Luck Lilac

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Language:
English
Brand:
Independent Designer
Designer:
Kristina Vilimaite
Craft:
Knitting
Format:
Downloadable PDF
Skill Level:
Intermediate

Description

If you purchase the Inner Gardens e-book now, you can choose one of these four patterns as a present: [Icy Rivulet][1], [Hana Shawl][2], [Radical Change][3] or [Late Hours Shawl][4]. No code needed.

Lilac flowers usually have four petals. When I was a kid we were searching for a flower that had more petals — for Luck Lilac. If you found one, you could make a wish.

"There will occasionally appear a tiny Lilac flower, usually a white Lilac, with five divisions of the petal instead of four — this is a Luck Lilac." http://books.google.hu/books?id=2rNyZkeEDwMC&pg=PA150&lpg=PA150&dq=%22luck+lilac%22&source=bl&ots=ZvpTrVTNk7&sig=2Uo91-0ew4gwHgR4E9Y3V4kiKA&hl=en&sa=X&ei=8xynUYgHivSyBoOgcAI&ved=0CEUQ6AEwBDgK#v=onepage&q=%22luck%20lilac%22&f=false
Alice Morse Earle. Old Time Gardens, 1901, republished in 2005

I was knitting the shawl while a bush of lilac just outside of my window burst in bloom. Amazingly, the deep purple of the flowers faded to lilac as they matured, so

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