Knitting pattern for Poinsettia Christmas Wreath
No flower says Christmas like the beautiful poinsettia.
Poinsettias are part of the Euphorbiaceae or Spurge family. Botanically, the plant is known as *Euphorbia pulcherrima. * Poinsettias have also been called the lobster flower and the flame-leaf flower, due to the red colour.
I hope you enjoy knitting this striking wreath for your front door to display over the Christmas period.
The pattern has instructions for knitting the flowers and leaves and how to wire them for the arrangement.
Flowers - Double Knitting Yarn
Red - 2 - 100 gram balls
Dark Green – Small amount for the centre of the flowers
Small Amount of bright yellow for French knots for the centre of the flowers
Leaves - Double Knitting Yarn
Dark Green 2 – 100 grams balls
Lime Green 2 – 50 gram balls
1 pair of 4mm (UK8-US6) needles
40cm (16 ins) Circular Rattan Wreath
Floristry Wire or 45m of 1 mm wire from the hardware store, cut to different lengths for the display
Pattern Language - English