Images of flowers are especially prevalent in Lithuanian knitting, as well as in weaving and in the embroidery decorating women’s blouses and aprons. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, designs of flowers planted in pots became popular motifs on hope chests, window shutters, and spinning-wheel distaffs. Today, lilies, tulips, and other flowers are among the most popular motifs found on mittens, gloves, and wrist warmers.
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Yarn: Koigu Painter’s Palette Premium Merino (KPPPM)
Yarn weight: Fingering (14 wpi)
Gauge: 40 stitches and 80 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch
Needle size: US 0 – 2.0 mm
Yardage: 150 yards (137 m)
Sizes available: Approx 7” (18cm) around, unstretched 3 to 4” (7.5 to 10 cm) long
- Three Needle Bind
- Worked Flat