Lace Heart Knitting Pattern

This Lace Heart Knitting Pattern creates a sweet swatch of love. With basic knitting techniques, this knit stitch pattern is fun for so many knitting projects year-round.

You can stitch these lacy hearts into a blanket, pillow, or just keep on going heart-after-heart to make a beautiful, long scarf.

Lace Heart Knit Stitch Pattern squares in white, pink, and red yarn colors.

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How to Knit Lace Hearts Knit Stitch Easy Free Knitting Pattern + Video Tutorial by Studio Knit

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Knitting Techniques

Slip Knot 
• CO = Cast On Long Tail Method
• K = Knit Stitch
• P = Purl Stitch
• K2Tog = Knit 2 Stitches Together (right-slanting decrease)
• K3Tog = Knit 3 Stitches Together (right-slanting decrease)
• SSK = Slip Slip Knit (left-slanting decrease)
• YO = Yarn Over
• BO = Bind Off
Weave In Ends

Knitted heart square in lace eyelets with orange color yarn.

Knitting Instructions + Chart

Cast On 21 Stitches

Row 1 (Right Side): K21

Row 2 (Wrong Side): K21

Row 3: K21

Row 4: K2, P17, K2

Row 5: K21

Row 6: K2, P17, K2



Row 7: K10, YO, SSK, K9

Row 8: K2, P17, K2

Row 9: K8, K2TOG, YO, K, YO, SSK, K8

Row 10: K2, P17, K2

Row 11: K7, K2TOG, YO, K3, YO, SSK, K7

Row 12: K2, P17, K2

Row 13: K6, K2TOG, YO, K5, YO, SSK, K6

Row 14: K2, P17, K2

Row 15: K5, K2TOG, YO, K7, YO, SSK, K5

Row 16: K2, P17, K2

Row 17: K4, K2TOG, YO, K9, YO, SSK, K4

Row 18: K2, P17, K2

Row 19: K3, K2TOG, YO, K11, YO, SSK, K3

Row 20: K2, P17, K2

Row 21: K4, YO, SSK, K4, YO, SSK, K3, K2TOG, YO, K4

Row 22: K2, P17, K2

Row 23: K5, YO, SSK, K, K2TOG, YO, K, YO, SSK, K, K2TOG, YO, K5

Row 24: K2, P17, K2

Row 25: K6, YO, K3TOG, YO, K3, YO, K3TOG, YO, K6

Row 26: K2, P17, K2



Row 27: K21

Row 28: K2, P17, K2

Row 29: K21

Row 30: K21


Repeat Rows 3 – 26 until your piece is the length you desire, then finish with Rows 27 – 30.

Bind Off.

Weave in ends.

And you are DONE!!

Knitting Chart of Lace Heart pattern.

Kristen McDonnell
Author & Designer

After publishing her first knitting tutorial video, Kristen founded StudioKnit LLC. Enamored with teaching online, she films knitting lessons and designs from her vibrant production studio on Half Moon Bay’s California coast.

Kristen McDonnell is the author of the highly acclaimed book Knit Stitch: 50 Knit + Purl Patterns featuring vintage and unique designs.


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