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I started as a 12 year old learning to crochet and knit from a little old lady named Aunt Mary. I am a breast cancer survivor/warrior! I love yarn, patterns and keeping my fingers busy with knitting ...

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Marie's Amethyst Lace Scarf

from Merry Melody Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Marie's Amethyst Lace Scarf
Marie's Amethyst Lace Scarf
Marie's Amethyst Lace Scarf
Marie's Amethyst Lace Scarf
Marie's Amethyst Lace Scarf

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Kitchener stitch for joining, yarn overs,
  • Increase and decrease
  • follow charts or written directions

Pattern Description:

This lovely scarf is dedicated to my friend Marie, who works as a Registered Nurse in a nursing home. She is faithful and very devoted to her patients as well as the people she works with! It is also named amethyst, because we share a birthday in February, though we have one year difference, and amethyst is our birthstone!

The lacy scarf features a fancy central pattern bordered by a fun to knit lace stitch, and with the texture of twisted stitches incorporated into the central lace. The scarf is worked from the bottom up in halves and begins with a doubled border pattern. It is then joined in the center with the Kitchener stitch for a balanced look. There are colored charts and written directions to work this scarf which is done in fingering weight yarn.

This scarf is the first to be designed for a collection of scarves which will be made into an e-book, eventually. All the patterns will continue to be sold separately as well.


None needed

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • About 7"wide x 70" long after blocking


  • Size U.S. 5 straights and 1 spare to hold stitches

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry or yarn needle
  • stitch markers

Suggested yarn:

450 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knitpicks Palette


purple or hyacinth

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