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Dragonfly Scarf :: Dragonfly Dreams Lace Scarf
HeartStrings knitting pattern #H79
Dragonflies symbolize the illusion of light, thoughts and dreams in this knitted interpretation featuring lace, beads and Estonian gathered stitches.
This design combines lace eyelets, beads, decrease stitch outlines, gathered stitches, stockinette and garter stitch to provide the details of the dragonflies against a ground of reverse stockinette. The dreamy reflection of light and shadow is framed with columns of small beads and gathered stitches.
Shown in Buffalo Gold Lux color Malachite; Miyuki beads colors #18 Silver-lined Light Blue (dragonfly wings and scarf border) and #234 Metallic Gold-lined Crystal (dragonfly bodies)
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Dragonfly Dreams debuted at Patternfish
as a first-run World Exclusive and was the very close 2nd runner-up in their Patternfish 10,000th Design Competition announced in the November 2011 Patternfish Newsletter. Thank you for everyone's help in voting and cheering and voting for Dragonfly Dreams in the competition. This pattern will continue to be available at Patternfish, as well as all the other patterns in my HeartStrings line. Check out all the HeartStrings patterns at Patternfish
Sizing: 52" by 8½"
Yarn: 330 yards laceweight or light fingering weight
Suggested needles: US 4 (3.5 mm)
Beads: size 6/0 (4 mm diameter) for dragonfly body and head; size 8/0 (3 mm diameter) for dragonfly wings and scarf edges
Stitch instructions: charted and written
Construction: knitted flat in one piece from end to end
Beading Techniques: the larger beads are placed with a crochet hook; the smaller beads are pre-strung and pushed into place between purl stitches
Skill level: advanced or adventurous intermediate
For detailed specifications, see sample cover page of the Dragonfly Dreams Scarf knitting pattern.
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Also see other Lace Scarves in the Jackie E-S Design Collections.