Denim Hearts by Debbie Abrahams

Denim Hearts

Knitting
January 2005
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
91in x 63in (228cm x 158cm)
Flag of English English

From the pattern description:

A sister afghan to Queen of Hearts, this same theme has been reworked, this time in denim yarn. I have returned to a favourite motif, the heart, with its connotations of warmth, affection and the home. It is immediately recognisable and capable of many adaptions. In this design I have used this concept to establish a feeling of ease and well-being.

Yarn Requirements:

For the blanket

  • 20 x 50g balls dark denim blue
  • 20 x 50g balls mid denim blue
  • 22 x 50g balls light denim blue


For the edging

  • 1 1/5 x 50g ball mid denim blue
  • 1 1/5 x 50g ball light denim blue
  • 1 1/5 x 50g ball dark denim blue


Beads

  • 2465 x red 5mm beads
  • 1244 x pearl 5mm beads


Other requirements
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  • 2 circular US3 (3.25mm) needles 39in (100cm) length

  • cable needle