Fantasy Flower Napkin Rings
This cute knitted flower pattern makes perfect Thanksgiving table decor. Knit these Fantasy Flower Napkin Rings to fill your table with gorgeous floral knits. Thanksgiving is all about the dinner table. Before the big turkey comes out, everyone will be observing your table decor. Add a pop of color and fun with these adorable napkin rings. Match the yarn to your desired color scheme for seamless holiday decor. If you're not making the turkey, you can add your personal touch to Thanksgiving Dinner with these napkin rings.
Knitting Needle Size6 or 4 mm
Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)
- RED HEART® “Designer Sport™”: 1 ball each 3650 Pistachio MC, 3750 Girlie Pink, 3770 Berry, 3215 Lemon Zest, 3261 Terra Cotta, 3529 Grape, and 3815 Dutch Blue
- Knitting Needles: 4mm [US 6]
- Double Pointed Needles: Two 4mm [US 6]
- Yarn needle
Gauge: 21 sts = 4”; 28 rows = 4” in St st. Gauge is not important for this project
Measurements: Finished Napkin Rings measure 2” x 3”
- Ssk: Slip 2 sts knitwise one at a time to right needle, insert point of left needle into front of sts, and knit them together
- Sk2p: Slip 1 st knitwise to right needle, knit next 2 sts together, pass the slip stitch over and off needle
- K = knit
- MC = main color
- mm = millimeters
- St st = Stockinette stitch (Knit on right side rows; Purl on wrong side rows.)
- st(s) = stitch (es)
- tog = together
- yo = yarn over
- [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified
Note: Each flower is made up of 3 sets of 4 petals each.
With double pointed needles and MC, cast on 3 sts. Work I-cord as follows: * k3, do not turn, but slide sts to end of needle; repeat from * until cord measures 20” or desired length. Do not bind off but continue for Leaf.
Now working back and forth in rows as usual:
Row 1 (Right Side): K1, [yo, k1] twice–5 sts.
Row 2 and all wrong side rows: Knit.
Row 3: K2, yo, k1, yo, k2–7 sts.
Row 5: K3, yo, k1, yo, k3–9 sts.
Row 7: K4, yo, k1, yo, k4–11 sts.
Row 9: Ssk, knit across row to last 2 sts, k2tog–9 sts.
Row 11: Ssk, knit across row to last 2 sts, k2tog–7 sts.
Row 13: Ssk, knit across row to last 2 sts, k2tog–5 sts.
Row 15: Ssk, knit across row to last 2 sts, k2tog–3 sts.
Row 17: Sk2p. Fasten off remaining st. Weave in yarn ends.
Flower Petals (Make 12 of desired color)
With knitting needles, cast on 2 sts.
Row 1: Knit.
Row 2: Knit into front and back of each st–4 sts.
Row 3: Knit.
Row 4: K1, knit into front and back of next 2 sts, k1–6 sts.
Rows 5 and 6: Knit.
Row 7: K2, k2tog, k2–5 sts.
Row 8: Knit.
Row 9: K2tog, slip 1, k2tog, pass 2 sts over the last st and off needle. Fasten off remaining st. Weave in yarn ends. Thread a length of yarn through the cast on edges of 4 petals to join and form a ring. Secure end leaving a long tail. Make 3 sets of flower petals for each napkin ring.
Using a small bottle or other cylinder shape (approximately 5” in circumference) as a guide, wrap I-cord Stem around bottle forming a coil. Thread needle with MC and weave through coils to secure ring.
Gather 3 sets of flower petals together and secure in center leaving long tail. Attach to ring at leaf edge. Weave in yarn ends.
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