Free Pattern – Sargassum

Sargassum - a free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

Capture the feeling of delicate, lacy strands of seaweed, white sand beaches littered with shells, and the sparkle of sunshine on the clear, blue ocean. Sargassum is the name of a seaweed that washes ashore on the gulf beaches of Florida, where I recently went for a vacation. The days were full of warm sunshine, but there was still enough of a chill in the early mornings and late evenings to make this shawl a welcome accessory. The striping pattern gently shifts from more green to more blue, without repeating, while optional beads add a nice weight, and occasional sparkle as they catch the sunlight.

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Fiber Fun in Florida

Heart shaped shell found on St Pete's Beach

If you follow Stitches ‘N’ Scraps on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, you already know that I was on vacation in Florida last week. We stayed on St. Pete’s Beach, and enjoyed plenty of beautiful weather, white sands, gulf breezes, magnificent sunsets…and even found a couple of great fiber shops!

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