Briar rose kerchief by Petra Breakstone

Briar rose kerchief

April 2021
DK (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
215 yards (197 m)
One size
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Briar rose, a pretty knitted kerchief with a triangle within a triangle design. Simple garter stitches frame the ever growing lacy eyelet middle section.
For a kerchief, this piece can be styled in surprisingly many ways and it makes for the perfect accessory.
Knitted from the bottom tip up.

Measurements blocked: 32” by 30” by 25”.

Five Wise Owls Pima cotton in a DK weight. 218 yards/100 grams a skein. The color used here is called “Briar rose”.
The knit kits in many colors are available at

Notions needed
US size 4 (3.5 mm) circular needle 32” (81 cm) in length.
1 Stitch marker.
Darning needle or crochet hook for finishing.

16 sts and 30 rows in 4” of Garter stitch.

Techniques used
Knitting flat, increasing, slipping stitches, binding off, weaving in ends and blocking.

Enjoy your pretty kerchief!