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I engage in many crafts including knitting, spinning, crochet, quilting, sewing, and embroidery.

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Ceres

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic knitting skills
  • Increases/decreases
  • Working simple lace from chart or written instructions
  • Kitchener stitch (grafting)

Pattern Description:

Ceres is a delicate lace scarf or stole that uses the palm leaf chevron from A Second Treasury of Knitting Patterns by Barbara Walker. Both written and charted instructions are included for each version. The piece is worked in two halves and grafted at the center to preserve symmetry.

The pattern would look attractive in a variety of yarn weights and textures. The scarf version is knit in a 2ply fingering weight BFL handspun yarn on #8 needles. A list of commercial yarn substitutions is provided. The stole is knit in Madil Kid Seta.

Ceres is lightweight but warm, making it the perfect choice for spring and fall.


Gauge in lace pattern is 12 stitch /14 row repeat = 3.3 inches x 2.5 inches on #8 needles. Gauge is not critical for this project

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Scarf: 10in / 25cm wide x 70in / 178cm long
  • Stole: 17in / 43cm wide x 85in / 216cm long


  • Scarf: 376 yds fingering weight yarn
  • Stole: 525 yds laceweight yarn
  • #8 (5.0mm) needles

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle
  • waste yarn (for holding stitches)

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