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Approx 7" [18 cm] in diameter.
Bernat® Satin Sparkle (80 g/2.8 oz: 146 m/160 yds)
1 ball Main Color (MC)
Bernat® Satin (100 g/3.5 oz; 182 m/200 yds)
1 ball Contrast A
Alt = Alternate(ing).
Approx = Approximately.
K = Knit.
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.
Rep = Repeat.
Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitways.
St(s) = Stitch(es).
Tog = Together.
Yo = Yarn over.
Size 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Optional: 3 small jingle bells.
17 sts and 23 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stocking st.
Petal Cluster (make 2 with MC and 1 with A).
Cast on 5 sts.
1st and alt rows: Knit.
2nd row: Sl1. yo. K2tog. yo. K2. 6 sts.
4th row: Sl1. (yo. K2tog) twice. yo. K1. 7 sts.
6th row: Sl1. (yo. K2tog) twice. yo. K2. 8 sts.
8th row: Sl1. *yo. K2tog. Rep from * to last st. yo. K1. 9 sts.
10th row: Sl1. *yo. K2tog. Rep from * to last 2 sts. yo. K2. 10 sts.
12th row: As 8th row. 11 sts.
14th row: As 10th row. 12 sts.
16th row: As 8th row. 13 sts.
18th row: As 10th row.14 sts.
20th row: Cast off 10 sts. yo. K2tog. yo. K1. 5 sts.
Rep these 20 rows 3 times more, then rep 1st to 19th rows once. Cast off.
Sew cast on and cast off edges tog to form ring. (See diagrams on page 2). Thread a length of yarn through eyelets at inner edge of each ring to gather ring closed. Stack petal cluster with A on bottom, and 2 MC clusters on top. Sew petal clusters tog at centers. Optional: Sew small jingle bells to center.