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Wisp Afghan

Two slightly different shades of mohair give this afghan a handpainted look

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Theresea Schabes holds two slightly different shades of mohair together to knith this afghan, giving a subtly variegated, handpainted look to the finished fabric. A simple knit/purl texture pattern, worked on a large scale, give the afghan a complex woven appearance.
Finished Size: 63" wide and 66" long
Yarn: Classic Elite La Gran Mohair (76.5% mohair, 17.5% wool, 6% nylon; 90 yd [82 m]/42 g): #6592 lupine and #61530 periwinkle, 14 balls each.
Yarn weight: #4 - Medium
Gauge: 8 sts and 12 rows = 4" in basket weave patt with 1 strand of each yarn held tog.
Needles: Size 15 (10 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Tapestry needle.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts, 2007

SKU: EP0192

Author/Speaker/Editor: Theresa Schabes

Format: eProject