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Destrehan, LA (near New Orleans)

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V-Start Neck Kerchief Scarf

from HeartStrings Knitting Patterns
(6) Name: 'Knitting : V-Start Neck Kerchief Scarf
V-Start Neck Kerchief Scarf
V-Start Neck Kerchief Scarf
V-Start Neck Kerchief Scarf

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Stitches used: knit, purl, slip, k2tog, ssk, yarn over, sl1-k2tog-psso (optional)
  • stitch instructions are both charted and written

Pattern Description:

A flattering neckline and easy-to-knit lace patterns combine to create this appealing neck kerchief scarf using just 150 yards of lace weight yarn.

If not wearing it as a neck kerchief, it also looks stunning as a bolero-type mini-shawl or collar.

Construction: worked flat in rows, starting at V neckline and increasing to lower edge in one piece; no sewing or grafting

Special technique as an alternative to sl1-k2tog-psso (instructions included): knit-thru double decrease (ktdd)


20 stitches = 4 inches over blocked lace

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 33" span width; 9" center spine length


  • Yarn: 150 yards lace weight
  • Suggested needles: US 4 (3.5 mm)

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