Hortus Scarf by Emma Price - Pom Pom Quarterly Issue 18 Autumn 2016 (3)

By now many of you have been caught up in the excitement of planning and casting on new projects from our Autumn issue and here is one more to add to your list, our latest free pattern Hortus.

Designed by Emma Price of In the Wool Shed, Hortus is your classic go-to unisex scarf pattern. When we started putting together all those beautiful natural hues for Issue 18, we knew you crafty bunch would be itching to have a go yourself.  So Emma designed Hortus to accompany her dyeing tutorial in the autumn issue. Knit your own blank canvas to combine the magic of ombré and dye powers of rhubarb!

Hortus Scarf by Emma Price - Pom Pom Quarterly Issue 18 Autumn 2016

Lydia and our tutorial photographer Juju Vail travelled to see Emma in her studio in Warwickshire for the tutorial photo shoot – visiting the veritable wool shed!

Dyeing Equipment in the Sunshine. Pom Pom Quarterly

In Woolshed Wools

Emma dyeing Hortus Scarf. Pom Pom Quarterly

Hanging Skeins in the Wool Shed

Ombre in Process, Hortus Scarf, Pom Pom Quarterly

Emma chose the luster of pure Blue Faced Leicester as the starting point for her scarf, why not use this as a chance to explore a new breed or fiber blend?

With a few basic tools and a little know how from Issue 18, we can’t wait to see the colourful versions of Hortus that you will make. Of course you’ll need the pattern first, so download your copy of the Hortus Scarf here and Happy Knitting!

xx Pom Pom

With thanks to Rachel Hayton for the pattern photography

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  1. Karen Bochinski September 2, 2016 at 6:05 pm #

    The dying of the yarn is what makes this beautiful. My only question is where do you get this free pattern. There is no download at all or a link to lead to the pattern. Thanks

    • Sophie Scott September 6, 2016 at 10:00 am #

      Hi Karen,
      If you scroll down to the end of the post and you’ll see ‘download your copy of the Hortus Scarf here’ – click on the text and the pattern will pop open in a new window.
      Let us know if you have any problems!
      Pom Pom x

  2. Nicole September 2, 2016 at 9:43 pm #

    Perfect !

  3. natalie Yans-Babowal September 2, 2016 at 9:53 pm #

    Thank you for the free pattern “Hortus Scarf”, simple but highly effective.

  4. eli sometimes September 2, 2016 at 11:37 pm #

    Thanks for the pattern! This issue’s focus on naturally dyed fiber was on point :)

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