Small Petal

With c and size 6 or 9 needles (see note), cast on 3 sts. work in st st, inc 1 st each end every other row until there are 5 sts. work even for 4 rows, ending with a ws row. rep rows i and 2 of large Felt (see page 128) pieces of felted version. sew to flower center. sew large petals to background. thread cast-on edge sts of small petals, gather and pull tog. sew to center of

Leaf

Traditional l-cord or knit cord is used to make a simple looped daisy and a variety of other flowers. the cord can be felted and folded to make loopy flowers, or wire can be used to bend and shape the petals. casting on and binding off is another technique used to make cute, quick and easy flowers. these knitted flowers are perfect for adorning a holiday gift package, shoes, bags or anything you want to make special.

Large Petal Piece

Cast on 60 sts. work St st for 46 rows. Bind off. Cast on 40 sts. Work in St st for 25 rows. Bind off. pieces. using petal templates (see page 129), cut 7 large petals from C, 7 medium petals from B and 7 small petals from A. sew each set of petals tog to form flower. Layer dark to light and sew tog. Sew gold button in center. Cut circle from C and sew to back for reinforcement. feathers optional (see photo). Cast on 40 sts. Work in St st for 25 rows. Bind off.

Five Petal Flower small

multiple of 1 i sts plus 2 Cast on 57 sts row 1 purl. row 2 k2, k 1 , sl this st back to left needle, lift the next 8 sts on left needle over this st and off needle. yo 2 times, knit the i st st again, k2 rep from to end. row 3 k i , p2 tog, drop i yo loop kl , pi 2 times in rem yo of previous row. pi rep from to last st. kl. change to a new tail through rem 8 sts on needle. gather up and fasten securely. sew seam and weave securely. sew seam and weave flower. change to a new color. in end....

Stem

Templates Flowers Felt

Make two 6 1 5cm cords with b, one 7v18cm cord with D. felt cord see page 128 . fold cord D into sixteen 2 5cm loops. thread tapestry needle and gather same as layered flower, and tie to center. attach stems to back of flower, cut at angles. hint when folding cord, use line paper or draw 2 lines to use as a template for