Kerchief

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Kerchief

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Fun to knit due to the simple 4 row lace pattern with a 2 stitch repeat which grows on each side of the center stitch. Shown in Patons Silk Bamboo.

Measurements

Single Size
Approx 20" [51 cm] deep x 32" [81.5 cm] wide.
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Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 20" [51 cm] deep x 32" [81.5 cm] wide.

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Main Color (MC)

Silk Bamboo | Aquamarine, 85220Edit Color
$43.74

Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 16"

Size 6/4mm
$8.49
The materials for this project cost $52.23

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

cont = continue(ity)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

RS = right side

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 20" [51 cm] deep x 32" [81.5 cm] wide.

MATERIALS

Patons Silk Bamboo (65 g/2.2 oz;93 m/102 yds)
Main Color (MC) Aquamarine (85220) 6
Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) circular knitting needle 16" [40.5 cm] long or size needed to obtain tension. Stitch marker.

GAUGE

22 sts and 28 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking stitch.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ). Numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all sizes.

Note: Kerchief is worked back and forth in rows on circular needle to accommodate the increased number of sts.

With A, cast on 7 sts.
1st row: (RS). K1. *yo. K2. yo. K1. Place marker on last st. Rep from * to end of row. 11 sts.
2nd and alt rows: K1. Purl to last st. K1.
3rd row: K1. yo. Knit to marked st. yo. K1 (marked st). yo. Knit to last st. yo. K1. 15 sts.
5th row: As 3rd row. 19 sts.
6th row: K1. Purl to last st. K1.

Beg working Lace Pat (See Chart):
1st row: K1. yo. K1. *K2tog. yo. Rep from * to 1 st before marked st. K1. yo. K1 (marked st). yo. K1. **yo. K2tog. Rep from ** to last 2 sts. K1. yo. K1. 23 sts.
2nd row: K1. Purl to last st. K1.
3rd row: K1. yo. K1. *ssk. yo. Rep from * to 1 st before marked st. K1. yo. K1 (marked st). yo. K1. **yo. ssk. Rep from ** to last 2 sts. K1. yo. K1. 27 sts.
4th row: As 2nd row.
These 4 rows form Lace pat.
Cont in Lace Pat, inc 4 sts as established on every following alt row to 171 sts and ending on a WS row.

Edging: 1st row: (RS). K1. yo. Knit to marked st. yo. K1 (marked st). yo. Knit to last st. yo. K1.
2nd row: Knit.
3rd row: As 1st row.
Cast off loosely knitwise (WS).