The perfect accessory to brighten any outfit. If you have been in Bryant Park for Knitty City Tuesday Summer Knits then I am certain you have seen miss Nancy Ricci in her amazing Flower Crowns. I just knew it would be the perfect collaboration for the Stitch & Hustle community and am so excited I got to work with Nancy and our friend Kristy Glass to bring you this set of FREE Flower Crown & Flower Headband patterns. Whether you knit or crochet - you too can add the perfect accessory to your outfit. And do share with us on social media with the tag: #IMADEMYFLOWERCROWN
Flower Crown Knit Pattern & Tutorial
Stunning String Studio Single Ply DK or Worsted 15 gms
5mm knitting needles
Large needle to weave ends
Headband with “trellis” style
Stunning String Studio provided us with the materials but you can also use any yarn you have on hand with appropriate needle sizes for that yarn
Stitches Used / Abbreviations:
CO – Cast on
BO – Bind Off
K – knit
P – purl
Pm – place marker
Yo – yarn over
K2tog – Knit 2 Together
P2tog – purl 2 together
I – inside
O – outside of flower
R 1: knit
R 2 (I): * (k2tog) 2 times, (yo, k1) 4 times, (k2tog) 2 times* Repeat from * to * across
R 3 (O): Knit
R 4 (I): Knit
R 5: Repeat R2
R 6 (I): Purl
R 7 (O): (k1, k2tog) Repeat to end. 64 sts remain
R 8 (I): (p1, p2tog) Repeat to end, p last st. 43 sts remain.
R 9 (O): (k2tog) across; k last st. 22 sts remain.
B.O. all stitches and cut at least a 12” tail.
Starting at the last and smallest petal made, roll up your flower keeping everything as even as possible. Make sure the base is fairly flat.
Using the remainder of the tail, secure your flower at the base by stitching through the trellis of the headband.