k1, ssk, k3, k2tog, k1, yo, k2
Row 6. k2, yo, (k2, ssk, k1, k2tog, k2, M1, k1, M1) rep to last 11 sts, end k2, ssk, k1, k2tog, k2, yo, k2
Row 8. k2, yo, (k3, sl 1, k2tog, psso, k3, M1, k1, M1) rep to last 11 sts, end k3, sl 1, k2tog, psso, k3, yo, k2
Row 10. k
Rows 1 & 3. (WS) p
Row 2. k1, (yo, sl 2 knitwise, k1, p2sso, yo, k1)
Row 4. ssk, yo, k1, (yo, sl 2 knitwise, k1, p2sso, yo, k1), yo k2tog
Repeat rows 1-4 20 times.
Work transition 3, fern lace section 2, transition 4 and vine lace 2.
Block scarf to finish.
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