As the nights get longer and darker, the need for bright colours becomes greater.
The Silvester is a lacy rectangular scarf/stole.
Other yarn suggestions include:
Sanguine Gryphon Sappho
most lace or fingering weight yarns
Colour recommendations: solid or semi-solid colours
The length adjustable in the pattern. Depending on your gauge and the yarn you choose, the width will vary.
For the chart:
Note that right-side (odd) rows are read RIGHT to LEFT and wrong-side (even) rows are read LEFT to RIGHT.