Well, summer came for a day or two but soon after the snow started to fall again and after that only rain rain rain... What is it with this weird weather? We never seem to get the chance to wiggle our toes in lush summer green grass on a hot summer day... So what can we do when the rain continues and the sun seem to have gone a long term vacation? Lets make some hearts, shall we?
I came up with the pattern for my sweet crochet heart when sitting in a skate park watching my boy Luca Bo risk his life (!!!) down the ramp and over the jumps. My first attempt was a bit wobbly but my idea was clear... After a few tweaks I got it right and it is a very simple pattern. I made a cute door garland and then my daughter Nelly Bo (age 11) wanted to make some. She quickly got the Sweet Heart bug and made all the hearts in the above and below picture. Lets get started.
• Sport weight/4ply cotton (I am using my delightful Tilda yarn which is heaven for this project. You can find it in My Rose Valley Yarn Shop.)
• Crochet hook 2,5 mm (Tilda recommends 3mm)
• Tapestry needle to weave in ends
• A pair of scissors
ABBREVIATIONS (UK terms)
ch - chain
dc - double crochet
spike dc- spike double crochet*
htr - half treble
tr - treble
dtr - double treble
sl st - slip stitch
*spike double crochet = a dc worked into the stitch 2 rows below the "normal" stitch.
For Swedish version click here. Svensk version här.
ROW 3: Ain't that cute? Join with a sl st in the next corner (see left picture) followed by a sl st in the next stitch for stability.
I am sure you won't stop at making one. These hearts are so useful, the sky is the limit. It would be fun to hear what you will make out of yours. Have fun making your Sweet Hearts.