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Florence for me!

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March 28 2014
April 5 2014
Project info
Florence for me!
Florence by Karie Westermann
8" x 83"
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
Fyberspates Cumulus
none left in stash
1.47 skeins = 220.5 yards (201.6 meters), 36 grams
March 6, 2014

This scarf knits up very quickly, once you have done one pattern repeat you should be able to see and start to memorise the lace for the rest of the scarf meaning you can put it down and yet pick up right where you left off.

I blocked this by putting my blocking wires through the YO’s at the edge, giving a bit of extra shaped to the sides. I also brought the ends to three points.

Beads are every 4th row.

One skein would have given a scarf of a perfectly acceptable size - I just wanted mine a little longer.

The yarn is fluffy like a mohair one but is actually alpaca and silk, this means it is very lightweight. The fluffly fibers stay bonded to the strand as you knit and wear the item, a bonus for such a ‘cloudy’ yarn.

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by Fyberspates
74% Alpaca, 26% Silk
164 yards / 25 grams
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  • Project created: March 29, 2014
  • Finished: April 7, 2014
  • Updated: April 8, 2014
  • Progress updates: 5 updates