Three of Hearts – Free Knitting Pattern

Happy Valentine's Day! Celebrate your love for your valentine by knitting them this lovely heart and hand warming gift!

Yarn

35 g sport weight yarn, sample uses Opal Uni Solid 6 ply by Zwerger Garn. 420 m/ 150 g. Fiber content; 75% wool, 25% nylon.

Needles

a set of dpn’s or long circular needle for magic loop, 3 mm (US 2.5) or to obtain gauge

Gauge

22 sts and 32 rows = 10 cm (4 inches)

Notions

  • 1 Tapestry needle
  • 1 Stitch holder or scrap yarn
  • 1 Cable needle

Abbreviations

BO : Bind off.
CO :
Cast on.
K :
Knit.
K tbl :
Knit through back loop.
m1l :
Make 1 left leaning.
m1r :
Make 1 right leaning.
P :
Purl.
1/1 LPT :
Slip next stitch to cable needle and place at front of work, p1, then k1 tbl from cable needle.
1/1 LT :
Slip next stitch to cable needle and place at front of work, k1 tbl, then k1 tbl from cable needle.
1/1 RPT :
Slip next stitch to cable needle and place at back of work, k1 tbl, then p1 from cable needle.
1/1 RT :
Slip next stitch to cable needle and place at back of work, k1 tbl, then k1 tbl from cable needle.

 

Tutorials

Right Hand

CO 36 sts, join to knit in rounds, careful not to twist.

Rounds 1-7:  (K tbl, p1) 18 times. (36 sts)
Round 8: K tbl, p4, 1/1 RT, p3, (k tbl, p1) 13 times.
Round 9: K tbl, p4, k2, p3, (k tbl, p1) 13 times.
Round 10: K tbl, p3, 1/1 RPT, 1/1 LPT, p2, (k tbl, p1) 13 times.
Round 11: K tbl, p3, (k1, p2) 2 times, (k tbl, p1) 13 times.
Round 12: K tbl, p2, 1/1 RPT, p2, 1/1 LPT, (p1, k tbl) 13 times, p1.
Round 13: K tbl, p2, k1, p4, k1, (p1, k tbl) 13 times, p1.
Round 14: K tbl, p1, 1/1 RPT, p4, 1/1 LPT, (k tbl, p1) 13 times.
Round 15: K tbl, p1, k tbl, p6, k tbl 2 times, (p1, k tbl) 12 times, p1.
Round 16: K tbl, p1, k tbl, p2, 1/1 LT, p2, k tbl 2 times, (p1, k tbl) 12 times, p1.
Round 17: K tbl, p1, k tbl, p2, k2, p2, k tbl 2 times, (p1, k tbl) 12 times, p1.
Round 18: K tbl, p1, (1/1 LPT, 1/1 RPT) 2 times, (k tbl, p1) 13 times.
Round 19: K tbl, (p2, k2) 2 times, (p1, k tbl) 13 times, p1.
Round 20: K tbl, (p2, 1/1 LPT) 2 times, (p1, k tbl) 13 times, p1.
Rounds 21 – 24: K2, p8, k26.
Round 25: K2, p3, 1/1 RT, p3, k9, m1l, m1r, k17. (38 sts)
Round 26: (K2, p3) 2 times, k28.
Round 27: K2, p2, 1/1 RPT, 1/1 LPT, p2, k10, m1l, m1r, k18. (40 sts)
Round 28: K2, (p2, k1) 2 times, p2, k30.
Round 29: K2, p1, 1/1 RPT, p2, 1/1 LPT, p1, k11, m1l, m1r, k19. (42 sts)
Round 30: K2, p1, k1, p4, k1, p1, k32.
Round 31: K2, 1/1 RPT, p4, 1/1 LPT, k12, m1l, m1r, k20. (44 sts)
Round 32: K2, k tbl, p6, k tbl, k34.
Round 33: K2, k tbl, p2, 1/1 LT, p2, k tbl, k13, m1l, m1r, k21. (46 sts)
Round 34: K2, k tbl, p2, k2, p2, k tbl, k36.
Round 35: K2, (1/1 LPT, 1/1 RPT) 2 times, k14, m1l, m1r, k22. (48 sts)
Round 36: K2, p1, k2, p2, k2, p1, k38.
Round 37: K2, p1, 1/1 LPT, p2, 1/1 LPT, p1, k15, m1l, m1r, k23. (50 sts)
Round 38: K2, p8, k40.
Round 39: K2, p8, k16, m1l, m1r, k24. (52 sts)
Round 40: K2, p8, k42.
Round 41: K2, p8, k17, m1l, m1r, k25. (54 sts)
Round 42: K2, p3, 1/1 RT, p3, k44.
Round 43: (K2, p3) 2 times, k18, m1l, m1r, k26. (56 sts)
Round 44: K2, p2, 1/1 RPT, 1/1 LPT, p2, k46.
Round 45: K2, (p2, k1) 2 times, p2, k9, move 20 sts onto scrap yarn or stitch holder, k17. (36 sts)
Round 46: K2, p1, 1/1 RPT, p2, 1/1 LPT, p1, k26.
Round 47: K2, p1, k1, p4, k1, p1, k26.
Round 48: K2, 1/1 RPT, p4, 1/1 LPT, k26.
Round 49: K2, k tbl, p6, k tbl, k26.
Round 50: K2, k tbl, p2, 1/1 LT, p2, k tbl, k26.
Round 51: K2, k tbl, p2, k2, p2, k tbl, k26.
Round 52: K2, (1/1 LPT, 1/1 RPT) 2 times, k26.
Round 53: K2, p1, k2, p2, k2, p1, k26.
Round 54: K2, p1, 1/1 LPT, p2, 1/1 LPT, p1, k26.
Rounds 55 – 56: K2, p8, k26.
Round 57 – 67: Repeat round 1.

BO using Jeny’s surprisingly stretchy bind off.

Left Hand

CO 36 sts, join to knit in rounds, careful not to twist.

Rounds 1-7: (P1, k tbl) 18 times. (36 sts)
Round 8: (P1, k tbl) 13 times, p3, 1/1 LT, p4, k tbl.
Round 9: (P1, k tbl) 13 times, p3, k2, p4, k tbl.
Round 10: (P1, k tbl) 13 times, p2, 1/1 RPT, 1/1 LPT, p3, k tbl.
Round 11: (P1, k tbl) 13 times, (p2, k1) 2 times, p3, k tbl.
Round 12: (P1, k tbl) 13 times, p1, 1/1 RPT, p2, 1/1 LPT, p2, k tbl.
Round 13: (P1, k tbl) 13 times, p1, k1, p4, k1, p2, k tbl.
Round 14: (P1, k tbl) 13 times, 1/1 RPT, p4, 1/1 LPT, p1, k tbl.
Round 15: (P1, k tbl) 12 times, p1, k tbl 2 times, p6, k tbl, p1, k tbl.
Round 16: (P1, k tbl) 12 times, p1, k tbl 2 times, p2, 1/1 RT, p2, k tbl, p1, k tbl.
Round 17: (P1, k tbl) 12 times, p1, k tbl 2 times, p2, k2, p2, k tbl, p1, k tbl.
Round 18: (P1, k tbl) 13 times, (1/1 LPT, 1/1 RPT) 2 times, p1, k tbl.
Round 19: (P1, k tbl) 13 times, p1, (k2, p2) 2 times, k tbl.
Round 20: (P1, k tbl) 13 times, p1, (1/1 RPT, p2) 2 times, k tbl.
Rounds 21 – 24: K26, p8, k2.
Round 25: K17, m1l, m1r, k9, p3, 1/1 LT, p3, k2. (38 sts)
Round 26: K28, (p3, k2) 2 times.
Round 27: K18, m1l, m1r, k10, p2, 1/1 RPT, 1/1 LPT, p2, k2. (40 sts)
Round 28: K30, (p2, k1) 2 times, p2, k2.
Round 29: K19, m1l, m1r, k11, p1, 1/1 RPT, p2, 1/1 LPT, p1, k2. (42 sts)
Round 30: K32, p1, k1, p4, k1, p1, k2.
Round 31: K20, m1l, m1r, k12, 1/1 RPT, p4, 1/1 LPT, k2. (44 sts)
Round 32: K34, k tbl, p6, k tbl, k2.
Round 33: K21, m1l, m1r, k13, k tbl, p2, 1/1 RT, p2, k tbl, k2. (46 sts)
Round 34: K36, k tbl, p2, k2, p2, k tbl, k2.
Round 35: K22, m1l, m1r, k14, (1/1 LPT, 1/1 RPT) 2 times, k2. (48 sts)
Round 36: K38, p1, k2, p2, k2, p1, k2.
Round 37: K23, m1l, m1r, k15, p1, 1/1 RPT, p2, 1/1 RPT, p1, k2. (50 sts)
Round 38: K40, p8, k2.
Round 39: K24, m1l, m1r, k16, p8, k2. (52 sts)
Round 40: K42, p8, k2.
Round 41: K25, m1l, m1r, k17, p8, k2. (54 sts)
Round 42: K44, p3, 1/1 LT, p3, k2.
Round 43: K26, m1l, m1r, k18, (p3, k2) 2 times. (56 sts)
Round 44: K46, p2, 1/1 RPT, 1/1 LPT, p2, k2.
Round 45: K17, bind off 2 times0, k9, (p2, k1) 2 times, p2, k2. (36 sts)
Round 46: K26, p1, 1/1 RPT, p2, 1/1 LPT, p1, k2.
Round 47: K26, p1, k1, p4, k1, p1, k2.
Round 48: K26, 1/1 RPT, p4, 1/1 LPT, k2.
Round 49: K26, k tbl, p6, k tbl, k2.
Round 50: K26, k tbl, p2, 1/1 RT, p2, k tbl, k2.
Round 51: K26, k tbl, p2, k2, p2, k tbl, k2.
Round 52: K26, (1/1 LPT, 1/1 RPT) 2 times, k2.
Round 53: K26, p1, k2, p2, k2, p1, k2.
Round 54: K26, p1, 1/1 RPT, p2, 1/1 RPT, p1, k2.
Rounds 55 – 56: K26, p8, k2.
Round 57/67: Repeat round 1.

BO using Jeny’s surprisingly stretchy bind off.

Thumbs


Pick up the stitches from the scrap yarn, join to knit in rounds, careful not to twist. (20 sts)
Rounds 1-5: K to end.
Rounds 6-10: (K tbl, p1) repeat to end.

 

Finishing

Sew in loose ends and enjoy! 

 

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