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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Thistle

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, lace, follow a lace chart

Pattern Description:

Thistle is a classy but simple lace scarf - after the more complex thistle pattern is knit, the majority of the stole is a single-row stitch pattern, perfect for evening knitting while listening to the radio or watching TV.

Size: approximately 12" wide x 80" long

Yarn requirements: approximately 600 yds fingering or lace weight yarn (or other as desired)

Sample shown knit in Juno Fibre Arts 'Belle'

Needles: US#5 / 3.75mm or as required to meet gauge

Gauge: 24 sts / 4" in stockinette stitch, unblocked


24 sts / 4" in stockinette stitch, unblocked

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • approximately 12" wide x 80" long


  • yarn, needles

You Will Also Need:

  • darning needle