VOL scarf by Elizabeth Lovick
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VOL scarf

April 2012
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This scarf is in the book Variations on a theme of Orkney lace and also available as a separate pattern.

The scarf can be made using almost any yarn. The finished size will depend on the thickness of the yarn, the size of the needles and the number of stitches cast on.


’cobweb’ weight
(eg a ColourMart 2/28, J&S 1 ply Supreme or Cobweb) about 60 g
pair 3 mm needles

’lace weight’
(eg a ColourMart 2/14, J&S 2 ply Supreme or 2 ply lace weight) about 70 g
pair 4 mm needles

4 ply/fingering
(eg a ColourMart 3/14, J&S 2 ply jumper weight) about 100 g
pair 5 mm needles

DK weight
about 200 g DK weight yarn. Mine has nine modules and uses 3 x 100 g balls Frangipani yarn.
pair 5 mm needles

Aran weight
about 300 y yarn
pair 6 mm needles

About 8 ins wide and 60” long, or as long as you like! As a rule of thumb, a scarf should be about the height of its intended recipient. Instruction also included for adapting for a child’s scarf.