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Patterns by Jackie Erickson-Schweitzer
of HeartStrings Fiber Arts

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The Skinny on Lace

The Skinny On Lace
Three styles are included in this pattern - Sash, Necktie and Long Wrap Scarf - giving you options to knit with anything from lace weight to sport/DK yarn. Charted and written stitch instructions.

Reversible Lace Ladders Scarf

The Skinny on Lace Scarf     $7.00

Reversible Lace Ladders Scarf
A simple rectangular scarf to knit in a lacy reversible stitch. Pictured scarf mad with a little over one ounce/200 yards of yarn.  Allow 200 yards of lace or fingering weight yarn for 8" x 44" scarf, or desired width and length with yardage adjustment. 4 stitches/inch, size US 5 / 3.75 mm     

Reversible Lace Ladders Scarf     $6.00

Diamond Lace Dress-It-Up

Diamond Lace Dress-It-Up Scarf
The scarf is knitted from side-to-side,  so colors in variegated yarn will stripe attractively in the lengthwise direction of the scarf.
Allow 550 yards fingering weight yarn for 10" x 70" scarf, or desired length with yardage adjustment. 4 sts/inch, size US 6 / 4.0 mm needles suggested.     

Diamond Dress-It-Up Scarf    $6.50

Cat's Cradle Longways Scarf  Knit from one long edge to the other.  This pattern includes a mini-tutorial on finishing and blocking lace.
Can be knitted in any lace or light fingering weight yarn Allow 450 yards of yarn for blocked measurements of 6 " by 70". 5 stitches/inch, size US 5 /3.75mm
Includes design notes for making your scarf shorter or longer, narrower or wider in whatever yarn you choose

Cat's Cradle Scarf     $6.00

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Lacy Riverine Ensemble
An elegant coordinating set of reversible lace scarf, headband, and mitts.
This pattern has just two simple lace rows that repeat. The scarf is reversible.
Fingering or laceweight yarn, 6 stitches/inch, size US 4 - 5 / 3.5 - 3.75 mm needles suggested.  Scarf: 10" by 54", 500 yards. Headband: M[L] 3" wide,
18 [20]" circumference, 75[80] yards. Mitts or Muffatees: M[L] 8 " long, 8[9 ]" circumference at widest part, 130[150] yards.

Lacy Riverine   $6.00

Light Up My Life Scarf

Attractive on both sides, a knit-purl lace of sculptured flame motifs knits into a boldly patterned scarf. 
Allow 600 yards of lace or fingering weight yarn for 16" x 64" scarf, or desired length with yardage adjustment.
4 sts/inch, size 6 US/4.0 mm.

Peaks & Valleys Scarf     $6.00

Light Up My Life Scarf    $6.00

A cross between triangle shawl and long stole. The plain garter stitch center highlights a variegated yarn beautifully.  Or choose a pretty solid color to knit with or without beads.

Shallow Tri Shawl   $7.00

Ivy Trellis Lace Stole
This pretty wrap has ivy motifs trailing along a trellis
background. The stole is generously sized.

Finished size 24" by 76". 1100 yards fingering weight yarn. Size 5 US (3.75 mm) needles suggested or size to give a blocked gauge of 17 stitches per 4 inches over main lace
pattern.

Shown in Leila from Liisu Yarns, 75% mohair, 25% superwash merino, color "From Jackie's Garden".

Charted stitch instructions. 

Ivy Trellis Lace Stole  $6.00

Crest of the Wave  -  named after its main pattern stitch
"Crest of the Wave", a derivative of the popular Shetland lace stitch Feather and Fan  or Old Shale.


Allow 500 yards of lace or fingering weight yarn for 14" x 68" scarf, or desired length with yardage adjustment.   
4 sts/inch, size 6 US/4.0 mm.

The main stitch area of graceful lacy waves is surrounded by a knit-as-you-go elegant ribbed openwork border.

Crest of the Wave scarf      $6.00

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Elegantly Simple Triangle Lace Shawl or Scarf
Based on a simple Shetland feather and fan stitch, this pattern looks more
difficult to do than it really is and looks lovely in a wide variety of yarns.
Start at the lower point of the shawl and increase to as wide as you want.
Use  200 yards for 32" wide, 600 yards for 54", 1000 yards for 72"
6 stitches/inch, size US 5 / 3.75 mm needles suggested.
Easily adjusts to other weights of yarn and needle size.

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Elegantly Simple Triangle   $6.00

Faceted Gems Lace Wrap
This beautiful stole is worked lengthwise. Chart included.
Finished size 18" by 82". 950 yards lace weight yarn. Size 4 US (3.5 mm) needles suggested or size to give blocked gauge of 4 stitches per inch over lace pattern.

Faceted Lace Gems Shawl  $7.00

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Buds in the Breeze Stole

This light-as-a-breeze stole features a field of
flower-like medallions centered with nupp "buds".

Even though this stole might appear to have complex shaping, it is knitted in the same number of stitches from end to end.

Finished Size: 15" by 72" 
700 yards light fingering weight yarn
Gauge: 18 stitches = 4 inches over blocked lace stitch
Suggested needles: US 6 / 4 mm 

Both charted and written directions.
Adventurous beginner or intermediate level.

Buds in the Breeze Stole  $ 7.50

All Over Lace Faroese Shawl Start at the center back neckband, then knit from the neck down. Lace silhouetted heart motifs.
Pictured shawl is 32" long and 48" across.  Knit to the length you desire, use other weights of yarn with  adjustment in needle size and yardage.
Pictured shawl used 1200 yards fingering/jumper weight yarn, with 4 sts/inch, on size US 8 / 5.0 mm needles

All Over Lace Faroese Shawl shown in alpaca fingering weight yarn

All Over Lace Faroese Shawl   $6.00

Bobble Lace Flowers Shawl
Enhanced with bobbles, texture and clustered stitches, this shawl is
triangular in shape 36" deep and 74" wide.
1050 yards lace weight yarn. Size 3 mm needles suggested or size to give average gauge of 7 stitches per inch over blocked lace.
Shown in Schaefer Yarns Andrea 100% silk color Empress Wu Zhao. Charted and written stitch instructions

Bobble Lace Flowers Triangle Shawl     $8.50

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