three knitted hearts in garter stitch

This Easy Knitted Heart Pattern creates a sweet shape that lies flat in the Garter Stitch. It is reversible and knitted top-down on straight knitting needles. Begin by making two humps with knitting increases. The middle section is just a few knitted rows. Finish by creating the decrease rows that taper down to the bottom of your heart shape. 

Continue reading to get all your materials, techniques, and free written pattern instructions to knit this pattern flat on straight needles. Get your a printable version in my popular paid “Knit Hearts Pattern Book” on Etsy or Ravelry.

4 knitted hearts with knitting needle


WATCH EASY HEART PATTERN VIDEO INTRO


KNITTING MATERIALS for Heart Knitting Pattern

knitting materials for easy heart with yarn, knitting needles, scissors, and a tapestry needle As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Feel free to use any size yarn and needles for your creative project. 


KNITTING TECHNIQUES

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CO = Cast On
K = Knit
KFB = Knit Front & Back (increase)
K2Tog = Knit Two Together (decrease)
BO = Bind Off

White knitted heart make two heart humps


PRINTABLE HEART KNITTING PATTERN

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HOW TO KNIT A HEART
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KNITTING INSTRUCTIONS for Heart Knitting Pattern

START BY MAKING TWO HEART HUMPS

White knitted heart top of heart humps section

Long Tail Cast On 3 stitches

Row 1: K3

Row 2: KFB, K1, KFB (5 sts)

Row 3: K5

Row 4: KFB, K3, KFB (7 sts) 

Row 5: K7

  • Cut Yarn
  • Slide 1st Heart Hump down your needle
  • Repeat Rows 1 – 5 to make the 2nd Heart Hump
  • With both Heart Humps on the same knitting needle, continue to Row 6 (14 sts)

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MIDDLE SECTION OF KNITTED HEART

White knitted heart middle section

Row 6: K6, K2Tog, K6 (13 sts)

Row 7: K13

Row 8: K13

Row 9: K13

Row 10: K13

Row 11: K13

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DECREASE SECTION OF KNITTED HEART

White knitted heart decrease section

Row 12: K2Tog, K9, K2Tog (11 sts)

Row 13: K11

Row 14: K2Tog, K7, K2Tog (9 sts)

Row 15: K9

Row 16: K2Tog, K5, K2Tog (7 sts)

Row 17: K7

Row 18: K2Tog, K3, K2Tog (5 sts)

Row 19: K5

Row 20: K2Tog, K1, K2Tog (3 sts)

Row 21: K2Tog, K1 (2 sts)

Bind Off, Cut Yarn, Weave-In Yarn 4 Tails


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