Knitted Wit HerStory 2021: Aloha 'Oe


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For May, Aloha 'Oe colorway is named after the song Liliʻuokalani composed the year annexation occurred. The English translation is "Farewell to Thee," and although some stories have the origins of the song being about a farewell embrace between lovers, it's difficult to imagine that it wasn't, in some part, written as a farewell to the Hawaii Liliʻuokalani knew. She had to know that with annexation would come a change to traditional ways of life and knowing, and penning a bittersweet farewell to that life seems just right.

Fiber Content: 80% Superwash Merino Wool/ 20% Nylon

Weight: Fingering/Sock

Gauge: 7-8 sts = 1" on US 1-3; suggested B-D hook

Weight/Yardage: 115g/420 yds

Care: Hand Wash, Dry Flat

Country Of Origin: USA