Elegant Lace Scarf

Elegant Lace Scarf
Designed by
All Rights Reserved

Knit an Elegant Lace Scarf with our free knitting pattern! Add a touch of elegance to your wardrobe by knitting this pretty scarf - or knit one to share with someone special. This would also make a lovely bridal gift. Change the color of the yarn to truly personalize this light lacy scarf and enjoy!

Skill level: advanced


880 lace weight wool yarn. The sample was knit using Knit Picks bare lace.
24 in size 5 needle
Stitch markers as needed
Yarn needle

Gauge: gauge is not important for this project. You want a nice lacy feel to the fabric.

Stitches used:
K =knit
P = purl
Yo = yarn over
Sl = slip stitch from left needle to right needle
Slm = slip marker from left needle to right needle
Psso = pass the slip stitch over K2tog as if to cast off.

Scarf Instructions:
Cast on with double strands 87.
Row 1-4: K in each stitch across.
Row 5: K3,place marker, P to last three sts, place marker, K 3.
Row 6:  K 3, sl marker, K1,* Yo, K 3, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K 3, Yo, K1; repeat from * to marker, slm, K3.
Row 7: K 3, slm, P to next marker, slm, K3.
Row  8: K 3, Slm,  P 1, * K1, yo, K 2, sl 1, K2tog,psso, K2, yo, K1,P1; repeat from * to marker, Slm, K 3.
Row 9: K 3, Slm, K 1, * P 9, K 1, repeat from * to next marker, slm, K3.
Row 10: K 3, Slm, P1, * K 2, Yo, K 1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, K 1, Yo, K2, P 1; repeat from * to next marker, Slm, K3
Row 11:  repeat row 11.
Row 12: K 3, Slm, P 1, * K3, Yo, Sl 1, K2tog, psso, yo, K 3, P1; repeat from * to next marker, Slm, K 3.
Repeat rows 5 – 12 until piece measures 60 inches or desired length, making sure you have 20 yards to finish.

Knit for 6 rows, Bind off with two strands of yarn very loosely. Weave in ends and block.


About The Author

Melanie has more than 25 years experience as a Hands-on fiber artist and fiber arts teacher specializing in crochet, knitting, spinning, weaving and tatting. She has taught classes through various yarn stores, Community Education Programs, fiber fairs; as well as in 4-H programs around Idaho. She has been designing her own unique projects and patterns for numerous year and she has spent several years as a pattern tester for many yarn and design companies. You can usually find her working on something or planning her next project.