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Shamrockin’ Spring bracelet ♥ Do you felt lucky?

Shamrockin' Spring bracelet with split (heart-shaped layout) yarn tails

Click image to view my “how to” post for Sweetie♥KNIT♥Shamrocks from 2013.

Hey there! Do you feel lucky? St. Patrick’s Day is coming up… The days are getting longer… And SPRING is in the air! Equinox is still over a week away, but half our snow is already melted! And with this weekend’s double-digit +Cº forecast, the rest will soon follow!!! A welcome change, since springtime around here tends to arrive rather late 😀

Some people say shamrocks are “lucky”, but for me they are simply a sweet sign of spring. I’m hoping this post will inspire you to knit ‘n felt my most recent design for a shamrockin’ fun-felted bling bracelet. It will surely have you feeling like spring 🙂

To get started, knit 4 Sweetie♥KNIT♥Hearts from feltable wool—leaving extra-long tails measuring approx 30″/75 cms in length. Sew all 4 of the Sweetie♥KNIT♥Heart points together. Secure all yarn tails on WS (wrong side). Then separate the yarn tail plies.

Okay… that’s all for now, but I’ll be back asap with photos demonstrating the rest of this “how to” for you! Then we can all wear handmade shamrockin’ bling this spring!  In the meantime, here’s Cary Grant in a movie clip from “Mr. Lucky” 1943. Watch now, as he demonstrates how real men knit 😉

♥  ♥  ♥

Thank you for visiting my Knitting With Heart blog today!
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Have a shamrockin’ day! 😉 ♥ Jackie


21 responses

  1. Lisa

    I think it would be fun to add these shamrocks onto a knit hat! What fun for the kids, and a welcome to spring 🙂

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    March 11, 2015 at 8:41 pm

    • Yup… festively fibrous foliage fun for kids of all ages! 🙂 ♥ ❤


      March 11, 2015 at 10:15 pm

  2. I love this black and white video… so heart-warming to see a group of people knitting.. thank you for sharing this.. 😉

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    March 11, 2015 at 9:46 pm

    • So glad you enjoyed the video, Angela! And yup, me too… “Mr. Lucky” is one of my favourite movies 🙂 ♥ ❤


      March 11, 2015 at 10:26 pm

  3. That is a BRILLIANT clip! Thanks for sharing!

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    March 12, 2015 at 1:45 am

    • Glad you enjoyed the clip, Sandra 🙂 This knitting scene with Cary Grant must’ve been so fun to film! 🙂 ♥ ❤


      March 12, 2015 at 1:56 pm

  4. Lovely 😍. The video is very enjoyable to watch. 😊

    Liked by 1 person

    March 12, 2015 at 6:10 pm

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  6. The Simple Beginner

    Hey Jackie 🙂 this is very creative! I would’ve definitely ‘liked’ your page on Facebook but I don’t have Facebook no more. Instead I will continue my support here and just read posts and watch your videos 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    March 25, 2015 at 7:11 am

    • Hey thanks Janice 😀 Your support is much appreciated and my apologies for replying so tardily :-/ The weather has sprung into action, which is proving to be quite the distraction! Your blog said you met your man via fb, so that’s all you need, right? 😉 Knowing you’re able to view my videos without actually having to log-in to fb is good enough for me! 🙂 ♥ ❤

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      March 29, 2015 at 3:32 pm

      • The Simple Beginner

        No need to apologise, Jackie 🙂 any reply at any time is appreciated. Haha, that would be a great distraction to go outside and enjoy it! I hope there’s plenty of sunshine there! It’s been raining, flooding and thunderstorms that feel like someone is stomping on your house at the moment, here in Sydney.

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        March 30, 2015 at 5:20 pm

        • Oh no… thunder storms directly overhead can sound really scary! Hope you’re keeping dry and your place is not flooding! Around here, spring weather was quite summery, until yesterday that is… Nearly +20ºC yesterday and I was happily basking in the sun. But then a storm blew in around supper time and this AM we woke up all covered in white… sigh! Perfectly timed for April 1st, but oh well… it’s no joke 😦 ♥ ❤

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          April 1, 2015 at 2:56 pm

          • The Simple Beginner

            Not too worry, not flooding in our area. That’s quite summery 🙂 hope you’re enjoying it! I’m sorry if I haven’t been very active lately. I’m unable to view posts multiple times because my Mac is in repair in stores. I’m just using my phone for the time being. But once I get my Mac back, I’ll be back!! Haha. We’ll have lots of conversations 🙂

            Liked by 1 person

            April 1, 2015 at 3:56 pm

            • Glad you’re keeping safe ‘n dry and no apologies necessary…. aside from mine, seeing as it’s been SO long since I’ve been by your dot! Hope you get your Mac back soon! Been there, done that last spring and called it the “KWH iPad show”… when my iMac went kapoot for 6 weeks! It was an exercise in blogfullness :-/ ♥ ❤

              Liked by 1 person

              April 3, 2015 at 3:32 pm

          • The Simple Beginner

            Oh boo! That’s storm isn’t fun! Hope it’s lessened now? Stay safe! Xx

            Liked by 1 person

            April 1, 2015 at 3:57 pm

            • LoL … yeah, boo!!! Ferocious winds for about 20 hours straight… Then waking up to another winter scene on April 1st… But now all is melted and the sun is shining again! 😀 ♥ ❤

              Liked by 1 person

              April 3, 2015 at 3:36 pm

  7. This is a terrific clip you’ve posted. I’ve not seen this film – now I’ve got to track it down! Thanks for sharing this link with me. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    December 14, 2016 at 11:13 am

    • Oh good… I’m so pleased to hear you enjoyed it 🙂 It’s been on TCM, so hopefully they’ll run it again! 🙂 💜 Jackie@KWH

      Liked by 1 person

      December 15, 2016 at 12:04 am

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