|a snap of some Waterfall Scarves |
in my studio at a Coburg House.
Hand-dyed yarns make these scarves are unique. There are lots more colours in the collection than you see in this photo. They come in two sizes - long and narrow or shorter and wider. The fibre content is varied too - some are traditional wool/nylon sock yarn, some are pure Merino wool and some are a mixture of Blue Faced Leicester wool and silk.
Some of the yarns came from Natural Dye Studio who sadly no longer exist. A couple are from Yarn Pony and quite a few are from Ripples Crafts who inspired me to do this with their Crisis in Malawi yarn project. They raised just over £600 for the Mary's Meals charity with this special batch of yarn. I don't have enough scarves to match this amount but every little helps the world be a better place.
"Where can we buy one?", I hear you ask! At Coburg House Open Studios 3&4 December, where you can visit me in Studio 37, and at the Out of the Blue Arts Market on 10 December where I'll be part of the Craft Reactor Edinburgh crew. Follow the links for full details about location and times.