You Have My Heart Knit Applique
You'll love adding this adorable knit applique to a favorite shirt or bag!
Quick and easy to make, You Have My Heart Knit Applique is a fun way to add a pop of color to almost any clothing item or accessory in your closet! The Valentine's Day knit pattern would make a great gift idea for family and friends, but you don't need to wait until February to create this cute little number. It's also a creative way to patch a beloved pair of jeans or even a sweater. You could even attach the applique to a pillow, quilt, or blanket for a truly personalized look. This is one easy pattern that would be a fun addition to any knitter's repertoire!
Knitting Needle Size3 or 3.25 mm
Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)
Gauge24 sts = 4" [10 cm]; 28 rows = 4" [10 cm]. Gauge is not critical for this project.
Finished SizeAppliqué measures: 2½" [6.4 cm] at widest point x 2½" [6.4 cm] long.
- RED HEART® Comfort Sport™: 1 ball 4310 Hot Pink
- Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 3.25mm [US 3]
- Yarn needle
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Kfb: Knit in front and back of stitch (increase).
K2tog: Knit two stitches together.
P2tog: Knit or Purl 2 stitches together.
Cast on 3 stitches.
Row 1 (Right Side): Knit across Row.
Row 2 (Wrong Side): K1, Kfb, K1—4 sts.
Row 3: Knit across Row.
Row 4: K1, Kfb in next 2 stitches, K1—6 sts.
Row 5: K1, P4, K1.
Row 6: K1, Kfb, K2, Kfb, K1—8 sts.
Row 7: K1, purl to last stitch, K1.
Row 8: K1, Kfb, knit to last 2 stitches, Kfb, K1—10 sts.
Rows 9–12: Repeat Rows 7-8, twice—14 sts.
Row 13: Repeat Row 7.
Row 14: Knit across Row.
Row 15: K1, P to last stitch, K1.
Rows 16-17: Repeat Rows 14-15, once.
Make Split for Top of Heart.
Row 18: K7, turn. Leave remaining 7 stitches on needle.
Row 19: K2, P3, K2.
Row 20: K2, K2tog, K3—6 sts.
Row 21: K2, P2tog, K2—5 sts.
Row 22: K2tog, K1, K2tog—3 sts.
Row 23: Bind off all stitches in Knit, cut yarn and tie off.
Next Rows: Join yarn and work remaining 7 stitches on needle as follows.
Repeat Rows 18-23.
With Yarn needle, weave in ends.
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- knit or purl 2 sts together
- knit in front and back of stitch (increase)
Put a smile on a loved one's face on Valentine's Day when you knit a beautiful gift! Take a look at our collection of knit pattern ideas to get started: 30 Valentine's Day Knitting Patterns
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