The stitch pattern repeat is a multiple of four, and it's easily adaptable to scarf, shawl, cowl, what-have-you. The directions below are for a scarf.
It's drapey and lacy when using ribbon yarn and slightly larger needles than the yarn label calls for (see below).
It's more compact when using regular worsted weight yarn and size 7 or 8 needles.
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LACE TRELLIS SCARF
Materials needed: depends on the yarn and your gauge. I would figure on using around 350 to 400 yards of worsted weight yarn using #8 needles, for a scarf measuring about 6" x 50".
CO 24 sts.
NOTE: Slipping the first stitch of every row with the yarn in front gives a nice finished edge.
Knit 5 rows.
Pattern row: wyif, sl first st as if to p, wyib, k3, *yo, k2tog, k2, rep from * across to last 4 sts, k4.
Repeat the pattern row until scarf is about the length you want, then knit another 5 rows in garter st (i.e., knit every row.)
Bind off, block lightly, wear!
CO = cast on
k = knit
k2tog = knit two together
p = purl
rep = repeat
sl = slip
st, sts = stitch, stitches
wyib = with yarn in back
wyif = with yarn in front
yo = yarn over