As a lover of nature, it was fascinating to observe how trees continue living even as leaves fall. The design of the scarf tries to capture this cycle of creation and destruction. While one tail of the scarf depicts the falling of leaves, the other shows them blossoming and thriving. Swap the yarn for a variegated alternative in autumnal shades to represent the stunning shift between summer and fall! Now Pure Silk Yarn in two colors available in my Etsy store CraftStruck -- https://www.etsy.com/listing/85940264/lace-weight-3-ply-p...; to knit this scarf or cowl pattern. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Increasing and decreasing, lace stitches, knitting in rows, working from a chart GAUGE Exact gauge is not important for this project but should remain consistent throughout SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 51x36cm/20x14in [after blocking] SUGGESTED YARN 875 yards of Lace weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Fyperspates thick nef lace COLORWAY Olive.