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Knitted Flower For Beanies

This knitted flower is perfect for adding onto scarfs, beanies and other knitted clothing.

by Craftbits (Shellie Wilson)

What you need

Using 2 strands of 8 ply Wool (double Knit or Light Worsted )
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Size 10 US, 4 UK (6 mm) Needles

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.

Purl1 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.

Leaf- cast on 17 stitches and stocking stitch 3 rows

Knit 1( knit 1 yarn round needle twice knit 2 together) to the end.

( purl 1 purl the first loop drop the second loop ) to the end

Stocking stitch 3 rows

Cast off.

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