Use a yarn you like, although I think a rather thin one makes the best
Needle size depends on which yarn you are using. If you are in doubt, go down one size for a tight fabric.
The flower in the photo is made in fine one strand alpaca ("Du
store alpakka"), on 2,5 mm needles.
Cast on 12.
Row 1: Slip 1, knit 11.
Row 2: Slip 1, purl 11.
Row 3: Slip1,*knit 1, yo*
Row 4: Slip 1, purl.
Continue in stockinette, slipping the first stitch on every row. When the petal is 60% of desired length, bind off 2 in each side every other row.
Knit 5 more petals or as many as you want.
Sew together in the middle. Decorate with a button, some beads or what you like.
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