Martha's Scarf by Martha Marques
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Martha's Scarf

Knitting
October 2014
Lace ?
25 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in fishbone lace
US 5 - 3.75 mm
305 - 610 yards (279 - 558 m)
Approx 6½ (9)" [18 (23) cm] wide and 64 (78)" [162.5 (198) cm] long
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yarn
piper / odessa 608
1 (2) skeins

needles
One pair in size US 5 / 3.75 mm

notes
Fishbone Lace is completely reversible…there is no right or wrong side, only this side and that side. This eliminates the compulsion to keep your scarf “right side out,” and, really, life is too short for that. The principles of the lace pattern are simple and thus this scarf is a fine pattern for a beginning lace knitter.

Gauge does not need to be precise for this project, as long as the texture is open and loose. Please keep in mind that gauge variation will affect yardage requirements.

skills required
cable cast on, increasing, decreasing, binding off.
tutorial link provided for the cable cast on.