knitting needles: 10 1/2
crochet hook: size L
yarn: 2 hanks Misti Alpaca (color A)
1 hank Plymouth Baby Alpaca Grande (color B)
(To add a new ball of yarn at the beginning of a row, loosely tie a knot with the new yarn around the old yarn, leaving a tail of a least 4 inches.
Slide the knot up the tail of the old yarn as close as possible to your work.)
using size 10 1/2 needles cast on 19 stitches with color A.
Knit using a garter stitch (knit every row) until scarf measures about 70 inches long.
Work in color B stripes wherever you want them OR:
rows 1-17: knit across row with color A
row 18: knit across row with color B
row 19: knit across row with color A
row 20: knit across row with color B
row 21: knit across row with color A
rows 22-25: knit across row with color B
row 26: knit across row with color A
row 27: knit across row with color B
change over to color A for the rest of the scarf until you are ready to repeat the pattern above in reverse.
Attach color B anywhere on one of the edges. Single crochet around placing 3 single crochet stitches in each corner stitch.
Cut 40 equal lengths of color B for fringe (each will be doubled).
Using 1 strand per fringe, fold strand in half to form a loop. Insert crochet hook into bottom edge of Scarf and draw loop through. Draw ends of fringe through this loop and tighten. Attach fringe evenly across ends of scarf.
Weave in any loose ends by threading a darning needle with the end of the yarn and run it in and out in an inconspicuous place for an inch or two. Clip remaining excess yarn.