The Chain of Hearts Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #156

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the chain of hearts stitch. This lace panel creates a vertical chain of interlocking hearts. It’s perfect for a detail on a sweater sleeve, blanket, or shawl.

Video Tutorial

Materials Used

Addi Lace Click Interchangeable Needle Set

Have all the needles you’ll ever need in one convenient carrying case! The addi Lace Click system provides 8 different sizes of addi Lace tips, five different lengths of our new, extremely pliable blue cord, and one connector piece which helps to either store stitches or combine your cords. The Click tips require no tools to change; simply insert the cord deep into the tip, twist and release. The tips will remain secure until you change them, thanks to the Click's revolutionary locking mechanism. The addi Click tips are nickel plated. Our nickel plating process is electro-static, which produces a smooth, rounded edge, where the tip and the cord "click" together.

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Yarn Over
sl st
Slip Stitch
Pass Slipped Stitch Over
Knit 2 Together

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
This lace panel is worked over 5 stitches on a reverse stockinette background.

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

This lace panel is worked over 5 stitches on a reverse stockinette background.

  • Row 1: K2, yo, k1, sl 1k, k1, psso
  • Row 2: P5
  • Row 3: K2tog, k1, yo, k2
  • Row 4: rep row 2
  • Repeat Rows 1-4 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Chain of Hearts Stitch Right SideExample of the Chain of Hearts Stitch Wrong Side

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