I'd knitted a poppy a couple of years ago using a pattern from the Royal British Legion website. It knitted up rather large and was OK to wear on my coat, but a bit too much for everyday wear in the office. I looked around on the web for a new pattern and came across a wonderful pattern by
I labelled the Hama beads 1 to 4. This helped me keep track of each row of the round.
By the time I got to the 4th round and was using the red wool, the work was large enough for me to see the rounds and I didn't need to counters.
|Ready to cast off|
|Badge pin attached top the back of the finished poppy|
|My newly knitted poppy |
alongside my old knitted poppy
|Bea-Bea helps out|