Ash Blue Faux Distressed Scarf by Griselda Zárate

Ash Blue Faux Distressed Scarf

August 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch after wet blocking.
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1090 yards (997 m)
17” / [43 cm] x 80” / [203 cm]
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Jeans and the holes from constant wearing were the inspiration for this design. The concept tries to capture the feelings and memories behind them through a lace pattern that gives a faux distressed look.

Skill Level: Easy


Yarn: Omega Sinfonia (100% Cotton; 218 yards 200 meters/100 grams): Ash Blue (Azul Cenizo, 5 balls)

Needles: US size 4 (3.5 mm) 24” circular

Notions: Markers (optional), tapestry needle

Pattern Notes ~ The design is worked flat from one end to the other. It incorporates Stockinette Stitch and a Lace Diamond Pattern. (The Lace Diamonds are scattered asymmetrically throughout the length of the scarf, resembling worn holes in favorite jeans.)

Techniques required are: Continental (Long Tail) Cast On and Lace Knitting.

This is an easy pattern, recommended for an adventurous beginner lace knitter.

Written and charted instructions are provided, as well as a Long Tail Cast on videotutorial.