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Marlaina "Marly" Bird fled the world of financial services to launch her Yarn Thing podcast and hasn't looked back since. To Marly, a bi-craftsy girl who both knits and crochets, the yarn is the ...

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Topping Scarf

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Topping Scarf
Topping Scarf
Topping Scarf

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • increase
  • decrease

Pattern Description:

The perfect simple scarf that uses only one skein of luxury yarn and looks more complicated than it really is.

Treat yourself with some amazing yak yarn from Bijou Basin Ranch. Available in 13 semi-solid colors, 5 variegated colors (all hand dyed by Lorna's Laces Yarn) and the 2 naturals. I have said it before and I will say it again, I LOVE THIS YARN!

Perfect for beginner and experienced lace knitters alike.

Want a more substantial size...add an extra skein of yarn to make it longer.


21 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches in Lace--blocked gauge! TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Measurements: after blocking 52 long x 8 wide 132.08 x 20.32 cm


  • Yarn: Bijou Basin Ranch Lhasa Wilderness, 75% yak/ 25% bamboo; 180 yards (165 m); 2 oz (56 grams); CYCA size 2 sport 12-ply: goldenrod, 1 hank
  • Needles: Size US 7 (4.50 mm) or size to obtain correct gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • Notions: tapestry needle

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