How to knit a rose

Published on August 20, 2020 1 min read

Knit a bloom that will last forever. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to knit a rose using garter stitch. Whether you’re making one bud or many, this pretty project is perfect for displaying in your home as a garland or table piece, giving a touch of romance to your accessories or gifting to special someone!

Materials

Abbreviations 

K - knit 

Kfb - Knit front and back

K2tog - Knit 2 together

This pattern uses 6 mm needles.

How to knit a rose step by step

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To start: cast on 3 stitches.

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To knit a small petal: K1, Kfb, K1

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K1, Kfb, K3

4

K4, Kfb, K1

5

K6, Kfb, K1

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K1, Kfb, K7

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how to knit a rose

K8, Kfb, K1

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how to knit a rose

Now we'll start decreasing to create the petal shape: K1, K2tog, K8

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K7, K2tog, K1

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K1, K2tog, K6

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K5, K2tog, K1

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K1, K2tog, K4

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K3, K2tog, K1

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K1, K2tog, K2

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K1, K2tog, K1

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Repeat twice more for 3 small petals in one continuous piece of fabric, then knit two larger petals in the sequence.

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Finishing. Roll up your fabric to produce the head of your flower. Don’t forget to sew in the ends to complete your rose!

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