My Rainbow Heart by Stephanie Lotven
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My Rainbow Heart

Knitting
February 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in colorwork heart motif
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
186 - 250 yards (170 - 229 m)
Adult Small (Medium, Large)
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Check out the matching Heart Head Hat.

We all need a little love and rainbows in our lives. I wrote this pattern to get a little happiness out into the world, one rainbow at a time. This is a fun, simple colorwork pattern that is easy to memorize. This pattern was specifically designed to showcase the rainbow in your yarn stash.

SIZES :
Adult Small (Medium, Large)

YARN :
FINGERING WEIGHT YARN
Main Color : 120 (140, 160) yards
TOTAL Contrasting Color : 104 (116, 128) yards
Contrasting Color/6-round repeat* : 4-5 (4.5-5.5, 5-6) yards
*All CC color changes in chart A will require 4 (4.5, 5) yards. All CC color changes in chart B will require 5 (5.5, 6) yards.

SHOWN IN: Canon Hand Dyes CHARLES MERINO SOCK (80% Superwash Merino 20% Nylon, 395 yards / 100 grams) or other FINGERING weight yarn
“Silver” for MC & “Bright, Fierce Colour” 24-Color Mini Skein Set for CC

FINISHED DIMENSIONS :
Circumference : 6 (7, 8) inches
Length : 9.5 inches

NEEDLES :
US 3 (3.25mm) & US 1 (2.25mm) DPNs or other small circumference needles in each size or size needed to obtain gauge

GAUGE :
32 stitches & 40 rounds = 4 inches in stockinette stitch (using colorwork heart motif) on LARGER NEEDLES

NOTIONS :
2 stitch markers, scrap yarn, & tapestry needle

SKILLS :
stranded colorwork & knitting in the round

LEVEL :
intermediate