Lacy Baktus

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    by Strikkelise
    Pattern source: Strikkelise's patterns
    Yarn: fiberphile Alchemy Super Squish Sock, colourway Honey
    Needles: 3mm

    Modifications: added a simple "yo k2tog" lace pattern every 8th row

    Love this. <3

    Here’s exactly what I did (with a permission from Strikkelise):

    CO 4 sts.

    Set up rows:

    1. knit until 1 st left, yo, k1
    2. k1, k1tbl, knit to end
    3. knit
    4. knit
    repeat rows 1-4 once. 6 sts

    Lace pattern:

    1. knit until 1 st left, yo, k1
    2. k1, k1tbl, knit to end
    3. k2, *yo, k2tog*, repeat from * until 1 st left, k1
    4. knit
    5. knit until 1 st left, yo, k1
    6. k1, k1tbl, knit to end
    7. knit
    8. knit

    I started the decreases when the shawl measured about 23 inches, unstreched.

    1. knit until 3 sts left, k2tog, k1
    2. knit
    3. k2, *yo, k2tog*, repeat from * until 1 st left, k1
    4. knit
    5. knit until 3 sts left, k2tog, k1
    6. knit
    7. knit
    8. knit

    Repeat until you have 4 stitches left, cast off.

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    1. mssunflowers2ca 79 months ago | reply

      I too want to knit this lovely Baktus scarf.. I am thinking of using Mochi Plus or Alpaca but haven't decided as yet.. It is really a little different and not too lacy.. I may be back if I run into problems.. Thank you for sharing it with us. Sandy

    2. jaa92129 77 months ago | reply

      I just bought some beautiful Lana Grossa Lace Merino in a dark turquoise and it is knitting this pattern beautifully. Thank you for publishing your pattern!

    3. Becca Davis 76 months ago | reply

      I think I am going to try this! I wonder how it would look with some fringe?

    4. cheribella1 75 months ago | reply

      This is lovely...I will have to go find some yarn that is worthy of this project! thank you so much for sharing.

    5. emilymemory 74 months ago | reply

      Love this! It's beautiful & the pattern looks easy to follow. Thanks so much for sharing! :-)

    6. Linda2810 74 months ago | reply

      Que hermoso , gracias por compartir quiero por favor si alguien me puede ayudar no entiendo por que no se ingles y para traducir no se puede, si pudiera hacer un esquema con la puntada le agradesco muchisimo . Un abrazo

    7. Spun Right Round 67 months ago | reply

      Love this! Recently saw someone wearing it and was told about the pattern, very nice I must knit this!

    8. theothergarage 60 months ago | reply

      Hi, love this pattern..,
      Do you start the modification with the yo or the k2tog, I think you would do the k2tog and then the yo ? Also do you do this in the decrease on the 8 row ?
      If any one knows I would appreciate an answer, Thanks.

    9. Quilting Duchess 60 months ago | reply

      Leslie Ritchie I haven't made this yet but I would knit one stitch first then do yo, k2tog across the row ending with one or two knit stitches. Should be no problem working this on a decrease row, Hope this helps!

    10. Waterbird Boatworks 58 months ago | reply

      I see her, Ruff, Ruff, and what a cool T-Shirt!

    11. cao_mp 57 months ago | reply


    12. 2badjackrussells! 57 months ago | reply

      This is beautiful! Thank you for sharing! I will start digging into my stash right away :)

    13. theresa_simms 56 months ago | reply

      Thank you so much from sharing!! I'm going to start this now!! Beautiful pattern !

    14. tschneider003 56 months ago | reply

      If i wanted to use the lace pattern and make a straight scarf, how many would I cast on?...divisible by 2?...3? this pattern...can't wait to get started

    15. thekittyknitter 50 months ago | reply

      Approximately how much yarn do you need? (Or have I missed that fact somewhere?)

    16. terhimon 50 months ago | reply

      Bridget I used about 300 meters, but you can easily make it bigger if you like.

    17. greenbay1108 42 months ago | reply

      Omg I so can't wait to use this pattern

    18. 26 months ago | reply

      Would be great to have it translated to a crochet pattern!!!

    19. wburnett93 24 months ago | reply

      What does tbl mean in the first part of the pattern K1tbl? I would like to make this but the abbreviation had me puzzled to what it means?

    20. mamajoy804 19 months ago | reply

      knit one through back loop

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