Hello knitters and happy spring!
If you follow me on social media, you know that I’ve been working on a petite version of the Knitted Dogwood Blossoms pattern. The original pattern was first released seven years ago and if you saw my video tutorial for this pattern, you’ll see that I mentioned a smaller version of the knitted flowers. Well, here we are, SEVEN years later…
So in celebration of the first day of spring, here is the pattern. Also, thank you to everyone who’ve stuck around and waited for this!
Knit Picks’ Brava Worsted Yarn (any leftover worsted weight yarn will do.)
- Color: Custard, Avocado, White
2-US 8/5mm DPNs
CO 3 sts.
Row 1 (WS): purl.
Row 2: (M1) x3. (6 sts)
Row 3: purl.
Row 4: k1, M1, k2, M1, k1. (8 sts)
Row 5: purl.
Row 6-9: knit in Stockinette Stitch.
Row 10: k1, skp, k2, k2tog, k1. (6 sts)
Row 11: purl.
Row 12: k1, skp, k2tog, k1. (4 sts)
Row 13: purl.
Row 14: skp, k2tog. (2 sts)
Cut the yarn and leave a 7 inch tail. Using a tapestry needle or yarn needle, run the tail through the 2 live stitches and pull tight. Repeat Rows 1-4 until you have four petals.
CO 3 sts. Knit 2” (5 cm) long I-Cord and bind off. Fold the I-Cord in half and sew the two ends together.
Cut green yarn approximately 7” (18cm) long. Thread the yarn through the petals (as shown below), tighten the yarn and tie a knot. Pull the loose ends of the petals to the back of the flower.
Attach the bud through the middle of the flower and use the loose ends to sew the bud to the flower. Weave in all loose ends.
There you go! A small knitted dogwood blossom flower!
M1 (make 1): knit into the front and back of the next stitch.
SKP (slip, knit, pass slipped stitch over): slip the next st onto the right-hand needle. Knit the next st, then pass the slipped st over the knitted stitch.
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