Lightsong by Sally Oakley


DK (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
377 - 416 yards (345 - 380 m)
One size
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Lightsong is a textured scarf with a breezy fringe. Simple to knit and fully reversible, Lightsong shines in the natural colours of Adagio Mills Alpaca 8 ply.

The pattern has been professionally tech. edited and test knitted, and contains a photo tutorial for the addition of the fringe.

Lightsong is a companion pattern to Darksong, available at a discount as part of the Greysongs e-book.

Sample shown in Adagio Mills Alpaca 8 ply ‘Stormy Grey’ and ‘Clouds’. Sample used 315 metres/345 yards, including fringe.

Your gauge will affect the size of the finished scarf, as well as the amount of yarn you will use. If in doubt, stock up on extra.

Tension (blocked, worked flat):
stocking stitch:
16 stitches and 24 rows = 10cm/4”
garter stitch:
12.5 stitches and 28 rows = 10cm/4”

5.5mm/US 9 needles – 100cm/40” circular
or size needed to match tension
Needles 1-2 sizes larger for bind off
2 stitch markers
Embroidery needle for weaving in ends
Blocking wires & pins (optional)
3.5mm crochet hook (optional – for fringe)

Finished Dimensions (blocked) approx.:
Length: 193cm/76” (excluding fringe)
Width: 15cm/6”

My thanks to Nadine at Adagio Mills for yarn support. Lightsong kits are now available from the Adagio Mills webstore.

Pattern support can be found through the {sallyravels} group on Ravelry, or by emailing