Lacy Dropstitch Scarf

from Gena Hester

Lacy Dropstitch Scarf Pattern

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Knitting: Lacy Dropstitch Scarf
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Men, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized

Item:

Neckwear

Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, Purl, Cast on, Bind off
  • yarn over, slip one as if to purl, Pass slip stitch over last stitch

Pattern Description:

So normally, the last thing you want to do is drop a stitch. Well, with this lacy scarf that's exactly what you want to do! Dropping a stitch is harder than you may think, it takes awhile to work the stitches out all the way down the scarf. This technique creates a beautiful ladder all the way through the scarf giving the scarf almost a woven look.

This technique can be used for anything from knitted curtains to let a bit of light through. Or to a plain sweater pattern to jazz it up, you can even drop the stitch different lengths down the sweater to create a design (at the end of the 'run' just sew it with matching thread to keep it from running further). To get started with the technique try our scarf pattern.

Gauge:

28 stitches = 4" Gauge is not all that important for this project.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Before drop: 6 1⁄2" X 59" After drop: 8 1⁄4" X 62"

Materials:

  • 9 safety pin type stitch markers
  • 400-500 yards sock weight striping yarn. Sample is 2 skeins Mary Maxim Gemstones color #21 Peridot variegated sock yarn
  • Size 6 needles for main scarf, Size 9 for bind off or bind off very loosely

Suggested yarn:

500 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Mary Maxim Gemstones

Colorway:

#21 Peridot

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