I spend a great deal of time in the mountains and parks
around my home. The soft conversations of the birds, the lack of man-made
noises, and the awe-inspiring foliage, nature has a way of refreshing and
|Rudens Scarf by Linda Skuja
Coming from a town where trees were few and very far
between, I have always been fascinated by leaves. They signal the start of
spring when they peak their pale green heads from the limbs. During the summer
their lush green expanse provides shade and protection of people and birds
alike. But my favorite time of year is the Fall. The leaves turn varying shades
of red, orange, and yellow. Some even take on a deep burgundy that is stunning.
The Latvian word for autumn (rudens) inspired the The Rudens Scarf by Linda Skuja. This symmetrical
scarf begins at the center. The leaf inspired designs is worked to the end
where the outer leaves' edges form the triangle point. The design is then
repeated on the opposite side of the center foundation to create a cascade of
leaves for the second end of the scarf. The finished scarf mimics the falling
leaves of autumn.
We are now offering this popular scarf pattern as a kit. You
will receive the digital pattern plus three skeins of Lorna's Laces Shepherd
Sport 100% Merino wool yarn in one of two colors. You can choose Verve and
crochet a scarf with the gorgeous autumnal colors of the sample. Or create a
waterfall of mystical blue with Tahoe.
We have a limited supply of yarn, so order your Rudens Scarf
Kit today while supplies last.
P.S. The deadline for PieceWork magazine's Words in
Needlework Contest is April 1. If you haven't already entered, we hope you
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