Love Rocks!–Free Pattern of the Month

Love Rocks!

Mitred Heart Neck Garland

1 ball each of Bernat Cotton-ish by Vickie Howell in Colors: Crimson Twine (red) and Cottonball (white)
US Size 8 needle
US Size G crochet hook

44” (or desired length)

1 heart= 3 1/4” at widest point.

HEART (Make 4 in each color, 8 total)
With DOUBLE STRAND of one color, CO 20 sts.
Row 1: K8, ssk, k2tog, k8.
Rows 2,4,6,8: Knit
Row 3: K7, ssk, k2tog, k7.
Row 5: K6, ssk, k2tog, k6.
Row 7: K5, ssk, k2tog, k5.
Row 9: k4:ssk, k2tog, k4
Row 10: Ssk, BO to last 2 sts (you’ll still have one st on the RH needle as well), ssk, BO remaining sts.

With ONE STRAND of red and crochet hook, pick-up stitch at the top center edge of 1 of the hearts, and slip stitch. *Ch 6, attach opposite color of heart at the bottom edge. Slip stitch along back center of heart (use the “ladders” created by the decreases as your guide) until you reach the top edge of this heart.

Repeat from * twice more.
Ch 60, then continue as established, attaching 4 more hearts. Tie off. Weave in ends.

Block if necessary.

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This pattern is not meant for commercial use. Copyright, Vickie Howell, Inc. 2008. All rights reserved.

7 Responses to “Love Rocks!–Free Pattern of the Month”

  1. Spike's Mom

    Vickie, I LOVE this neck-knit! I am going to make one for my 13 year old daughter to wear on Val Day. I’ll let ya know how it turns out! Thank you for another snazzy pattern! You’re the best! Hope your nephew feels better soon!

  2. Sphinxy

    Awww, I hope your nephew gets well soon… the poor thing…

    Btw, I’m loving the hearts!!! they’d be great alone, to decorate cards and stuff… 😀

  3. Saba

    Safe travels, we are in Dallas if you need anything while visiting …