Turtle Lace Scarf
Turtles large and small crawl across this reversible rectangular garter stitch lace scarf. It is knit on the diagonal, and the ends can be finished with beaded twisted fringe.
Directions are given for three widths, and the length can be customized. This lace also can be knit as a wider rectangle or a square by adding 22-stitch repeats.
Designed for lace yarns, it also looks great in variety of fingering and Shetland/sport/DK weight yarns.
Lace weight (18+wpi yarn)
Narrow (1 turtle wide): 275 yds (251m)
Medium (2 turtles wide): 410 yds (375m)
Wide (3 turtles wide): 550 yds/503m
Blocked Size Excluding Fringe
Narrow: 5.5” (14cm) wide and 62” (158cm) long
Medium: 8.5” (21cm) wide and 62” (158cm) long
Wide: 11.5” (29cm) wide and 62” (158 cm) long
Wide Sample Scarf
1.75 oz (50g) 550 yds/503m) Jaggerspun Zephyr 2/18, lace weight (23 wpi), 50% merino/50% tussah silk, Jade color, with 78 size 6 beads on fringe.
Needles and Gauge
US size 3 (3.25mm) needles, or size to obtain gauge of 24 sts = 4” (10cm) in unblocked garter stitch.