<the knitting theme is played with throughout in visual jokes like the needles in Granny's bun.../>
<Pletulka's grandmother gets a bit carried away when it comes to knitting. This is a sketch for one use she has put it to, a blanket for her flowerbeds.../>
<most of the action is set against a snow-covered landscape which makes the rainbow knitting stand out as the only colourful element on the page.../>
<the first character to get part of the magic scarf is Pletulka's snowman, who comes to life creating a companion for the next part of the storyline.../>
<the dog fell out of the film version but he's still in the illustrations.../>