Accent Your Knits With Appliqué
and damage the appliqué, the bend of the elbow, or a close-fitting neckline— in this case because it may limit the elasticity of the fabric when putting on or taking off the garment. After care: Adding embellishments to your knitted project will produce a piece that will require a little more TLC when cleaning it. It will help if you embellish using material that has the same fiber content as the main fabric, but you will still need to launder the garment by hand using a gentle detergent that has been developed for this purpose.
Here's how to get started: As shown in the next 3 photos, arrange the petals until you like the shape of the flower and then, using a simple whip-stitch method, sew them in place. The petals can be shaped to give them life and character as you sew. I added a little tweak to the very tip of each petal on the sample.