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Crochet Heart Pattern

Crochet Heart Pattern – an easy crochet pattern perfect for a beginner

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This is a simple but effective pattern that even the most novice of crocheters can tackle. This is dedicated to two special little girls who are learning to crochet, Bethany and Lucie.

Supplies

4 or 5 mm crochet hook

DK yarn, colour of your choice, I used a cotton dk by Stylecraft

Yarn needle and scissors to finish

Abbreviations (English terms)

ch = chain

dc = double crochet

htr = half treble crochet

Pattern

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Row 1: Start with a slip knot ch 7

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Row 2: Starting in the 2nd chain from the hook dc in each stitch (6 dc)

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Row 3: Turn ch 1, dc in the same stitch, dc in each dc to the end (6dc)

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Row 4: Turn ch 1, dc in the same stitch, dc in each dc to the end (6dc)

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Row 5: Turn ch 1, dc in the same stitch, dc in the next 2 stitches (3 dc)

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Row 6: Turn ch 1, dc in the same stitch, dc in the next 2 stitches (3 dc)

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Row 7: Turn ch 1, dc in the same stitch, dc in the next 2 stitches (3 dc)

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Row 8: continue working to the left, dc in each row end around the edge of the heart (6 dc) to the point of the heart where  your cast on tail is

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Row  8 cont: at the point of the heart 1 htc , htc = yarn over, insert the hook in to the point of the heart, yarn over,pull through all three loops.

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Row 8 cont: dc to the top left of the right hand heart curve (8 dc)

Cast off and weave in the ends of yarn to complete your crochet heart.

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I would love to see what you’ve made send me a picture of your finished heart and I will add it to the blog.  If you get stuck get in touch and I will help you.

 

 

 

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