#225 French Anemone
Pattern Difficulty Level
Intrepid Intermediate: requires knowledge of knitting and purling, increasing and decreasing using several methods, some simple hand-sewing (and optional wiring).
Approximate Finished Measurements
Flower blossom diameter: 3” (7.5cm)
Stem length: 1 - 6” (2.5 - 15cm)
To make anemones the size and appearance pictured, a gauge of 24 sts and 32 rows over 4” (10cm) in stockinette stitch must be maintained using a size 6 (4mm) needle or needle size to obtain gauge.
3 yds (2.75m) of Light or medium green (A), 2 yds (2m) of dark purple or black (B), 20 yds (18m) of White or bright red, orange, and pink (C); 2 yds (2m) of (fingering weight) Plum (D)
Needles & Other Materials
Size 6 (4mm) double-pointed needles (set)
Lock stitch markers to use as stitch holders
Sharp darning needle with a large eye
26-gauge beading wire to wire petals