Thandie kerchief by Petra Breakstone

Thandie kerchief

April 2022
Lace ?
9 stitches and 11 rows = 2 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
235 yards (215 m)
42"in overall length by 23" in middle height
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Enjoy this forever FREE kerchief pattern. If you do download it, I would love it if you added the pattern to your faves. Thank you and happy knitting!

Thandie, a triangular kerchief with an easy to remember eyelet pattern that graces the middle. Plus the decorative eyelet row running all across the top edge is and the I-cord bind off add a lovely finishing touch.

As shown, knitted with a single Lightly skein, which makes this kerchief super light and airy. See the Yarn used section below.

This also makes for nice stash busting project.
The pattern is fully written and also offers a chart. The blocked measurements are 42” by 23”.

Yarn used here
One skein of Lightly. 238 yards in 7 changes of colors and varying yarns in light fingering and lace weights. Each skein is hand wound to get the look as shown.
The knit kits are available at

Notions needed
US size 7 (4.5 mm) circular needle 36”
(91 cm) in length.
Darning needle or crochet hook for finishing. 13 Stitch markers.
Darning needle or crochet hook for finishing.

9 sts and 11 rows in 2” of Stockinette stitch.

Techniques applied
Knit, purl, increases, color changes, lace knitting, I-cord bind off, weaving in ends and blocking for best results.

Level of Expertise: Easy

Enjoy your new project!