Thursday, January 24, 2008

Knitted Hearts Winners

Knitted Hearts
Thanks everyone for entering the Knitted Hearts Pay It Forward!! Here are the entrants and some linky love:
  1. Christine at From Dates to Diapers, and beyond
  2. Melissa at LifeWithTwo
  3. nor_lou at silly mommy of 2 silly girls
  4. dodo
  5. Carrie at Life is Like a Mountain Railway
  6. SeaBird at SeaBird Chronicles
  7. A Cup of Joy
  8. eastcoastlife
  9. windycindy
  10. Stacey at JameeForever
  11. Dana Lynne at Too Many Interests & Potential Topics to Successfully Grant a Title To...
  12. Janice J
  13. deelong at Things in Oregon
And the winners selected from Random.org are:

Here are your random numbers:

2 10 3 11

Timestamp: 2008-01-25 01:44:13 UTC

Congratulations Melissa, nor_lou, Stacey and Dana Lynne!

Now for some knitting details on the hearts:
I bought the purple and red flag yarns from the Target One Spot last year. They looked like so much fun, but I hadn't found a good use for them until now. The purple yarn is King Tut Egyptian cotton and the red yarn is Lion Chenille (except for the middle heart which was acrylic). Adam's heart is the plain red one on top because he didn't want any "frilly stuff". They were knit using the Mochimochi pattern, with the exception of using size 7 needles and knitting up to 12 stitches instead of 14. For the first lobe, I used k2tog, k4, turn, p2tog, p1, p2tog, cast off. I cut a 24" tail for seaming later. The second lobe is the opposite at k4, k2tog, turn, p2tog, p1, p2tog, cast off. They were stuffed with yarn scraps and sewn together using the same strand of yarn, including the hanging loop. The loop is simple enough: knot on top, loop, thread through the knot straight out the bottom and knot again (this loop needs to withstand my kids). They were really fun to make!

4 comments :

Stacey said...

Hi Angela, thank so much--I remember seeing these and thinking they were sooo adorable! And now I get to own one, that's very cool. I'll email my address asap. xo

Melissa said...

I cant wait to get mine! Thanks so much. Melissa

Girl con Queso said...

So very cool. Great hearts. And great contest. I love it.

eastcoastlife said...

sigh.... I was so excited to see my name. I thought I won one..... and then I found out I wasn't one of the 4 picked. *boohoo*

Thanks for the link love.

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