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Twilight Lace

An American knitter spots a Russian stitch and makes a romantic mohair-silk scarf.

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Five stitches are knit together to create the "stars" that inspired this romantic scarf. The V-shaped points on each end help the scarf to fall more gracefully over the body than scarves knitted in the more usual rectangular shape.
Finished Size: About 13 1/2" (34.5 cm) wide and 72" (183 cm) long, blocked.
Yarn: K1C2 Douceur et Soie (70% baby mohair, 30% silk; 225 yd [205 m]/25 g): #100 white, 2 balls. Small amount of contrasting waste yarn.
Yarn weight: #1 - Super Fine
Gauge: 15 sts and 24 rows = 4" (10 cm) in garter st, unstretched; 13 sts and 23 rows = 4" (10 cm) in garter st, stretched and blocked.
Needles: Size 9 (5.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Markers (m); tapestry needle; rust-free pins.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Winter 1999/2000

SKU: EP0796

Author/Speaker/Editor: Laura Wallins

Format: eProject