Bleu Lavande by Donna Druchunas
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Bleu Lavande

Knitting
September 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
40 stitches and 80 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch
US 0 - 2.0 mm
200 yards (183 m)
3" (7.6cm) to 6" (15.25cm) long Approx 6” (15.25cm) circumference, can be knit to fit around

The Symbols: The realistic rose motif was particularly popu- lar, but only for a short time, in Lithuania Minor on the Baltic Sea. Just as in America, the rose was seen as a symbol of love and luck, and the design was popular for gifts given at weddings and births. Roses probably fell out of fashion as mass-produced garments became more available and women had less time to spend on complicated knitting projects. As the intricate rose motif became less evident, there was a resurgence in the popularity of geometric patterns with easily memorized repeats.

The Stitches: CO the number of sts needed to make the wrist warmer the length you want, from your wrist up toward your elbow, usually 30 to 70 sts.