Knitted Heart for St. Valentine

About: Born in England many years ago, moved to California in 1980, moved to New York in 1993, became a US citizen. Favourite place to visit, besides London England, is Lake Winnipesaukkee in New Hampshire, home o...

I wanted to knit a heart for St. Valentine's Day, so I found a Jean Greenhowe pattern in her book "knitted toys", which is really for a Christmas tree decoration. However, I think it is really more suitable for St. Valentine's day, because it is a heart! I knitted it in some oddments of leftover yarns and trimmed it with some lace and ribbon that was lying around with the wrapping paper and ribbons. Here it is. I think it is quite nice! It didn't take long to knit, in fact it took longer to sew it up and add the trimmings.

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