Australian Homespun

Ebony & Ivory SCARF

The piano was invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700. Traditionally the black keys were made of ebony and the white keys were made of wood and covered with strips of ivory.

ED note: Thank you to my godson Ziggy for being our (super handsome) model.


• Australian Superfine Merino by Cleckheaton 8 ply 65g: three balls of black (01) and one ball of white (06)

• One each 4mm (UK8/US6) and 4.5mm (UK7/US7) circular knitting needles 80–100cm (32–40in) long

• Wool needle

Finished size: 12cm (4¾in) wide; 132cm (52in) long approximately, after blocking

Note: This is an intermediate skill-level knitting project. Quantities are approximate as they can vary between knitters. Check the ball bands to

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