The Floral Eyelet Scarf

Floral Eyelet Scarf – HERE

Stay on trend this season with the NEW Floral Eyelet Scarf! Available in purple, gray and ivory this scarf is ready to ship meaning you can have it just in time for your next big summer event. Perfect to pair with any dress, blouse or t-shirt this versatile scarf is your summer essential.

Pretty in Pink: The Floral Blossom Scarf

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Who doesn’t love wearing pink? Soft & feminine, yet can be made edgy with the right accessories, pink is definitely an essential in all wardrobes. Our NEW Floral Blossom scarf is made out of the highest quality merino wool and 100% recycled silk. It is perfectly light weight for the warmer months, but also functional for the colder temperatures.

Available in two styles: the Blossom Eyelet Collar Scarf and the Blossom Infinity Scarf.

Effortless Accessories for Spring

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The Elegant Lace Infinity Scarf – HERE

The perfect accessory for any season is simply a beautiful scarf. Spring, Summer, Winter or Fall the new Elegant Lace Infinity Scarf is the perfect addition to your wardrobe. Available in 3 colours and made from a beautiful, soft hand painted merino wool with silk trim in a contrasting colour this scarf adds the perfect touch of femininity to any outfit.

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The Perfect Scarf For Your European Travels

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Milan Scarf Shawl, $125.00 CAD – HERE

Milan Scarf, $75.00 CAD – HERE

Heading out on a European Adventure this summer? Bring with you the perfect travel companion: a beautiful scarf to keep you warm and fashionable on your travels. Inspired by the architecture of Milan this gothic architectural scarf is embellished with qua trefoil accents, a prominent feature on gothic cathedrals and buildings of that time. Taking direct inspiration from the Milan Cathedral itself, this design features the various pointed arches and crockets on each of these arches with the qua trefoils on each arch as seen on the beautiful cathedral.

Designed in two sizes and made from the highest quality of Merino Wool, these scarves are ready to ship. Part of a new ART-chitecture series they are the first of many to be released.

 

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A contemporary edge…

A contemporary edge was playing in my mind as I design my Spring and Summer collection for 2014. I love working with the embellishments of my other designs, but I must admit I love designing with a contemporary feel just as much. After many requests I will be adding more cotton fibres to my designs as they are a great year round choice. Light enough for the warmer days of Spring and Summer adding that special unique touch to your wardrobe and warm enough to wear in the Fall and during the cool Winter days (maybe not the -37 we had the other day, but the average cold Winters day). The Contempo collection will continue to grow throughout the year with various sizes, shapes and styles that have a more Modern Contemporary look.

The first one is the new Contempo Cotton Scarf now available here at http://www.intricateknits.etsy.com This scarf can be worn in several different styles by using the two clear buttons on the back to fasten where you would like. This keeps the look clean and modern, yet has a bit of a Victorian flair with the unique ruffle around the front. I will be making this design in various cottons as well as Merino Wool and hand painted Merino Wool. The Contempo Cotton Scarf is made with a lovely high end cotton from Spain. So very soft and wonderful to wear. Here are some of the ways to wear it below. https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/181620415/contempo-cotton-accent-scarf-light-grey?ref=shop_home_active_2


The second scarf is the Pri Cotton Fashion Scarf in a Black and Grey cotton combination. The cotton I used here feels and drapes more like silk, a very luxurious choice. I designed this particular scarf in memory of our dear cat Princess who recently and unexpectedly passed away. We always called her Pri Pri for short. She was the most amazing cat, so loving, caring, followed you everywhere you went. She would hold your hand with her paw when she wanted your attention and her cat cry was the softest sound, more like a weird purr. She had this tail that curled around your arm whenever you held her or were petting her. She loved to twirl like a “ballerina” around your legs and dance away in front of you just hoping for you to reach out and love her back. I was working on this scarf when she fell ill and finished not long before she passed. I realized the next day that this was so like her, how strange. The twists and turns of the scarf being like Princess our little prima ballerina and her tail that always wrapped around you, holding you. ūüôā She will always be deeply missed. It is amazing how an animal can be such a big part of your everyday life, they are so giving and kind and bestow a certain calmness in a crazy busy day. We will love and miss her always. We are blessed with two other wonderful pets, our cat Tiia and our dog Mocha. We were truly blessed by her presence in our lives for 11 years. She rocked! ūüôā http://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/181633953/pri-cotton-fashion-scarf-in-black-and?ref=shop_home_active_1

Pretty Pri, Princess
Pretty Pri, Princess

Sometimes in life we are inspired by the strangest things. There are times when we have no idea what has inspired us until after we are finished something. When we stand back and look at it then it just jumps out and you can see why you just had to sit and design it. Inspiration can be very subtle or bold and obvious. There are times when I have a hankering to knit or crochet something different and sit with some yarn and needles and just go, no planning involved, just see where it takes me. Both of these designs are from freeing myself to just go and be inspired with the moment. It is a very addictive and wonderful way to knit and crochet, you never know what will come of it. Of course you have to risk the failures too, but that is part of the fun and letting go and just letting your creativity flow.

Floral Twist Accent Scarf…dreaming of the warm days of Spring!

Floral Twist Accent Scarf
Floral Twist Accent Scarf

The Floral Twist Accent scarf…dreaming of the warm day of Spring coming our way, eventually!¬† It is so very cold here today and for the next few days and I couldn’t help but look forward to the warmer days of Spring.¬† Seems to be such a long winter this year and I am impatiently waiting for warmer days of Spring and Summer.¬† I love the look of Winter, but not the cold!¬† I have become a Winter wimp!

To break out for a moment of warm relief this week I was busy designing a nice light acceent scarf that I could wear during these cold days to warm my thoughts of the coming Spring.  I started with designing a new base for my scarf.  I wanted something that looked like it was twisting, but could lie flat.   This gives the essence of a vine twisting and turning up the lattice, in this case your neckline, with the leaves adding the movement and twists along the way.  I used a beautiful hand painted merino wool of blues, greens, purples an hints of yellow.  If  you look closely at the bark on trees, vines or other greenery you see many different colours that combined.  I love using hand painted yarns as they add a special unique touch to each piece I make as they are never the same from skein to skein.

https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/180894945/floral-twist-accent-scarf-spring-and

The Floral Twist accent scarf can be worn in many different ways and be used to dress up your favourite T shirt, sweater, shirt, or jacket.  A touch of bling in the glass button adorns each flower.  Various purples were used to make the 3 different flowers on this design.  There will be a cotton version as well in neutrals and bright and bolds to warm the day.

Warm up your day and think of the coming Spring!  Have a great one!