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12 Blends: The Meaning Behind the Colors of the Zodiac Scarves

February 24th, 2014

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We craft to inject the personal into the day-to-day and to infuse our lives meaning.  The yarn we choose speaks to us because we can instantly visualize it as a sweater or a scarf or an afghan, or simply because we like the color.  Color also speaks to us on a more mystical level – often symbolizing deeper meanings: red for love and passion; white for purity; yellow for cheerfulness, to name a few.

Lion Brand’s Design team takes this concept further with it’s Zodiac scarves collection.  Colors from the Vanna’s Choice collection were chosen to represent attributes related to each astrological sign.  We thought you might be interested in learning what each of the colors we chose represents.

Make one for yourself or make one for a friend. As with all of Lion Brand’s designs, our Zodiac scarves are a craft that encourages the personal to shine through.

Aquarius
Jan 21 – Feb 19
Knit or Crochet
pisces-color Pisces
Feb 20 – Mar 20
Knit or Crochet
Purple – Independence
Dusty Purple – Inventiveness
Charcoal Grey – Practicality
Eggplant – Respect
Dusty Blue – Devotion
Kelly Green – Patience
Dusty Green – Adaptibility
Silver Blue – Intuition
aries-color Aries
Mar 21 – Apr 20
Knit or Crochet
taurus-color Taurus
Apr 21 – May 20
Knit or Crochet
Linen – Idealistic
Scarlet – Instinctive
Black – Adventurous
Cranberry – Passion
Toffee – Sensibility
Chocolate – Loyalty
Radiant Lime – Generosity
Kelly Green – Patience

gemini-color Gemini
May 21 – June 21
Knit or Crochet
cancer-color Cancer
June 22 – Jul 22
Knit or Crochet
Aqua – Optimism
Sapphire – Eloquence
Navy – Intelligence
Radiant Yellow – Curiosity
Soft Pink – Nurturing
Silver Grey – Dependable
Radiant Orange – Responsibility
Silver Blue – Intuition
leo-color Leo
Jul 23 – Aug 23
Knit or Crochet
virgo-color Virgo
Aug 24 – Sept 23
Knit or Crochet
Chocolate – Loyalty
Honey – Confidence
Rust – Ambition
Mustard – Dramatic
Sapphire – Eloquence
Colonial Blue – Helpfulness
Navy – Intelligence
Chocolate – Loyalty
libra-color Libra
Sept 23 – Oct 23
Knit or Crochet
scorpio-color Scorpio
Oct 24 – Nov 22
Knit or Crochet
Silver Blue – Intuition
Linen – Visionary
Silver Grey – Empathy
Silver Heather – Grace
Terracotta – Observation
Wild Berry – Determination
Burgundy – Energy
Cranberry – Passion
saggitarius-color Saggitarius
Nov 23 – Dec 21
Knit or Crochet
capricorn-color Capricorn
Dec 22 – Jan 20
Knit or Crochet
Aqua – Optimism
Wild Berry – Determination
Eggplant – Respect
Purple – Independence
Charcoal Grey – Practicality
Oatmeal – Discipline
Barley – Resourcefulness
Grey Marble – Ambition

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  • Cami

    I love learning about all the attributes associated with these colors. They make the project more meaningful. These would be perfect Chrstmas gifts for all family members. :)

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