Monday, September 20, 2010

Flower Power

1 skein of yarn
1 set of 4 double pointed needles (size 3.25mm)
1 set of 2 straight needles (size 3.25)
Yarn needle


 With Straight Needles (size 3.25mm)
CO 6 stitches
Row 1: knit all
Row 2: (kfb)x5, k1
Row 3: purl all
Row 4: (k1, kfb)x5, k1
Row 5: knit all
Row 6: knit all
Row 7: purl all
Repeat Rows 5-7 once more
Row 11: (k1, k2tgr) to the end of the row
Row 12: purl all
Row 13: (k1, k2tgr) to the end of the row
Row 14: purl all
Cut yarn, leaving adequate length to sew up the seams. Using yarn needle, thread yarn through remaining stitches and pull tight. Sew row ends together halfway. Stuff lightly. Finish seaming.

Pedals - Make 5
Using Double Pointed Needles (size 3.25mm)
(the numbers in square brackets give how many stitches should be on each needle after the row is completed)
CO 9 stitches, leaving long tail for sewing [2-5-2]
Row 1: knit all
Row 2: kfb, k2, kfb, k1, kfbx2, k1, kfb [3-8-3]
Row 3: knit all
Row 4: kfb, k3, kfb, k2, kfb, k2, kfb, k2, kfb [4-11-4]
Row 5-10: knit all
Row 11: k6 k2tgr k3 k2tgr k6 [4-9-4]
Row 12: knit all
Row 13: k1, k2gtr, k2, k2tgr, k3, k2tgr, k2, k2tgr, k1 [3-7-3]
Row 14: knit all
Row 15: k4, k2tgr, k1, k2tgr, k4 [3-5-3]
Row 16: knit all
Row 17: k1, (k2tgr)x2, k1, (k2tgr)x2, k1 [2-3-2]
Row 18: knit all
Row 19: k2, k2tgr, k3 [2-2-2]
Row 20: (k2tgr)x3 [1-1-1]
Cut yarn. Using yarn needle, pull the yarn through the remaining stitches. 
Stuff lightly and attach bottom of pedal to the side of the center.