Mosaic & Lace Knits is an introduction to a technique that I have been developing over several years that brings colorwork into lace using slip stitches. Handling only one strand of yarn at a time, no carrying along the row or stranding, allows development of colorwork patterns without any floats running behind your work and obscuring your lace.
The book is currently available for pre-order through Amazon and should be hitting your favorite local yarn or book store on March 31st!
Using a big, soft yarn allows you to whip up this chic and graphic scarf in no time. A simple lozenge motif runs up the center between ladders of lace. Even with the holes, the alpaca will keep you nice and warm. I wanted to keep the yardage on this scarf to one skein of each color, but if you want a wider scarf you can easily use more yarn to double
the central repeat to have two columns of lozenges running the length of the scarf.
If you would like to see this pattern in action check out the video pattern tour on my YouTube channel Watch Barbara Knit.
The sample was knit using the colors Sky and Natural
5”/13 cm wide, 79.5”/202 cm long