Skill Level: Rookie-Apprentice-Virtuoso-Genius
Skills: knit, purl, yarn over, K2tog, psso
Sizes: one size
Finished Measurements: approx. 5.5" wide and 60" long lying flat after blocking
Gauge: not crucial (32 sts = 4" on 2.75 mm as given on Malabrigo ball band)
Yarn: 1 x 50 g, 300 yds (274 m) lace weight yarn
Suggested Brand: 1 skein Malabrigo lace; or 1 skein Jacques Cartier Qiviuk lace 2/14 shown in colour 4010
Needles: 3.5 mm straight or circular; 3.5 mm dpns (for grafting)
Other Materials: tapestry needle or teeny crochet hook
Make two halves.
CO 72 sts (or a multiple of 15 + 12).
Row 1 (and all odd rows): purl
Row 2: *K12, YO, Sl 1, K2tog, psso, YO*, rep from * to * to last 12 sts, K12.
Rep these two rows 9 times more; 20 rows total.
Rep Row 1 once more. Begin decreases:
Row 22: *K3tog tbl, K6, K3tog, YO, K3, YO*, rep from * to * to last 12 sts, K3tog tbl, K6, K3tog.
Row 23: purl
Row 24: *K3tog tbl, K2, K3tog, YO, K5, YO*, rep from * to * to last 8 sts, K3tog tbl, K2, K3tog.
Row 26: *K2tog tbl, K2tog, YO, K7, YO*, rep from * to * to last 4 sts, K2tog tbl, K2tog. 46 sts.
Row 28: K2tog tbl, *K9, K2tog*, rep from * to * to end. 41 sts.
Row 30: K9, *YO, Sl1, K2tog, psso, YO, K7*, rep from * to * to last 12 sts, YO, Sl1, K2tog, psso, YO, K9.
Row 31: purl
Rep these two rows for patt until scarf measures approx. 30" or half of the desired length. Once you have completed both ends, place the pieces on dpns and graft together using Kitchener stitch. Weave in ends. Block lightly.
See link for grafting help: http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEsummer04/FEATtheresasum04.html