Sunday, 12 February 2012

Lil red heart

Lil red heart

Worked in stocking stitch 2 strands of dk yarn on 4mm needles, 4mm cable needle needed as Well.

Cast on 2 stitches

Starting with knit work 1 row

Increase 1stitch each end of next row and every row until there are 12 stitches

Knit 3, put next 3 stitches onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next three then 3 on cable needle, knit 3

Purl 1 row

Increase each end of next 6 rows

Work 9 cable 6 as above work 9

Work 6 rows

P 2tog work last 2 stitches p2tog

Knit 8 cable 8 knit 8
purl 11 turn and work on these 11 stitches only

* k2 tog knit to end
P until last 2  p2 tog
Work two rows
K until last 2 stitches knit 2tog
P2tog purl last 2 stitches p2 tog
Work 1 row
P2tog purl last 2 p2 tog
K2tog.  K2tog
Cast of last 2 stitches

Rejoin yarn to other side work one row before following the shaping  but reversing that comes after *

Sew together leaving a small gap down one side to fill with toy stuffing then sew gap up.

Make a cord to make a hanging loop and two small pompoms made by the fork method.

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