Little Hearts

LITTLE HEARTS

Copy right Audrey Slack

 

You will need

DK yarn (approx. 20 grams per heart)

4.00mm needle

Needle for weaving in ends

Embellishments for front of heart

Stuffing

 

Pattern is in UK crochet Terminology

 

Pattern

Make 2

5 chain, slip stitch into first chain.

1st round – 1 chain, 11 double crochets, slip stitch into chain.

2nd round – 1 chain, * 2 double crochet in next stitch, 1 double crochet in next stitch* repeat from *-* 6 times omitting 1 double crochet in final repeat, slip stitch into chain. (total – 17 double crochets and 1 chain).

3rd round – 1 chain, 1 double crochet in next 2 stitches, 1 treble in next stitch, 5 treble’s in next stitch, 1 treble in next stitch, 1 double crochet in next 3 stitches, 1 treble in next stitch, 5 treble’s in next stitch, 1 treble in next stitch, 1 double crochet in next 4 stitches, 3 treble’s in next stitch, 1 double crochet in next stitch, slip stitch into chain. (total – 10 double crochet, 17 treble’s 1 chain).

4th round – 1 chain, 1 double crochet in next 3 stitches, 2 treble in each of the next 2 stitches, 5 treble in next stitch, 2 treble in each of the next 2 stitches, 1 double crochet in next 5 stitches, 2 treble in each of the next 2 stitches, 5 treble in next stitch, 2 treble in each of the next 2 stitches, 1 double crochet in next 6 stitches, 3 treble in next stitch, 1 double crochet in next 2 stitches, slip stitch into chain.

Finish of and weave in ends.  When weaving in end in the middle of heart pull tightly to close hole in middle.

 

Embellish one of the hearts.

 

Joining the 2 heats together.

Put the 2 hearts together with the wrong sides on the inside.  With the embellished side facing you make 1 chain, going through both of the hearts half way up one side, make a double crochet in each stitch along the side and around the top of heart to half way down the other side.  Stuff the heart and continue making a double crochet in each stitch joining the two hearts together, slip stitch into starter chain.  Finish of and weave in ends.