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Stitchfinder: Knit Flower: Petunia

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Using A, cast on 10 sts.
1st row (RS) Kfb, k6, turn, with yarn at back, slip 1 knitwise, k to end. 11 sts.
2nd row Kfb, k5, turn, slip 1 as before, k to end. 12 sts. Change to B.
3rd and 4th rows K.
5th row Kfb, k4, turn, slip 1, k to end. 13 sts.
6th row Kfb, k3, turn, slip 1, k to end. 14 sts.
7th row K2tog, k4, turn, slip 1, k to end. 13 sts.
8th row K2tog, k5, turn, slip 1, k to end. 12 sts. Change to A.
9th and 10th rows K.
11th row K2tog, k6, turn, slip 1, k to end. 11 sts.
12th row K2tog, k7, turn, slip 1, k to end. 10 sts.
Repeat 1st–12th rows 4 times. Bind off.
Using C, cast on 6 sts.
1st row (RS) K4, turn, with yarn at back, slip 1 knitwise, k3.
2nd row K5, kfb. 7 sts.
3rd row Bind off 6 sts. Transfer remaining st to left-hand needle, * cast on 5 sts by cable method, k all 6 sts; repeat from * 3 times, then work 1st and 2nd rows again. Bind off all sts.
RS facing, along straight edge pick up and k 3 sts from each sepal. 15 sts.
K 1 row.
Next row sk2p 5 times. 5 sts. K 3 rows.
Next row K2tog, k1, ssk. 3 sts. Transfer these sts to a double-pointed needle and make an i-cord 1 in. long. Bind off.
Pin out petal points and press lightly. Seam to outside, join cast-on and bound-off edges of flower. Darn in ends of A and B along fine stripes on outside. Join base of sepals and attach to base of flower. Using C, make a small knot in center of flower.

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k = knit

kfb = knit into front and back of st

sk2p = slip 1, k2tog, pass slipped stitch over

st(s) = stitch(es)

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

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