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Use any yarn you like
Place slip stitch on needle using heart yarn and size 3mm (US 2) needles.
Row 1 (inc) [K1, p1, k1] all into same st. (3 sts)
Row 2 (inc) [Kfb] 3 times. 6 sts. Slide sts to other end of needle without turning. Keeping gauge tight, pull working yarn across the back as i-cord.
Rnd 3 (inc) [Kfb] 6 times. 12sts
Knitting each set of 4 sts over 3 needles, with RS facing work in the rnd as follows:
Rnd 4 K12.
Rnd 5 (inc) [K5, Kfb] twice. 14sts
Rnd 6 (inc) [K6, Kfb] twice. 16sts
Rnd 7 (inc) [K7, Kfb] twice. 18sts
Cont to increase 2 sts on each rnd as set over next three rnds. 24sts
Rnd 11 (dec) K6, turn, p5, p2tog, p5, turn. 11 sts. Continue on this side of the bump at the top of the heart as follows:
Row 12 (dec) k2tog, k7, k2tog. 9sts
Row 13 P3, skpo, p4. 8sts
Row 14 K2tog, k4, k2tog. 6sts
Row 15 P2tog, p4, p2tog. 6sts
Bind off p-wise.
RS facing, rejoin yarn to 12 sts from other side of bump.
Rnd 11 (dec) K5, k2tog, k5. 11sts
Row 12 (dec) P2tog, p7, p2tog. 9sts
Row 13 K3, skpo, k4. 8sts
Row 14 P2tog, p4, p2tog. 6sts
Row 15 K2tog, k2, k2tog. 4sts
Turn heart to WS, join around each bump to join the heart, leaving a small gap for turning. Turn out to RS. Tuck in a little spare yarn to pad it out a bit then sew up the gap.