· Cotton thread size 10: multicoloured 2 balls, grey 1 ball, white 1 ball and small amount of pink.
· A pair of knitting needles 3.00mm
· Crochet hook steel size 1.00mm
· A small piece of grey silk fabric
· Sewing needle and thread.
Row 1: k1, p1, repeat to the end, turn.
Row 2: p1, k1, repeat to the end, turn.
Repeat these 2 rows.
Use two strands throughout. With 3.00mm needles, cast on 8 sts. Continue in seed st till the piece measures 40cm (16 inches ) without stretching. Cast off.
Using the crochet hook, ch 6, join in the first ch with sl st.
Next round: Ch 2, 2dc, 1sc in the first chain, ( 1sc, 2dc, 1sc all in the next ch ), repeat 4times.Join with sip st to the beg of the round. (six petals formed).
Sew together the smaller edges of the band. Place the flower over the seam and stitch in place.
Make the same as the one for the multicolored band, except that use one strand of grey and one of white color.
Larger flower: take a strip of grey silk 6 cm wide and about 25 cm long. Fold lengthwise,-wrong sides facing in and iron lightly. Hand stitch the open edges tog with running st. pull up the thread and roll the fabric into a rosebud shape.
Smaller flowers: same as the large flower except take a 4 cm wide piece of fabric. Make two.
Sew together the smaller edges of the band. Place the flowers over the seam and stitch in place.