Translated from the Greek, Ione (pronounced eye-Oh-nee) means “violet flower.” Ione was one of Nereus and Doris’ fifty daughters, a sea nymph, who with her sisters was helpful to sailors fighting perilous storms, most often in the Aegean Sea.

Scarf is worked sideways along the long edge starting with the lace pattern, and ending with garter stitch short rows that shape it into a pleasing crescent. Either size can be worn as a scarf or shoulder shawl.

Yarn: fingering weight; 230 [300] yards
Model: Twist, Yarns of Intrigue Bamboo Sock in large size; 425 yards in 100 grams; 50% superwash merino, 25% bamboo, 25% nylon
Gauge: 13.75 sts to 4 inches (10 cm) in lace pattern, blocked
Needles: US 5 (3.75 mm) needles
Finished size: 63 x 7.75 [73.5 x 8.5] inches; 160 x 19.7 [186.7 x 21.6] cm
Notions: stitch markers are optional

Skills: k2tog, k3tog, ssk, YO, short rows
Stitch instructions: Charted and written.

This pattern is listed on Ravelry.