Exquisite Little Knits
Cashmere, mohair, angora, sequin, eyelash fringe, and faux fur: these are the most luxurious and expensive yarns, often too costly to use for a knitting project of any great size. But these 35 breathtaking items are small enough that knitters can afford to indulge in the finest materials, and easy enough for beginners to complete with ease. Thumb through the exquisite photos of each specialty yarn, complete with descriptive introductions to its unique qualities and advice on how to work with and care for it. Follow the short and simple instructions to make a long scarf with bouclé trim, a snazzy flapper-style hat from a mohair-silk blend, and the ultimate pashmina shawl.Each item is dramatic and unique.
Scalloped Aegean Scarf, p. 55
Row 1: K3 AB, *(k1 A, p1 B) 3 times, (with AB, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, skp) 1 time; rep from * to last 9 sts, (k1A, p1B) 3 times, k3 AB–45 sts.
Row 2: K3 AB, *(k1 B, p1 A) 3 times, p5 AB; rep from * to last 9 st, (k1B, p1A) 3 times, k3 AB–45 sts.
Ribbon-Wrapped Scarf or Shawl, p. 100
Column 2: With A, CO 12 sts for scarf (34 sts for shawl).
The change is from 11 CO sts to 12 and from 33 CO sts to 34.
Row Ending: Since each row ends with a knit stitch, carry the
ribbon to the front as you usually would before a knit stitch, and then let the
ribbon drop. When you turn and purl the first stitch in the next row, the yarn
will be automatically positioned in the back. Bring the ribbon in front of the
next (knit) stitch as specified in the pattern.