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Rippling River

from Natalie Servant Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Rippling River
Rippling River
Rippling River
Rippling River
Rippling River

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, increase, decrease

Pattern Description:

This lacy scarf / stole uses intarsia to accentuate its wavy lines and can be made in anything from lace weight to sport weight.

Knit in Jamieson & Smith Shetland 2 Ply Lace it makes a cozy and striking scarf. Made in Louet Euroflax Sport Weight it makes a comfortable summer stole.

The chart is easily memorized, leaving you to focus on the knitting. The intarsia is more like "fauxtarsia" because only one strand of main background color is used across the work.

Customize this pattern with your yarn choices: 2 colors, 3 colors, or more. Choose your background: solid, stripes, or a self-striping yarn.

3 color sample used 1 skein of Jamieson & Smith Shetland Supreme 2 ply lace weight in each of 3 colors: Black, Moorit, and White.

2 color sample used Louet Euroflax Sport Weight: 2 skeins of French Blue, 1 skein of Champagne.


Lace: 20 st/24 rows in 4" of lace pattern
Fingering: 18 st/22 rows in 4" of lace pattern
Sport: 16 st/20 rows in 4" of lace pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Lace weight: 62" x 12"
  • Sport weight: 88" x 15"


  • Lace weight version: 200 yards in each of 3 different colors (Jamieson & Smith Shetland 2 Ply Lace in Black, Moorit & White used in sample)
  • Sport weight version: Louet Euroflax Sport Weight (2 skeins French Blue & 1 skein Champagne used in sample)
  • Fingering weight: 150g for background, 50g for stripes

You Will Also Need:

  • darning needle
  • yarn bobbins (optional)

Suggested yarn:

600 yards of Lace weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Jamieson & Smith Shetland 2 Ply Lace


Black, Moorit & White
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I'm a lifelong crafter, but settled on knitting in university when I wanted sweaters but couldn't afford to buy them. My first knitting love was lace. I'm sure I'll keep returning to lace, but there ...

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