Sunday, 1 February 2015

Granny Hearts

Granny Hearts!!!   

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Just in time for Valentine's Day!

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GRANNY HEART PATTERN

PATTERN TERMS:   US

MATERIALS:    100% DK COTTON (I used Coffee Cotton)

HOOK SIZE:  4.00mm

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy


Foundation:  3ch, sl st to make a circle OR  make a magic ring

Row 1:   3ch (counts as 1dc), 2dc into circle;  (3ch; 3dc into circle) x3;   3ch, sl st into top of 3ch at start to close.    Break off yarn.

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Row 2:   Join yarn in any 3ch space.     6ch (counts as 1dc, 3ch), 3dc into same space (first corner);  (3dc, 3ch, 3dc into next 3ch space) x3;   2dc into same space as start join;   sl st into 3rd of 6ch to close.

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Row 3:   Sl st into first corner space;  (2trc, 3ch, 3trc, 3ch, 2trc) into next space between corners;  sl st into next corner space;   ((2trc, 3ch, 3trc, 3ch, 2trc) into next space between corners;   sl st into next corner space to close.    Break off yarn.

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Row 4:  Join yarn in unworked corner (the apex or point of the heart),   3ch (counts as 1dc), (2dc, 3ch, 3dc) into same corner;  (1ch, 3dc into next space) x2;   2ch, 3dc into next space;   2ch, (3dc, 3ch, 3trc) into next 3ch space;   sl st to right  of sl st in Row 3;   sl st to left of sl st in Row 3;   (3trc, 3ch, 3dc) into next 3ch space;   2ch, 3dc into next space, 2ch;  (3dc into next space, 1ch) x2,  sl st into top of 3ch at start to close.    Break off yarn.

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Row 5:   Join yarn with a sl st to left of 2nd sl in Row 4;   2ch,  1dc into same space;   (skip 2dc, sl st into next space between dc;  2ch, 1dc into same space;   skip 1dc, sl st into next space;   2ch, 1dc into same space) all around ending with a sl st to the right of 1st sl st in Row 4



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A special thank you to Jackie Ramsden of BLANKIES BY JACKIE for testing this pattern:


and to John Kelly of HE IS HOOKED and Michelle Westlund of CROCHET BETWEEN WORLDS  for proof reading the pattern!

14 comments:

  1. What lovely Granny Hearts just in time for Valentines Day! Thank you for the pattern!

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  2. My nephew (7 years old) sais: It's a heart with a lucky clover in the middle!

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    1. Awww that is so cute! I love how children notice things in such an amazingly creative way!

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  3. These crotchet hearts are gorgeous - I must make some. Thank you so much for sharing.

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  4. Hola Zelna! Son tan bonitos!!!!! Gracias por compartir!!!
    Cariños desde Argentina!!

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  5. Lovely hearts! Fingers crossed I can finish some of these soon! :-) I bet they would look lovely as a garland as well, don't you think?

    Take care
    Anne (Crochet Between Worlds)

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    1. Absolutely Anne! Send me a pic if you do make one!!

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  6. Love the, especially the border. Perfect for a homemade Valentine's Day card.

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    1. That would look lovely - and the beauty is you could make them from really thin thread too! (Even great for wedding cards!)

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  7. Beautiful hearts. Thank you for the pattern. Have a lovely week.

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  8. Lovely hearts. Thanks for the pattern.

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  9. really love them!!!!!
    thank you, xxxxx Ale

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  10. Wonderful hearts, I like the idea of making them in thin cotton and used on cards etc. Thanks for sharing.

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  11. These hearts are just precious! Thank you so much for sharing your talent and this pattern with everyone. I love your logo.. it rocks!! :)

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