I have been thinking about knitting flowers for quite a while, so yesterday I decided it was time to start. I love Snowdrops and they were the inspiration for this flower. I am so happy to share this pattern with all of you today. Often when I look at animals, plants and birds, I study their shape and see them as a pattern with stitches, rows, increases and decreases and then I cannot wait to create a pattern and bring a new little knitted treasure into reality:)
Enjoy this tutorial dear friends…
Flower Blossom: (The flower is knitted with the magic loop technique)
Cast on 12 stitches and join in the round.
Knit 1 round.
Round 2: Knit into the front and back of each stitch, now you have 24 stitches.
Round 3 to 10: Knit
Round 11: Knit 4 stitches, turn work, purl 4 stitches turn work, knit 4 stitches, turn,purl 2 together, purl 2 together, turn work, knit 2 tog.
You have completed one petal, cast off this 1 stitch and break yarn. Now attach your yarn to the stitches still on your circular needle and repeat the above process another 5 times for the other 5 petals:)
You will be knitting the stem as an I-Cord
With double pointed needles, cast on 5 stitches.
Knit the I-Cord until it is 7 inches long.
Now just knit straight for 1 inche in plain and purl stitch alternating the rows. (Your leaf)
Cast off 1 stitch on each side of the plain (garter) row.
Purl 1 row
Cast off 1 stitch on each side and continue doing this on each row until you have 1 stitch, bind off.
Please note, this pattern is for personal use only, and not for resale, items knitted from this pattern may not be sold for commercial purposes, thank you.