Welsh Dragon extras

Leek for Welsh Dragon

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Using white DK yarn cast on 16sts.

Then stocking stitch for 10 rows starting with a knit row.

Change to light green and stocking stitch for another 6 rows.

Change to dark green and stocking stitch 2 rows.

Then working only on first 4 stitches –

Rows 1-12: Stocking stitch.
Row 13: K2tog twice.
Row 14: Purl.
Row 15: K2tog.
Thread yarn through last stitch and joining in yarn repeat above 15 rows for next 4 stitches.

You will end up working this four times.

Making up

Now add short pieces of white yarn as for a fringe along the cast on edge.

Iron till flat.

Finish off yarn ends and roll up tightly. Sew together from bottom to about four or five rows above where dark green starts.

Daffodil for Welsh Dragon

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Lower side of Daffodil

Using yellow or gold cast on 5sts.

M1 = make one by knitting into yarn between two stitches.

Row 1: make 1 knitwise into each stitch. (10sts)
Row 2: Purl
Row 3: as Row 1. (20sts)
Row 4: Purl
Row 5: (K2, M1, K2) 5 times
Row 6: Purl

Making pointed petals

Now working on first 5sts.

Row 1: Purl
Row 2: K2tog, K, K2tog.
Row 3: Purl
Row 4: K2tog,K
Row 5: P2tog.
Thread yarn through last stitch and joining in yarn repeat above 5 rows for next 5 stitches.

You will end up working this five times.

Upper side of Daffodil

Now cast on 20sts.
Row 1: Purl
Row 2: (K2, M1, K2) 5 times

Now starting working on first 5 stitches repeat making pointed petals as above.

Daffodil trumpet

Cast on 20sts

Work in K1, P1, rib for 4 rows

Cast off in rib.

Making up

Join petals into a circle and then with right sides together sew round points of petals and turn right side out.

Join row ends of trumpet and sew cast on edge to cast on edge of upper side of petals.

Sew trumpet through lower side so petals lie flat.

5 thoughts on “Welsh Dragon extras”

  1. Hi there. I have been looking for a Welsh dragon pattern to knit for a friend. I love yours but was not able to find it on the site. Is there any chance you would be able to provide me with a copy. Naturally I would be happy to pay for it.

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