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Crochet Hearts

You're not mistaken if you think grandma used to make these.

by Craftbits (Shellie Wilson)

They are a vintage styled Valentine heart pattern that are easy to make.

What you need

Small amount worsted weight yarn (Red)
Small amount worsted weight yarn (Pink)
Crochet hook, size H Finishing

1/3 yard (1/4") wide ribbon (Red)
1/3 yard (1/4") wide ribbon (Pink)
Glue
Tapestry needle

Instructions

First Heart: (Using Pink or Red)

Ch 26; join with a slip st in first chain to form a ring being careful not to twist chain.

Rnd 1) Ch 2; dc decrease over next 2 chains, dc in next 2 chs, (3 dc in next ch, dc in next ch) twice.
dc in next 5 chs, (3 dc, trc, 3 dc) in next ch, dc in next 5 chs, (dc in next ch, 3 dc in next ch) twice, dc in last 2 chs; join with a slip st in first decrease st. Fasten off, secure ends. Dc decrease: (Yo, insert hook in next ch, pull up a loop, yo, draw through 2 loops on hook) twice, yo, draw through all 3 loops on hook to complete the stitch.

Second Heart: (Using second color)

Ch 26; pull end of chain through first heart; join with a slip st in first chain to form a ring (interlocking ring), being careful not to twist chain.

Rnd 1) Repeat instructions for Rnd 1 for First Heart. Fasten off, leaving a 6″ tail.

Finishing:
Arrange hearts side by side, then thread tapestry needle with 6″ tail and secure hearts together. Weave in ends and clip short. With ribbon, tie bows and glue Pink ribbon to Red Heart and Red ribbon to Pink Heart as shown in photograph. Attach magnets to the back.

This Crochet Pattern was contributed by Crochet Memories.

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