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Heartfelt

knit and fulled in Berroco Peruvia®
Skill level: Easy

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Peruvia

 

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Make 15 knit, stuffed and fulled plump little hearts from a single hank of Peruvia.

 

PDF Pattern Instructions

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SIZE

Approximately 3” high x 2 1/2” wide (after fulling)

 

MATERIALS

1 Hank BERROCO PERUVIA (100 grs), #7132 Tomate

Note:  1 hank will make approximately 15 hearts

Straight knitting needles, size 9 OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

1 St holder

Small amount polyester stuffing

Tapestry needle

 

GAUGE

18 sts = 4”;  24 rows = 4” in St st

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

 

HEART

With straight needles, cast on 4 sts.  Purl 1 row, knit 1 row, purl 1 row.

Inc Row 1 (RS):  (K1, M1k) 3 times, k1 – 7 sts.  Purl 1 row, knit 1 row, purl 1 row.

Inc Row 2 (RS):  (K1, M1k) 6 times, k1 – 13 sts.  Purl 1 row, knit 1 row, purl 1 row.

Inc Row 3 (RS):  (K1, M1k) 12 times, k1 – 25 sts.  (Purl 1 row, knit 1 row) twice, purl 1 row.

1st Hump:  Next Row (RS):  K12, M1k, sl remaining 13 sts to holder – 13 sts.  Turn.  Cast on 3 sts, p to end – 16 sts.  Knit 1 row, purl 1 row.

Dec Row 1 (RS):  (K1, k2 tog) 5 times, k1 – 11 sts.  Purl 1 row, knit 1 row, purl 1 row.

Dec Row 2 (RS):  (K2 tog) 5 times, k1 – 6 sts.  Break off yarn leaving an 8” long end.  Thread end into tapestry needle and draw through all sts on needle.  Pull up tightly and secure.  Sew seam down to cast-on sts.

2nd Hump:  With RS facing, pick up 3 sts in 3 cast-on sts, then k13 sts from holder – 16 sts.  Complete same as 1st Hump.  Sew seam to 1” from bottom.  Stuff heart, then sew remaining seam.

 

FINISHING

Felt heart in washing machine using soap and hot water.  Because heart is stuffed, it will not felt completely, but will “full”.  This process makes the stitches fuller and fluffier but you will still be able to define each stitch.