We are going to Knit a Poppy Flower! A fun quick-knit, flowers can be used as accessory embellishments on headbands, hats, pretty much anything you want to make cute. Knit up a Remembrance Flower to honor Veterans. These four flower petals look identical to a poppy flower when using the color choices below. Switch up your colors to create other knitted flowers, too!
MATERIALS for the Poppy Flower Knitting Pattern
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My sample was created with size 7 US knitting needles and worsted weight yarn. Feel free to use any appropriately sized yarn and needles for your creative project.
- Yarn – Red Heart Super Saver worsted weight
- Knitting Needles – Size 7 US Bamboo Straight
- Tapestry Needle – Clover Chibi Jumbo Bent Tip Darning Needle Set
- Scissors – Gold Stork Crane Scissors
Poppy Flower Knitting Pattern
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PRINTABLE KNITTING PATTERN for Poppy Flowers
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How to Knit a Poppy Flower
KNITTING PATTERN FOR POPPY FLOWER
PATTERN for Poppy Flower Petal (Make 4)
Cast On 7 Stitches
Row 1: Knit Row (7 sts)
Row 2: KFB, K4, KFB, K1 (9 sts)
Row 3: KFB, K5, KFB, K1 (11 sts)
Row 4: KFB, K6, KFB, K1 (13 sts)
Rows 5 – 8: Knit Rows
Row 9: SSK, SSK, K5, K2Tog, K2Tog (9 sts)
Rows 10 – 12: Knit Rows
Row 13: SSK, SSK, K1, K2Tog, K2Tog (5 sts)
Row 14: K1, Slip1, K2Tog, PSSO, K1 (3 sts)
Tack Petals Together
PATTERN for Stamen
Cast On 18 Stitches
Bind Off all stitches
Tack Together and Onto Middle of Flower Petals
EMBROIDER Poppy Seeds
With yarn in any color and your tapestry needle, embroider poppy seeds around the perimeter of your Stamen using the French Knot technique (see video).
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