Mapping Lace Scarves

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Traditional lace charts can be tricky to decipher, especially if they contain “no stitch” symbols. But stitch maps are different. These special grid-free charts unlock the secrets of lace patterns, exposing landmarks and other aids to successful lace knitting. Learn about stitch maps, and become skilled in using them to minimize mistakes while knitting. Practice in class by designing and starting a simple lace scarf.

3 hours
Skills required:
some experience knitting lace is required; experience reading charts is helpful but not required
smooth, light colored yarn in DK weight, fingering weight, or lace weight (please do not choose lace weight if you have never worked with it before!); needles of a size appropriate for your yarn; clip-on stitch markers; highlighter pen