SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Sensations™ Rainbow Classic Yarn, 1 skein each: bright multi, green/gray, berry
- Size 6 & 9 circular needles
- Stitch markers
- 1 skein floss
- Seed beads
- Needle-felting mat
- Wool roving, lime green
- Blunt needle
- 14 Aida cloth, Grasshopper
- Felt remnant
- Felting needle
- Flower pots: 5", 6", 8"
DIRECTIONS: Pattern can be worked on straight needles in stockinette stitch. Increases are made on the knit rows by working into the front & back of the same stitch (Kfb). When finished, sew side edges together.
5" Flower Pot cover:
Use size 6 needles, CO 32 sts. Join into circle, do not twist stitches.
Place marker. Knit for 5 rnds. *Knit row evenly inc 4 sts (36 sts). Knit 5 rnds.* Rep * 3 more times.
Knit 5 rnds or until last row is even with top of pot. Bind off. Randomly needle felt circles onto finished cover.
Slip onto pot.
6" Flower Pot cover:
Use size 9 needles, CO on 34 sts. Join into circle, do not twist stitches. Place marker.
Purl 5 rows. *Purl inc 4 sts evenly across. Purl for 5 rows.* Rep * 3 more times. Purl 5 rows or until last row is even with the top of the pot. BO.
8" Flower Pot cover:
Use size 9 needles, CO 40 sts. Knit 10 rows. *Knit inc 6 sts evenly across.
Knit 5 rows.* Rep * 3 times. Knit 5 rows or until last row is even with top of pot. Increase for flap: *Knit 1,
Kfb of next stitch*. Rep from * across row. Knit next rnd. Inc 20 stitches evenly across row. Knit 5 rows. BO.
Tag: Cross stitch name of plant on Aida cloth. Cut finished piece; fringe edges. Cut & glue felt to fit back of tag.
Cut wire; string with beads. Attach wire to tag, then attach tag to the pot.