Jane Lace Scarf

Jane Lace Scarf
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Welcome to Spring...and our new Jane Lace Scarf knitting pattern. Featuring a subtle diamond pattern and plenty of open lace work, this knitted scarf is sure to become a favorite staple for accenting a denim or tweed jacket in Spring. Our free knitting pattern is perfect for intermediate knitters or beginners ready to level up their knitting skills.

This knitting pattern would also work well in a group Knit-Along project or in a knitting circle. Create a lacey Jane scarf in a variety of colors using lace weight yarn to perfectly set off your spring attire. (Don't forget to knit one to share with a friend too!)

Skill Level: Intermediate 


300 – 400 yards of lace weight yarn

Size 7 needle

Stitch markers 

Gauge: Gauge is not important for this project. 

Special Notes:

Double strand cast on- Using two strands of yarn cast on with the long tail cast on method. Once you have completed casting on break the extra strand and continue knitting.



Cast on with double strands 43

Lace broader edge

Row:1 Knit across.

Row 2: Purl across.

Row:3  K1, Sl 1, K1,psso, K 3, YO, K1,*YO, K3, slip 1, K2tog, Psso, K 3, Yo, K1 repeat to last 6 sts, YO,K3,K2 tog, K1. 

Repeat rows 2 and 3 6 times. 

Row 16-18: Knit. 

Row 19:  K2tog, * YO,K2tog, repeat across to last sts, YO, K1 ( 43 sts)

Row 20-22: Knit across.


Main lace body

Row 23: K2, YO, K2tog, P1, K1, place marker, * K1, K2tog, YO, K1, YO, K2tog Tbl, repeat to last 7 sts, K1, place marker, K1, YO, K2tog, P1, K2. 

Row 24 and all even rows in body: P2, YO, K2tog, P1, slip marker, Purl to next marker, slip marker, P1, YO, P2tog, K1, P2.

Row 25: K2, YO, K2tog, P1, K1, slip marker, K2tog, * Yo, K3 YO, Slip1, K2tog, Psso, repeat to last 5 sts before marker, Yo, K3, YO, K2tog Tbl, slip marker, K1, YO, K2tog, P1,K2. 

Row 27: K2, YO, K2tog, P1, K1, slip marker, *K1, YO, K2tog, Tbl, K1, K2tog, YO, repeat from * to last sts before marker,K1 slip marker, K1, YO, K2tog,P1,K2

Row 29: K2,YO, K2tog,P1,K1, slip marker, K2 *YO, slip 1 K2tog, Psso, YO, K3, repeat from * to last 5 sts before marker, YO, Slip 1 K2tog, Psso,YO K2, slip marker K1, YO, K2tog, P1, K2/ 

Repeat rows 23-29 until piece measures 41 inches or to desired length( please keep in mind that if you make your scarf to much longer you will need more yarn)


Bottom lace border

Repeat rows 20-22, then row 19 and rows 16-18, then rows 2and 3 6 times then Purl one row and Knit one rows. Bind off with double strands.


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.