This elegant little scarf is a study in contrasts: A knitted panel in soft, plush mohair is surrounded by a crocheted lace edging in a smooth, light linen blend. The resulting sweet confection is the perfect gift—if you can bear to part with it.
Book Excerpt from Feminine Knits
Updated PDF July 8, 2009
Designer Lene Holme Samsøe
Finished Size About 7" (18 cm) wide and 34" (88 cm) long.
Yarn DK weight (Light #3). Shown here: Coats Fonty Kidopale (70% kid mohair, 30% polyamide; 275 yd [250 m]/25 g): powder 300, 1 ball (mohair), and Coats HP Løve Lima (38% linen, 31% cotton; 31% viscose; 223 yd [104 m]/50 g): powder 211, 1 ball (linen).
Needles U.S. size 6 (4 mm). U.S. size D (3 mm) crochet hook. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Gauge 18 sts and 25 rows = 4" (10 cm) in lace pattern with mohair.