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Fiber related arts have a long tradition in my family. As I child I was surrounded by knitting/crocheting aunts and my grandmother always dreamed about having her own yarn shop.

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from Lismi Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Volan

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on, bind off, knit, purl, increase, decrease,

Pattern Description:

Whether dressing up your jeans jacket or adding flair to dressier
attire, Volan offers endless possibilities for fashionably warding
off the chill of cool evenings or air conditioning. This versatile
piece is something between a scarf, shawl and wrap with a
crescent shape that allows for many styling options.
Volan has double shaped ruffles on both edges and a two colored
garter stitch body. Innovative construction techniques eliminate
the need for short rows and picking up stitches..

Find a video tutorial on my blog:

For the shawl in the picture I used two
different colors of Kauni Effekgarn (EQ,
EF).You also could use either two solid
colors, a color changing yarn and a solid,
a semisolid and a variegated......


  • 2 circular needles US 4 / 3.5 mm
  • 2 different colors of fingering weight yarn, approx. 350 yards each

You Will Also Need:

  • needle to so in ends

Suggested yarn:

700 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Kauni Wool 8/2 Effektgarn and Kauni Wool 8/2 Solids


EF and EQ

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