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Potpourri Heart Sachet

Create this gift for a loved one. Crochet them a fragrant potpourri heart sachet!

by Craftbits (Shellie Wilson)

What you need

"BRILLIANT," 1 ball each of 2 colors
Crochet Hook No. 10
1 yd. satin ribbon, 3/8 inch wide

Instructions

Sachet is made of two heart-shaped pieces, joined together with the ribbon.

Starting at top, with first color, wind thread 7 times around lower part of thumb. Remove from thumb (ring made), ch 3 and work 60 d c in ring; join. 1st row: S c in each of next 38 d c, ch 4, skip 2 d c, in next d c make 3 d c, ch 2 and 3 d c (a shell made). Ch 4, turn.

2nd row: In ch-2 sp of shell make 3 d c, ch 2 and 3 d c (shell over shell). Ch 1, skip 3 ch, s c in next ch, s c in each s c across (always pick up only the back loop of each s c throughout s c-section). Ch 4, skip 2 d c of ring, in next d c make a shell. Ch 1, turn. 3rd and 4th rows: Shell over shell, ch 4, skip 3 ch, s c in next ch, s c in each s c across, s c in 1st ch of next ch-4, ch 1, shell over shell. Ch 4, turn.

5th to 9th rows incl: Shell over shell, ch 4, skip 1 s c, s c in each s c to within last s c, skip last s c, ch 4, shell over shell. Ch 4, turn.

10th row: Shell over shell, ch 4, skip 2 s c, s c in each s c across to within last 2 s c, ch 4, skip last 2 s c, shell over shell. Ch 4, turn. Repeat the 10th row until there are 16 shells on each side. Ch 4, sl st between last 2 s c of previous row. Fasten off. Sew together tips of last shells, with neat over-and-river stitches.

With second color make another piece same as this.

Place one piece on top of the other.

Pass ribbon through loops of both pieces in such a way as to have only the loops of the contrasting color appear on each side.

Tie ribbon in a bow, and trim ends (see illustration). Stuff solid part with cotton, sprinkling sachet powder between layers of cotton, and sew top neatly.

All done!

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