Twilight Time

June 2021
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in lace pattern, worked flat, blocked to measurements
US 4 - 3.5 mm
210 - 250 yards (192 - 229 m)
One Size & Customizable
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A 1950’s-inspired head scarf with preppy details designed for that special skein of yarn you’ve been holding on to forever. Twilight Time sports a diamond lace motif - the inspiration for it’s name - with a contrasting garter stitch border to up the prep factor.

Twilight Time can be worn around the head or neck, and is perfect for keeping your hair out of your face and for protecting your skin against the summer sun.

This is a great pattern for you if:

  • You like fun, practical, & quick summer accessories.
  • You need some color-blocking in your life.
  • You want to practice lace knitting or intarsia.
  • You love a vintage, preppy look.

Unsure of how to style your headscarf? I got you! Included with your pattern purchase is the Twilight Time Lookbook! This Lookbook showcases how different test knitters style their Twilight Time headscarf, and includes details like what yarn they used, and a quick review from the wearer.

Long-tail cast-on, intarsia, simple lace, bind-off of choice.

Video tutorials are included for advanced techniques and transitions.

Twilight Time is knit flat in one piece using intarsia for the contrasting border.

You will need fingering weight yarn in 2 contrasting colors: Main Color (MC) & Trim Color (TC) - preferably a wool blend.

This headscarf has been tested using the following yarns:
Knit Picks Hawthorne Speckle
Knit Picks Stroll Fingering
Cascade Yarns (75/25 merino/nylon)
Cascade Yarns Heritage 4ply
The CATT Lady Yarns Purrfect Sock
To see samples of this headscarf worked in these yarns, check out the Twilight Time LookBook, included with your pattern purchase.

MC: Approximately 160 - 180 yds, or 145 - 165 m
TC: Approximately 50 - 70 yds, or 45 - 65 m
Each pattern repeat will use approximately:
MC: 13 - 15 yds, or 11 - 14 m
TC: 3 - 5 yds, or 2 - 4 m (+ 5 yds, or 4 m, for the Garter Stitch Borders at the beginning and end of the scarf.)

-One- US4 (3.5 mm) straight or circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge. Don’t forget to swatch!

24 sts & 32 rows per 4”/ 10 cm in lace pattern worked flat and blocked to measurements. Working out of gauge may alter yardage, finished measurements, fabric, and wearability.

6 to 8 stitch markers - for marking trim border and lace repeats.
Darning needle - for weaving in ends.