These pretty hearts make ideal gifts –they look lovely hung from just about anywhere. If you put dried lavenderinside they are also ideal for hanging in the wardrobe or in your car.
Samples are shown in the following yarns:
Eden Cottage Yarns Askham(4ply; 70% baby alpaca, 30% silk; 200m / 218yds per 50g skein)
Shade:Blossom; 1 x 50g skein
Eden Cottage Yarns Milburn (4ply; 85% superwash BluefacedLeicester, 15% silk; 200m / 218yds per 50g skein)
Shade:Misty Woods; 1 x 50g skein
Shade:Steel; 1 x 50g skein
Note: This project is perfect for using upsmall amounts of Eden Cottage 4ply yarns as each heart uses about 10g.
Needles and Accessories
2.5mm (US 1 - 2) double pointedneedles, or size required to obtain correct gauge
Stuffing (polyester stuffing andoptional lavender / other dried flowers)
Optional instead of I-cord –ribbon for hanging hearts.
Approx. 8.5cm (3.5in) across at widest point x 7.5cm (3in) high
8.5sts x 1 rows to 2.5cm (1in) over stocking stitch afterblocking.
Please note that whilst gauge is not crucial, it willaffect the finished measurements of your item. Opt for a needle size that willgive you a dense fabric (e.g. 2-2.5mm for 4ply), in order that the stuffingdoes not show through.
View the Ravelry pattern page.