Seaman's Scarf


Designed by:

Paula J. Vester



2 balls Optimum yarn
F or G hook or hook for gauge



Gauge: 3.25 st/in



You do not want the fabric too stiff or it won’t drape properly.
The center part of the scarf is worked first, adding the lace ends once the twelve rows of ribbing are done.



Ch 77
Row 1: sc in 2 nd ch from hook, sc to end. 76 sc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 2: sc in back loop of each stitch to end. Ch 1, turn.
Rows 3 - 12: repeat Row 2. At end of 12 th row, ch 1 and turn to narrow edge.
Rectangle should be about 20"x4". Mine is 23" x 4". You can make it shorter if want the lace part longer.

Lace end.

Row 1: on narrow edge: (Wrong Side) sc across the side, 2 sc at the edge of each row. 24 sc. Ch 3, turn.
Row 2: (Right Side) dc in 1 st stitch, skip 1, *sc, skip 2, (2dc, ch 2, 2dc) in next stitch, skip 2. Repeat from * to last stitch, 2 dc. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3: sc in top of last dc, *(2dc, ch 2, 2dc) in sc, sc in ch 2 space. Repeat from * to end. Last sc is in the top of ch 3. Ch 3, turn.
Row 4: dc in sc, sc in ch2 space, (2dc,ch2, 2dc) in sc, repeat across and end with 2 dc in last sc.
Repeat rows 3 & 4 until lace end measures 16 inches.

Additional Comments:

Work same lace pattern on the other end of body.