↑ Ordinary heart ↑ vs. ↑ Infinity Loop heart ↑ 
 ShortcutsPlaceholder trick (tailtotail meeting, hidden under a cable arm)
 ShortcutsDental floss maneuver (headtohead meeting, hidden under a cable arm)
plain Infinity Loop heart 
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row 
Infinity Loop plain heart 
st ct 
bottom 
co 23 (plus whatever side border stitches you choose). Work in garter stitch to make a bottom border to desired height. Switch to stockinette st and work a few rows, ending on a knit row. Turn work. 
23 
1 
p11, place first two loops of placeholder onto L needle and work 1 K st into each, p1, place last two loops of placeholder onto L needle and work 1 K st into each, p11. 
23+4 =27 
2 
in this and every even row, K the k’s and P the p’s. In this particular row, k 11, p2, k1, p 2, k11 
27 
3 
P10, RpT, p1, LpT, p10 
27 
4 
k10, p2, k3, p2, k10 
27 
5 
p9, RpT, p3, LpT, p9 
27 
6 
k9, p2, k5, p2, k9 
27 
7 
p8, RpT, p5, LpT, p8 
27 
8 
k8, p2, k7, p2, k8 
27 
9 
p7, RpT, p7, LpT, p7 
27 
10 
k7, p2, k9, p2, k7 
27 
11 
p6, RpT, p9, LpT, p6 
27 
12 
k6, p2, k11, p2, k6 
27 
13 
p5, RpT, p5, place first two loops of placeholder onto L needle and work 1 K st into each, p1, place last two loops of placeholder onto L needle and work 1 K st into each, p5, LpT, p5 
27+4 = 31 
14 
k5, p2, k6, p2, k1, p2, k6, p2, k5 
31 
15 
p4, RpT, p5, RpT, p1, LpT, p5, LpT, p4 
31 
16 
k4, p2, k6, p2, k3, p2, k6, p2, k4, 
31 
17 
p3, RpT, p5, RpT, p3, LpT, p5, LpT, p3 
31 
18 
k3, p2, k6, p2, k5, p2, k6, p2, k3 
31 
19 
p3, k2, p5, RpT, p5, LpT, p5, k2, p3 
31 
20 
k3, p2, k5, p2, k7, p2, k5, p2, k3, 
31 
21 
p3, LpT, p3, RpT, p7, LpT, p3, RpT, p3 
31 
22 
k4, p2, k3, p2, k9, p2, k3, p2, k4 
31 
23 
p4, LpT, p1, RpT, p9, Lpt, p1, Rpt, p4, 
31 
24 
k5, slip 2 p sts to holder, hold to back, k1, slip 2 p sts to holder, hold to back, k11, slip 2 p sts to holder, hold to back, k1, slip 2 p sts to holder, hold to back, k5 
31 8 =23 
top 
p23, then continue for an additional few rows in reverse st st, then add any top border you choose. 
23 
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row 
Infinity Loop Bo teardrop heart 
st ct 
bottom 
co 23 (plus whatever side border stitches you choose). Work in garter stitch to make a bottom border to desired height. Switch to reverse st st and work a few rows. 
23 
1 
(base of lower teardrop) k11, place first two loops of placeholder onto L needle and work 1 K st into each, p1, place last two loops of placeholder onto L needle and work 1 K st into each, p11. 
23+4 =27 
2 
in this and every even row, K the k’s and P the p’s. In this particular row, k 11, p2, k1, p 2, k11 
27 
3 
p10, RpT, p1, LpT, p10 
27 
4 
k10, p2, k3, p2, k10 
27 
5 
p10, k2, p3, k2, p10 
27 
6 
k10, p2, k3, p2, k10 
27 
7 
p10, LpT, p1, Rpt, p10 
27 
8 
k11, p2, k1, p2, k11 
27 
9 
p11, LFC5 on next 5 sts, p11. NOTE: if working shortcuts, then follow directions for tailtotail PLACEHOLDER trick instead of working the LFC5. 
27 
10 
k11, p2, k1, p2, k11 
27 
11 
p10, RpT, p1, LpT, p10 

12 
k10, p2, k3, p2, k10 
27 
13 
p9, RpT, p1, place first two loops of placeholder onto L needle and work 1 K st into each, p1, place last two loops of placeholder onto L needle and work 1 K st into each, p1, LpT, p9 
27+4 =31 
14 
k9, p2, k2, p2, k1, p2, k2, p2, k9 
31 
15 
p8, RpT, p1, RpT, p1, LpT, p1, LpT, p8 
31 
16 
k8, p2, k2, p2, k3, p2, k2, p2, k8 
31 
17 
p7, RpT, p2, k2, p3, k2, p2, LpT, p7 
31 
18 
k7, p2, k3, p2, k3, p2, k3, p2, k7 
31 
19 
p6, RpT, p3, LpT, p1, RpT, p3, LpT, p6 
31 
20 
k6, p2, k5, p2, k1, p2, k5, p2, k6 
31 
21 
p5, RpT, p5, LFC5 on next 5 sts, p5, LpT, p5 NOTE: if working shortcuts, follow the directions for the headtohead DENTAL FLOSS MANEUVER instead of working the LFC5 
31 
22 
k5, p2, k6, p2, k1, p2, k6, p2, k5 
31 
23 
p4, RpT, p5, RpT, p1, LpT, p5, LpT, p4 
31 
24 
k4, p2, k6, p2, k3, p2, k6, p2, k4, 
31 
25 
p3, RpT, p5, RpT, p3, LpT, p5, LpT, p3 
31 
26 
k3, p2, k6, p2, k5, p2, k6, p2, k3 
31 
27 
p3, k2, p5, RpT, p5, LpT, p5, k2, p3 
31 
28 
k3, p2, k5, p2, k7, p2, k5, p2, k3, 
31 
29 
p3, LpT, p3, RpT, p7, LpT, p3, RpT, p3 
31 
30 
k4, p2, k3, p2, k9, p2, k3, p2, k4 
31 
31 
p4, LpT, p1, RpT, p9, LpT, p1, RpT, p4, 
31 
32 
k5, slip 2 p sts to holder. hold to back, k1, slip 2 p sts to holder, hold to back k11, slip 2 p sts to holder, hold to back, k1, slip 2 p sts to holder, hold to back, k5 
31 8 =23 
top 
p23, then continue for an additional few rows in reverse st st, then add any top border you choose. 
23 
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row 
Infinity Loop scrollwork heart topper 
st ct 
this a teardroplike embellishment for heart tops. It works on the Bo heart, the cable bottom heart and the plain heart. Row directions are given for adding to the plain heart, but simply change the row numbers for the other hearts: the method of knitting remains the same. 

bottom 
Knit as for plain heart up to row 23 

24 
k5, p2, k1, p2, k11, p2, k1, p2, k5 
31 
25 
p5, LFC5, p11, LFC5, p5 
31 
26 
k5, p2, k1, p2, k11, p2, k1, p2, k5 
31 
27 
p4, LpT, p1, RpT, p9, LpT, p1, RpT, p4 
31 
28 
k4, p2, k3, p2, k9, p2, k3, p2, k4 
31 
29 
p4, k2, p3, k2, p9, k2, p3, k2, p4 
31 
30 
k4, p2, k3, p2, k9, p2, k3, p2, k4 
31 
31 
p4, RpT, p1, LpT, p9, RpT, p1, LpT, p4 
31 
32 
k5, k5, slip 2 p sts to holder, hold to back, k1, slip 2 p sts to holder, hold to back, k11, slip 2 p sts to holder, hold to back, k1, slip 2 p sts to holder, hold to back, k5 
318 =23 
top 
p23, then continue for an additional few rows in reverse st st, then add any top border you choose. 
23 
row 
cablebase heart 
st ct 
bottom 
As Bo heart to row 8 (bottom of the cablebase is the same as the lower teardrop of the Bo heart). 
27 
9 
p11, LFC5, P11. NOTE: if working shortcuts, then follow the directions for tailtotail PLACEHOLDER trick instead of working the LFC5 

1016 
as rows Bo heart rows 28. 

17 
p11, LFC5, P11. NOTE: if working shortcuts, then follow the directions for headtohead DENTAL FLOSS MANEUVER instead of working the LFC5 

heart 
The heart above the cable detail is knit as the plain heart. Start with row 2 of the plain heart. 

black arrowheads show original direction, green hashes and arrows show transformations 
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