Decorative Hearts
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Decorative Hearts

Have a heart-felt holiday season! Add these hearts to the tree, to a wreath or use them as package tie-ons for your gifts.

Designed by Linda Cyr

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8]
  • Split-Ring Stitch Marker
  • Yarn Needle
  • 3/8-inch Red Ribbon (18-inch length for each heart)
 

Project Instructions

Heart measures 3 inches tall x 4¼ inches across widest portion without ribbon.
 

GAUGE
17 sc = 4 inches; 16 rows = 4 inches. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
 

NOTE: Do not join rounds; instead, mark the beginning of each round with a stitch marker, move marker up each round.
 

HEART
With A, ch 17.
Round 1: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 6 ch, skip next 2 ch, sc in next 6 ch, 3 sc in next ch; turn to work in unused loops of beginning ch, sc in next 6 ch, (sc, ch 2, sc) all in ch-2 space, sc in last 6 ch – 32 sts.
Round 2: [2 sc in next st] 3 times; sc in next 5 sts, skip next 2 sts, sc in next 5 sts, [2 sc in next st] 3 times, sc in next 7 sts, (sc, ch 2, sc) all in ch-2 space, sc in last 7 sts – 38 sts.
Round 3: [2 sc in next st, sc in next st] 3 times, sc in next 4 sts, skip next 2 sts, sc in next 5 sts, [2 sc in next st, sc in next st] 3 times; sc in next 7 sts, (sc, ch 2, sc) all in ch-2 space, sc in last 8 sts – 44 sts.
Round 4: Sc in next st, [2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts] 3 times; sc in next 2 sts, skip next 2 sts, sc in next 4 sts, [2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts] 3 times; sc in next 8 sts, (sc, ch 2, sc) all in ch-2 space, sc in last 9 sts – 50 sts.
Round 5: Sc in next 2 sts, [2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts] 3 times; skip next 2 sts, sc in next 3 sts, [2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts] 3 times; sc in next 9 sts, (sc, ch 2, sc) all in ch-2 space, sc in last 10 sts – 56 sts. Fasten off.
Repeat Rounds 1-5.
Joining-Round 6: With Wrong Sides together and A, slip st around, working through Round 5 of both pieces until 1inch remains open on Heart; stuff with fiberfill, slip st closed. Fasten off.
Repeat Rounds 1-6 with B and C. Weave in ends.
 

FINISHING
Cut 18-inch length of ribbon for each heart. Thread ribbon into top center of each heart and tie ends into a bow.
 

ABBREVIATIONS
ch = chain
mm = millimeters
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch (es)
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.
 

MATERIALS
Red Heart® "Soft Yarn®”: 1 Ball each 9925 Really Red A, 4422 Tangerine B, and 9779 Berry C
Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8]
Split-Ring Stitch Marker
Yarn Needle
3/8-inch Red Ribbon (18-inch length for each heart)

Tips

These hearts can be made for any season or event, just choose colors that work for you!