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Loops & Threads Florence yarn
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Feb 22, 2014 14:43:07   #
Has anyone made a scarf with the Loops & Threads Florence yarn? I bought the beautiful brown with white polka dots silky fabric with the yarn loops at the top to knit. However the loops are very long and the yarn shows when trying to make the ruffled scarves like you do with Sashay. Any help would be appreciated. Zasu
Feb 22, 2014 15:17:50   #
Callie's Mom
Hi Zasu! Yes I bought some recently and have knitted up several scarves with it. I totally love it! It knits up quickly and looks great! You knit it up just like a Sashay ruffle scarf. I have done it casting on 3, 4 and 5 stitches. All look very pretty just some longer than others. It's really a personal preference if you ultimately want the scarf to wrap around (cast on 3) or just hang down (4 or 5). In addition to the white/brown polka dots, I also got some of the black and white ones and they look great too. Hope you enjoy yours as much as I do mine.
Feb 22, 2014 21:23:17   #
Thanks Callie's Mom! I had tried the 5 and 4 stitches per row and the ruffles were so large and stood up like a clown collar. I had started the 3 stitches per row and looks like this will work great. Thanks so much. Zasu
Feb 24, 2014 16:30:27   #
I have made only 2 scarves because that was all the yarn I could find. I can not find it anywhere. Are there any others and where is it sold.
Feb 24, 2014 16:52:00   #
Loops & Threads is sold only at Michael's
Feb 24, 2014 18:05:56   #
thank you. do you know if they have any other colors. I have bought the black and white and the brown with polka dots. the people at Michaels don't seem to know.
Thank you again
Feb 24, 2014 19:22:35   #
Not sure whether there were other colors. Red Heart Boutique Sassy is a fabric one without the yarn at the top. The holes to knit are a lot smaller. I had planned to buy that in the first place. The sassy comes in polka dots and animal prints. I have seen that in JoAnns and online. Good luck. Zasu
Feb 24, 2014 19:50:06   #
Mar 4, 2014 14:17:01   #
What size needles did you use for the scarf with 3 stitches?
Mar 5, 2014 15:03:23   #
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Mar 6, 2014 02:06:41   #
Oh my thank you sooooo very much! I was having the same issues!!! My ruffles are too big and the whole thing ended up too short. I was using 6 stitches. I'm going to try 3 now!
Mar 6, 2014 08:59:26   #
AJ4Dogs wrote:
Oh my thank you sooooo very much! I was having the same issues!!! My ruffles are too big and the whole thing ended up too short. I was using 6 stitches. I'm going to try 3 now!

That was my first try also. Not only was it so short - it stood up like a clown collar!! Ridiculous. Even four stitches was too much. Enjoy!
Mar 6, 2014 10:20:07   #
fourbyin (a regular here)
If it has a pattern on the back for chevron cowl would you please pm it to me. I want that pattern and cannot find it. It is supposed to be on the back of a loops and threads label.
thank you
Mar 6, 2014 19:55:29   #
There is no pattern on the back of the Florence label. There is a cowl pattern on a free card @ Michaels using Patons Pirouette. It also references a video/tutorial for Pirouette yarn at . Hope this helps.
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