Plaid Scarf by Melody Griffiths
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Plaid Scarf

January 2008
DK (11 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 8.5 rows = 4 inches
in 10x 1 dc, 1ch sp & 8.5 rows over checked mesh pattern
4.0 mm (G)
1000 - 1200 yards (914 - 1097 m)
10" x 57.5"

From Beautiful Crochet for Heads, Hands and Toes: “Here’s a scrap yarn project that doesn’t look like one! All you do is crochet a simple mesh grid in one color, then weave through as many contrast colors as you like to make a rich, soft fabric.”


Approx. 7 oz (200g) DK wool in camel (A)
Approx 1 oz (25g) fine mohair in each of black (B) and cream (C)
Approx 1 oz (25g) DK-weight mohair in each of Orange (D) and ochre (E)

US F5 (4.00 mm) crochet hook & tapestry needle

The yarn amounts are approximate as the length of the yarns varies with the thickness. You should use a DK weight yarn for the crochet, but for the weaving yarn, you can combine as many strands as you need to fill the holes in the grid.