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Bessy's Florida Dream Scarf

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I designed this scarf for my sister-in-law, Bessy, who dreams of Florida, warm weather, and summer days, but I took the photos in the backyard of my 1877 farmhouse in Vermont during winter! Bessy found the yarn on the internet and posted a photo of it on her Facebook timeline, so I ordered a skein and put it in my stash. When I finally got around to knitting up a scarf with this yarn, I went to look up the details and found that the color was no longer available on the Expression Fiber Arts website, although I did find another pink and grey color called "Pink Elephant." Of course this scarf can be knit in any hand-painted colorway, as well as in solids, semi-solids, tweeds, and self-striping yarns. The lace pattern is simple enough that it will not fight with even complex colorways. So go order a skein of Pink Elephant or another color that catches your eye at, or go shopping in your stash! Scarf is started from the center and worked out toward the ends. GAUGE 24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in St st SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 4 1/2" (11.5cm) wide at center, 11" (28cm) wide at ends, 42" (107cm) long SUGGESTED YARN 400 yards of Fingering weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Expression Fiber Arts Superwash Merino Wool Sock

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  • Expression Fiber Arts Superwash Merino Wool Sock
  • US 4 - 3.5 mm

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Donna Druchunas | Sheep to Shawl,LLC
Donna Druchunas | Sheep to Shawl,LLC
I escaped a corporate cubicle to honor her passions for knitting, world travel, research and writing. I'm the author of Lithuanian Knitting: Continuing Traditions with author June Hall, Arctic Lace, Successful Lace Knitting, Kitty Knits, Ethnic Knitting, and more. I teach workshops around the world on topics such as rug knitting, spinning and dyeing, Lithuanian socks, Japanese sweaters and Norwegian pullovers. My latest endeavour is holding Knitting and Writing retreats in Northern Vermont as well as opening a knitting store in my local studio in my house. More info at & I live in a 140 year old New England farm house in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont with her husband, mother and three cats, who all help her test the usability and comfort of her finished knitted items. Visit Donna's website and online store at