SW diamond panel headwrap


This skinny scarf is perfect for tying back your hair or wrapping around your neck over a t-shirt. Knit back and forth, this scarf features a simple lace panel and faux i-cord edging.

Start date 2019-01-13
Due date 2019-02-15
Craft Knitting
Test secrecy Secret
Pattern source (brand and/or designer) Melissa Kemmerer Designs
Spots available 8
Gauge 17 sts and 23 rows = 3”/7.5cm in lace pattern
Charted or written pattern Both
Sizes required one size fits all
Skills required

k, p, slipping last 3 sts to form a faux i-cord, yo, k2tog, ssk, reading a simple lace chart

Finished measurements


Construction type Back and forth, seamless, one piece
Required or recommended yarn Fingering weight, 100 to 160 yards
Tools required

US 3/3.25mm, straight or circular, tapestry needle to weave in ends.

Requirements from the tester

Periodic check-ins, accuracy and clarity of pattern; please do not comment on formatting or style, as these will be completed prior to publication.

Rewards from the designer

Completed pdf of final pattern upon publication. All testers who complete two or more tests for the same Nomadic Knits Issue will receive a free digital copy of the issue.


The designer has created the following milestones, in order to keep track of progress during the test knit. By marking off each milestone as you complete it, you can easily keep the designer up to date with your progress.

2019-02-01: Yarn chosen, cast on
2019-02-15: Finished and blocked

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