Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Valentine Heart Pattern 010714

By M. J. Joachim

Valentine’s Day is coming. It’s time to make some hearts!
Step 1: Make 3 Shamrock motifs

Step 2: Place 2 shamrock motifs on top of each other, right sides facing, and join on one edge with slipstitches – open both motifs; Do Not Finish Off

Step 3: Place 3rd motif, right side down, on top of bottom motif. Slipstitch edge of bottom motif together with 3rd motif – Do Not Finish Off – Open all motifs to reveal heart shape

Step 4: Chain 1, single crochet in same place; single crochet evenly around heart; join with slipstitch to 1st sc

Step 5: Chain 3, make puff stitch in same place (yo, insert hook in desired place, yo – draw up a loop [3 times], yo, draw through all loops on hook, chain 1)

Step 6: Make puff stitch in each stitch around, until you get to top center of heart. Single crochet decrease over top two center stitches; continue making puff stitches in each stitch around, joining with slipstitch to top of 1st puff stitch, and pushing chain 3 behind.

Finish off. Weave in loose ends.

Step 2
Step 3

Step 6

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M. J. 

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