The pattern for this softly draping but substantially warm scarf was inspired by the portcullis and arched doorway of Carrisbrooke Castle, on the beautiful Isle of Wight, where I live. I chose to use a deep tone of green to reflect the moss that grows along the castles walls but it would look equally as good in your favourite colour.
Made up of panels surrounded by straight and wavy garter stitch edges, makes it ideal for someone who has found the prospect of working huge swathes of lace a little daunting. The pattern is written in 'bite-size' chunks for ease of use.
The lace pattern is worked on one side only and the back is simply purled with a few knit stitches along the borders. I have recommended this pattern as **intermediate** even though the actual working of the design is relatively straightforward, (because even the best knitters can make a little mistake like dropping a stitch or mis-counting and as with most lace patterns, some degree of experience is required to re