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Karenne
June 19th, 2009, 10:02 AM
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Flower

Using A, cast on 10 sts.

1st row (RS) Kfb, k6, turn, with yarn at back, slip 1 knitwise, k to end. 11 sts.

2nd row Kfb, k5, turn, slip 1 as before, k to end. 12 sts. Change to B.

3rd and 4th rows K.

5th row Kfb, k4, turn, slip 1, k to end. 13 sts.

6th row Kfb, k3, turn, slip 1, k to end. 14 sts.

7th row K2tog, k4, turn, slip 1, k to end. 13 sts.

8th row K2tog, k5, turn, slip 1, k to end. 12 sts. Change to A.

9th and 10th rows K.

11th row K2tog, k6, turn, slip 1, k to end. 11 sts.

12th row K2tog, k7, turn, slip 1, k to end. 10 sts.

Repeat 1st–12th rows 4 times. Bind off.

Sepals

Using C, cast on 6 sts.

1st row (RS) K4, turn, with yarn at back, slip 1 knitwise, k3.

2nd row K5, kfb. 7 sts.

3rd row Bind off 6 sts. Transfer remaining st to left-hand needle, cast on 5 sts by cable method, k all 6 sts; repeat from * 3 times, then work 1st and 2nd rows again. Bind off all sts.

RS facing, along straight edge pick up and k 3 sts from each sepal. 15 sts.

K 1 row.

2nd row sk2p 5 times. 5 sts. K 3 rows.

6th row K2tog, k1, ssk. 3 sts. Transfer these sts to a double-pointed needle and make a cord (see page 00) 1 in. long. Bind off.

Finishing

Pin out petal points and press lightly. Seam to outside, join cast-on and bound-off edges of flower. Darn in ends of A and B along fine stripes on outside. Join base of sepals and attach to base of flower. Using C, make a small knot in center of flower.