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Natty-Knits on craftsy.com
San Francisco, Bay Area, CA US

I'm an expat Brit living in the San Francisco Bay Area and a stay at home Mum. I'm also an avid knitter with many ideas for interesting designs using unusual construction and techniques.

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Wings of Love

from Natty Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Wings of Love
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Garter (knit) Stitch
  • Purl Stitch
  • Picking Up stitches
  • K2tog

Pattern Description:

Knit your own love heart. This kitsch knitted heart, with little knitted wings to help love fly makes a great Valentine or Christmas tree decoration. The hearts can also be knitted without wings.

I find this a quick, addictive knit and a great excuse to play with sparkly yarn.

For an ADVENTUROUS BEGINNER knitter using the technique of short row shaping (fully explained in the pattern). The heart is knitted flat and only has one small sewn seam.

HINTS AND TIPS to help you with this pattern are available on my blog http://nattyknitter.wordpress.com this is mentioned in the pattern.


7 stitches and 9 rows in stockinette stitch = 1"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 2.5" tall


  • Approximately 30 yards of red or pink Double Knitting yarn
  • Approximately 10 yards of white or cream Double Knitting yarn
  • US size 3 (3 1/4 mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Fiberfill
  • Tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

40 yards of DK weight

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