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Hair Clip – Knitted Flower

This knitted flower hair clip is adorable and perfect for a little girls vintage style outfit.

by Craftbits (shellie wilson)

What you need

Needle and Thread or strong glue
Using 2 strands of 8 ply Wool (double worsted)
Size 10 US, 4UK (6 mm) Needles
Hair clip
large button for embellishment

Instructions

To make the flower – cast on 8 stitches.

Knit into the back of every stitch.

Purl 1 row

Knit twice into every stitch (16 stitches).

purl 1 row

Attach another shade at this stage,(knit 1 Inc into next stitch) to the end.

Purl 1 row

Knit twice into every stitch to the end.

Purl 1 row

(Knit 1 yarn round needle knit 2 together ) to the end this forms the picket edge

Purl 1 row

Knit 1 row

Purl 1 row

( knit 1 knit 2 together) to the end.

Purl 1 row

( knit 2 together) to the end

( purl 2 together) to the end.

Thread yarn through stitches and secure.

Fold your flower where the picket edge is and draw up secure.

Make 5 French knots in the center.

Now take a long length of thread and secure in the center of the

Wrap over the flower and come back through the center , do this 6 times, to create petals

Fasten off.

Finish your clip by sewing a button on top or gluing it onto the hair clip.

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