Teardrop Scarves by Celeste Culpepper

Teardrop Scarves

June 2007
Lace ?
19 stitches and 47 rows = 4 inches
in pattern, after blocking
US 3 - 3.25 mm
825 yards (754 m)
Blue: 8½ inches wide and 51 inches long; Pink: 8½ inches wide and 72 inches Long
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.
Errata available: knittingdaily.com

Pattern Description from Interweave Online Store: “Two basic lace scarves are worked sideways - in long rows - and shaping at each short end creates a scalloped edge, which is tipped with glass beads. The yarn’s flowing elegance belies the easy patterning. Learn about beaded knitting (included at end of pattern).”

Finished Size:

  • Blue scarf: 8½“ wide and 51” long, after blocking
  • Pink scarf: 8½“ wide and 72” long, after blocking.

Yarn: Jade Sapphire Lacey Lamb (100% lambs wool; 825 yd (755 m)/60 g): #309 slate blue, 1 skein, or #202 soft pink, 1 skein

Yarn weight: #0 - Lace

Gauge: 19 sts and 47 rows = 4” in patt, after blocking

Needles: Size 3 (3.25 mm): 32” circular needle

Notions: 93 beads per scarf—Blue scarf: 4???6 mm Tear Drops in Pearl; Pink scarf: 3.44 mm White Pearl AB Drops; beads shown from www.earthfaire.com; Dental floss threader; Yarn needle

Originally Published: Knitscene, Fall 2007