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Latus Scarf

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Latus Scarf
Latus Scarf
Latus Scarf
Latus Scarf
Latus Scarf
Latus Scarf

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on, knit

Pattern Description:

Latus is a garter stitch short row scarflette with beads outlining each section of the scarf. The short row sections are built one triangle at a time and stack one on top of the other. Once the first half is finished, it is set aside while the second half is worked with a revised buttonhole, then the two halves are grafted together.


Approx. 20 sts x 40 rows= 4 inches in garter stitch, blocked
[Note: Getting gauge on Latus is not overly important!]


  • 145 yards of fingering or sport weight yarn
  • US Size 5 [3.75 mm] needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • 487 Size 6 glass seed beads [approx. 40 grams]
  • Dental Floss Threader
  • Tapestry Needle

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About the designer

Laura Nelkin lives in upstate New York, where the sunny season is short, leaving plenty of time to be indoors knitting. Though she has a degree in apparel design, she took to knitting years ago and ...

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