Alexandra's Airplane Scarf
“Plus ‘barely beaded’ version”
When Boston-based author and long-time Churchmouse friend Alexandra Dane was in Seattle, she stopped by the shop wearing a scarf that turned our heads. Alex’s perfect airplane project (both to knit and to wear!) is a sheer tube of lace-weight mohair you can style any number of ways. It’s just the kind of thing we love—simple, simple, simple, and all about the color! We’ve added an optional dusting of tiny beads for a little sparkle.
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 in color 658 Fudge.
Or approx. 916 yds/838m of an equivalent lace-weight mohair yarn.
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
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.