Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Knitted Poppy Pattern

I haven't made any knitted flowers in a while. And I do so enjoy them as brooches. This one is a poppy.... Inspired by the WWI show I just finished directing.







Poppy

Petals - make 4
Cast on 4
S1, knit 3
S1, knit 3
S1, knit 1 front and back, knit 1 front and back, knit 1
S1, k1, knit 1 front and back, knit 1 front and back, k1, knit 1
S1, K5, turn knitting, s1, k3, turn knitting, s1, knit to end.
S1, K5, turn knitting, s1, k3, turn knitting, s1, knit to end.
Change to red, k7, turn, s1, k5, turn, s1, knit to end
Knit
Knit
S1, k1, knit one front and back, knit 2, knit one front and back, knit to end
Knit 7, turn, knit 4, turn, knit to end
Knit 8, turn, knit 5, turn, knit to end
Cast off



Sew all 4 together with a black button in the centre.
Attach a pin back to the back.



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