Garlic Scapes

In spring, sinuously curving flower stalks arise from garlic plants. Farmers cut them off, so that the plant will devote its energy to producing bulbs rather than seeds. These tasty stalks, called “scapes” are available in local farmers’ markets, where I got some for both culinary and artistic purposes.
Over two years, I attempted many scans, none of which seemed to capture their essence for me. Until this one…reminiscent of Celtic knots.