Heart Sweater by Ashwini Jambhekar

Heart Sweater

November 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1096 - 1918 yards (1002 - 1754 m)
XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X)
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This sweater was an experiment in playing with a motif in different sizes and contexts. I started with the large diamond motif at the hems and then repeated the internal heart-shaped motif twice more in the body. The recurring yo-s2kp2-yo eyelet pattern from the large motif was used to link the hearts and then continue up the body. The hearts appear in miniature in the collar, complete with the yo-s2kp2-yo motif to tie it all together. I used a merino yarn with great stitch definition to show it all off, in a subtle tonal shade that would not compete with the intricate stitch patterns but would provide depth to the color. The result is a sweater that can be dressed up or down and paired with a wide range of colors.