Challenge accepted.

On my last visit to my LYS, Wooly Wonders, I was offered a knitting challenge which requires me to choose inspiration from nature (plants, landscapes-no people or animals) to design a scarf.  Perfect!  I have yet to design my own knit, so a scarf is a great place to start.  I have also been yearning for a luxurious new scarf and have continually scoffed at all of the beautiful ones being sold in stores, proclaiming, “I can make that myself!”


Just a side note on some coveted scarves:

Carrie Bradshaw’s cabled Chanel scarf in Sex and the City the Movie
Chanel Red Scarf Profile Photo
Free People’s Druki Pom Pom Scarf in Berry
Druki Pom Pom Scarf
And yes, I most certainly could make those myself, but that is for a different day.  Now, I need to use nature to inspire me, not Chanel.  🙂 
So, I’m thinking tree bark…                                                                                                  


  

  …..green cables, perhaps?

Tree bark reminds me of these twisted train tracks.

  Stay tuned, and feel free to send your ideas! 

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