Fallings Leaves and Crochet Scarves

Mar 13, 2014

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 reinvigorating.

 
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.

 

 

Best wishes,

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E.L wrote
on Mar 13, 2014 10:07 PM

Out of stock already!

I would like to read an interview with Linda Skuja about how she designed the Convergence Top on the cover of the spring Interweave Crochet. What inspired her? How did she come up with the stitch pattern?