The luxuriant colors and textures of my garden just now are breathtaking. Each year, the first week or two of May is when everything is at its lushest and loveliest. Proof positive ~
Given all that just outside my windows — and considerably more besides — it was a peculiar surprise yesterday when I realized that the weaving I’m doing right now fits right in with the theme. Titled “Vernal”, this series of scarves is composed of a yellow-green fine tencel warp, and each of the four scarves is being woven with a different color of fine tencel in some very complex, nearly textural, patterns. (Note: the color in some of the following photos is off — gold rather than the nice yellow-green.)
First one ~
There will be one more, woven with a dark teal, which will probably be the most dramatic of the bunch. You can see it in process at my Open Studio on Saturday, May 9. You can also visit the garden; I’ve ordered up a perfect Spring day for you.