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Crochet heart stitch

Guide

Feel free to use any type of yarn (or even thread) for your project. Most yarns have the recommended crochet hook size on the label.


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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