Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Knitted Flower

by Lindsay Law (follow)
Over 10s (382)      Medium (247)      Fine Motor Skills (102)      Flowers (32)      Wool (23)      Knitting (5)     
This is a very simple knitting pattern, which is perfect for an older child to try as their first knitting activity. It's quick to do and makes a sweet gift, either pinned to a hair band or turned into a brooch.



Knitted flower


Time: 30 minutes
Age: Over 10's
Level: Medium

Materials
4mm knitting needles
Ball of yarn
Large-eyed needle
Buttons
Ribbons
Brooch pin

Method
Cast on 50 stitches. If you don't know how to cast on, the see my Howto article here.



Knitting, yarn, wool, flowers


Knit 6-10 rows of knit stitch, until the knitting is half as wide as you want the diameter of the flower to be.



Knitting, yarn, wool, flowers




Knitting, yarn, wool, flowers

Do not cast off, instead leave a long tail of wool.



Knitting, yarn, wool, flowers


Thread your large-eyed needle and then thread the needle through all the stitches on the knitting needle.



Knitting, yarn




Knitting, yarn


Pull gently on the thread to gather the flower.



Knitting, yarn




Knitting, yarn


Curl the strip of knitting around on itself, and then fix it in place with a few stitches at the back of the flower.



Knitted flower


Decorate with buttons or ribbons, if you'd like, and then affix to a hair band or t-shirt with a brooch pin.

Categories
#Knitting
#Over 10s
#Fine Motor Skills
#Wool
#Flowers
#Medium
I like this Article - 9
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by Lindsay Law
This is a very simple face paint that looks brilliant
13 likes
If your children are getting to the age where they want to start doing things for Valentine's Day, t...
11 likes
This craft is the perfect way to introduce an older child to embroidery and to re-use some old Chris...
10 likes
Olaf is a very popular character in the Disney Film Frozen
6 likes
This activity is for older children because it uses a hot glue gun
8 likes
A fun idea for an activity that you can make easily with straws leftover from a birthday party or th...
6 likes
view all articles by Lindsay Law
Articles by Lindsay Law on Other Hubs
ID: 4145
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
Here's how to make a colourful elephant from a recycled milk bottle and tissue paper
4 likes
This cute and fun Christmas card can be made by little ones with the help of an adult
3 likes
Snowmen crafts are fun at Christmas and this one is simple, quick and cheap to make
6 likes
This is a fun Christmassy game to be enjoyed by the whole family
6 likes
It is this time of the year again
6 likes
Think twice before throwing that old toothbrush out
3 likes
This is a really quick and simple way to make a dress up ring using aluminium foil from the kitchen!...
8 likes
Here's how to make a lovely Easter animal by decorating an egg
9 likes
Here's how to jazz up your fidget spinner with loom bands
9 likes
Here’s how to make a beautiful hanging decoration from plaster of Paris
10 likes
Categories
Under 5s (592)
Any Age (405)
Over 10s (382)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (882)
Medium (247)
Hard (37)
Featured on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version