This scarf is made with 3 different colours to add depth of colour. The main yarn is natural mohair and it is knitted with 2 strands of lace weight in different depths of the same shade of colour.
If you start with a coloured mohair maybe use a darker and lighter shade of the same colour for the lace weight.
Mottled mohair scarf
- 300m of undyed bulky mohair
- 300m of lace weight in a medium intensity colour
- 300m of pale lace weight in the same colour as above
Tension 14st/10cm in pattern on 8mm needle.
Size: 15cm x 198cm after hanging to dry.
Note: washing and hanging the scarf will make it longer and thinner, tension is before washing.
Cast on 28 stitches
Row 1 Knit
Row 2 K1 P1 14 times
Row 3 purl
Row 4 K1 P1 14 times
Repeat these 4 rows until desired length is reached finishing on row 4.
The sample is knitted with mohair from a local mohair farm, Kid Silk Haze in Dewberry and Mayhem & Chaos Angel Lace in When Doves Cry.