Sunday, October 14, 2012

Three Spring Flowers

I felt an urge to do make some flowers, for no particular reason other than it is spring. I wonder if I can make headbands for them to sell?
3 spring flowers made with 4 ply cotton and a 2mm hook
I didn't follow a pattern for these flowers, I just made it up as I went along, but it is based on the traditional Irish Rose pattern, which is widely available on the net for free if you do a google search.
red Heather's Irish rose
The red rose has my own centre that I call "Heather's Rose", that's why the red one is "Heather's Irish Rose"! I'm basically fooling around with the colours I have here because I'm loathed to spend any more money on yarn, but maybe I will just have to get some different colours ...
tri-colour Irish rose in 4 ply cotton
I decided this tri-colour flower needed something extra, so I made a fabric covered button to go in the centre using a scrap of fabric from my stash. I just used an old plastic button that had a hank on the back.


  1. these are so, so pretty. I love the layering of the flowers, the colors and the button is the perfect embellishment. :)

  2. thanks so much! I'm glad you like them <3


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