Caron® Valentine Heart Trio
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Caron® Valentine Heart Trio

What better way to show someone you love them than with this trio of hearts?

Designed by Liz Walsh

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Caron International's One Pound (100% acrylic; 16 oz/454 g, 812 yds/742 m skein): choose from small amounts of any combination of the following colors: Shown in: #513 Soft Pink, #562 Claret, #501 Bright White, #517 Rose.
  • One size US H-8 (5 mm), or size to obtain gauge
  • Yarn Needle
 

Project Instructions

TECHNIQUE USED
Crochet
 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Each heart measures approximately 2"/5cm tall.

YARN
Caron International's One Pound (100% acrylic; 16 oz/454 g, 812 yds/742 m skein): choose from small amounts of any combination of the following colors: Shown in: #513 Soft Pink, #562 Claret, #501 Bright White, #517 Rose.
 

CROCHET HOOK
One size US H-8 (5 mm), or size to obtain gauge.
 

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS
Yarn Needle
 

GAUGE
Gauge is not critical for this project.
 

STITCHES USED
Chain (ch), double crochet (dc), single crochet (sc), sl stitch (sl st)
 

NOTES
1. If desired, change colors before working Rounds 6 and 7.
2. To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over; yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook. Fasten off old color. Alternately, fasten off old color and join new color with a sl st in the first st to begin next round.
 

HEART
Ch 3.
Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook and in next ch, turn—2 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc, turn—3 sc.
Row 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in last sc, turn—5 sc.
Row 4: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in last sc, turn—7 sc.
Row 5: Sk first sc, 5 dc in next sc (shell made), sk next sc, sl st in next sc, sk next sc, 5 dc in next sc, sk last sc, sl st in beginning ch, turn—2 shells.
Work now proceeds in rounds.
Round 6: Ch 2 (does not count as a st), 2 dc in next 3 dc, sc in next dc, sl st in next dc, sk next sl st, sl st in next dc, sc in next dc, 2 dc in next 3 dc; working in ends of rows, work 6 dc evenly spaced along side of heart; working along opposite side of foundation ch, 3 dc in space between 2 sc at base of heart; working in ends of rows, work 6 dc evenly spaced up side of heart; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—27 dc, 2 sc, and 2 sl sts.
Round 7: Ch 2, 2 dc in next 6 dc, sc in next sc, sl st between next 2 sl sts, sc in next sc, 2 dc in next 6 dc, dc in next 7 dc, 3 dc in next dc (point), dc in next 7 dc; join with sl st in top of beginning ch—41 dc, 2 sc, and 1 sl st.
Fasten off.
 

EDGINGS (optional)
Work either of the following edgings, as desired.

Edging 1
Join yarn with sl st in sl st at center of top of heart.
Round 1: Ch 4, sk next st, *sl st in next st, ch 4, sk next st; repeat from * around; join with sl st in first sl st.

Hanging Loop (optional)
Ch 14, sl st in first ch of ch-14.
Fasten off.
 

Edging 2
Join yarn with sl st in sl st at center of top of heart.
Round 1: Sk next st, 5 dc in next st, sk next st, *sl st in next st, sk next st, 5 dc in next st, sk next st; repeat from * around; join with sl st in first sl st.
 

Hanging Loop (optional)
Ch 14, sl st in first ch of ch-14.
Fasten off. Fasten off.
 

Edging 3
Weave a piece of contrasting yarn between the sts of the last round. Weave in ends or tie ends into a bow.
 

FINISHING
Weave in ends.

Tips

Add your choice of beads or other embellishments to these cute hearts to make your love shine!