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Modern, optimistic, playful, electrically colorful like little
suns Noni's Gerbera Daisies. Put one or several on a bag and
you've made a statement. Make a bouquet. Make extra long stems that twine around
each other and sew them on the corner of a lap blanket, bedspread, pillow, or
the hem and back of a winter coat. Now you take over. Make something beautiful.
Make something you love. Love what you make!
Yarn Requirements & Materials
US 5 (4mm), 6 (4.25mm) or 7 (4.5mm) dpn (smaller needles =
Col 1 moss or other green for stem.
Col 2 Gerbera Daisy flower center color.
Col 3 Gerbera Daisy petal color.
1 ball or 10 yards of Crystal Palace Fizz in white (col
7300) and other colors for stamens in flower center.
Split ring or lock stitch markers to use as holders in two
Tapestry needle, sharp needle, and sewing or beading
Note About Daisy Center/Petal Color Combinations:
bright pink, orange, yellow, red, green, fuchsia, & black are all typical center
colors. Most of these, with the exception perhaps of black, are also typical
petal colors. Look at images of real daisies for color combination ideas.
Fibers Pictured flowers were made with Tilli
Tomas's Flurries and Plymouth Galway with Flurries stems in Moss for all. The
top left flower was made with Galway in 125 Raspberry. The yellow flower was
made with Flurries in Saffron. The middle left flower was made with Galway in
135 Bubble Gum, and the bottom left flower was made with Flurries in Raspberry.
Suggested fine worsted weight wool or alpaca yarns:
- Tilli Tomas's Flurries (100% Merino, 70 yds/skein) for
- Plymouth's Galway (100% wool, 210 yds/ball).
- Louet's Riverstone (100% wool, 193 yds/skein).
- Stonehedge Fiber Mill's Shepherd's Wool (USA made 100%
Merino, 250 yds/skein).
- Nashua's Creative Focus (75% wool, 25% alpaca, 220
- Wool allergies? Try felting Alpaca: Tree Frog Yarns'
Alpaca, Blue Sky Alpaca, Misti Alpaca, and Plymouth Baby Alpaca in worsted