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The Spring Gatherer

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January 19 2014
January 25 2014
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The Spring Gatherer
Rosewater by tincanknits
Needles & yarn
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
madelinetosh Tosh DK
0.7 skeins = 157.5 yards (144.0 meters)

A bunch of pale pink and white hyacinths purchased for my daughter, Angélique’s, fourth birthday tomorrow. I always gift her flowers for her special day and these were found in my favourite florist in the old part of Tours after a lovely morning drinking coffee with new friends.

Rosewater, stylised roses, Madelinetosh yarn in the Molly Ringwald colourway - think “Pretty In Pink” - a dream come true for me.

I love this pattern. It’s fabulous. I had to frog it twice (through my fault only) but the third time was indeed a charm. The BOR marker needs to be relocated left or right at the beginning of certain rounds which kept me nicely on my knitter’s toes. Despite my gauge, usually tight, I ended up knitting the child’s size. The pattern calls for ‘agressive blocking’ to reveal the lace design. My hat seemed to grow one size before my eyes!

Now I need to make one for Angélique!

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by madelinetosh
100% Merino
225 yards
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  • Project created: January 26, 2014
  • Updated: January 26, 2014