Introduction: Giant Heart Blanket (or Rug)
This super simple blanket is made from pure merino wool roving, and is HEAVENLY to sink your toes into.
Time Required: 45 minutes to 1 hour depending on your skill level
Skill level: Beginner to Intermediate
Materials: 2 kilo's (2.2 lbs) of wool roving (it doesn't have to be Merino wool, but Merino wool is super soft and not itchy) or 100 metres (about 109 yards).
Alternative Materials.... you can also knit this up with several strands of regular knitting yarn or t-shirt yarn.
(It makes a GREAT STASH BUSTER!)
Step 1: Watch the Video!
Step 2: Written Instructions
(See bottom for abbreviation key)
Heart Bump (you'll need to knit 2 of these)
Cast on 3 stitches
Row 1: sl1, k2
Row 2: sl1, m1, p1, m1, k1
Row 3: sl1, k 4Row 4: sl1, m1, p3, m1, k1
Row 5: sl1, k6
Row 6: sl1, p5, k1
Row 7: sl1, k6
One Heart Bump Finished, .... now repeat the whole process to make a second heart bump.
Place both heart bumps on your arm taking care that the working yarn (the loose yarn you're knitting with) is nearest your hand.
Row 1: sl1, p12, k1
Row 2: sl1, k2tog, k8, k2tog, k1
Row 3: sl1, p10, k1
Row 4: sl1, k2tog, k6, k2tog, k1
Row 5: sl1, p8, k1
Row 6: sl1, k2tog, k4, k2tog, k1
Row 7: sl1, p6, k1
Row 8: sl1, k2tog, k2, k2tog, k1
Row 9: sl1, p4, k1
Row 10: sl1, k2tog, k2tog, k1
Row 11: s1, p2, k1
Row 12: sl1, k2tog, k1
Row 13: k3tog
Cut the yarn after the last loop and pull the tail through the loop.Weave the tail back into your heart rug to hide it and VOILA!
You should have a gorgeous billowy heart rug.If you have any questions just comment!
sl1 = Slip 1
k1 = Knit 1
p1 = Purl 1
k2tog = Knit 2 Stitches Together
k3tog = Knit 3 Stitches Together
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