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Trend Spotlight: Scarves

This morning was stupid cold. I said that out loud to myself in the car. "Morning! You are stupid cold!" I searched my car for a scarf because I knew that would help, but nothing. I thought about stopping at the thrift store to buy one on my way to work, but decided all the scarves there likely smell like cats. The place to get a unique scarf will likely be next weekend's Crafty Bastards Arts and Crafts Fair.

The first stop I am making for a scarf at the fair has got to be Pidge Pidge. Vanessa designs modern scarves that merge the craft of traditional weaving with a funky color palette. She weaves every scarf using a slow, detail oriented process with a variety of fibers including organic cotton, recycled yarn and hand spun wool. Amazing.

Maryink is a screen printing company out of Nashville, TN. They love to use ink blends to create a color-shifting print like on this awesome scarf.

Becky Helms crochets with simple silhouettes and unique color palettes. Her designs range from eye-catching cowls to comically large scarves. Comically large sounds WARM!

Based in Washington, DC, DeNada is an emerging accessories line specializing in handmade knits for women and men.

The 9th annual Crafty Bastards Arts & Crafts Fair will be held Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 in Washington, D.C. We're moving this year to Union Market!

Get Your Crafty Bastards Tickets! Tickets are available online now. Buy tickets online in advance for $5 and enjoy 2-for-1 admission. Admission at the door is $5.

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