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Knit a tiny flower pin bouquet for Mothers' Day

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Here is a last minute Mother's Day gift, suitable for any "mum", mom, auntie or Grandma. It's a tiny knitted flower pin bouquet, which I am sure will be loved because it is home made
 
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Step 1: Things you will need

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This bouquet is knitted on 3mm needles with oddments of yarn in suitable colours that you may have in your yarn stash (if you have one, like I do!)

You can use any colours!

Step 3: Make more flowers in colours of your choice

I actually made 10 flowers because I was not sure how many I would need. I only ended up using 6 of them, but you can use as many as you like. They are all made the same way.

Step 4: Add a green centre to each flower

Take a short piece of green (or colour of choice) yarn and make two or three knots in the centre one above each other. Thread one end of the yarn onto the needle and pass through the centre of the flower. Take the other end of the yarn in the same way and pass that through the centre so you now have a green knot in the middle of the flower. Do this with all the flowers.

Step 5: Knit the wrapper for the bouquet

With white or colour of choice, cast on 20 stitches and knit 20 row in stockinette stitch. (one row plain knitting and one row purl). Bind or cast off depending on which continent you live in. In US it's called binding off and in England it's called casting off - don't ask me why!
21morrisont2 months ago

Wonderful Idea! I can't wait to make it for Mother's Day tomorrow (Or in the US the day after tomorrow.) (:

GlitterGrrl3 years ago
I think we use 'bind off' in the US cause it's less easy for the abbreaviations 'BO' and 'CO' (bind off and cast on) to get mixed up then it is for 'CO' and 'CO' (cast off and cast on)
itamer4 years ago
I'm going to save this for my daughter for next time she needs to raise money at school for the "missions". Quick and simple and the knitters can knit and the other girls can put them together.
BeadSpinner6 years ago
I like that... just one more thing for me to try - not enough hours in a day! Thanks for inspiration.
illusional6 years ago
This an amazing idea. well done :)
I tried it, but as I've just started kniiting, I couldn't understand it and went wrong. haha!
But I'm gona' keep trying!
adornable6 years ago
I am so TOTALLY charmed by this project! Thank you for sharing.
dedebe46 years ago
That is just darling! I'm going to have to get knitting meetup to come over here and look at this. Just as cute as a button! Congrats!
Lego man6 years ago
I wish I could Knit as good as you.
stinkymum (author)  Lego man6 years ago
all you need is lots of practice. I've been knitting since I was five years old (and that's a very long time now!)
I have been Knitting since 12, so about 3 years ago. I have lots of homework so I barely get to practice. But I rejuvenated the Knitter in my Grandma!
stinkymum (author) 6 years ago
No comment!