Description from Knitty.com:
Note: Rowanspun DK has recently been discontinued, though it is still available in many online yarn shops. Any DK-weight yarn may be used; suitable substitutes are Rowan Yorkshire Tweed DK, and Jo Sharp Silkroad DK Tweed. Less than 328yds/300m are required.
Less than 54yds/50m of each CC yarn is used; if you only want to use one color for the squares, less than one ball of yarn is required.
If you enjoy mitered knitting but want a different look for your next mitered project, try this scarf. It uses both DK-weight and 4-ply weight yarns knit on 5mm needles, to achieve a light and lacy effect.
The knitting will look a bit crumpled and lifeless when it's finished, but it develops a wonderful drape and a wicked, pointy shape when blocked to within an inch of its life.
This quick knit is great for using up stash yarn.