Blooming Rose

by Veronica O’Neil Versatile blooming rose with leaves and ties. Wear it as a necklace, head band, bracelet, brooch... you name it!

Rose Color: Noro Kureyon [100% wool; 50g/108yd] #211 Naturals Base Color: Cascade 220 [100% wool; 100g/220yd] #9429 Mossy Rock; 1 skein

YARNS

Two US Size 8 (5mm) double-point needles

NEEDLES

Yarn needle Pins Row counter (optional)

MATERIALS

4.5 sts = 1 inch in stockinette

GAUGE

SIZES
One Size

INSTRUCTIONS Make Rose With Rose Color, CO 5 sts. Rows 1, 3, 5: Kfb, k to end. Rows 2, 4, 6: P to last 2 sts, pfb, p1. 11 sts. Row 7: Knit Row 8: Purl Rows 9, 11, 13: K1, k2tog, k to end. Rows 10, 12, 14: P to last 3 sts, p2tog, p1. 5 sts. Repeat rows 1-14 twice. Three small petals made. Do not break yarn, continue as follows: Rows Rows Rows Rows Rows Rows 1, 3, 5: Kfb, k to end. 2, 4, 6: P to last 2 sts, pfb, p1. 11 sts. 7, 9: Knit 8, 10: Purl 11, 13, 15: K1, k2tog, k to end. 12, 14, 16: P to last 3 sts, p2tog, p1. 5 sts. Page 1

MEASUREMENT
4” rose with 12” ties

FINISHED

p1. 12: Purl Rows 13. 9 sts. P1. K1. Do not break yarn. CO 3 sts and work 3-stitch I-cord for 12-inches. 10. k2. 4. k1. yo. 3 sts. Row 14: Sk2p (slip one st. 7 sts. 1 st. k to end. Fasten off the last stitch and break yarn. 15.Repeat rows 1-16 twice. p2tog. 4: K2. 9. 2 sts. k2. Decrease rows 1-15: k2tog. 11: Knit Row 8. 17: K1. k2tog. 6: P to last 2 sts. k to end. yo. k2tog. Turn needle so that working yarn is on your right hand side and beg working back and forth on two double-point needles as follows: Increase rows 1-15: Kfb. p2tog. p1. leaving a 30-inch tail to sew rose to base. or desired length. yo. Four large petals made. Rows 2. Work back and forth on 2 double-point needles as follows: Row Row Row Row 1 (and all odd-numbered WS rows): Purl 2: K1. Place a pin on one side of the base to mark the right side. k1. k to end. 6: K3. k to end. Make Base With Base Color. 5: Kfb. as pictured in Diagram 1. 18: P to last 3 sts. continue as follows: Rows 1. Make Leaves Small leaf: With right side facing. Repeat rows 1-18 three times. yo. yo. 11 sts. 18 sts. Page 2 . passed slipped stitch over st just made). pick up three stitches along edge of base next to I-cord. 4 sts. 10 petals total. k3. 1 st. Finish rose as follows: Row Row Row Row 1: 2: 3: 4: K1. or desired length. k1. k2tog. Knit 12 rows (garter stitch). Slide 3 rem sts to opposite end of double-point needle and work 3-stitch I-cord for 12 inches. 3. Break yarn and thread yarn tail through rem 3 sts. k2tog. 5 sts. 5 sts. k2tog. 10. P2tog. yo. 3 sts. k1. Rows 14. k to last 2 sts. p1. 12: Ssk. Row 7. three medium petals made. Rows 8. 3 sts. 16. pfb.

5 sts. as pictured in Diagram 1.Fasten off last st and break yarn. Large Leaf: With right side facing. 7 sts. yo. 8: K4. k1. yo. k to last 2 sts. pin the large petals along the outside edge of the base. k1. Finishing Secure leaves by stitching one edge of each leaf to the I-cord. pick up three stitches along edge of base next to I-cord as pictured in diagram 1. Row 18: Sk2p. Stitch the straight edge of the rose to the base with the 30-inch yarn tail. 14. 11 sts. k1. k1. Continue rolling up the rose in a spiral shape and pin in place. k3. yo. yo. Voilà! A rose as pretty as any you’ve seen in a garden! PIC K UP 3 STS FOR SMALL LEAF © Veronica O’Neil 2010 This pattern and any products made from this pattern are for personal use only and may not be sold or distributed without author’s permission.com voknits@gmail. Work back and forth on 2 double-point needles as follows: Row Row Row Row Row 1 (and all odd-numbered WS rows): Purl 2: K1. yo. Weave in all ends. 12. yo. 4: K2. finishing with the small petals in the center. Soak and block well. 3 sts. k4. k1. 1 st. Rows 10. 6: K3. shaping petals and leaves. PIC K UP 3 STS FOR LARGE LEAF ••• STITC H LEAF EDGE TO I-C ORD --VO knits. Page 3 . With purl side facing outward. 16: Ssk. k2. k2tog.com Diagram 1. yo. yo. 9 sts.

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