Knitting pattern: vintage lace heart brooch
You've got to give a little love to get a little love of your own according to indie folk band Noah and the Whale, and as all fibre-flingers know knitted love is the best kind to get. Especially if it's quick to stitch up. At Stitch and Bitch London, my not-so-little knitting group, we pass on the knitting love weekly and our Stitched Heart on Your Sleeve Brooch allows you to give love with minimal stitching effort.
Whipped up by the button-obsessed Fastener the simple free knitting pattern is a combination of knits, purls, increases, decreases and a little fanciness with a bit of vintage lace and some cute as a button buttons.
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Knit someone you love a bit of vintage-style heart-shaped adoration. Go on. It's less messy than giving someone a real heart too.