These are easy and allot of fun to make. Leave off the stem and attach it to my headband or belt pattern (see right side bar on blog). Sew several on a scarf, jacket or shirt. Attach a pin to add zip to a collar or hat.
Size 10 Knitting needles
Size 8 double pointed needles (just two)
Spare Yarn: I used two strands of sock weight for the posy and worsted for the stem and flower center bobble.
Contrasting yarn for marker
INSTRUCTIONS FOR POSY
Cast on 82 stitches
Bind off first stitch and place a marker
*Bind off next 16 stitches and place a marker* repeat *-* till end. Cut off leaving a 12 inch tail.
Pulling the yarn tightly and knot the ends together. Cut off tail.
Cast on 41
Bind off your first stitch and place a marker.
*Bind off the next 8 stitches and place another marker* repeat *-* till end.
Finish off like the larger flower leave the tails on.
Draw tails through larger flower tie off and cut.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR BOBBLE
Cast on 5 stitches
K 3 rows
Cast off 3 stitches
Cast off 2 stitches
Cut off 12 inch tail.
Thread your darning needle and weave around the edge so you can draw it up. Tie it off once drawn up and attach to center of flower with tail.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR STEM
Using double pointed needle cast on 4 stitches work in I-Cord
Work 5 rows then push your pipe cleaner down in the I-Cord