Free pattern Friday: Lacy Baktus


(Photos (clockwise) – mustaavillaa, verabees, sugaroni, creativedesign)

The Lacy Baktus is Terhi Montonen’s modification of the very popular Baktus pattern by Strikkelise with the simple addition of a “yo k2tog” lace pattern every 8th row. I love the versatility of this scarf – it seems to look great no matter the type or size of yarn used. From straight-up solids to variegated hand-dyes, from superwash merino to silk and mohair blends – each provides a different look ranging from tailored to boho-chic. The pattern calls for fingering weight but for a larger, cozier version, why not try a sport, DK, or even worsted weight yarn – just adjust your needle size as necessary.

For complete directions for the lacy version, visit Terhi’s Ravelry project page and scroll down for her notes.

To browse Lacy Baktus projects on Ravelry click here!

– Melissa


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