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Sweet heart by DROPS Design
"Everyone needs one..."
Knitted DROPS heart in "Alpaca" and "Kid-Silk" to hang on the Christmas tree.
DROPS Extra 0-878
DROPS design: Pattern no z-610
Yarn group A
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Measurements:
Height: approx. 5 cm / 2''

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
50 g color no 3620, red
And use: DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio
25 g color no 14, red

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 3 mm / US 2.5 - or size needed to get 22 sts x 44 rows in garter st with 1 strand of each yarn = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Accessories:
Some poly stuffing or similar for filling
Red silk ribbon (approx. 25 cm / 9 3/4'').

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The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS Alpaca. All prices valid per 30/10/2014.

The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS Kid-Silk. All prices valid per 30/10/2014.

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Yarn type
  • DROPS ALPACA UNI COLOUR (50g)
    DROPS Alpaca Party! / 25% OFF!
    5.40 USD
    4.05 USD
  • DROPS ALPACA MIX (50g)
    DROPS Alpaca Party! / 25% OFF!
    5.40 USD
    4.05 USD
  • DROPS KID-SILK UNI COLOUR (25g)
    9.45 USD
  • DROPS KID-SILK LONG PRINT (25g)
    9.45 USD
NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inch - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 K rows
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HEART:
Worked sideways back and forth on needle in one and folded double.
Cast on 26 sts on needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 with 1 strand of each yarn - leave approx. 30 cm / 11 3/4'' of yarn tail at the beg.
Work 2 cm / 3/4'' in garter st.
On the next 2 rows, bind off 7 sts at the beg of each row = 12 sts.
Work 2 cm / 3/4'' in garter st.
Cut the yarn (leave approx. 30 cm / 11 3/4'' of yarn tail).
Pull yarn through the last 12 sts and tighten tog. Fold the heart double and sew it tog at the top. Weave in the tail.
Use the cast on yarn tail and pull it through all the outermost sts and tighten tog. Sew tog down the side while at the same time filling the heart with poly stuffing.
Fasten a silk ribbon at the top of the heart.



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