Why not present a loved one with knitted flowers instead of the kind that will be past its best in a few days? These lovely little knitted-flower projects are sure to bring a big smile to all who receive them - and will bring you hours of pleasure in making them. With 22 pretty projects to choose from, including a cheery yellow pot filled with African violets, a red-rose corsage, an Angora-yarn poppy and beaded snowflake flowers, there's sure to be a favourite for everyone. There are lots of possible ways you can enjoy these adaptable projects: make several and present them as a bouquet, create a flower garland, or apply brooch backs, hair slides or key rings. Just have fun and use your imagination.
A former journalist, Alison Howard worked as a magazine editor before becoming a book editor. She now works mainly as a freelance editor in the craft sector. She is the author of Mug Hugs and Knitted 8. Crocheted Slippers.