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Rose

 

 

Cast on 5 sts. 
Small petals 
1st row Kfb, k4. 6 sts. 
2nd row P4, pfb, p1. 7 sts. 
3rd row K7. 
4th row P7. 
5th row K1, k2tog, k4. 6 sts. 
6th row P3, p2tog, p1. 5 sts. 
Repeat 1st–6th rows 3 times. Do not break yarn. 
Medium petals 
1st and 3rd rows Kfb, k to end. 
2nd and 4th rows P to last 2 sts, pfb, p1. 
5th and 7th rows K9. 
6th and 8th rows P9. 
9th and 11th rows K1, k2tog, k to end. 
10th and 12th rows P to last 3 sts, p2tog, p1. 5 sts. 
Repeat 1st–12th rows twice. Do not break yarn. 
Large petals 
1st, 3rd, and 5th rows Kfb, k to end. 
2nd, 4th, and 6th rows P to last 2 sts, pfb, p1. 
7th, 9th, and 11th rows K11. 
8th, 10th, and 12th rows P11. 
13th, 15th, and 17th rows K1, k2tog, k to end. 
14th, 16th, and 18th rows P to last 3 sts, p2tog, p1. 5 sts. 
Repeat 1st–18th rows twice. Fasten off. 
Finishing 
Press. With reverse St st to outside, roll up loosely from the cast-on end. Lightly stitch the straight edges together to form a flat base, and then push up center. Gather and stitch outside edge at base. Turn back petals and steam if necessary. 













ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES 
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k = knit


k2tog = knit 2 together


p2tog = purl 2 together


p = purl


kfb = knit into front and back of st

St st= stockinette stitch


st(s) = stitch(es)
pfb = purl into front and back of st



Pattern by permission from 100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet by Lesley Stanfield, St. Martin's Griffin, 2009