More Scarves

I made a short, wide scarf/wrap similar to the white scarf I showed last time, using natural cotton scrim and 18.5 mic Merino:

It’s about 3 times as wide as the scarf, and I didn’t scrunch the scrim first:

I used 3 different cellulose fibres for embellishing this: Viscose, Rose and Tencel, this is the Viscose:

I made a few scarves for the craft fair this last weekend, the weather was predicted to be sub-zero, so I thought I’d get lucky. But this is Manchester, we all have a scarf collection and everyone had come prepared, mostly with ‘scarves’ which wouldn’t look out of place on a double bed!! This is a bright, colourful one I made, I always prefer the side where the wispy ends of the wool tops overlap (or underlap since they’re laid first) the next colour:

This is the other side where the colours are in blocks:

An ‘arty’ shot to shop how soft it is πŸ™‚

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11 Responses to More Scarves

  1. Lyn says:

    I love them both! They look so warm and soft and delicate. And I’m with you on preferring the side with the jagged overlap of colours.

  2. Marilyn aka Pandagirl says:

    Both look nice and cozy. I agree, the blended side is more interesting. Well, now you have stock for the next fair, that’s if you’re not tempted to use them yourself. πŸ™‚

    • zedster66 says:

      Thanks, Marilyn πŸ™‚
      I did actually put one scarf to the side for me, it’s one of the first I made a few years ago, but didn’t want to ‘waste it’ on me, but got it out last week and thought I’d keep it!

  3. ruthlane says:

    What luscious looking scarves. Too bad everyone already had their scarves. I could have used on this morning, it was really cold and I didn’t bring mine.

    • zedster66 says:

      Thanks, Ruth πŸ™‚
      I was tempted to use the wide white one myself, I didn’t take my thermals because the weather forecast was for it being a lot warmer and I didn’t know if we’d be inside. I need to get another trolley to take my ‘just in case’ clothes!

  4. Tracey says:

    One classy, one cheery, both lovely!

  5. I like them both. I would be putting the white one in a dye bath. White and I don’t get along for long. I like the way the different fibers take up the colours.

    • zedster66 says:

      Thanks, Ann πŸ™‚
      I tried dyeing bamboo with acid dyes a few years ago and I got nice colours, very pale, but still nice, so I’m guessing these cellulose fibres would dye similarly.

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