Change language:
Sweet heart by DROPS Design
"Everyone needs one..."
Knitted DROPS heart in "Alpaca" and "Kid-Silk" to hang on the Christmas tree.
DROPS Extra 0-878
DROPS design: Pattern no z-610
Yarn group A
Height: approx. 5 cm / 2''

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
50 g color no 3620, red
And use: DROPS KID-SILK from Garnstudio
25 g color no 14, red

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 3 mm / US 2.5 - or size needed to get 22 sts x 44 rows in garter st with 1 strand of each yarn = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Some poly stuffing or similar for filling
Red silk ribbon (approx. 25 cm / 9 3/4'').

(Continue to pattern...)

See deals and shadecard for: DROPS Alpaca / DROPS Kid-Silk

Comments (4)

Print Pattern Print Photo

The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS Alpaca. All prices valid per 30/08/2015.

The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS Kid-Silk. All prices valid per 30/08/2015.

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Bind/cast off from RS

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Cast on - continental method

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Christmas heart - knitted

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Garter stitch

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Knit (K) - continental

DROPS Tutorial Videos: Knit (K) - US/UK method

If you do not find the video you need, click here to go to DROPS Video Index.

Yarn type
    4.85 USD
    6.80 USD
    6.80 USD

Tips & Help

Learn something new every day!

Do you love knitting and/or crocheting and are always excited to learn something new? Then visit our Tutorial Videos section or our FAQ!!

Are you looking for pattern inspiration, crafting books or a blog to follow? We have this and so much more available to you on the "Tips & Help" section of our website!

And don't forget, every pattern on the DROPS website is followed by Videos to help you! Just take a look at the Video tab to the right of the pattern photos!
NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inch - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle):
K all rows. 1 ridge = 2 K rows

Worked sideways back and forth on needle in one and folded double.
Cast on 26 sts on needle size 3 mm / US 2.5 with 1 strand of each yarn - leave approx. 30 cm / 11 3/4'' of yarn tail at the beg.
Work 2 cm / 3/4'' in garter st.
On the next 2 rows, bind off 7 sts at the beg of each row = 12 sts.
Work 2 cm / 3/4'' in garter st.
Cut the yarn (leave approx. 30 cm / 11 3/4'' of yarn tail).
Pull yarn through the last 12 sts and tighten tog. Fold the heart double and sew it tog at the top. Weave in the tail.
Use the cast on yarn tail and pull it through all the outermost sts and tighten tog. Sew tog down the side while at the same time filling the heart with poly stuffing.
Fasten a silk ribbon at the top of the heart.

Do you need some help?

For further pattern help, please contact the store where you bought the yarn. Having bought DROPS yarn, you are guaranteed to receive qualified help from a store specializing in the DROPS patterns.

All patterns are carefully reviewed, but we must make reservation for possible mistakes. All patterns are translated from Norwegian and you can always check the original pattern for measurements and calculations.

Go to original pattern for design DROPS Extra 0-878. If you think you have found an error in the pattern, please post your remark or question in our Comments section.

© 1982-2015 DROPS Design A/S We reserve all rights. This document, including all its sub-sections, has copyrights. This is for all of you with knitting as a hobby and for you who run a yarn store. Either way, the DROPS pattern database is at your free disposal. As a store you are welcome to use the DROPS pattern database to promote the sale of your assortment. Print out any pattern you may want, make as many copies as desired. The only thing we ask is that you don't make any changes / additions to the original printed document... and that the patterns according to the DROPS philosophy are given out to the consumers for free.
The sale of garments based on DROPS DESIGN is permitted as long as they are sold as single items or per order. Further commercial use of the patterns is not permitted. It has to be clearly stated that the garment is made based on a design from DROPS DESIGN. The use of DROPS photos for marketing purposes/sales is only permitted when only DROPS yarns have been used. The photo may not be cut or edited and the logo should be clearly visible. The use of clothes labels of which DROPS DESIGN forms part is conditioned by the inclusion of the following text: “A DROPS DESIGN made by …..”.
We reserve the right to withdraw the permission for use at any time, notwithstanding the reason.

DROPS Design