This exquisite little scarf is quick to knit and the fit is Oh, so prim and proper with its neat little rose “button.” The luxe materials of fine wool, angora, kid mohair, silk, and shiny lurex are befitting Lady Crawley herself. The edging is knit along with it for a finished when you’re finished scarf you will be breathless to wear!
You Will Need:
• 200 yards (220 m) lace weight* kid mohair/silk/lurex yarn & 200 yards (220 m) DK weight* angora blend yarn, one strand of each held together (The rose is worked with mohair only.)
• 5.0 mm (US 8) & 3.5 mm (US 4) needles, straight or circular
• 2.0 mm (US B) crochet hook
• yarn needle (to weave in ends), 2 stitch markers in different colors (to mark the edging stitches)
Skill Level: Intermediate
Techniques Employed: Provisional cast-on, knitting, purling, yarn over increases, single decreases.
Gauge: 18 stitches & 24 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) square in Grecian Column Pattern after blocking
Finished size: small = 21.25” (54 cm) length; medium = 24.5” (65 cm) length; large = 27.75” (70.5 cm) length, and 8.5” (21.6 cm) wide at the widest end.
* Some countries call this “2ply” weight.
** Some countries call this “6ply” weight.
The real bonus to this style of scarf is that it doesn’t contain what I call “waste knitting.” Why plod along for several more feet when you could be finished and on to the next project? With Violet Crawley the knitting is short and sweet!
The sample shown is worked with one strand of Orkney Angora DK in the “Fawn” colorway & one strand of Schulana Kid Seta Luxe in the “Silver” colorway held together.