“Kushu Kushu” merino & silk stainless steel scarf

I’m mesmerized by the cones of yarn from HABU textiles.  Silk stainless, paper moire, paper linen and tsumugi silk to name a few.  Kushu Kushu merino and silk stainless scarf  designed by Setsuko Torii, uses four different needle sizes which explores the effects of tension and gauge within the design. The co-mingling of the silk merino and silk stainless steel begin the scarf, while the silk stainless steel stands alone at the other end of the scarf.

The pattern  consists of a numbering system familiar to Japanese knitters.  The numbering system produces a straight-forward schematic, thus eliminating questionable interpretations associated with writtern instructions.

After knitting the scarf, I incorporated wooden beads secured with silicone rubberbands for resists,  and lightly fulled the scarf by hand.

Kushu Kushu scarfThe subtle dimensionality adds interest to the delicate appearance of the scarf.

Author: knitorious

I live in a world of mixed media, primarily focused on yarn and fabric. Currently, I'm exploring the world of fashion design, specifically dart manipulation along with bead embroidery. I enjoy translating my work through the use of photography.

2 thoughts on ““Kushu Kushu” merino & silk stainless steel scarf”

  1. The scarf is so light and airy with a springy touch. Thanks for your comment. 🙂

    On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 4:11 PM, sticks-a-gogo

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