This scarf is knit with 3 very different textured yarns. It is wrapped around many times to create a wonderful woven look. Beginner knitting. This pattern requires a #9 needle, and approx. 85 yarns each of 3 different textured yarns. This sample was knit with Karabella Tropicana, Artyarns Beaded Mohair and Blue Heron Beaded Wool Metallic.