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HeartStrings Pattern Corrections & Clarifications

I strive to make your patterns accurate and complete. But sometimes mistakes do happen, and I humbly ask that you accept my apologies when they do. If you have any questions or comments, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Upon discovery, errors are corrected in subsequent print runs. Therefore, a correction listed in the following will have already been incorporated in your pattern if the print series number after the dash in the Publication Number is a larger number than what is listed on your pattern.

Note: Publication editions starting with 3 thru 8 (i.e. 2008 or prior) might not appear on this list since any corrections would have long since been considered to have been distributed or updated to copies that might still be in circulation.

Pattern title Correction or clarification Publication edition number(s) affected
Alhambra Arches Lace Stole Row 23 on page 3 should read as follows after the start of the repeat section ... * k5, (yo, ssk) 2 times, ... rather than * k5, (yo, k2tog) 2 times, ... The chart is correct. H89-3062
Bead Skinny Skarf Page 3 chart: row 3 of Ending Transition is missing two k2tog symbols; this row should read the same as row 3 of Main Area. Written stitch instructions on page 4 are correct. H92-3327
Beaded Lux Shoulder Shawl Page 2 written instructions for row 10 are missing a k1. Should be Row 10: sl 1 wyif, k1, p4, ... The chart is correct. H58-9280
Page 2 written instructions for row 1 are missing a B. Should be Row 1: sl 1 wyif, k1, B, p5, B, p5, B, k2. The chart is correct. thru H58-9342
Beaded Scarf II Row 21 of written instructions was missing the bead count and a k2. Should read: "Row 21 (8 beads) sl 1 wyif, k2, sl bead-k1, k1, (sl bead-k1) 3 times, k2, (sl bead-k1) 3 times, k2, sl bead-k1, k2." The chart is correct. A64-9348
Beaded Shamrock Friendship Bracelet Pg 2 written instructions for rows 1 and 11 should be "6 more times". The chart is correct. S111-0003
Buffalo Guys and Gals Dickey Pg 2 Neckline shaping Short Row 1 should begin with k5 (not k4). thru A127-2253
Crest of the Wave Lace Scarf page 2, Main Pattern section -- The brackets are out of place on Row 1; this row should read as Row 1: k1, [p1, k2tog, yo twice, ssk, p1] 2 times, p1, k37, p1, [p1, k2tog, yo twice, ssk, p1] 2 times, k1. The chart is correct. A20-9347, -0105
Dragonfly Dreams
  • pg 3 Main Pattern written instructions, row 15: should be 40 sts (not 44 sts)
  • pg 4 Beginning Border chart: row 1 is missing purl symbol in 2nd column from right; rows 2 and 4 are mislabeled as 4 and 6 respectively)
  • pg 4: Main Pattern chart: rows 8 - 25 are missing purl symbol in 2nd column; row 15 column 8 from right: purl stitch should be removed from chart (written instructions on pg 3 are correct)
Elemental Changes Shetland Stole Pg 3, Main Area: an * is missing just in front of "A (beginning with Row 5 ...". H53-8335
Pg 5, Upward Fan Shetland Motif: row 10 should have yo after sl 1-k2tog-psso; Downward Fan Shetland Motif: row 12 should have yo after sl 1-k2tog-psso. The corresponding charts are correct. thru H53-9032
Elegantly Simple Triangle Shawl Page 3, Main Body of Shawl — Row 1: ... until 10 sts remain (not 9). Row 5: ... until 11 sts remain (not 10). A33-9048
Ethereal Fichu Chart page should say "Purl all WS (even-numbered) rows." A24-001 to 5201
Page 3 - The words "until 9 sts remain" should follow the closing bracket in the written-out instructions for Chart B row 17. A24U-8185
Page 3: For chart D row 9 there is a 2 st inc. It is shown on the chart, but was missed making that notation in the written instructions. A24U-9254
Filigree Lace-edge Baby Blanket Page 5 Symbol Key of chart: the blank square should be labeled as k, not k1tbl. H55-9200
Page 5 Rnd 12 of chart should not have any yarn overs; just ignore those 2 extra yarn overs and the count will be correct on rnd 13. The written instructions are ok. H55-9307
Filigree Lace Ensembles Gauge for hat should say 7 sts rather than 9¼. A135-5355
Filigree Lace Hat pg 3 upper portion of first column: The * that is just before "Work the 6 rnds of Lace Filigree Pattern Stitch." is mis-placed. The asterisk should instead be at the start of the line below; i.e. "* Remove eor mkr." thru A135-6028
Neck Warmer pg 4: Unfortunately, the stitch counts for the first size were omitted. The pattern originally had one size (just the one for casting on 120 sts), and the stitch counts for the increase rounds were not updated for the smaller 108-st size. Sorry. For the smaller size, after the 1st increase rnd you will have 117 sts; after the 2nd increase rnd you will have 126 sts, and finally 144 sts after the 3rd inc rnd. thru A135-9036
Flames of Fall

Page 4 Main Pattern written stitch instructions –

  • Row 5: The third time through the 20 st main pattern should read … p4, k2, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, yo, k2, p4, p2tog i.e. the yo and k2 have been reversed
  • Row 10: After the edge pattern, the next bracketed instruction should read (k3, p15, k2) 3 times
  • Rows 19, 23, 27, 31, 35: The last bracketed instruction should read (p3tog, k1-yo-k1) 2 times

The chart on page 3 is correct.

Fleur de Lis Lace Cape

Page 4 written stitch instructions: Row 13 is missing a k1; Row 15 has an extra yo. The rows should read –

Row 13: k2tog, yo, k1, (k2tog, yo) 5 times, (hook bead-k1) 3 times, (yo, ssk) 5 times, k1, yo, ssk.

Row 15: (k2tog, yo) 6 times, (hook bead-k1) 2 times, k1, (hook bead-k1) 2 times, (yo, ssk) 6 times.

The chart on page 3 is correct.

Hug-Me-tight Fan Lace Jacket Wrap Pg 2 Line-by-line Instructions, Rnd 12 should read: (k1tbl) 4 times, k13, (k1tbl) 3 times. The chart is correct. H16-9279
Page 4 bind-off for armhole has an extra "p1" in the instructions (first indented paragraph in first column). The paragraph should read: (sl bead, p2tog, move st just made to LHN, p2tog, move st just made to LHN) 45 (50, 55) times, sl bead, p2tog, This completes one armhole/sleeve.* H16-9279 and -0046
Lace Cross

Row 2 should read as follows: p1, * p1-yo-p1 all into the same yo st of previous row, p1; rep from * to end of row. (165 sts)

Lace Leaves Scarves

On page 4 written instructions for Pattern B Leaves, Row 29 should begin and end with "k1", Row 31 should begin and end with "k2". The chart is correct.

Lace Starlight Stole Pg 2 Row 6, insert this before the ending period: "; rep from * across row". The chart is correct. H64-9271
Lacy InterLACEments Pgs 3 and 4 Symbol Key: blank symbol should say "k on RS, p on WS"; dot symbol should say "p on RS, k on WS" H91-3023
Lacie Blanket On page 5, the written instructions for Rnd 5 of Inner Border should begin with "k1, yo, k1, yo, k2, .." rather than "k1, yo, k2, ...".. A88-8083 and A88EL-1205
Lacyflakes Pg 4: Rnd 20 in the "To complete Smaller Center-Out Snowflake" section should read: (lift 1 prev, k19) 5 times, lift 1 prev, k18, k1-inc. H22-8352
Rnd 17 of Larger Center-Out Snowflake should be: yo, ssk, ssk, yo2, k2tog, k2tog, yo, k1) 6 times. (correction is needed for both the written instructions on page 4 and the chart on page 5) thru H22-9035
References to Finish and Block on pages 3 and 4 should say go to page 2 (not page 6) thru H22-0338
Patriotic Bead Striped Socks There is a missing p2 in Rnds 1 - 8 on page 2 of the Cuff/Leg section. It should read as Rnds 1 - 8: * k2, p2, k4, p2, k2; rep from * to eor. A175-0127
Pianissimo Blouse Pg 1 typo: US 4 needle size should say 3.75 mm (not 4.75 mm)

Pg 3 Right Sleeve section should say:
Begin the Right Sleeve as you did for the Left Sleeve, ...

Page 4 Neckband section should say: ... Take the 52 sts for center Back off hold ...
Pleasing Reversibility Pg 4 The subsection title "Outer Border" was repeated 3 times. They should say Outer Border, then Inner Border, then Main Area (i.e. same order as on page 2). H32-4106
Put on the Glitz Shrug page 4 Written Stitch Instructions section - Rnd 3 of Cabled Cuff Ribbing is missing p1 at the end. Row 10 of Main Body is missing and should be a purl row. H60-9336
Sweet Melody Vest Pgs 6 and 7: should say "Back" rather than "Front" for Shaping Stages 2 - 4. W33-9240
Pg 6 in the Back Shaping Stage 2 (all sizes), Row 1 should be … 1(2,3,4) times … rather than 4(5,6,7) times. W33-9240 and -0348
Terzetto Lace Mitts Pg 2 Wrist and Hand Transition and pg 4 Fan Lace: stitch multiples should end with p1, not k1. H69-1334
Pg 2 Continuation of Hand with Thumb Gusset Rnd 2 should read "Work next rnd of Fan Lace to gusset mkr, k2tog, k to 3 sts from end of rnd mkr, ssk, p1. (2 sts decreased in each multiple and in gusset)" thru H69-4012
The Skinny on Lace Pg 4: k1tbl abbreviation is missing. It should read 'knit 1 through back loop'.
Pg 5 Necktie Instructions and pg 6 Scarf Instructions: Continue in this manner for Chart A rows 4 - 40. (not 4 - 48)
some A87-5297
pg 2 Chart A written instructions (left column) is missing a yo – Row 37: k2tog, yo, k2, yo, (ssk, yo) 2 times, k1, cdd, k1, (yo, k2tog) 2 times, yo, k2, yo, ssk. thru A87-5350
pg 2 Chart E written instructions (top right column) row numbers are mis-labeled: Row 25 should be Row 1; Row 27 should be Row 3. There are no Rows 29 - 48 in Chart E, so strike through this line. thru A87-9082
Triangles within Triangles Shawl Supplement page: rows 8, 10 and 12 of Chart A1 result in 9, 11, and 13 sts respectively for each panel. A63S-8183
Two Ways About It Beaded Socks Gauge on first page should state 34 (32, 30) stitches = 4 inches over stockinette stitch.

Page 3 Gusset round 3 parenthetical notation should say "1 st decreased" (not 2 sts decreased)

thru S34-0178
V-Start Neck Kerchief Scarf Correction, page 2 Scarf Instructions, Beginning the Scarf: eop mkr placed at center of row should be between stitches 52 and 53 (not 64 and 65). H182-1269
Wrapped Up in Bows page 5: Right-pointed Edging – All WS even-numbered rows 2 - 16 and 34 - 46: sl 1 wyif, p to last st, k1. All WS even-numbered rows 18 - 32: k1, p1 to last st, k1. Note: The chart is correct. H56-8362

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