Poppy Knitting Pattern
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Poppy Knitting Pattern

Difficulty Beginner
Budget < £10
Time 1 hr +

Help support a fantastic cause and indulge in your hobby at the same time… These knitted poppies are a fab make for Remembrance Sunday, just remember to make a donation to the cause while you wear your poppy with pride!

Pattern and photography with thanks to Alainea Stark.

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How to make


k = Knit

Kfb = knit into the front and then the back of the stitch

k2tog = knit 2 together

M1 = make one

p = Purl

psso = pass slip stitch over

st(s) = stitch(s)


Cast on 5 sts Row 1: k all sts Row 2: p1, * pick up the loop between current and next st and place on the left hand needle, p this st and the next st (known M1 purl wise)* p to the last two sts, M1 purl wise, p1 (7sts)


Row 3: k1, kfb, k to the last two sts, kfb, k1 (9sts) Row 4: As row 2 (11sts) Row 5: k Row 6: p


Row 7: k Row 8: p Row 9: sl1, k2tog psso knit to last 4 sts k2 tog twice (7sts)


Row 10: p Row 11: k Row 12: p Row 13: As row 9 (3sts)


Row 14: cast off purl wise Repeat to make a further 3 more petals


Making Up: Sew in all loose ends arrange the petals into a circle sew them together and sew on a black button, then fix onto the back of the poppy either a safety pin or a brooch pin.

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