Twilight Lace Wrap by Laura Wallins

Twilight Lace Wrap

Knitting
September 1999
Lace ?
15 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch, unstretched
US 9 - 5.5 mm
450 yards (411 m)
About 13½" (34.5 cm) wide and 72" (183 cm) long, blocked
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.
Errata available: interweave.com knittingdaily.com

Inspired by the lace pattern on a scarf worn by a Russian emigree in Boston, MA

Lace wrap is knit at a larger than normal gauge for this yarn.

Originally published in Interweave Knits, Winter 1999/2000 as Twilight Lace and republished in Interweave Knits, Holiday Gifts 2006 as Twilight Lace Wrap.

Pattern Description from Interweave Online Store: “Five stitches are knit together to create the “stars” that inspired this romantic scarf. The V-shaped points on each end help the scarf to fall more gracefully over the body than scarves knitted in the more usual rectangular shape.“

Finished Size: About 13½“ (34.5 cm) wide and 72” (183 cm) long, blocked.

Yarn: K1C2 Douceur et Soie (70% baby mohair, 30% silk; 225 yd [205 m]/25 g): #100 white, 2 balls. Small amount of contrasting waste yarn.

Yarn weight: #1 - Super Fine

Gauge:

  • 15 sts and 24 rows = 4” (10 cm) in garter st, unstretched
  • 13 sts and 23 rows = 4” (10 cm) in garter st, stretched and blocked.

Needles: Size 9 (5.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needle; rust-free pins.

Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Winter 1999/2000