Knitting Pattern: Knit Clove Carnation
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Using A, cast on 51 sts.
1st row (RS) K1, ssk, * [k1, yo, k1] in next st, k2, s2kpo; repeat from * 4 times, k2, [k1, yo, k1] in next st, k2, k2tog, k1. Change to B.
2nd row P.
Continuing with B, work 1st row again.
Change to A, work 2nd and 1st rows.
Change to B, work 2nd and 1st rows.
Change to C, work 2nd and 1st rows. Using crochet hook, continue with C.
Bind off row St st in first st, ch 3, sl st in same st, * sl st in next st, ch 3, sl st in same st; repeat from * to end. Fasten off.
Using D and double-pointed needles, cast on 4 sts. Make i-cord (click here for directions) 1 inch long.
Continue with 4 double-pointed needles:
1st round Kfb 4 times. 8 sts. K 5 rounds.
7th round K in front, back, and front of each st. 24 sts. Bind off.
Keeping points of chevron together, roll lower edge of flower tightly, curving outer row ends down and stitching in place. Sew on cup, using yarn ends to fill it out.
Stitch explanation: s2kpo - slip 2 stitches as if to knit together, knit one, pass slipped stitches over