These projects use a 6 row repeat stitch known as the dandelion stitch or flower stitch that creates a flower shape by pulling the loop of the yarn 2 or more times through a stitch 2-3 rows below the working row. A variation of this stitch is known as the Broderie Anglaise.
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These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
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How to Knit the Dandelion Stitch
Free step by step instructions on how to knit the dandelion stitch from we are knitters.
Dandelion Fluff Tam and Cowl
Beret style hat and cowl featring the dandelion or flower stitch. Both, tam and cowl pattern, are fully written out and charted. The Tam has three sizes, the cowl is free size and adjustable by using gauge and pattern repeat. Any weight yarn. Designed by Rahymah.
Margarete Fingerless Gloves
Fingerless mitts with a flower or dandelion stitch pattern, created by drawing additional loops through stitches two rows below. DK weight yarn. Designed by Sybil Ramkin
Spring Semester Cowl
This cowl features a flower or dandelion stitch pattern. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Alegria DaSilva
More Free Patterns
Scarf knit with the dandelion or flower stitch. DK weight yarn. Designed by Leneta Groshong
This slouchy beanie uses an 8 row repeat Broderie Anglaise stitch pattern, created by drawing additional loops through stitches two rows below to make flower shapes. DK weight yarn. Designed by Cheryl Beckerich for Cascade Yarns
Patterns for Purchase
Blanket knit with the dandelion stitch. 40" [102 cm] square. Worked with 3 strands of DK weight yarn held together as one. Designed by Erin Black. One of the 25 patterns in Designer Knit Home.
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Dandelion Stitch Headband
Quick knit using 2 strands of Aran yarn, this headband uses the dandelion stitch to create flower shapes. Sizes 3-4 years, 4-5 years, and Adult sizes.
Dandelion Baby Blanket
This baby blanket uses the dandelion stitch to create the vision of dandelion fluff full of wishes blowing on the breeze. Designed by Leisl Shanley for Jorth Knits
Dandelion Baby Blanket
The knit chunky hat pattern uses the dandelion stitch for interest and is great for the whole family. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Designed by Phanessa who allows sale of the finished product with credit to her.