The perfect house warming or hostess gift knit....a beautiful pompom orchid!
Simply pop this lovely into a plant pot about 4 inches high for an unforgetable gift or conversation piece.
The ButterflyLove Pompom Orchid pdf knitting pattern gives you clear step by step instructions to knit a plant approximately 19 inches tall (excluding soil bulb)
This pattern is suitable for a confident intermediate knitter and is knitted flat. It's a substantial project so allow up to a week to knit this up.
You can contact me at any point if you need technical advice or have any other queries.
What you will need:
2 knitting needles (US2/2.75mm or as per tension advice) 10g grey yarn (e.g. Sirdar Snuggly DK 460 ‘Eeyore’) 40g black yarn (e.g. Patons Smoothie UK DK 1033 ‘Black’) 20g dark brown yarn (e.g. Stylecraft Special DK 1004 ‘Dark Brown’) Oddments of brightly coloured yarn for the pompoms 44 inches (1.1m) thin plastic coated or galvanised wire and pliers Acrylic toy stuffing Some pebbles (optional) Cardboard, pompom maker or a large fork 1 tapestry needle for finishing
Skills used: Casting on and off, Increasing and decreasing, Picking up
Stitches used: Stocking stitch, i-cord
The pdf file will be emailed to your Etsy or PayPal email address once payment has been confirmed.
This pattern is sold on the condition that it will be used for personal use only, e.g. making gifts for family and friends, not for commercial purposes.
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About the Designer - I have written knitting patterns for over seven years, nearly all of which are featured on my geek knit Etsy shop ButterflyLove1 (www.butterflylove1.etsy.com). I currently also write for Let's Get Crafting: Knitting and Crochet and Let's Knit. I aim to write simple, clear patterns that everyone can enjoy.