#222 Bling Flowers by Nora J. Bellows

#222 Bling Flowers

July 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
US 6 - 4.0 mm
10 - 20 yards (9 - 18 m)
smll and large flowers
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Pattern Difficulty Level
Intrepid Easy to Intermediate: requires knowledge of knitting and purling, increasing and decreasing, picking up stitches, working in the round on double-pointed needles, and some simple hand-sewing.

Size 6 (4mm) double-pointed needles (set of 5) for flowers
7mm and 10mm Noni sparkle rivets in pink, green, clear, or black to decorate the flower centers
Each large flower requires approximately 10 yds (9m) of worsted weight, feltable yarn; small flowers requires slightly less

Yarn Options
Cover Samples: Pictured felted flowers were made with Stonehedge Fiber Mill Shepherd’s Wool: Zinnia Pink and Pink with pink sparkle centers
Our Recommendations:
Alpaca with a Twist Baby Twist (double-knitting weight; 100% alpaca; 110 yds 100m per 1 3/4 oz 50g ball)
Nashua Handknits Julia (worsted weight: 50% wool, 25% Alpaca, 25% Mohair; 93 yds 85m per 1 3/4 oz 50g ball)
Plymouth Galway Worsted or Highland Heather (worsted weight; 100% wool; 210 yds 192m per 3 1/2 oz 100g ball)
Stonehedge Fiber Mill Shepherd’s Wool (worsted weight; 100% merino wool; 250 yds 229m per 3 1/2 oz 100g skein)
Tilli Tomas Flurries (worsted weight; 100% merino wool with glass beads; 70 yds 64m per 1 1/2 oz 50g skein)
Universal Yarns Deluxe Worsted (worsted weight; 100% wool; 220 yds 201m per 3 1/2 oz 100g skein)