Saturday, April 14, 2012

A Perfect Friendship Color Story

April 9 Color Story

COLOR STORY OF THE WEEK: A Perfect Friendship
  It's no secret, blue is my favorite color.
I drive a blue car.  I cruise on a blue bicycle.  I ride a blue Vespa.  I wear blue clothes.
My friend Heidi on the other hand is a yellow girl.
She recently bought a yellow coat which inspired me to make her a little spring present...
a yellow and blue scarf to which I made a matching one for myself.
That's how this week's Friendship Scarf came to be...
making a goodie for a friend and combining our two favorite colors.
The idea of making a scarf in the Spring may seem a little nutty if you're a knitter,
but this color combination of blue, yellow, and green says Spring to me!
The fabrics are just yummy!  Wallflowers is light
and the Pick a Bunch is organic cotton, so it feels delicious too!
She'll receive her scarf this week (she lives in Denver),
and when I wore mine to the cafe last Friday, I was told I looked "very sunny!"

"A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world."
~Leo Buscaglia


Fabric in our color story (top to bottom):
Vintage Ironwork in Leaf
Kona Cotton in Cheddar
Grand Tapestry in Speckle
Pick a Bunch in Sunflower
Paisley Garden in Turquoise
Slim Stripe in Marseille
Wallflowers in Melon

Yarn in our color story (top to bottom):
The Fibre Company Canopy in Quetzal
 The Fibre Company Canopy in Cats Claw
The Fibre Company Canopy in Paw Paw 
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