- Step by step instructions #1024
The colorful heart stitch creates a solid, dense and warm textured fabric.
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Schachenmayr Catania Originals colors: natural white, vine red, signal red, red camellia, coral, pink, anise green, apple green & dark green
Hook size: 3.0 mm (5/0)
Colors & rows: 1 – vine red, 2 & 3 – signal red, 4 & 5 – natural white, 6 & 7 – red camellia, 8 & 9 – coral, 10 & 11 – natural white, 12 & 13 – pink, 14 & 15 – anise green, 16 & 17 – natural white, 18 & 19 – apple green, 20 & 21 – dark green, 22, 23 & 24 - natural white.
Techniques used in this stitch
UK / US crochet term:
Chain stitch – ch
Slip stitch – sl.st
Double crochet / Single crochet – dc / sc
Half treble / Half double crochet – h.tr / h.dc
Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc
Double treble / Triple – d.tr /tr
Stitch – st
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 13 + 1
Row 1: Skip 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 4ch, work 1tr/dc + heart: 1tr/dc in next st, 7ch,
skip 2ch and work 1sl/st in each of the next 5ch, 1ch.
Continue work on opposite side: skip 2 st,1dc/sc in next, 1h.tr / h.dc, 1tr/dc.
Then work in last st: 4d.tr / tr + 4ch + sl.st + 4ch, continue work on opposite side in the same last st: 4d.tr/tr.
Then make 1tr/dc in next st, 1h.tr/h.dc, 1dc/sc and sl.st in ch.
Insert hook into two loops of dc/sc and work sl.st.
* 1tr/dc in each of the next 12ch, 1tr/dc + heart; rep from *, 1tr/dc in each of the next 6ch, turn.
Row 2: 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next tr/dc below, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.
Row 3: 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 5tr/dc below, make joining of the heart: turn, drop the loop from your hook, insert your hook through 2 loops of sl.st, grab the dropped loop with your hook
and pull it through the stitch, turn.
*1tr/dc in each of the next 5tr/dc below, 1tr/dc + heart, 1tr/dc in each of the next 7tr/dc below, make joining of the heart; rep from *, 1tr/dc in each of the next 5tr/dc below, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.
Row 4: 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next tr/dc below, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.
Row 5: 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 4tr/dc below, 1tr/dc + heart, * 1tr/dc in each of the next 6tr/dc below, make joining of the heart, 1tr/dc in each of the next 6tr/dc below, 1tr/dc + heart; rep from *, 1tr/dc in each of the next 5tr/dc below, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.
Repeat rows 2 - 5 until you have reached your desired length.
Colors & rows: 1 – light pink, 2 & 3 – dark pink, 4 & 5 – white, 6 & 7 – light pink, 8 & 9 – dark pink, 10 – 18 white.
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