Approximately 6” across
1 Ball BERROCO PALACE (50 grs), #8953 Shanghai Blue
Straight knitting needles, size 8 (5.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
Crochet hook, size 4.50 mm (G)
One 1½” button
18 sts = 4”; 24 rows = 4” in St st
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE
Insert point of RH needle from back to front under strand between next 2 sts, lift this strand onto LH needle and knit it through the front loop
Insert point of RH needle from front to back under strand between next 2 sts, lift this strand onto LH needle and knit it through the back loop
DD (Double Dec)
SSK, return resulting st to LH needle, pass next st over it and off the needle, slip st back to RH needle
PETAL (Make 6)
With straight needles, cast on 7 sts.
Row 1 (RS): P3, M1R, k1, M1L, p3 – 9 sts.
Row 2 and all WS rows: K the k sts and p the p sts as they face you.
Row 3: P3, M1R, k3, M1L, p3 – 11 sts.
Row 5: P3, k5, p3.
Row 7: P3, k1, DD, k1, p3 – 9 sts.
Row 9: P3, DD, p3 – 7 sts.
Row 11: P2, p3 tog, p2 – 5 sts.
Row 13: P1, p3 tog, p1 – 3 sts.
Row 15: P3 tog. Fasten off.
Arrange 6 petals in a circle and sew cast-on edges tog. Using crochet hook, join yarn with a sl st at center, make a chain 2” long, join with a sl st in center of flower. Sew button in center of flower. Loop may be fastened over a button on your coat or on a handbag.