I think I'm going to order knitpicks andean treasure in mystery (which looks like charcoal grey) to make a scarf for my dad. Will I need to hold more than 1 strand? 2? I want to make a dressy scarf that's warm but not too bulky.
Also, as a new knitter who has never ordered online before. . .how do I know how many skeins to buy?
I think I'm doing this pattern except I want to make it 2-3 times as long as it's shown: