Style Sunday: Valentine Knits
As Valentine’s day is just a few sleeps away you can’t seem to go five minutes without seeing a cute love heart motif – it’s everywhere! Cards, stationery, confectionery, clothing – everywhere!
I get that for some folks this is overkill. Personally, I love love, so I’m happy for hearts to be popping up all over the place! This Queen of Hearts Sweater, £24.75 from Forever21 is just the right balance of cute, funky and colour.
It also got me thinking about how well the love heart motif fits onto knitwear. It is such a simple motif that is sits perfectly on the knitted fabric, and can be used in so many smart ways to make some pretty striking designs – so, in light of the approaching Day of Love, I wanted to collect together a few of my most favourite Valentine Knits!
1 Heart Yoke Cardigan by Kate Gagnon Osborn, featured in Vogue Knitting 2009
2 Hearts & Flowers by Meg Foster, £4
3 I <3 Me Sweater by Anna & Heidi Pickles, available for free
4 Heartdigan Cardigan by Katie Himmelberg, featured in Knitscene 2010
5 Heartbeat by Martin Storey, featured in Rowan Easy Winter Knits
6 Five by Louise Harding, featured in Queen of Hearts
How’s about that little lot? You feeling the love yet?!