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Finished size: Yellow weed is about 2.5 inches tall and white weed is
about 4 inches tall

You’ll Need:
– Worsted-weight yarn in green, yellow, and white (I used a combination of Red Heart and Lion Brand yarns)
– Set of size 6-inch 6 US (4.0 mm) double-pointed needles
– Tapestry needle
– Stitch marker
– Safety eyes (size 9 mm)
– Stuffing

Gauge: Doesn’t matter, as long as your stitches aren’t too loose or tight.

Abbreviations
CO = cast on
rnd = round
k = knit
st(s) = stitch(es)
pfb = purl into front and back of stitch (increases by 1 stitch)
p2tog = purl 2 stitches together (decreases by 1 stitch)

—–Pattern starts here!—–

Leaf (make 2 per weed)

With green yarn, CO 3 sts onto one needle to work straight, leaving a tail for seaming.
Row 1 and odd rows through row 9: purl
Row 2: k1, kfb, k1 (4 sts)
Row 4: k1, [kfb] twice, k1 (6 sts)
Row 6: k1, kfb, k2, kfb, k1 (8 sts)
Row 8: k1, kfb, k4, kfb, k1 (10 sts)
After finishing row 9, break yarn, leaving a very long tail of about 5 feet.
Row 10: Thread loose end through tapestry needle, and thread through first 2 sts in next row.

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Weave yarn through back of piece and reattach to next st..

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Continue to knit to the end of the row.

Row 11: Turn piece, and thread loose end through first two sts in purl row.

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Again weave yarn through the back of piece and reattach to next st.

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Continue to purl to the end of the row.

Row 12: k1, kfb, k2, kfb, k1 (8 sts)
Row 13: purl
Row 14: thread yarn through first two sts, weave into back and reattach, then knit to end.
Row 15: thread yarn through first 2 sts on purl side, weave into back and reattach, then purl to end
Row 16: k1, [kfb] twice, k1 (6 sts)
Row 17: purl
Row 18: thread yarn through first two sts, weave into back and reattach, then knit to end.
Row 19: thread yarn through first 2 sts on purl side, weave into back and reattach, then purl to end
Row 20: knit
Row 21: purl
Thread yarn through remaining 2 sts, then weave in loose end.

Yellow Weed

Stem
With green yarn, CO 4 sts onto one needle.
Work first rnd as I-cord: [kfb] 4 times (8 sts)
Redistribute sts onto three needles and join in a rnd.
Knit 14 rnds, then stuff stem.

Begin flower
Switch to yellow yarn.
Rnd 1: knit
Rnd 2: [pfb] 8 times (16 sts) Place marker.
Rnd 3: purl
Rnd 4: [pfb, p1] 8 times (24 sts)
Rnds 5-7: purl
Rnd 8: [p2tog, p1] 8 times (16 sts)
Rnd 9: purl
Stuff and attach eyes before continuing.
Rnd 10: [p2tog] 8 times (8 sts)
Break yarn and draw tightly through sts with tapestry needle.

White Weed

Stem
With green yarn, CO 4 sts onto one needle.
Work first rnd as I-cord: [kfb] 4 times (8 sts)
Redistribute sts onto three needles and join in a rnd.
Knit 18 rnds, then stuff stem.

Begin flower
Switch to white yarn.
Rnd 1: knit
Rnd 2: [pfb, p1] 4 times (12 sts) Place marker.
Rnd 3: purl
Rnd 4: [pfb, p1] 6 times (18 sts)
Rnd 5: purl
Rnd 6: [pfb, p2] 6 times (24 sts)
Rnds 7 and 8: purl
Rnd 9: [pfb, p3] 6 times (30 sts)
Rnds 10-12: purl
Rnd 13: [p2tog, p3] 6 times (24 sts)
Rnds 14 and 15: purl
Rnd 16: [p2tog, p2] 6 times (18 sts)
Rnd 17: purl
Stuff and attach eyes before continuing.
Rnd 18: [p2tog, p1] 6 times (12 sts)
Rnd 19: [p2tog] 6 times (6 sts)
Break yarn and draw tightly through sts with tapestry needle.

Making Up

Align side of leaf with side of stem, with RS of leaf facing forward, and attach with a few stitches. Repeat for other leaf on other side of stem.

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Weave in loose ends.

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Your Weeeds just might multiply in no time!

© 2009 Anna Hrachovec / Mochimochi Land

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