Knitted Flower Tutorial

Try out this knitted flower to accessorize your knits. It’s a great way to practice casting on, the knit stitch and casting off.

Simple Knitted flower

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Back to Basics: Casting Off

Congratulations! You are almost there – you just need to work or ‘cast off’ your stitches from the needle and you’ll be finished!

1. Work (knit or purl) two stitches onto your right hand needle.

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Back to Basics: The Purl Stitch

To learn to purl you will need a row of stitches on your needle. If you would like a quick reminder of how to do this check out my “Back to basics: Casting On” post and if you are after a rhyme to help you remember the steps the purling rhyme below might help.

my purl rhyme

 

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Back to Basics: The Knit Stitch

The first thing you are going to need is some “cast on” stitches – if you would like some help with this take a look at my “Back to Basics: Casting On” post. Here’s a quick reminder of my knitting rhyme too.

My Knitting Rhyme

When you first start knitting, I think it’s best to keep to a small number of stitches. As you will see in my pic below I’ve gone for 10. Okay, are you ready for your first full row of knitting?

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