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Vickie Howell: Crochet Heart Motifs

With Valentine's Day only around the corner it's time to tailor our crafts with a little love and to help you do that we'd like to welcome back designer Vickie Howell. Vickie's created a quick and easy pattern to help you share the love this February!  

Open Hearted Crocheted heart motifs for ornaments and more!


Materials
Vickie Howell for Deramores Mod Wool in colors: Kennedy Coral OR Poolside Pink
Size 5.5 mm (I-9) crochet hook

Finished Size
Approx. 9cm x 7.5 cm/ 3 1/2” x 3”

Gauge is not important for this project.

Note: This pattern is written in U.S. Terms. See below for conversion.

U.S./U.K. Conversion Terms
US UK dc = tr
tr = dtr hdc = htr
sc = dc

Other Abbreviations
Rnd = round
sl st = slip stitch
sk = skip
st(s) = stitch(es)

Directions
Ch 4. Join rnd with a sl st in 1st ch.
Rnd 1: In center of rnd ch 3 (counts as dc), 2dc, ch 3, [3dc, ch 3] TWICE. Join rnd with a sl st in top of beg ch.
Rnd 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), hdc in next 2 sts, [3hdc, ch 1, 3hdc] in next ch-3 sp, hdc in next 2 sts, dc, [3dc, 3tr, 2dc] in next ch-3 sp, hdc, sk 1 (this will be the center of a 3dc cluster from the rnd before), hdc, [2dc, 3tr, 3dc] in next ch-3 sp. Join rnd with a sl st in top of beg ch.
Fasten off.

Finishing
Weave in ends.

See Vickie's video tutorial here.


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