Ama Scarf by Amor Esperanza

Ama Scarf

Fingering (14 wpi) ?
US 5 - 3.75 mm
390 yards (357 m)
One Size (adjustable)
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An ama is a Japanese female free diver who tends underwater oyster beds for the cultivation of pearls. Just as she nurtures and gathers single pearls that will be stranded together to form a beautiful line, she herself derives her work from a long lineage of Amas who pass their craft down from generation to generation.

The Ama scarf echoes their tradition both in the act of gathering stitches to shape a delicate pearl design, as well as in the repeat of these pearls along the full length of the piece as a nod to the beauty of a lineage endowed and maintained by women.

Ama uses one skein of Crave Yarn Linea (fingering/ 390 yards). Colorway pictured: Speak Easy

Finished dimensions (blocked & relaxed): 80 inches x 4.5 inches

This light reversible accessory is long enough to wrap twice around your neck on a brisk Spring morning walk, or to wrap once with an elegantly long drape.