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Daphne Scarf





Designer: Saranac Hale Spencer
Pattern Type: Knit
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Sizes Included: 48" x 6"
Yarn Shown: Shine Worsted Yarn
Yardage: 225
Needles/Hooks Suggested: Size 7 (4.50mm): straight
Fiber Type: Cotton & Blends
Weight: Worsted/Hvy Worsted
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“Her limbs grew numb and heavy, her soft breasts were closed with delicate bark, her hair was leaves, her arms were branches, and her head became a tree top, everything gone except her grace, her shining,” wrote Ovid, describing Daphne as she turned into a laurel tree to escape from Apollo. These lace laurel leaves give comfort and warmth without turning you into a tree.




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  • Customer Picks
1 out of 5 stars

There are substantial mistakes. Even once I tried the suggested corrections, there are rows that do not match up. I'm an experienced knitter. I of course assumed it was me, and took everything out and re-reviewed the stitch abbreviations and such and slowly ever so slowly did each row carefully and still, the stitches do not match up. It /would/ be a beautiful pattern if the pattern were correct.

4 out of 5 stars

This is a fun pattern and tedious to work with. You have to pay careful attention to the Terms Defined section, especially with how the yarnovers are done. I was very confused with row 2 until I saw that this pattern yarnovers differently than how I'm accustomed to doing them. After getting that all cleared up, this was a breeze to knit!

5 out of 5 stars

I love this pattern! What's more, my daughter Daphne loves the scarf I made her! I used Knitpicks brand Stroll Glimmer fingering weight yarn. It is a perfect accessory for dressing up for a special occasion.

3 out of 5 stars

I just wish I had scrolled down to read the comments before starting this project. I have pulled this out three times and then started putting the number of stitches I should have at the end of each row. I had initially tried to copy and paste the pattern into a word doc. (because of the font used very hard to read) with the aim to increase the font. The pattern comes out with dashes and dots so even this was a hard job. I am not about to give up just yet but I do think that with all the comments someone should correct the pattern as to not get knitters on the wrong side.

5 out of 5 stars

I love this pattern! It can be a bit tricky, however if you take your time and watch YouTube videos for the stitches that you may be unfamiliar with, it comes out so beautifully! I do find that the sides of my scarf are curling a bit, so I may try adding a border to stop that from happening.

5 out of 5 stars

I've only done two repeats so far, but it's coming out lovely. I'd like it even better if it was just a little wider, but then I wouldn't have had enough of one color in stash to make it. I'm using Comfy Cotton in Pomegranate. It's very soft and the perfect weight for our mild, North Florida winters.

1 out of 5 stars

The pattern is beautiful bit there are too many flaws I see people having problems in row 2 but I don't find a problem in row 6 where it seems I lost a stich I continued working it an row 7 I have an extra stich I stopped at row 9 where I found I had two extra stichs it seems to me what will help this pattern is if you reduced and added to rows more evenly

3 out of 5 stars

Once I corrected the errors in the pattern it went very well. But before that it took me quite a bit of time to determine if it was me making an error or the pattern. Here is what I figured out: row 2 should read - K2, p7, p2tog, inc 1, k3,p4,k2,yo,k1,yo,k2,p5,k2. Then on row 14 it should read - k2,p5,k2,yo,k1,yo, k2, p4, k1, inc 1, k2,p2tog,p7,k2. After these corrections, I found the pattern to work smoothly.

3 out of 5 stars

I haven't even started knitting the pattern yet, but I have to agree with most of the other reviewers in saying that the font is ridiculously horrible to read, overcrowded and it is really dumb to have pattern information superimposed over the photograph!

3 out of 5 stars

First: Please don't put text over a photo in a PDF. The only way I can read it is to copy and paste it somewhere else. Second: I picked out this pattern to use up some extra Shine worsted. It's working out okay, I had to chart it to get it to make sense. Including a chart (since it is a fairly complicated repeat) would be very helpful.

5 out of 5 stars

I made this scarf using Capra yarn in the color Pesto. It was a beauty and received so many compliments. To make it easier to work, I first typed out the pattern using Miscrosoft Word in a larger font and printed out a few copies.

1 out of 5 stars

I loved the picture for this pattern, but the further I get into it the less my piece looks like the picture. There are large holes beside the leaves, and no detail within the leaves. Is there something wrong with the pattern?

5 out of 5 stars

At first, I seriously struggled with this pattern, but then I got into the groove and found no extra stitches. On row two, are you p2tog appropriately, seems basic, but that's one possible place where to pick up an extra stitch. The others are the inc 1 (are you getting out of the stitch when you knit from the back?), also, the yo's, you should only pick up an extra 2 there. Check out youtube for help with all of these!

1 out of 5 stars

I believe there is a mistake in this pattern. There are many comments on Ravelry about the 2nd row having an extra stitch. I counted, then actually knitted and still came up with an extra stitch on line 2? I don't know what we could all be doing wrong. Can you please help? Thank you. The pattern is so gorgeous I really would love to knit this but don't know enough to fix this.