Sunday, February 1, 2015

A Little Valentine Treat

"Life isn't fair.... but it's still good"--Life Lesson According to Regina

A squishy little garter stitch heart pattern that you can use in a number of ways. Are they tawashi’s? Why, yes they are! Coasters? Indeed! Mini washcloths? Most certainly!
worsted weight cotton
size US 8 needles
tapestry needle

cast on 26 stitches
Rows 1-10: slip 1, (k5, ssk, k4, kfb) twice, k1
Row 11: slip 1, ssk, k3, ssk, k4, kfb, k5, k2tog, k2, k2tog, kfb, k1
Row 12: slip 1, k4, ssk, k4, kfb, k5, k2tog, k3, kfb, k1
Row 13: slip 1, ssk, k2, ssk, k4, kfb, k5, k2tog, k1, k2tog, kfb, k1
Row 14: slip 1, k3, ssk, k4, kfb, k5, k2tog, k2, kfb, k1
Row 15: slip 1, ssk, k1, k2tog, k4, kfb, k5, k2tog twice, kfb, k1
Row 16: slip 1, ssk twice, k4, kfb, k5, k2tog, k3
Row 17: ssk twice, k4, kfb, k5, k2tog twice
Row 18: ssk, k4, kfb, k5, k2tog, k1
Row 19: ssk, k4, ( knit in front, yo and knit in back of same stitch), k3, k2tog twice

Bind off knit-wise. Fasten off. Thread ending yarn through last stitch on second garter ridge above, as shown to create a smooth edged heart. Weave in ends.

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