FREE Hearts Charm Knitting Pattern

Materials : Oddments of red and white. Small amount of toy stuffing.  Length of ribbon.  3mm single point needles.

Abbreviations : k – knit. p – purl. st – stitch. tog-together. st-st – Stocking Stitch (k1row, p1row).  inc— increase. Knit into the front and the back of the stitch

Hearts
With red, cast on 4 sts
Purl 1 row
Next: increase into all stitches (8 sts)
Purl 1 row
Next: inc1, k2, (inc1) twice, k2, inc1 (12 sts)
purl 1 row
Next: inc1, k4, (inc1) twice, k4, inc1 (16 sts)
Purl 1 row
Next: inc1, k6, (inc1) twice, k6, inc1 (20 sts)
Purl 1 row
Next: inc1, k8, (inc1) twice, k8, inc1 (24 sts)
Purl 1 row
Next: inc1, k10, (inc1) twice, k10, inc1 (28 sts)
St-st 4 rows
Purl 14 sts and turn. Work with these stitches only
Next: (k1, k2tog) to last 2 sts, k2 (10 sts)
Purl 1 row
Next: k2tog to end (5 sts)
Draw thread through the remaining stitches and pull tight

Reattach yarn to the remaining 14 sts and purl to end
Next: (k1, k2tog) to last 2 sts, k2 (10 sts)
Purl 1 row
Next: k2tog to end (5 sts)
Draw thread through the remaining stitches and pull tight

Sew down the row ends of the heart – seam will be at the back.  Fold into a heart shape at the top and sew around the edges.  Add a little toy stuffing before sealing up

Attach each heart to the end of a piece of ribbon at the top centre and decorate as desired.

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2 thoughts on “FREE Hearts Charm Knitting Pattern

  1. Sylvia M Williams says:

    I’ve just made a white heart to go with the white Baby Feet Pram Charm I knitted yesterday. Absolutely charming! And SO unique! I’m about to start a set in blue. Would make an ideal St. Valentines Day bunting in red!

  2. Carol A Roberts says:

    I knit for a cancer hospital and I am always looking for patterns to knit so they can sell them in their shop to raise money. This heart one is super. Thank you I shall look further for more of your free patterns.

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