Tapestry Crochet Chair Throw — The Sunny Afternoon of the Year

This is an example of something I have made in the past. Click on the “Visit My Shop” button to head on over to my shop where you will see what I have currently in stock. I am open to commissions!

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Tapestry Crochet Chair Pad Rug — The Sunny Afternoon of the Year

The sun still warming, the wind already chilly enough to scatter the leaves, the grass crunchy and frosted in the early morning. Makes one crave for a cup of steaming tea after a walk, while the colors play the grand finale of the summer. Which one is _your_ favorite autumn color? Can you choose one?

The size of the rug 148cm/58in x 44cm/17in allows you to use it in multiple ways. It can be laid on a chair or on a sofa to add a dab of texture and color to your interior. You can use it as a stole. It is made mostly of wool and is very warm. It can also be used as a wrap overskirt, a silver or gold plated kilt needle is supplied with each rug. The Afternoon of the Year can also be hung on a wall as a piece of textile art.

A signature ‘Tija’ is crocheted in one of the mosaic pieces. Unlike the knitted jacquards the crocheted jacquard does not have stranding on the left side of the fabric. Both sides look almost the same. If you wish to have the mosaic rug hanged on the wall, please let me know in the message to seller when purchasing — I will supply the hardware for hanging.

All items in this shop are my original design and made entirely and exclusively by me.

A small sachet of dried lavender (organically grown in my garden) will accompany the rug. Please let me know if you do not like lavender.

Please bear in mind, that even though I try to keep the tones on the photos as close to the original as it is possible — they still might differ a bit from real life due to monitor settings etc.

Design and handwork: Tija Viksna
Photos: Tija Viksna

Tija lives in Latvia and says:

“Seeing colours, feeling textures, painting with fiber — all that makes me feel alive. Tapestry crochet has become my passion. Within it, I can unite all forms of creativity I have loved and learned since my childhood. After graduating from art school, where I learned academic painting and drawing, I studied textile arts. And now I paint my wearable tapestries using the crochet hook as a brush and all kinds of fibers, yarns and threads. -Tija”

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