Textured Knitting - Dandelion flower stitch. It looks complicated, but is quite simple. A fun stitch pattern, will keep your interest, without getting you bored while knitting. - KnittingStitches.org
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Video Tutorial: How to knit Dandelion
Abbreviations: RS, WS: Right side, wrong side
ST, STS: Stitch, stitches
Rep: Repeat
K: Knit
P: Purl
P2tog: Purl 2 stitches together
How to make Dandelion
Insert right-hand needle into the third stitch down from the second stitch on left needle (this space forms the centre of the flower) and draw through a loop, leave loop on right-hand needle and knit 2, make second loop into same stitch, knit 2, make third loop into same stitch.
Cast on a multiple of 8 sts, plus 1.
Row 1 (RS): Knit.
Row 2 (WS): Purl.
Row 3: Knit.
Row 4: Purl.
Row 5: K3, dandelion, *K4, dandelion; rep to last 2 sts, K2.
Row 6: P2, (P2tog, P1) twice, P2tog, *P3, (P2tog, P1) twice, P2tog; rep to last 2 sts, P2,
Row 7: Knit.
Row 8: Purl.
Row 9: Knit.
Row 10: Purl.
Row 11: K7, *dandelion, K4; rep from * to last 2 st, K2.
Row 12: P6, *(P2tog, P1) twice, P2tog, P3; rep from * to last 3 sts, P3.
Rep Rows 1 - 12.