Pompom Orchid (pdf knitting pattern)

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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.

Don't knit? You can buy a ready made orchid here:


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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.

Please ensure before purchasing that you have checked out my 'Policies' section for information regarding shipping, refunds/cancellations, seller contact details, etc.

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.

© 2016 Dawn Finney

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