Quince & Co. scarves: Undulation

I’ve been enjoying Quince & Co. yarn for a while now. I first used it for Fast Forward in Oct. 2010, then last year I knit Shifting Ribs. This year I’ve had an even better treat: my submission was accepted for Quince’s 2013 Scarf Collection!

The call for submissions specifically talked about patterns that were easy to knit. I got thinking and swatching and thinking, until in the end all I had was one idea: play with shape and colour.

(photo courtesy of Quince & Co.)
Undulation is mostly garter stitch. Its shape comes from the short row section in the middle. I took advantage of the fact that Quince & Co. Lark comes in 50g skeins by designing a 4 colour pattern that makes the most of each colour. This sample uses Pomegranate, Kittywake, Bird’s Egg, and Split Pea:

(photo courtesy of Quince & Co.)
Quince & Co. Lark comes in 41 colours, meaning there are over 100,000 possible combinations for this scarf. Then once you’ve chosen the colours that work for you, you can decide which of the 24 different possible orders you want to work them in. It’s a good thing the knitting is easy after making all those tough choices!
I liked knitting this scarf so much that I made another version. I only changed up two of the colours, but it looks quite different. I used Egret, Carrie’s Yellow, Bird’s Egg, and Kittywake:

For a look at the full 2013 scarf collection, check out Quince & Co.’s look book.

You can get Undulation for $5 US from Quince & Co. The full collection of 17 patterns is $25 or you can get any pattern you want individually.

I’ll be over here in the corner, quietly smiling to see my name on a page with the big Q at the top.

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4 Responses to Quince & Co. scarves: Undulation

  1. Cookie says:

    It’s fabulous! You really are so good.

  2. Monika says:

    Oh I love this scarf!

  3. Elizabeth says:

    Congrats! Very exciting.

  4. marylou says:

    Hey! Cool! Congrats. It is cute scarf idea. Nicely done.