Dorset Button Spring Flower
After our long damp winter months we all need cheering up and as Spring is now here I wanted to celebrate with a cheerful flower brooch that reflected the colours of Spring.
This kit has blanc coloured petals with a yellow Dorset Button in the centre both worked in wool 4ply yarn. The button is a Falkland Islands merino 4ply wool and the petals Dorset Down organic 4ply wool.
This kit includes:
A short history of the Dorset Button industry
Instructions for both the Dorset Button using the Cartwheel design and the knitted flower.
To make the Dorset Button:
3yds Falkland Islands merino 4ply wool
1 x 23mm rings
1 x size 18 tapestry needle
For the knitted flower:
11 yds Dorset Down organic 4ply wool
1 x brooch back
Not supplied are size 3.25mm knitting needles and scissors.