Knitted horseshoe and garter pattern

knitted wedding horseshoes
© F H Powell 2013

This pattern is NOT designed for a dolls house, this is designed in full size for humans (see measurements below).

Ability level: Experienced

Materials required
Wedding horseshoe –
One pair of size 2.25 mm (UK size 13/US size 1) knitting needles for horseshoe and one pair size 2 mm (UK size 14/US size 0) knitting needles for flower and leaves; No 10 or No 12 crochet cotton – 30 metres/35 yards main colour and 5 metres/5.5 yards each of two contrasting colours for flower and leaves; 1 metre/1 yard thin ribbon.
For starching materials see end of pattern.
Garter – One pair of size 2.25 mm (UK size 13/US size 1) knitting needles, 100 metres/108 yards No 10 or No 12 crochet cotton; 1 metre/1¼ yards thin ribbon

Approximate finished sizes
Wedding horseshoe –
19 cm/7½-inches high by 17.5 cm/7-inches wide after stiffening
Garter – 4 cm/1½-inches deep x 45 cm/18-inches before gathering (although the garter will stretch quite a lot)

Gauge – 1 repeat of pattern on size 2.25 knitting needles is approximately 2.5 cm/1-inch by 4 cm/1½-inches into point.

Pattern has BOTH charted AND written instructions.

An additional pattern pdf is now available on this pattern for a matching handkerchief edging. Written instructions only.

Pattern price £2.75 (NOTE: EU VAT or other digital taxes will be added to price where applicable)


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