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Strawberry Fields

  • Strawberry Fields
  • Strawberry Fields
Join Breast Cancer Care's Strawberry Tea campaign with this gorgeous project from Libby Summers

Invite your friends round for a special Strawberry Tea party to support Breast Cancer Care, and set the scene with this pretty decoration. Designed by Libby Summers, this beautiful bunting is sure to be a talking point and you can even sell your finished project to raise money for the cause.

Visit www.breastcancercare.org.uk/strawberry to find out more.

Pattern Instructions

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  • Strawberry front and back (alike)

    ? Using yarn A cast on four sts
    ? Row 1: p Cont in st st, working shapings as folls:
    ? Row 2 (RS): kfb, k1, kfb, k1. Six sts
    ? Row 6: kfb, k3, kfb, k1. Eight sts
    ? Row 10: kfb, k5, kfb, k1. Ten sts
    ? Row 12: kfb, k7, kfb, k1. 12 sts
    ? Row 14: kfb, k9, kfb, k1. 14 sts
    ? Row 20: k1, k2tog tbl, k8, k2tog, k1. 12 sts
    ? Row 21: p1, p2tog tbl, p6, p2tog, p1. Ten sts
    ? Row 22: k1, k2tog tbl, k4, k2tog, k1. Eight sts
    ? Cast off

  • STRAWBERRY TOPS (MAKE TWO)

    ? Using yarn B cast on two sts
    ? Row 1: kfb, kfb. Four sts
    ? Work 15 rows in st st
    ? Next row: k2tog tbl, k2tog
    ? Cast off
    To make up
    Using yarn D, make 12 French knots on each strawberry for seeds. Place strawberry pieces with WS together, slip stitch around edges to join. Fold Strawberry tops in half and attach with one half showing on each side of berry as shown Flowers

  • Flowers: PETALS (MAKE FIVE)

    ? Using yarn C, cast on four sts
    ? Row 1: kfb, k1, kfb, k1. Six sts
    ? Row 2: p
    ? Row 3: kfb, k3, kfb, k1. Eight sts
    ? Row 4: p
    ? Row 5: k2tog tbl, k4, k2tog. Six sts
    ? Row 6: p2tog, p2, p2tog. Four sts
    ? Row 7: k2tog tbl, k2tog. Two sts
    ? Row 8: p2tog, turn. One st
    ? Next row: cast on three sts. Four sts
    ? Rep Rows 1-7
    ? Next row: pass first st over second st to cast off Fold work in half with WS together, slip stitch around edge to join petals. Arrange five petals so they meet in the centre and slip stitch tog

  • CENTRE

    ? Using 4mm dpns and yarn D cast on four sts
    ? Work eight rows in i-cord
    ? Cast off
    ? Fold in half, slip stitch one end to the other and sew into centre of flower

  • SMALL LEAF (MAKE TWO)

    ? Using yarn B, cast on four sts
    ? Work as for Petal
    ? Cast off

  • LARGE LEAF

    ? Using yarn B, cast on four sts
    ? Rows 1-4: work as for Petal
    ? Row 5: kfb, k5, kfb, k1. Ten sts
    ? Row 6: p
    ? Row 7: k2tog tbl, k6, k2tog. Eight sts
    ? Row 8: p
    ? Complete as for Petal
    ? Cast off
    ? Sew small and large leaves together at centre with larger leaf in middle. Sew leaves to back of flower on LH side as shown

  • Stems

    ? NOTE: this joins strawberry or flower to bunting string Using 4mm dpns and yarn B, cast on two sts
    ? Row 1: kfb, kfb. Four sts Work ten rows of i-cord
    ? Cast off
    ? Sew to top of each strawberry or flower

  • Bunting string

    ? Using 4mm dpns and yarn B, cast on five sts
    ? Work in i-cord for 170cm
    ? Cast off
    ? Position strawberries and flowers evenly along bunting string and slip stitch to join to back of string

Pattern Instructions

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Strawberry front and back (alike)

? Using yarn A cast on four sts
? Row 1: p Cont in st st, working shapings as folls:
? Row 2 (RS): kfb, k1, kfb, k1. Six sts
? Row 6: kfb, k3, kfb, k1. Eight sts
? Row 10: kfb, k5, kfb, k1. Ten sts
? Row 12: kfb, k7, kfb, k1. 12 sts
? Row 14: kfb, k9, kfb, k1. 14 sts
? Row 20: k1, k2tog tbl, k8, k2tog, k1. 12 sts
? Row 21: p1, p2tog tbl, p6, p2tog, p1. Ten sts
? Row 22: k1, k2tog tbl, k4, k2tog, k1. Eight sts
? Cast off

STRAWBERRY TOPS (MAKE TWO)

? Using yarn B cast on two sts
? Row 1: kfb, kfb. Four sts
? Work 15 rows in st st
? Next row: k2tog tbl, k2tog
? Cast off
To make up
Using yarn D, make 12 French knots on each strawberry for seeds. Place strawberry pieces with WS together, slip stitch around edges to join. Fold Strawberry tops in half and attach with one half showing on each side of berry as shown Flowers

Flowers: PETALS (MAKE FIVE)

? Using yarn C, cast on four sts
? Row 1: kfb, k1, kfb, k1. Six sts
? Row 2: p
? Row 3: kfb, k3, kfb, k1. Eight sts
? Row 4: p
? Row 5: k2tog tbl, k4, k2tog. Six sts
? Row 6: p2tog, p2, p2tog. Four sts
? Row 7: k2tog tbl, k2tog. Two sts
? Row 8: p2tog, turn. One st
? Next row: cast on three sts. Four sts
? Rep Rows 1-7
? Next row: pass first st over second st to cast off Fold work in half with WS together, slip stitch around edge to join petals. Arrange five petals so they meet in the centre and slip stitch tog

CENTRE

? Using 4mm dpns and yarn D cast on four sts
? Work eight rows in i-cord
? Cast off
? Fold in half, slip stitch one end to the other and sew into centre of flower

SMALL LEAF (MAKE TWO)

? Using yarn B, cast on four sts
? Work as for Petal
? Cast off

LARGE LEAF

? Using yarn B, cast on four sts
? Rows 1-4: work as for Petal
? Row 5: kfb, k5, kfb, k1. Ten sts
? Row 6: p
? Row 7: k2tog tbl, k6, k2tog. Eight sts
? Row 8: p
? Complete as for Petal
? Cast off
? Sew small and large leaves together at centre with larger leaf in middle. Sew leaves to back of flower on LH side as shown

Stems

? NOTE: this joins strawberry or flower to bunting string Using 4mm dpns and yarn B, cast on two sts
? Row 1: kfb, kfb. Four sts Work ten rows of i-cord
? Cast off
? Sew to top of each strawberry or flower

Bunting string

? Using 4mm dpns and yarn B, cast on five sts
? Work in i-cord for 170cm
? Cast off
? Position strawberries and flowers evenly along bunting string and slip stitch to join to back of string

Strawberry Fields

Pattern Instructions

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  • Strawberry front and back (alike)

    ? Using yarn A cast on four sts
    ? Row 1: p Cont in st st, working shapings as folls:
    ? Row 2 (RS): kfb, k1, kfb, k1. Six sts
    ? Row 6: kfb, k3, kfb, k1. Eight sts
    ? Row 10: kfb, k5, kfb, k1. Ten sts
    ? Row 12: kfb, k7, kfb, k1. 12 sts
    ? Row 14: kfb, k9, kfb, k1. 14 sts
    ? Row 20: k1, k2tog tbl, k8, k2tog, k1. 12 sts
    ? Row 21: p1, p2tog tbl, p6, p2tog, p1. Ten sts
    ? Row 22: k1, k2tog tbl, k4, k2tog, k1. Eight sts
    ? Cast off

  • STRAWBERRY TOPS (MAKE TWO)

    ? Using yarn B cast on two sts
    ? Row 1: kfb, kfb. Four sts
    ? Work 15 rows in st st
    ? Next row: k2tog tbl, k2tog
    ? Cast off
    To make up
    Using yarn D, make 12 French knots on each strawberry for seeds. Place strawberry pieces with WS together, slip stitch around edges to join. Fold Strawberry tops in half and attach with one half showing on each side of berry as shown Flowers

  • Flowers: PETALS (MAKE FIVE)

    ? Using yarn C, cast on four sts
    ? Row 1: kfb, k1, kfb, k1. Six sts
    ? Row 2: p
    ? Row 3: kfb, k3, kfb, k1. Eight sts
    ? Row 4: p
    ? Row 5: k2tog tbl, k4, k2tog. Six sts
    ? Row 6: p2tog, p2, p2tog. Four sts
    ? Row 7: k2tog tbl, k2tog. Two sts
    ? Row 8: p2tog, turn. One st
    ? Next row: cast on three sts. Four sts
    ? Rep Rows 1-7
    ? Next row: pass first st over second st to cast off Fold work in half with WS together, slip stitch around edge to join petals. Arrange five petals so they meet in the centre and slip stitch tog

  • CENTRE

    ? Using 4mm dpns and yarn D cast on four sts
    ? Work eight rows in i-cord
    ? Cast off
    ? Fold in half, slip stitch one end to the other and sew into centre of flower

  • SMALL LEAF (MAKE TWO)

    ? Using yarn B, cast on four sts
    ? Work as for Petal
    ? Cast off

  • LARGE LEAF

    ? Using yarn B, cast on four sts
    ? Rows 1-4: work as for Petal
    ? Row 5: kfb, k5, kfb, k1. Ten sts
    ? Row 6: p
    ? Row 7: k2tog tbl, k6, k2tog. Eight sts
    ? Row 8: p
    ? Complete as for Petal
    ? Cast off
    ? Sew small and large leaves together at centre with larger leaf in middle. Sew leaves to back of flower on LH side as shown

  • Stems

    ? NOTE: this joins strawberry or flower to bunting string Using 4mm dpns and yarn B, cast on two sts
    ? Row 1: kfb, kfb. Four sts Work ten rows of i-cord
    ? Cast off
    ? Sew to top of each strawberry or flower

  • Bunting string

    ? Using 4mm dpns and yarn B, cast on five sts
    ? Work in i-cord for 170cm
    ? Cast off
    ? Position strawberries and flowers evenly along bunting string and slip stitch to join to back of string