Wednesday, December 12, 2012

You got me going in circles

twill circles
My friend B made a stop at Yarn Barn last summer and picked up some lovely dyed bamboo.  The skeins were dyed in various, variegated colorways.  I had asked B to get a blue/green, which she did, but she also picked up a red/orange skein.  I decided to use the red/orange in a draft that has been sitting in the to-do pile for some time.

The draft is for a four shaft twill that creates a pattern that reminds me of little medallions.  I love that it is only four shaft for ease of setup, yet the finished scarf looks much more complex.  The scarf pictured was done with a black wool/silk weft.  I did a second scarf with navy wool weft.  I was very pleased with the result and think this pattern will become part of my regular rotation.