PETAL GROUP (make 2)
*With A, ch 18
Row 1 Sl st in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in each of next 4 ch, tr
in each of next 5 ch, dc in each of next 2 ch, hdc in next ch, sc in next ch. Sl st in beg ch.
Repeat from * until 6 petals have been made. Fasten off, leaving a long tail. With tails, sew Petal
Groups into 2 circles of 6 petals each. Layer circles, sew together at center.
BOBBLE (make 3)
With B, ch 5, join with sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1 Ch 3 (counts as dc), 17 dc in ring, join with sl st in beg ch. – 18 dc.
Fasten off. Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread tail into large-eyed blunt needle, sew around edge
of Bobble, pull tightly to gather, fasten off. Use remaining tail to sew Bobble to flower center.
To ensure flower withstands the rough felting process, before felting check to be sure that
flower is sewn together tightly. Place piece into a mesh laundry bag.
Wash by machine on a hot wash/cold rinse cycle with detergent and several pieces of clothing to
agitate. After felting, curl petals before allowing flower to dry.