February 28 - Joined Hearts - Linked Hearts
Copyright 2007 Esther Paris
This sample is size 40 Anchor thread
Shuttle and ball. Work tightly so the hearts are stiff.
Dimpled Ring: 14ds, picot, 7ds, join to picot (makes the dimple), 14ds, close. First heart done.
Dimpled Ring: 7ds, join to previous heart as if the whole thing were a picot, 7ds, picot, 7 ds, join to picot (dimple), 14 ds, close. Second heart done.
Cut and tie off ends.
Make another one the same to use just this motif for earrings.
Shuttle only. Work tightly so the hearts are stiff.
Make a dimpled ring as above: 14ds, p, 7ds, join to picot (makes dimple), 14 ds.
Close ring. Cut and tie.
Thread the thread THROUGH the first heart and place first heart at back of left hand before starting second ring. Make a second dimpled heart ring as above: 14-7+14cl.
Cut and tie.
Make another one the same for second earring.
Link two pair of Joined Hearts as shown in the photo if desired. Enjoy!