DIY: How to Crochet a Heart

DIY: How to Crochet a Heart

How to Crochet a Heart (simple, easy and fun!)

Want to learn how to make an easy crochet heart? Check out this video tutorial  on YouTube! Pattern included. DIY projects are easy and fun. This is a simple heart, and great for Valentine’s Day or just because!

Ideal for home decor and gifts.

Pattern written in US terms.

Crochet Heart Pattern

Materials Needed
Size K crochet hook (use a smaller needle if your yarn is thinner)
Any size yarn (the chunkier, the bigger your heart) (I used a 6-ply Bulky yarn)
Scissors/Needle

Abbreviations
sl st = slip stitch
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
dc = double crochet
trc = triple (treble) crochet
sk = skip
sp = space
st(s) = stitch(es)

Heart

Round 1: Chain (Ch) 4. Go back to the first chain (furthest from hook) and make the following stitches (sts) in it: 3 triple (treble) crochets (trc), 3 double crochets (dc), chain (ch) 1, 1 trc, ch1, 3 dcr, 3trc, ch 3, then slip stitch (sl st) into beginning to finish off round.

Round 2: Ch 3. Sc in first trc, half double crochet (hdc) in same st. 3 hdc in next st. 2 hdc in next st. Sc in next four sts. Sc, ch 2, sc in trc (the bottom tip of heart). Sc in next four sts. 2 hdc in next st. 3 hdc in next st. Hdc in next, sc in same st. Ch 3, sl st in center.

Round 3: Ch 3. Sc in first sc, 2 sc in next st, sc in next st, 2 sc in next st. Sc in next seven sts, skip (sk) next st. Sc in ch 2 sp from previous row, ch 3, sc in same sp. Sk next st, sc in next seven sts. 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, 1 sc in next st, ch 3 and then sl st in center of heart. Pull loop to the back and fasten off. Weave in ends using your crochet hook or by treading into a large tapestry needle and hiding the tail.

Voilà!!

Comment below if plan on making this (and share pics when done, I’d love to see it!).

 

 

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