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Alexandra's Airplane Scarf Pattern

Alexandra's Airplane Scarf Pattern





The Design

“Traveling joyfully.”

Our models at the Bainbridge Island ferry dock are warm and stylish in an Alexandra's Airplane Scarf.

Alexandra Dane, a Boston-based author and long-time Churchmouse friend, stopped by one day wearing a scarf that turned our heads. We just had to make it a pattern to share! Thanks, Alex! We also added instructions for placing beads and made a web page for the Beaded version.

You'll find that it's a perfect airplane project—both to knit and to wear en route! It's just the kind of thing we love —simple, simple, simple, and all about the color!

See how we've used this pattern!

The Details

Approx. 13"/33cm across (26"/66cm circumference) by 60"/152cm long, after blocking.

4 skeins Rowan Kidsilk Haze (229 yds/210m each). Plain version in color 632 Hurricane; beaded version shown at left in color 658 Fudge.
Or approx. 916 yds/838m of an equivalent lace-weight mohair yarn.

US 8 (5mm) 16-24"/40-60cm circular needles, or size to obtain gauge.
Darning needle to finish.
Blocking wires and/or pins, steam iron and press cloth, for blocking.
Beaded version only: 156 size 8 seed beads (or number desired); US 10/1.15mm steel crochet hook.

Approx. 18 sts/25 rows = 4"/10cm in stockinette stitch worked in the round, after blocking.

To wear as a cowl, reach inside and pull one end through to meet the other; slip over your head.

Errata & Clarification

Digital Alexandra's Airplane Scarf pattern. (Download)

Printed Alexandra's Airplane Scarf pattern. (Requires shipping.)

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