the quality of an object or substance with respect to
light reflected by the object...visually measured by hue,
saturation and brightness of the reflected light...
We all love color... its reflected in our clothes,
home decor, and fabrics we pick to make our quilts!
and now I see it in skeins of yarn.
I was photographing scarves I made during the last year...
As I looked around at my garden...
I had an ahhh-ha moment!
A yarn bombing color experiment began!
This shawl in a variegated yarn has white, pink, purple and blues.
The purple clematis blooms / white climbing hydrangea blooms
are definitely reflected in this shawl!
A soft pink speckled yarn pops against the
Black Lace Sambuka shrub and the pink flower blooms
match it perfectly. The hosta greens below
pull out other colorful specks in the yarn.
These "yard art" chicken's and the wire stand pick up the
variegated gray colors of the scarf yarn.
My "Brickless" lace scarf , purple colors I absolutely love.
Same colors are abundant in the annual geranium blooms
which blanket my garden in many places.
Kathy Guenther, knitted the next shawl for me
and she also knows the colors I love!
I think the Red Japanese Maple leaf color
pulls out the gold yarns here...
But look how the blue yarn becomes the dominant color
against the giant blue hosta!
I love to wear this scarf with denim!
Kathy recently gave me this beautiful skein of yarn
for my birthday. I would say an autumn color wave.
I tucked it in with some flower containers with a
variegated Croton, red and yellow begonias.
Looks like summer to me!
Another variegated "autumn color" shawl.
Placed near my faerie garden, pulls the succulent colors,
the fairies' house and my deck stain.
I am happy to report, the mad scientist of fiber hoarding
was successful with her color experiment!
It also proves "yarn bombing" is a lot of fun!
This girl is not just a flash in a fabric isle...
she loves color everywhere!
P.S. Neighbors have not called the men in "white suits"...yet!
Guess I'm not colorful enuf!