Saturday Stitch- Lacy Hearts

Every Saturday I will share with you a new stitch.
This week’s stitch is Lacy Hearts


These small lacy hearts form this elegant checkered pattern and is ideal for a sweater, scarf, cowl or blanket. It requires a bit of knitting experience but once you get going it’s a dream.
Instructions
You need a stitch number multiple of 8 + 8 + 2 edge stitches. Repeat the pattern between the * as many times as you like.
Row 1: edge st, * yo, sl1kw, k1, psso, k6; repeat from * to last 9 sts, yo, sl1kw, k1, psso, k6, edge st
Row 2 & all other wrong side rows: edge st, purl across to last st, edge st
Row 3: edge st, * k1, yo, sl1kw, k1, psso, k3, k2tog, yo; repeat from * to last 9 sts, k1, yo, sl1kw, k1, psso, k3, k2tog, yo, edge st
Row 5: edge st, * k2, yo, sl1kw, k1, psso, k1, k2tog, yo, k1; repeat from * to last 9 sts, k2, yo, sl1kw, k1, psso, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, edge st
Row 7: edge st, * yo, k3tog, yo, k3, yo, sl1kw, k1, psso; repeat from * to last 9 sts, yo, k3tog, yo, k3, yo, sl1kw, k1, psso, edge st
Row 9: edge st, * k4, yo, sl1kw, k1, psso, k2; repeat from * to last 9 sts, k4, yo, sl1kw, k1, psso, k2, edge st
Row 11: edge st, * k2, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, sl1kw, k1, psso, k1; repeat from * to last 9 sts, k2, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, sl1kw, k1, psso, k1, edge st
Row 13: edge st, * k1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, sl1kw, k1, psso; repeat from * to last 9 sts, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, sl1kw, k1, psso, edge st
Row 15: edge st, * k2, yo, sl1kw, k1, psso, yo, k3tog, yo, k1; repeat from * to last 9 sts, k2, yo, sl1kw, k1, psso, yo, k3tog, yo, k1, edge st
Repeat rows 1 through 16.

Difficulty level: Medium

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