Storm Dragon Scarf
A long-awaited Worked Flat addition to my Dragon Designs…
Scale-like dimensional texture, with equally interesting reverse. A central layer of Large Scales tucks neatly into the background of Small Scales.
Advanced Lace Skills: Unusual Stitch Constructions (Directional YO Closures) and work (including RS/WS decreases and yo orientation adjustments) on both sides.
Chart reading skills highly recommended, but written instructions (line by line abbreviated) also provided.
US English with Metrics and Glossary provided.
Video Links / Visual Aids for unusual stitches provided.
Constructed bottom-up, in 2 pieces with a Center-line Graft or 3 Needle BO.
Instructions for a non-grafted Single Direction Version also provided.
ll Yarn ll
Approx 660 yards (605 m) Sport Weight Yarn
~ Sample use 1..7 Hanks 560 yd/ 512 m
Malabrigo Arroyo in #845 Cirrus Gray
100% Merino Super-wash (plied)
@ 334 (305 m) per 100 g
ll Equipment ll
US 3 or 4 (3.25 or 3.5 mm) Needles
~ Or size that gets gauge/desired fabric texture.
Stitch Markers (4)
Blocking Tools of Choice
ll Measurements ll
7.25 x 76.5” ( 18.4 x 195 cm)
ll Gauge ll
Gauge not critical but will affect size and yarn requirements.
Gauge - For Yarn Selection - Blocked Stockinette =
24 sts x 32 Rows = 4” (10 cm) square
In Blocked Scales Pattern
1 Small Scale = 1.1 x 1.25” (28 x 32 mm)
1 Large Scale = 2.44 x 2.55” (62 x 65 mm)
ll Notes and Tips ll
The Public Side of the Scarf is the Purl side. However -
for ease of use, the pattern is written and worked from the Knit side.
All ICDD will “Stack” = the center stitch of the ICDD remains situated ~ stacks ~ along the same column.
On ^ Rows, ICDDs (RS & WS) directly preceding or following the center 2 M’s will require removal and replacement of M’s
There are some unusual st constructions and symbols.
See the legends, linked videos, and photos on Final Page.
To maximize dimensional effect snug down your decreases.