Pattern of the Month

Pyramid Lace Scarf

by Gail Tanquary

This scarf is knitted using Madeline Tosh DK yarn. The subtle hand-dyed color shows off the depth of the pattern.  In addition to a scarf, we have a cowl using the same pattern stitch.


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DK: 6” x 65”

Worsted: 7” x 65”


400 yds DK or Worsted Wt yarn

DK – Size 7 and 9 knitting needles

Worsted – Size 9 and 10 knitting needles


The scarf is worked in two halves, then joined at

the center using the 3-needle bind off.

Using larger needle, cast on 33 sts.

(ws): K1, *P1, K1* to end of row.

The first row of the pattern is worked with the larger needle.

Change to smaller needle for size 2 and remaining rows.

1 -  K1, P1, K1, yo, *K3, P2, P3 tog, P2, K3*, yo, K1, yo, repeat between *, 

      Once more, yo, K1, P1, K1.

2 -  K1, P1, K1, P4, K5, P9, K5, P4, K1, P1, K1.

3 -  K1, P1, K1, yo, *K4, P1, P3 tog, P1, K4*, yo, K1, yo, repeat between *, yo, K1, P1, K1.

4 -  K1, P1, K1, P5, K3, P11, K3, P5, K1, P1, K1.

5 -  K1, P1, K1, yo, *K5, P3 tog, K5*, yo, K1, yo, repeat between *, yo, K1, P1, K1.

6 -  K1, P1, K1, P6, K1, P13, K1, P6, K1, P1, K1.

Repeat rows 1-6 until piece measures 30” or until half of the yarn is knitted.

Set aside on a spare needle (either size 7 or smaller).

Make a second piece in the same manner. Place right sides together and join using

3-needle bind off.

Soak completely in luke-warm water and pin flat to block.

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