#26 Medallion Scarf by Mari Tobita

#26 Medallion Scarf

October 2009
Sport (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch using mid sized needles
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
840 yards (768 m)
Approx 63½" x 8½"/161 x 21.5cm
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Pattern Description from Vogue Knitting, Holiday 2009: “Round as rabbit holes, floral medallions and dangling discs are joined with other shapes in a whimsical wrap that incorporated short rows, bobbles, calbes and fringe. Mari Tobita designed it in Bergère de France’s ‘Lima.’”

“Individually knit medallions joined to cabled strips to create a crescent-shaped scarf.”

Knitted Measurements: Approx 63½“ x 8½”/161 x 21.5cm


  • 7 1¾oz/50g skeins (each approx 120yd/110m) of Bergère de France Lima (wool/alpaca) in #226.491 baikal
  • One set (5) each size 3, 4 and 5 (3.25, 3.5 and 3.75mm) double-pointed needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
  • One size 3 (3.25mm) circular needle, 24”/60cm long
  • One pair size 4 (3.5mm) straight needles
  • Cable needle
  • Stitch markers


  • 25 sts and 32 rows = 4”/10cm over St st using size 4 (3.5mm) needles
  • Large medallion = 8½“/21.5cm using size 3 (3.25mm) needles
  • Small medallion = 5¾“/14.5cm using size 3 (3.25mm) needles


  1. Unless otherwise indicated, sl sts purlwise with yarn held at WS of work.
  2. Work medallions with dpns, changing to circular needle when sts no longer fit on needles.

Note: Yarn is listed as DK weight in the magazine pattern but is actually listed as sport weight on Ravlery.