It’s no secret to those who read my blog that I love ladybugs. I enjoy seeing them in my yard and gardens because I know these beneficial insects are hard at work eating aphids and other not so beneficial insects. In fact, I’ve declared it a sin to kill a ladybug! 😉
When Dave was tracing out this week’s pattern, he called it Ladybugs and Lavender because he liked the way it sounded.As we get further into spring here in southwestern Ontario, the lavender will start blooming. Unfortunately, while the flowers are such a lovely color, I’m allergic to the scent. So no lavender scented sachets for me.
This pattern is available to download as a pdf here.
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