Feb
13

Message Heart Pillow

How to Knit a Message Heart | #knittingpattern #conversationheart

Message Heart Pillow

Love notes are the best use of messaging this month, well, and frankly, every month. Knit this Message Heart Pillow, then call the one you love. Happy Valentine’s Day!

Vickie Howell for Visible Mobile

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Message Heart Pillow: Knit It

MATERIALS

Valley Yarns Superwash Super Bulky, Colors by Vickie Howell: 2 balls (A) Pink Flamingo or Castaway Coral, and scraps (B) Aqua Oasis — or equivalent super bulky yarn

Size US 13/9 mm needles

Large-eyed tapestry needle

Stuffing or a generous amount of yarn scraps

Tip: For a smaller message heart, simply use a lighter-weight yarn and corresponding needles.

FINISHED SIZE

Approx. 8″/20 cm tall x 11″/28 cm wide

ABBREVIATIONS

DIRECTIONS

HEART: Make 2.

With A, CO 5 sts.

Row 1: Kfb, k to last st, kfb. — 2 sts inc.

Row 2: Purl.

Rep Rows 1-2 until you have 25 sts.

Next Row (RS): Ssk, k9, BO 1, k to last 2 sts, k2tog.

Next Row: P11, leaving the rem sts on hold. Turn.

LEFT BUMP:

Row 1: Ssk, k7, k2tog.

Row 2: Purl.

Row 3: Ssk, k to last 2 sts, k2tog. — 7 sts

Row 4: Purl.

Repeat Rows 3-4, once more. — 5 sts

Next Row: Ssk, k1, k2tog. — 3 sts

Next Row (WS): Sl 1, p2tog, psso.

Cut yarn; feed through loop to fasten off.

RIGHT BUMP:

Rejoin yarn on WS.

Row 1: Purl.

Row 2 (RS): Ssk, k to last 2 sts, k2tog.

Row 3: Purl.

Rep Rows 2-3, twice more. — 5 sts

Next Row: Ssk, k1, k2tog.

Next Row: Sl, p2tog, psso.

Cut yarn; feed through loop to fasten off.

HEART SIDE

With A, CO 4 sts.

Row 1: Knit.

Row 2:  Purl.

Row 3: Knit.

Row 4: Knit.

Repeat Rows 1-4 until Heart Side is long enough to wrap around the entire circumference of your Heart. 

BO, leaving a long tail for seaming.

FINISHING

With B, tapestry needle and Chain Stitch (see video), embroider a message on front of one heart piece.

With long tail, tapestry needle and WS together, sew Heart Side around edge of entire circumference of one Heart piece.

With A, tapestry needle and WS together, sew second Heart to the opposite side of Heart Side, leaving an opening for stuffing.

Stuff heart with unwoven ends and stuffing or yarn scraps.

Sew opening closed; bury end.

Knit Message Heart by Vickie Howell for Visible Mobile

One Response to “Message Heart Pillow”

  1. Katia Segura

    Me encantan sus proyectos,ya hice el otro corazón de crochet, gracias por compartir su habilidad, bendiciones 🙏 saludos cordiales desde Costa Rica

    Reply

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