Leek for Welsh Dragon
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.
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
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.
Cast on 20sts
Work in K1, P1, rib for 4 rows
Cast off in rib.
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.