Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Heartstrings~My First Full Size Self Made Design!


This is my first design. I am calling it "Heartstrings". You are so welcome to knit it up, it is free for your personal use. If you do knit it and have suggestions for improvement I would love to hear your comments! Note: You have my permission to sell the cloths you knit from this pattern. Just do not sell the pattern or take credit for the pattern. Thank you!

Here is the pattern:

With size 7 needles, mine came out to be about 8.5 inches wide and about 10 inches long.

k=knit
p=purl
yo=yarn over
skpo=slip 1, knit 1, pass the slipped stitch over the knitted stitch drop it for a decrease.

Cast on 40

1. k1, p1 across
2. k1, p1 across
3. k1, p1 across
4. k1, p1 across
5. k1, p1, k1, p 34, k1, p1, k1
6. p1, k1, p1, k3, yo, skpo, yo, skpo, k3, yo skpo, yo skpo, k 6, yo skpo, yo skpo,
k3, yo skpo, yo skpo, k 3 p1, k1, p1
7. k1, p1, k1, purl 34, k1, p1, k1
8. p1, k1, p1, k2, yo, skpo, k3, yo, skpo, yo, skpo, k2, yo skpo, , k4, yo, skpo,k, yo, skpo, yo, skpo, k2, yo, skpo, k2, p1, k1, p1
9. k1, p1, k1, purl 34, k1, p1, k1
10. p1, k1, p1, k1, yo, skpo, k5, yo, skpo, k4, yo, skpo, k2, yo, skpo, k5, yo, skpo, k4, yo, skpo, k1, p1, k1, p1
11. k1, p1, k1, p34, k1, p1, k1
12. p1, k1, p1, yo, skpo, k13, yo, skpo, yo, skpo, k13, yo, skpo, p1, k1, p1
13. k1, p1, k1, p34, k1, p1, k1
14. p1, k1, p1, yo, skpo, k13, yo, skpo, yo, skpo, k13, yo, skpo, p1, k1, p1
15. k1, p1, k1, p34, k1, p1, k1
16. p1, k1, p1, k1, yo, skpo, k11, yo, skpo, k2, yo, skpo, k11, yo, skpo, k1, p1,k1, p1
17. k1, p1, k1, p34, k1, p1, k1
18. p1, k1, p1, k2, yo, skpo, k9, yo, skpo, k4, yo, skpo, k9, yo, skpo, k2, p1, k1,
p1
19. k1, p1, k1, p34, k1, p1, k1
20. p1, k1, p1, k3, yo, skpo, k7, yo, skpo, k6, yo, skpo, k7, yo, skpo, k3, p1, k1,
p1
21. k1, p1, k1, p34, k1, p1, k1
22. p1, k1, p1, k4, yo, skpo, k5, yo, skpo, k8, yo, skpo, k5, yo, skpo, k4, p1, k1,
p1
23. k1, p1, k1, p34, k1, p1, k1
24. p1, k1, p1, k5, yo, skpo, k3, yo, skpo, k10, yo, skpo, k3, yo, skpo, k5, p1, k1, p1
25. k1, p1, k1, p34, k1, p1, k1
26. p1, k1, p1, k6, yo, skpo, k1, yo, skpo, k12, yo, skpo, k1, yo, skpo, k6, p1, k1, p1
27. k1, p1, k1, p 34, k1, p1, k1
28. p1, k1, p1, k8, yo, skpo, k15, yo, skpo, k7, p1, k1, p1
29. k1, p1, k1, p34, k1, p1, k1
30. p1, k1, p1, knit across, p1, k1, k1
31. k1, p1, k1, purl 34, k1, p1, k1
32. p1, k1, p1, k3, yo, skpo, yo, skpo, k3, yo skpo, yo skpo, k 6, yo skpo, yo skpo, k3, yo skpo, yo skpo,k3 p1, k1, p1
33. k1, p1, k1, purl 34, k1, p1, k1
34. p1, k1, p1, k2, yo, skpo, k3, yo, skpo, yo, skpo, k2, yo skpo, , k4, yo, skpo,
k3, yo, skpo, yo, skpo, k2, yo, skpo, k2, p1, k1, p1
35. k1, p1, k1, purl 34, k1, p1, k1
36. p1, k1, p1, k1, yo, skpo, k5, yo, skpo, k4, yo, skpo, k2, yo, skpo, k5, yo, skpo, k4, yo, skpo, k1, p1, k1, p1
37. k1, p1, k1, p34, k1, p1, k1
38. p1, k1, p1, yo, skpo, k13, yo, skpo, yo, skpo, k13, yo, skpo, p1, k1, p1
39. k1, p1, k1, p34, k1, p1, k1
40. p1, k1, p1, yo, skpo, k13, yo, skpo, yo, skpo, k13, yo, skpo, p1, k1, p1
41. k1, p1, k1, p34, k1, p1, k1
42. p1, k1, p1, k1, yo, skpo, k11, yo, skpo, k2, yo, skpo, k11, yo, skpo, k1, p1,k1, p1
43. k1, p1, k1, p34, k1, p1, k1
44. p1, k1, p1, k2, yo, skpo, k9, yo, skpo, k4, yo, skpo, k9, yo, skpo, k2, p1, k1,p1
45. k1, p1, k1, p34, k1, p1, k1
46. p1, k1, p1, k3, yo, skpo, k7, yo, skpo, k6, yo, skpo, k7, yo, skpo, k3, p1, k1,p1
47. k1, p1, k1, p34, k1, p1, k1
48. p1, k1, p1, k4, yo, skpo, k5, yo, skpo, k8, yo, skpo, k5, yo, skpo, k4, p1, k1,p1
49. k1, p1, k1, p34, k1, p1, k1
50. p1, k1, p1, k5, yo, skpo, k3, yo, skpo, k10, yo, skpo, k3, yo, skpo, k5, p1, k1, p1
51. k1, p1, k1, p34, k1, p1, k1
52. p1, k1, p1, k6, yo, skpo, k1, yo, skpo, k12, yo, skpo, k1, yo, skpo, k6, p1, k1, p1
53. k1, p1, k1, p 34, k1, p1, k1
54. p1, k1, p1, k8, yo, skpo, k15, yo, skpo, k7, p1, k1, p1
55. k1, p1, k1, p34, k1, p1, k1
56. p1, k1, p1, k34, p1, k1, p1
57. k1, p1, across
58. k1, p1, across
59. k1, p1, across
60. k1, p1 across
Cast off.
Heartstrings copyright, Karen Twombly 2008.

14 comments:

Lindy said...

Oh my, it's absolutely beautiful! I love it! It's definately on my to-do list.

Denise said...

What a great job! It's so lovely! Congratulations on becoming a designer!
So, what's next on your list?

Wendy in MD said...

Great job! Your cloth is super cute. :) I think I will try to make it once I figure out how to drop the stitch after the psso part.

KnittingMom said...

Absolutely beautiful. I am printing it out now. I am very impressed this is your first design. Keep em coming.

Aunt Kathy said...

Be careful, that designer bug never goes away once you're bitten. LOL.

I love the lace hearts, nice job. I have been tinkering with lace designs too lately, I still have a way to go.

Quilty bird said...

Oh, so pretty! I am going to print it off now. Maybe I can squeeze it in before the Feb. KAL starts. I'm almost done with a flamingo cloth I started yesterday, so maybe I can free up those needles tonight.

Thanks for sharing the pattern with us!

nymiesrose@comcast.net said...

You did a great job and I going to make this for my niece it this same your.

Congrads of your first cloth and good luk on many more. Rosalyn

MaryBeth said...

Well done!
thanks for sharing :)
MaryBeth

Jen S said...

It's beautiful, but I could never do that!

cindybmw2004 said...

That's really very pretty! Welcome to the world of designing! :)

yvonnew said...

My comment?...excellent is my comment! I think you are a very skilled knitter karen!

Tea said...

Hi Karen,
I saw your cloth on Lindy's blog & hopped over to snag a copy. It's just beautiful! You did a great job! May all your future designs be just as pretty as this one.

Shirl said...

Karen
Well done, thanks for sharing your design.
Drukkies
Shirley

K said...

Hi,
Is there a K3 missing in Row 8?
Thx.